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Scouts sail

Members of Boy Scout Troop 316, based in Sperryville, recently traveled to Crisfield, Maryland for a day of sailing on the Chesapeake Bay.
Meetings and notices for July 14

Sperryville Volunteer Rescue Squad and Sperryville Volunteer Fire Department are sponsoring a meeting on Sunday, July 31, to discuss their community services and the urgent need for new volunteers to support these and other similar organizations in the county. All…
’Shroom time

Eight-year-old Washington resident Fielding Christopher, son of Jeremy and Amy, went mushroom hunting in the forest behind his house last month and discovered a whole beautiful platterful.
Stand by for camp

Outside the Country Cafe in Washington, this ready-to-go group of kids awaits the bus earlier this month to 4-H day camp at the 4-H center in Front Royal.
More morel

Photo: Seven-year-old Fielding Christopher of Washington, an avid morel hunter, scored big in the forest on the edge of town last month.
Off-street treats

At the Washington Fine Properties office along Washington’s Main Street, a scary jack-o-lantern and a less scary, candy-bearing Realtor greet one of the Halloween night trick-or-treaters who filled the town’s streets last Friday.
Photos: Life on the hill

Several thousand visited the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute’s normally closed campus in Front Royal last weekend for its two-day Autumn Conservation Festival.

We care about the schoolchildren of Rappahannock. We are not against cell service for the county. We attended the Aug. 12 school board meeting because we have four grandchildren who attend or will attend Rappahannock County High School (RCHS). As noted…
At ODH, interest high for younger hunt set

Members of the Old Dominion Hounds were back in the saddle March 22 for a Junior Meet, a fox hunt held several times a year by the 90-year-old organization to keep interest in the sport alive in the next generation.
Bonfire postponed

Washington Volunteer Fire & Rescue and the town of Washington decided to postpone tonight's Christmas Tree Bonfire for a week — until next Friday, Jan. 10 — due to the forecast for ultra-cold temps and continued gusty winds.