This week's headlines: Judge dismisses Konick’s suit against town, Inn • Chester Gap tourist home approved • Town weighs utility rate increase • Straw poll stroll • The Rapp: Fourth (Estate) Friday, supermoon Saturday • Wild Ideas: A tiny, elegant…
Circuit Court Judge Jeffrey W. Parker rejected lawyer David Konick’s suit against the Town of Washington and the Inn at Little Washington last Thursday, ruling for a second and final time that Konick hadn’t the standing to challenge the legality…
As part of an ongoing effort this summer to walk all of the Main Streets in Virginia’s vast 5th Congressional District, Rep. Robert Hurt (R) spent an hour or so on Washington’s Main Street last Wednesday afternoon.
Members of the Washington Town Council, meeting Monday night in a joint work session with planning commission members, appeared to agree that town water rates need to go up.
At its regular meeting last Wednesday (Aug 19), the Rappahannock County Planning Commission approved an application from Pete Pazmino and Sheila Lamb for a tourist home in Chester Gap.
Two motorcyclists were seriously injured when they crashed and were thrown from the bike at the end of what was apparently a 15-mile high speed chase from Clevenger’s Corner to the town of Washington last Wednesday morning (Aug. 19).
Headwaters chooses Kevin Brandriff as its new executive director, Rappahannock Elementary focuses on safety, and WCDS adds a new member to its early education team.
In circuit court, a Culpeper resident was sentenced to community service for lottery tampering at Hillsdale Country Store. Other cases involved speeding and reckless driving, probation violation and indecent exposure.
Barbara Balcerzak, who grew these sunflowers on her land in Amissville, also took this portrait of a couple of the tallest.
Thanks to the magic of chroma-keying by local filmmaker and impresario John Hallberg, Jean-Claude Van Damme apparently pays a visit to the meat counter at the Sperryville Corner Store.
George Swett, a Sperryville Volunteer Rescue Squad member and firefighter specifically charged with fighting fires in our forests and Shenandoah National Park, set up a memorial this week to three fallen firefighters in Washington state.
Finding a tiny, jewel-like spider on her deck sends Pam Owen on a hunt for its identity, in this week’s Wild Ideas.
A colorful stack of newspaper ads I saw this week reminded me of the numerous beneficial programs provided to our county by the Rappahannock Lions Club. The ads ran in the Rappahannock News for half a year, each one saying…
Fourth (Estate) Friday, a supermoon hike in Shenandoah National Park, the 18th annual Taste of Rappahannock, and an IT award for Valley Health, in this week's The Rapp.
We would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who played a part in this year’s “college-themed” Rappahannock Night at Camp Fantastic. Once again, it was a huge success! The committee — Sandra Jenkins, Marie Davis, Jan Makela and…
Unitarian Universalists of the Blue Ridge had a wonderful Sunday service last week about the importance of making sure our congregation welcomes families with love, respect and inclusiveness, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity. We were reminded of the…