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Dogged by controversy

The fight over the Virginia City plant isn’t the only bad environmental PR Dominion’s recently endured. In Northern Virginia, residents fiercely opposed the 500-kilovolt TrAIL line between Meadow Brook and Loudoun, though it did end up receiving state approval in 2008. Actor Robert Duvall, a Fauquier resident, lent his name to the fight, but neither […]

February 2010: The center of the network

February 2010: The center of the network

Kristin Szakos is a soft-spoken person, but she’s found a strong voice in local politics. In 2008 she was a local coordinator for the Obama campaign; in 2009, she became a candidate herself and captured a seat on City Council. If you imagined that both races involved a lot of e-mailing, phone calls and organizational […]

February 2010: Perpetual motion [with photo gallery!]

February 2010: Perpetual motion [with photo gallery!]

Many homeowners share a familiar plight: living in a house that isn’t “finished,” according to some mental list of as-yet-uncompleted tasks. When everything on the list is crossed off, the house will be done, and the occupants can live in a state of satisfied accomplishment. At the Batesville home of Robin Dripps and Lucia Phinney, […]