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On the subject of the new year, we think it’s time for a fresh face at the helm of the Department of Environmental Quality. The leadership of a critical agency should not be a lifetime appointment.
Berryville’s Booster-in-Chief Turns 25 Berryville’s commercial scene has changed a lot in the last decade. I remember visiting the town when working on a travel guide to the Journey Through Hallowed Ground National Heritage Area. I remember thinking, “Cool, what a nice place.” It was actually a functioning downtown. You could still come to Berryville […]
Public Health in the Climate Change Equation Story and photo by Jennifer Lee Nick Snow has dedicated his professional life to helping people as a practicing gastroenterologist in Winchester for the last 22 years. For over a decade he has become increasingly concerned about the effects of climate change on public and planetary health. “I began […]
Archie and Boomer and the Magic Shop By Claire Stuart There is a certain aura of magic around particular types of old bookshops. It’s no wonder that so many stories feature bookshops inhabited by witches, wizards, ghosts, and time travelers. The Berryville Old Book shop has that atmosphere — and the requisite bookstore cat as […]
Art Exhibit by Winslow McCagg Accompanies Story and photo by Jennifer Lee A vibrant, thought-provoking, and hip-shaking show is coming to the Barns of Rose Hill in Berryville on March 25, when paintings by local artist Winslow McCagg will provide a colorful backdrop for the eclectic and upbeat sound of Detroit-based band, The Sugar Clouds. […]
Do it Yourself Ideas By Karen Cifala I have to laugh because my stepdad Bob, who is 85 and a former structural engineer, always has a jury-rig for something in his house to work around day-to-day obstacles. There is a hook to adjust the TV on the wall to his view liking. There’s the composition […]
By Liam Harrison Mark your calendars for the Clarke County Studio Tour on Saturday October and Sunday October 2. This self-guided, free family-friendly tour will take visitors through the Clarke County countryside and the towns of Berryville, Bluemont, Boyce, Millwood, and White Post. The tour offers a diverse group of 30 artists and 22 different […]
News from Berryville Main Street Photos by Sandy Williams On Saturday, August 26th, over 200 cars rolled into Berryville to enjoy Berryville Main Streets first annual Summer’s End Cruise In. There were specials all over town for lunch and coupons for retail businesses that stayed open late for the event. Mitzie Myers, owner of Jane’s […]