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Baseball Bats and Ash Trees Face an Uncertain Fate

Don’t plant ash trees; plant native trees instead.

Baseball bats don’t top the U.S. Senate’s agenda these days, as legislators grapple with a U.S. Supreme Court nomination, the covid-19 pandemic and the Nov. 3 election.

Opinion: Letter to the Editor: River Farm

As a member of the American Horticultural Society and a volunteer at River Farm, I need to express my concern over the recent actions of the board.

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More Gather to Save Mount Vernon’s River Farm

Board of Supervisors offers unanimous support

The American Horticultural Society’s intent to sell historic River Farm is still sending shock waves through those who believed the property and house were preserved forever.

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Local Filmmaker Uses a Pie Recipe to Highlight Family Change

The family and sweet potato pie is one of many highlights in the upcoming Alexandria Film Festival.

Local Filmmaker

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Opinion: Commentary: October: Save a Pedestrian Month

Reaching for zero pedestrian deaths

Saving pedestrian lives is each of our responsibility and takes each of our efforts, whether a vehicle driver, passenger or just walking.