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…
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…
Cell tower considered, budget reconsidered

In open session Monday afternoon, the Rappahannock County Board of Supervisors decided to take its fiscal-year 2016 budget off the table for a couple of weeks. In closed session, it agreed to put a proposal to build a cell tower…
Revenue commissioner is three-way race

The pending vacancy of Rappahannock County’s commissioner of the revenue post — a position filled for the last 30 years by Beverly Atkins, who’s retiring — has now attracted three candidates.
Cumulus effect

Between the many (and, in many cases, mini) storms hereabouts over the last week, it’s been a good spell for cloudspotting.
Sanctions motion on today’s docket

Attorneys for the town of Washington and The Inn at Little Washington, along with attorney David Konick, whose recent suit against the town and Inn was rebuffed last week by Circuit Court Judge Jeffrey W. Parker, return to Parker’s courtroom…
Court rules in favor of town and Inn

Rock Mills attorney David Konick does not have standing to pursue his March lawsuit against the town and The Inn at Little Washington, according to a ruling by Circuit Court Judge Jeffrey W. Parker.
Planners OK apartment, consider GIS

Rappahannock County Planning Commission unanimously recommended approval of an efficiency apartment on the 100-acre farm of Rick Lessard in Sperryville, and discussed possible ways to bring the county’s mapping systems into the 21st century.