Home
  Sunday, May 28, 2017  
   
 
Articles
THe Old Middlesex County Courthouse

On May 31 and June 1, 1863, the Harris H. Light Cavalry rode into Middlesex County. Hugh Judson Kilpatrick had assumed command of this unit, the Union’s 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, in February of 1863 under Major General George Stoneman

>> read more

Amateur Radio: A Hobby for All Reasons

Picture the radio operator in a favorite old movie, tapping out an urgent message in Morse code to save the day after the usual means of communication had failed. It’s still a good premise, and it’s not entirely old. While today’s emergency messages may not go by code, they can still...

>> read more

aking Waves. Shaping Futures

Soon after meeting St. Margaret’s Head of School, Lindy Williams, your cheeks hurt from laughing and head rushes with excitement about whatever topic at hand. Williams, some might say, is not your typical head of school. Sure, she values single-sex education, living by an honor code,...

>> read more

Plight of the Bumblebee

I was knee deep in oregano when I heard the familiar rumble of the UPS truck coming up the drive. The driver hopped out, smiling, a large carton tucked under his arm. “New plants for your garden?” he asked, noting the air holes around the carton’s perimeter.

>> read more

Infused Oils and Vinegars

Have you ever been served a wonderful dipping oil for your bread at a restaurant and wondered what it was? The flavors awaken your taste buds and transform your dining experience into something wonderful. The art of infusing oils and vinegars add extra flavor and aroma with herbs,...

>> read more

The Railroad that Never Was

The Northern Neck and Middle Peninsula in the second half of the 19th century was a remote area. Bounded on the north by the broad Potomac River, on the south by the Chickahominy River, and dissected by the Rappahannock, Mattaponi and Pamunkey Rivers, it was a large geographical area...

>> read more

Randall Kipp: Architect

The Kipps' home is sited on the confluence of the Rappahannock River and the Chesapeake Bay, a spit of land called Windmill Point, a small corner of the world, an island really, Fleet’s Island, located at the southeastern edge of Lancaster County, Virginia.

>> read more

Bank of Lancaster: Investing in the Future

The Bank of Lancaster and Lancaster Middle School in Kilmarnock are investing in economic literacy in the Northern Neck by joining forces to support another successful season of the Bright Futures School Bank. This is a unique financial enterprise patronized and managed by students...

>> read more

So Your're Thinking of Renovating Your Kitchen

>> read more

By the Bay Parade of Homes

The goal of the “Parade of Homes by the Bay” event is to showcase the high quality of craftsmanship that we have here in our community” said Anne Paparella, executive director of the Chamber. “This is a great opportunity for local builders, associate trades and real estate brokers to...

>> read more

Walking Shouldn't Be a Pain

For most people, a walk through the neighborhood or hike on a local community trail brings enjoyment, renewed energy and a feeling of accomplishment. For up to 10 million Americans, however, walking brings varying levels of discomfort or pain that usually continue until those...

>> read more