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Ale Works expansion wins planners’ approval

The Rappahannock County Planning Commission at its regular meeting last Wednesday (Sept. 16) approved a special exception permit for expansion of the small Ale Works brewery at Hopkins Ordinary B&B in Sperryville.
Straw poll stroll

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.
Sperryville column for Aug. 20

Triple Oak Bakery's expansion is underway, duffers enjoy golf under the stars at Sperryville's new course, and a new film by local filmmaker John Hallberg is scheduled for release, in this week's Sperryville column.
The Rapp for July 30

The PEC's photo contest is open, Sperryville's El Quijote is closed, Middle Street's members stay cool through August and a moonlight hike to Hawksbill (this Friday) in this week's The Rapp.
Boom town

An Inn at Little Washington regular, apparently celebrating his wife’s birthday and his own successful fight against cancer, briefly but memorably changed the character of a quiet night in town last Saturday night.
River, farm, store

Customers Barbara Adolfi (left) and Betsy Dietel visit with Heritage Hollow Farm Store manager Suzee McDonald earlier this month as the store celebrated its relocation to the Copper Fox complex.
County: No cell provider, no lease

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…
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…