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In what appears to be a concerted strategy to assist a Loudoun County developer in his attempt to subvert the planning processes of both the Town of Leesburg and Loudoun County, four members of the Leesburg Town Council have indicated they will move for the firing of Leesburg Town Attorney B…

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The prevalence of – and virtually open access to – firearms as a lethal item of public commerce has fostered a public health crisis in American society. A few of the most salient features of our crisis are:

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The masters of double speak are at it again. I speak of Ralph Northam (D) and Michael Bloomberg. In the Jan. 10-16 edition of the Times-Mirror, Northam and Bloomberg gave assurances to supporters of the Second Amendment that there would not be any confiscating of assault rifles already in ci…

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In 1947, a group of Marines recognized a need in this country and found a way to fill it – Toys for Tots. The program’s main purpose is to “bring the joy of Christmas to America’s less fortunate children.” Receiving the gift of a shiny, new toy – something many take for granted – can make a …

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Once again, we face the question for law enforcement in Loudoun County. The last time was under Scott York, and the argument against a new system has not changed. It is not correct, but it has not changed – do not take the choice away from the voters.

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The article in the Jan. 3 Loudoun Times-Mirror on rebranding data center alley seems to me to be too narrowly focused on but one of the major industries and assets in Loudoun County. It reminded me that in 1991 when I unsuccessfully ran for chairman of the Board of Supervisors my proposal wa…

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The weather on Christmas made it the perfect afternoon for walking through Arlington Cemetery. While I’m not from a military family, I am a very grateful citizen. It was also an opportunity to walk among the graves decorated with wreaths laid by many other grateful people and ponder on the m…

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I take exception to the letter from Evan H. Parrot, “Wexton is wrong on impeachment,” that appeared in your Dec. 27 edition.

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I see where our distinguished U.S. Rep. Jennifer Wexton (D-Va-10th) (along with all of her fellow House Democrats – and no Republicans) voted to impeach the president (“Wexton’s Statement,” Loudoun Times-Mirror, Dec. 20, 2019, page 14). That’s fine. She is a strong, independent woman who, I …

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About the same time as I was reading the article and comments about residents being flooded in the Selma Estates near Lucketts, I was also learning about the growing urgency to act on climate change from recent United Nations reports and being made aware of a bill, HR 763, before the Congres…

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Cluster zoning is allowed by-right in rural Loudoun, permitting approximately three times the density as would normally be allowed. For example, AR-2, which governs much of southwest Loudoun, allows one dwelling unit per 40 acres. Cluster zoning allows one dwelling unit per 15 acres provided…