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BZA approves family apartment

The Rappahannock County Board of Zoning Appeals approved two special use applications — one for a family apartment, the other to convert a residence into a tourist home.
Events move Inn-Konick case toward settlement

More steps were taken this week toward the likely end of legal battles between the Inn at Little Washington and local attorney David Konick, who last year filed a series of legal challenges against the Inn, the town of Washington…
Avon Hall pre-sale changes OK’d

After the briefest of public hearings, the Washington Town Council this week approved a subdivision and changes to its zoning ordinance and comprehensive plan that will allow the prospective buyers of the town’s long-disused Avon Hall estate to move closer…
Big changes in . . . oh, nevermind

Page through the last few decades of local history and you'll note a theme: Rappahannock citizens, both old and new, do not take kindly to makeovers. And yet this place has been made over, some would say drastically, since the…
Budget, stances adopted

The Rappahannock County Board of Supervisors, eventually and unanimously, adopted a $22.2 million fiscal 2017 budget Monday afternoon at the courthouse, but not before a few voices were raised in anger and frustration.
A last, fast budget hearing

At their final public hearing on Rappahannock County’s fiscal year 2017 budget Monday night at the courthouse, the supervisors heard relatively little but did informally resolve a couple of nagging issues raised by the small group of citizens who showed…
$750K contract signed for Avon Hall

The town of Washington has found buyers for its Avon Hall estate who intend to fix it up, in a historically sensitive manner that is not new to them — and to live there, and to even invite the rest…