Travelers have been left stuck abroad, desperately trying to get home amid a slew of cancelations, while others are scratching plans to see loved ones in other countries — for many the latest in a series of pandemic-induced travel frustrations.
Vaccine opponents on the right are sticking it to elites like Anthony S. Fauci, the country’s top infectious-disease expert, and President Biden by thumbing their noses at vaccines and mask-wearing while they embrace a do-what-I-want ethos.
The tribes are getting help from the environmental nonprofit Conservation Fund to buy back part of their homelands. The lands will be held under conservation easements with the state so they can’t be developed into housing.
After 20 months of balancing turning a profit with keeping their staff and customers safe, small-business owners said they were not surprised to learn the pandemic may take yet another turn for the worse.
No one disagrees that Stafford County is changing rapidly, but political observers are split on whether this year’s leftward turn in local elections is fluke or a hint of more political change to come.