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The people have spoken: Daglan’s election

Like so many things in our village, politics bubbles along beneath the surface, generally hidden from public view. There are whispers, private meetings, nods and winks. But yesterday, for our municipal elections, the people spoke out clearly and dramatically. It … Continue reading

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Voting day No. 1

Readers of Radio Free Daglan with long memories may remember a photo that I posted last summer of a float in the annual village parade, which is a highlight of our four-day festival, or fête. Here’s the photo: The theme … Continue reading

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Beneath the foam: A look back at the fête

The dust has settled, the confetti has been swept up, the stalls and rides and loudspeakers are gone. With our village’s annual fête finished, it’s time for one last look back — to reveal a bit of the politics that … Continue reading

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