Tag: politics

Dear Editor: Regarding the election, it is winding down, but we will see how it goes and any changes. Also, a very warm welcome to Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court. I sure hope Gov. Northam complies with the mask mandates preached about on television with small groups and enforces...
Dear Editor: Scott Taylor’s campaign staff attempted to rig the election in 2017 by getting folks to sign forms so that Shaun Brown would be included in the election. He hoped that this would take votes away from Congresswoman Elaine Luria. Scott says that he knew about the effort; however,...
Dear Editor: Please see the speech below by Rep. Clay Higgins. It is so on-target; Democrats have been talking impeachment ever since President Trump was elected. They thought Clinton had the election in the bag. “Thank you, Mr. Speaker. I have descended into the belly of the beast. I have witnessed...
Dear Editor: Political elections can be contentious times and this past election cycle certainly proved that to be true. Our country and local community appear to be sharply divided along political lines. But there are times when those lines blur and Tuesday’s rainy election morning was just one of those...
By Stefanie Jackson – There was a new face and a new format at this spring’s Eggs and Issues, a breakfast and political forum organized biannually by the Eastern Shore Chamber of Commerce. Congresswoman Elaine Luria spoke and answered inquiries from the audience in the Northampton High School gym April...
By Linda Cicoira -- It took decades, but John Smith, of Hallwood, finally appears to have turned the tables. Last week, he was victorious in getting the town council to give him $250 for dental work even though the move immediately brought another resident’s plea for assistance.  And Smith came to...
By Connie Morrison-  Some mayors seek out legacy projects by which to be remembered, but Onley Mayor Jack Pierson, who died Sept. 10, made his legacy with consistent acts of kindness and caring for his employees and constituents. “He was always working things out; he was very compassionate,” said Onley...