Avon Hall in bloom

RappFLOW’s and Old Rag Master Naturalists’ native-plant buffer at Avon Hall pond was in full bloom last week.
Medical clinic to open on 211

Valley Health’s Page Memorial Hospital plans to open a family medical practice this fall on U.S. 211 near Washington to be staffed by family practice physician and Rappahannock County native D. Brooke Miller, M.D., and his wife, nurse practitioner Anne…
The Inn sues Konick, charges ‘abuse of process’

The Inn at Little Washington filed a countersuit in Rappahannock County Circuit Court last week seeking a monetary judgement and punitive damages of at least $100,000 against Rappahannock lawyer David Konick for his alleged “abuse of the legal process.”
Broadband Forum: a chance to set goals

Those involved in next week’s Broadband Forum — 5:30 p.m. next Wednesday, July 8 at the Rappahannock County High School auditorium — see the public discussion as the community’s opportunity to lay out its goals for broadband internet access. The…
Avon Hall draws a crowd again

Monday night, a dozen years after the town of Washington purchased what is now a nine-acre spread from the estate of the deceased William Carrigan, and almost a decade since the fireworks moved to Sperryville, a remarkably fond and thoughtful…
Fire-rescue refinements move forward

Meeting Tuesday night at an informal public work session attended primarily by volunteer fire-and-rescue officials, the Rappahannock County Board of Supervisors agreed to move forward with some — but purposely not all — of the recommendations by JLN Associates.
The Rapp for July 2

Fireworks and music on July 4th in Sperryville; bluegrass and fireworks Thursday (July 2) at Castleton Festival, which also announces it will provide live streams of all its major performances this summer; open house in the River District and more…
Avon Hall ‘process’ begins Monday

The first of two public hearings — on the first of what town officials hope will be a number of proposals for possible uses of the town-owned Avon Hall estate — is next Monday night at 7 at the town…
Konick refiles suit against town, Inn

Out-of-court negotiations for a settlement failed to produce an agreement last week, as Rappahannock lawyer David Konick filed an amended petition in circuit court last Thursday (June 18), again seeking the court’s judgment on allegedly illegal actions by the town…
Town vs. Konick: Still no agreement

As the Rappahannock News went to press Wednesday, lawyers for the town of Washington and the Inn at Little Washington were still negotiating a possible settlement with attorney David Konick.
Sheriff makes run official

Two-term Rappahannock County Sheriff Connie C. Smith made her official announcement last week of her intention to seek a third term, and a former teacher and nurse announced her intention to seek an otherwise candidate-free seat on the school board…
Family outing

Two adults and three never-been-to-Canada goslings march in formation up Porter Street in Washington, likely on their way to Avon Hall Pond.
Konick vs. town settlement possible

Attorneys for the town of Washington and the Inn at Little Washington are apparently in talks with local lawyer David Konick, a discussion apparently aimed at resolving the matter of the town’s 2013 participation in a beautification project with the…