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EDITORIAL: Middleburg visioning sessions – Ask a Council Member

The Middleburg Council is making plans to gather for a visioning session to discuss goals and policies. We are finalizing plans (and will publicize),...
The Seed is Sown, The Harvest Must Come

EDITORIAL: Citizenship – “The Seed is Sown, The Harvest Must Come”

The Public Square likes to think of the period from Halloween to January 1 as a time of gratitude first (Thanksgiving), then giving (Christmas...
EDITORIAL: Waterworld - Water, Wells, and Wet

EDITORIAL: Waterworld – Water, Wells, and Wet

Have any of you fallen into a well?  Let’s see a show of hands.  I don’t see any hands other than mine.  That’s right;...
Rutherford B. Hayes

EDITORIAL: Nullify the Electoral College – Blue

Five American Presidents have moved into the White House despite their losing the popular vote.  Three of them were, or in the case of...

EDITORIAL: AT Least Excellent – RED

Democrats are highly upset about the recent presidential election and are frantically howling about the unfairness of the venerable and much-abused Electoral College.  Someone trots...
Distressing Time to Be an American Scientist

EDITORIAL: Distressing Time to Be an American Scientist – A Scientist’s Perspective

The new administration has just announced a move that I find very disturbing as a scientist, and as an American citizen. The headline reads,...

EDITORIAL: Ask a Council Member

Hello Middleburg! Last month this column discussed my experience and expectations with local shops (Buy Local!). I rued changes at Wiley Wagg, recently acquired...
Citizenship - and the Spirit of the Land

EDITORIAL: Citizenship – and the Spirit of the Land – The Public Square

When The Public Square began 18 months ago, we did not know where it would lead.  But we have seen how the spirit of...
De-extinction of the Woolly Mammoths

EDITORIAL: De-extinction – Part2 – Waterworld

Since its inception, this column has been about water but last month, for the first time, I addressed a subject that was not water...

EDITORIAL: Reconciliation: Fourteen Points

“You salute the rank, not the man.” Maj. Richard Winters to Capt. Herbert Sobel Dialogue from the TV series“Band of Brothers”  Exit polls indicate that only 37...