Among the items on the Rappahannock County Board of Supervisors’ agenda this Monday are a discussion of a possible next step in the county’s quest for broadband, and the creation of a finance committee.
In Rappahannock County last week, state and federal officials joined representatives of Virginia’s agricultural, medical and real estate trade groups and several local officials mostly to cheer on the idea of rural broadband and its benefits.
After a closed session following its regular monthly public meeting Monday afternoon, the Rappahannock County Board of Supervisors decided to require the cell-tower company with which it’s been negotiating a potential lease of county-owned land to have at least one…
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…
A Fourth Estate Friday session, Democrats at Gadino, a bestseller in Washington, broadband and a Ballard exhibit in Millwood in this week's The Rapp.
Rappahannock's supervisors are told that VDOT studied the alternatives to rock salt — as a resolution passed by the supervisors in April had requested — but that no major change to snow and ice removal policies is planned.
For the second time in two weeks, a Sprint contractor inadvertently cuts an underground phone line, causing service disruption to residents and businesses in the Flint Hill and Huntley area for nearly 24 hours.
Projects underway in Rappahannock County will bring about single-container recycling next month, and possible higher-speed mobile broadband at some future date.
At the school board meeting on Dec. 9, I was terribly surprised and dismayed at how unfairly the citizens opposing cell towers at school locations were treated when they finally got the opportunity to speak. After patiently waiting for an hour…
In response to Paul Hagstrom’s letter last week, and an as an FYI: Piedmont Broadband is a locally owned and operated company that has been operational for more than six years and at present provides internet service to more than…
Gray Ghost Winery celebrates 20 years this weekend, Kevin Adams (and two RCHS Panthers) paint a mural for CCLC, Laurel Mills reopens under new management and more in this week’s Rapp column.
A ruling in the New York Supreme Court could have far-reaching implications for renters on Airbnb.com and VRBO.com, and all who rent their rooms in more traditional ways — including the B&Bs and tourist homes of Rappahannock County.
“You can’t fight city hall!” used to be the old adage expressing the powerlessness of the individual. Nowadays, however, “You can’t fight Comcast!” (and its ever-bigger cable monopoly) seems more appropriate.
Electric lights began to twinkle in U.S. cities in 1910, but two decades later our farmlands, mountainsides and small towns remained in the dark. Today, there are echoes of that slow progression in the country(side)'s lack of broadband internet, writes…
Sprint's cellular tower on the Miller farm near the town of Washington has been out since yesterday (Thursday) morning, an outage that affects several hundred regular users in the village — including most of the Rappahannock County Sheriff's Office.
Just in time for summer travel reading, Rappahannock County Library has announced a new download service.