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Sad Winter, Passing of Dickeyville residents

NB: Post extracted from TownCrier, written by Phoebe Hayes This Winter has seen some extraordinary losses in the community of Dickeyville. We lost several revered and remarkable Dickeyvillians in January and February. Reflections and obituaries are included here for each: Sam McCready left this earthly

Long-time villager, Jim Hawthorne, passes on January 26

NB: Post extracted from March 2019 TownCrier, written by Phoebe Hayes Dr. James (Jim) W. Hawthorne, was a retired clinical psychologist and long-time resident of Dickeyville. He was twice past president of the DCA. Born in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, Jim was known to all as

Villager, Don Langenberg, has passed on

NB: The following article is taken directly from the Baltimore Sun on February 12. Written by Frederick N. Rasmussen Donald N. Langenberg, who as chancellor elevated University System of Maryland to ‘national eminence,’ dies Donald N. Langenberg, a career academic who during 12 years as

A Grieving Village….

The most difficult column to write is that of the passing of our dear friend, Peter Auchincloss, beloved husband of Lisa, father of Sara and Gabby, grandfather of Hattie, and son of Barbara “BJ.”  A better way is to include a link to Peter’s obituary in

Three Village Writers Publish Books

This month there were three newly published books authored by Dickeyville residents! New StreetCar Book (with section on Dickeyville by Mike Blair) In Mike’s words: Last year I received a call from Bernie Sachs asking if I could provide any documentation and/or pictures of the StreetCars

Councilman Kristerfer Burnett visits DCA Meeting

The Dickeyville Community Association meeting in January featured guest speaker, Councilman Kristerfer Burnett. Our new District 8 City Council, Kristerfer Burnett, stopped by to introduce himself and his two assistants. He led an enthusiastic discussion of his goals and let us know he is available and