From the Publisher

By Bob Tagert As I write these notes on April 25th, it is 56 degrees and has been raining and overcast for three days. It seems like spring will never get here and stay. It brought a full frontal assault a week or so ago but was beaten back by winter the next day. Read […]

Publisher’s Notes March 2018

By Bob Tagert As I write this at the end of February the temperature today is 52 and a little overcast. The rest of the week will be in the low 50’s. We have even had a few days that hit 70 degrees. These temps made me think of the work I need to do […]

Publisher’s Notes February 2018

A friend of mine, George Brown, recently posted on his face book page, “Have you ever noticed that all the tv channels have commercials at the exact same time??? You cannot escape them. Just noticed this???” I responded to George that I have noticed this for some time and to the point that some sporting […]

Publisher’s Notes

By Bob Tagert In January of 1988 we came out with the first issue of the Old Town Crier. This issue makes our 361stand a 30-year history that has been pretty amazing. I am not going to dwell on the history here because it will pop up in other places in this issue. All I […]

Publisher’s Notes

By Bob Tagert As I write this the day before Thanksgiving, it is 57 degrees outside and the sun is shining. I hope this weather holds for a few more weeks so I can sail one more time. Speaking of sailing, if you get this early enough check out the Scottish Christmas Walk and the […]

Publisher’s Notes

  Wow! I love this time of year even though I know that winter is not far behind. Crystal clear blue skies, a slight breeze and I am typing this article. Molly Winans captures just what I am thinking in this months From the Bay column. Lenny Campello teaches us about artist in the area […]

Publisher’s Notes

By Bob Tager Here we are over a week into fall with summer still trying to hang on. Temperatures were in the high 80’s to low 90’s the last full week of September, however, while driving through the Blue Ridge mountains a week ago I noticed that the light yellow leaves were changing and beginning […]

Publisher’s Notes

By Bob Tagert Well, we have made it to the last month of summer and the air temps are beginning to cool off as the temperature of the country continues to rise. Maybe fall and winter can become a cooling off period. This month’s Road Trip is a blast that takes you to a museum […]

Publisher’s Notes

By Bob Tagert Here we are in the middle of summer. Whew! July brought us some warmer temps if not just down right hot. Hopefully August will cool off a little bit but I have my doubts – it is the Dog Days of Summer you know! I guess by looking at the cover this […]

Publisher’s Notes July 2017

I am writing this two days after the summer solstice so the days are getting shorter but summer is here. This month’s Road Trip takes us to the cool mountains of Virginia and a visit to a few wineries as well as Washington, VA and Sperryville, two of my favorite towns in Rappahannock County. After […]