Bridgewater is a small town in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. Our town is home to Bridgewater College, varied industries and stores, and comfortable residential neighborhoods. bridgewaterva.com is a community website with an open discussion board called “Bridgewater Buzz” (posts just below):buzznew1

Independence Day: on tyranny

First, thank you Webmaster for the new look. It shows up fine on my phone.

Recent events in our nation remind me that some people are fine with tyranny because they think they have the tyrant’s favor, even out here in Shenandoah Valley flyover country. But don’t count on it. The only defense against tyranny is liberty, and the tyrant who oppresses your enemy today can turn on you tomorrow.

The founders of our nation understood that. Will we?

yet another olive garden rumor

this rumor says the olive garden is coming to the intersection of 280 and u.s. 33. that is where the new road that goes past the hospital runs in to 33. the road is almost done. the olive garden may never be.

Nigerian choir concert set

There will be a concert at 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 1, in the Carter Center for Worship and Music at Bridgewater College, presented by the Women’s Fellowship Choir from Ekklesiyar Yan’uwa a Nigeria (EYN, the Church of the Brethren in Nigeria). The Nigerian group’s visit is being coordinated by the Shenandoah District of the Church of the Brethren.

wrong senator

went down to town hall to vote in tuesdays primary. only to find out there was no election. we are represented by senator obenshain. not senator hanger.