Inside this week’s News (July 9)

This week's edition: County: No cell provider, no lease • Pictures, and lots of them • Schoolhouse Nine is in session • The Rapp: Castleton's 'Our Town' and Beethoven weekend • Making music until the cows come home • Wild Ideas: Size is relative…
The Rapp for July 9

"Our Town" and Beethoven at Castleton, The Inn remains "in," "The Shape of Water" opens at RDA, Reisler and friends perform in Culpeper and more in this week's The Rapp.
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Liz Blubaugh, Headwaters READ program director for more than two years, passes on her program responsibilities last week to Dianne Handy. Liz and her team of 18 remarkable volunteers meet twice a week during the school year at RCES and…

The Washington Architectural Review Board’s regular meeting scheduled tonight (July 9) is cancelled. Open house at Avon Hall is 2 p.m. Sunday (July 12), followed by a 3 p.m. public hearing at Washington Town Hall to hear ideas on possible…
Shenandoah Valley history programs in July

Cedar Creek and Belle Grove National Historical Park will offer a series of special National Park Service ranger programs this month to highlight stories related to the history of the Shenandoah Valley. “These programs will give visitors a chance to…
School and sports news for July 2

Our second try at reporting on RCHS senior James MacLeod's recent admission to Davidson College with a four-year QuestBridge National College Match Scholarship; two grants to support Headwaters' After-School program.
Big rain, bigger parade

Amissville Volunteer Fire and Rescue’s parade, a much-anticipated part of its annual carnival, was one of its biggest yet and managed to squeeze between the raindrops last Thursday afternoon.
Inside this week’s News (July 2)

Medical clinic to open on 211 • The Rapp (Fireworks, music on July 4 — and July 2) • The Inn sues Konick • Avon Hall draws a crowd again • Fire-rescue refinements move forward • Broadband Forum: a chance to…

Closed on Friday (July 3) for Independence Day: Rappahannock County government offices; Virginia Department of Motor Vehicle (DMV) customer service centers; the Rappahannock News. Closed on Saturday (July 4): Union Bank & Trust and BB&T Bank. Board of Supervisors meets…