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Inside this week’s News (July 24)

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Jul. 24, 2014
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This week’s headlines include: Authority will address jail’s rocky start • The unburied treasurer’s office • The Rapp for July 24 • Breakdown, not stakeout, nabs fugitive • Guilty plea in Sperryville credit card fraud • Editorial: In Memoriam: Listening to the landscape • and more.
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The Rapp for July 24

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Jul. 24, 2014
Great Falls artist Jill Banks painted this while in town earlier this month for RDA’s first Plein Air Paint Out.

Our Fourth (Estate) Friday returns to the Cafe, painter Nedra Smith is featured in the AIS National Art Exhibit, RAWL raffle tickets are still available, BizRapp starts a new membership year, Skyland Resort celebrates blackberries and more in this week’s Rapp column.
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Editorial: In Memoriam: Listening to the landscape

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Jul. 24, 2014
Masestro Maazel conducts a production of TBA.

Eulogies have poured forth from around the world upon the death of Lorin Maazel the weekend before last. But for us in Rappahannock County, acquainted with the Maestro’s musical genius in ways uniquely ours, any attempted homage must express his love of the land here.
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The Don and Me: Chronicles of a Castleton walk-on

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Jul. 24, 2014
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Lifelong opera lover Gus Edwards' (now complete) five-part series chronicling his journey from humble auction bidder to walk-on in Mozart's "Don Giovanni" at the 2014 Castleton Festival.
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Castleton’s Maestro is gone; the show goes on

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Jul. 17, 2014
Masestro Maazel conducts a production of TBA.

Maestro Lorin Maazel, a force of nature who 25 years ago set down roots with his family amid the kindred forces of nature found in Rappahannock County, died Sunday morning, July 13. But, as he would have wanted, the show went on.
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Company wants to build, lease cell tower at high school, other sites

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Jul. 17, 2014
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In a 30-minute informational meeting Tuesday night (July 15) attended by fewer than 10 people, the Rappahannock County School Board heard a presentation outlining Community Wireless Structure’s proposal to place a monopole cell phone tower on high school property.
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Town seeks slower pace

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Jul. 17, 2014
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At a spirited and unusually well-attended Washington Town Council meeting Monday night (July 14), a dozen residents, neighbors and business owners offered up eyewitness testimony of speeders along Main Street and elsewhere in town.
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Mohsin’s exemplary adventure

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Jul. 17, 2014
A large group of Mohsin’s classmates and friends, from RCHS, Goucher and the Rappahannock community, attended last Saturday’s celebratory dinner.

To residents and weekend escapers, Rappahannock County is about blue horizons, ponderous cows and glorious summer produce. But for Mohsin Ahmad, who arrived in 2006 as an exchange student from Peshawar, Pakistan, Rappahannock is the place that helped distill a new role in life.
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Video: Camp time at Belle Meade

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Jul. 30, 2014

Camp counselor Joshua Lyons of Banco made this video about Belle Meade School’s summer camp program.

Photos: Farm show success

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Jul. 24, 2014
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Castleton’s tribute to Maestro Lorin Maazel

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Jul. 17, 2014
Mezzo-soprano Denyce Graves and pianist Bradley Moore performing George Gershwin's "Summertime," the finale of Wednesday night's tribute to Maazel.

The family of Lorin Maazel, and staff and artists from the Castleton festival, hosted a memorial at the Castleton...
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Scammers continue to target REC members

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Jul. 17, 2014

Posing as representatives from Rappahannock Electric Cooperative (REC), potential thieves have attempted to scam members by calling to demand...
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Maestro Maazel has died

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Jul. 13, 2014
Maestro Lorin Maazel, 1930-2014

The Castleton Festival announced today the passing of its founder and artistic director, the conductor, composer, musician and mentor...
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Mower-truck crash victim flown to U.Va. hospital

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Jul. 10, 2014

A pickup truck driven collided with a zero-turn mower operated by Floyd Grigsby on Long Mountain Road near Ridge...
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Photos: Land that we love . . .

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Jul. 10, 2014
An aerial view of the SVFD Fourth of July festivities. Photo by Robin Burke via Virginia Airborne Search & Rescue

Photo: Hiking in his footsteps

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Jul. 10, 2014
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