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Drawn from the 15 weekly community newspapers published by Connection Newspapers.

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Opinion: Commentary: Epidemic Surge in Gun Violence

While public attention has been focused on the COVID-19 pandemic many missed the epidemic surge in gun violence that has been occurring in this country.

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Opinion: Commentary: Visit a Virginia State Park this Earth Day

This year, as we have practiced physical distancing to combat the spread of COVID-19, many of us have discovered a newfound appreciation for our natural world and the great outdoors.

Opinion: Column: Wanna Take A Chance?

I'm sort of invoking Southwest Airlines here, but not exactly.

Opinion: Letter to the Editor: Supporting Allison Silberberg

Allison Silberberg is our City’s best choice for mayor.

Opinion: Letter to the Editor: Who Should Pay Reparations?

In attempting to advance a case for reparations, Elisabeth Vodola blurs what should be a bright line between the U.S. and Britain.

Opinion: Letter to the Editor: Wrong Solution on Parkway

U.S. Park Service proposal to improve safety along the southern stretch of George Washington Parkway as described in April 8 Gazette is the wrong solution and will make the Parkway less safe.

Opinion: Commentary: Update on Veto Session

Marijuana in small amounts to be legal in July; more ...

This past week, we returned to Richmond for Reconvened Session or Veto Session to consider Governor Northam’s amendments to the state budget and legislation passed during the session.

Opinion: Letter to the Editor: Mayor Wilson Doesn’t Deserve Attacks

We served on City Council with both Mayor Justin Wilson and former Mayor Allison Silberberg, who issued a statement on March 25, announcing her candidacy for Mayor.

Opinion: Commentary: Road Diet, Mumble Strips, Speed Enforcement

Proposed safety fixes for GW Parkway, which can be incredibly dangerous for motorists and pedestrians alike.

The George Washington Parkway is a scenic and vital thoroughfare running through the 30th District.

Opinion: Letter to the Editor: Spiritual, Societal and Medical Benefits of Fasting

It is a month of Ramadan and all healthy Muslims will be fasting from dawn to Sunset.

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Opinion: Independent Progressive: Reston Farmers Market to Open May 1

After a long fall and winter, a beautiful spring has arrived bringing with it the return of the Reston Farmers Market (RFM).

Opinion: Commentary: Understanding the Law About Weed

During its Reconvened Session last week the General Assembly approved an amendment proposed by Governor Ralph Northam that decriminalizes the possession by adults of a small amount of marijuana effective July 1, 2021.

Opinion: Commentary: Krizek Calls for a Change for Attorney General

In just two weeks, from April 23 to Tuesday, June 8, voting takes place to decide who the next statewide leaders will be, including who the Democratic nominee for Attorney General will be in November.

Opinion: Column: Hitting The Nail on the Head

What are all these "Toe Nail Clipper" emails I receive nearly every day?

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Opinion: Commentary: Earth Day – Then and Now

Fifty-one years ago, in 1970, the first Earth Day took place on April 22.

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