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Castleton’s tribute to Maestro Lorin Maazel

Mezzo-soprano Denyce Graves and pianist Bradley Moore performing George Gershwin's "Summertime," the finale of Wednesday night's tribute to Maazel.

The family of Lorin Maazel, and staff and artists from the Castleton festival, hosted a memorial at the Castleton Theater on Wednesday night, July 16, to mark the passing of a great artist and teacher.
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Scammers continue to target REC members

Posing as representatives from Rappahannock Electric Cooperative (REC), potential thieves have attempted to scam members by calling to demand immediate payment of bills.
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Maestro Maazel has died

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The Castleton Festival announced today the passing of its founder and artistic director, the conductor, composer, musician and mentor Maestro Lorin Maazel. Maestro Maazel died on July 13.
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Mower-truck crash victim flown to U.Va. hospital

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July 10

A pickup truck driven collided with a zero-turn mower operated by Floyd Grigsby on Long Mountain Road near Ridge View Tuesday afternoon, after which the victim was flown by medical helicopter to University of Virginia Medical Center in Charlottesville.
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Photos: Land that we love . . .

An aerial view of the SVFD Fourth of July festivities. Photo by Robin Burke via Virginia Airborne Search & Rescue

Photo: Hiking in his footsteps

Courtesy photo

Photo: Christmas (parade) in July

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July 10
Photo by Dennis Brack

Photo: Gid Brown Hollow closed

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July 10
Photo by Matt Wingfield

Pipeline resources

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July 8
Flickr user rickz (www.flickr.com/photos/rickz/); licensed via Creative Commons

A resource guide for information and opinion on natural gas pipelines.
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Skydiving into Sperryville for the Fourth

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Video of 3rd Dimension Productions's skydivers jump down to the Rappahannock County Fourth of July Celebration on Friday (July 4) at Thornton Hill Racecourse in Sperryville, Va.
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Photos: It’s officially summer in Amissville

Photo by Carl Zitzmann

Photo: Double rainbow?

Photo by Molly Peterson

Photos: Officially open

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July 3
John Sullivan and crowd. Photo by Matt Wingfield.

Photo: The ‘Butterfly’ effect

Photo by Sarah Cohn

Photo: Your tips to God’s ears

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July 3
Photo by Matt Wingfield

Photos: Out and (volunteering) about

Photo by Roger Piantadosi

Audio and Transcript: ‘Rapp Live’ community forum

Photo by Dennis Brack/Rappahannock News

Stream or download the audio (or download a transcript) of the June 19 "Rapp Live" community forum on the subject of development in the town of Washington and surrounding Rappahannock County.
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School & sports news for June 19

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Rapp Sports’ 2014 spring season is finally in the record books, but preparations are well underway for the coming fall programs, with a plethora of open gyms and conditioning programs filling up our calendar.
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Photo: Receive Local

Courtesy photo

Photos: Jail time

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June 19
Photo by Roger Piantadosi

Photo: Concrete assistance

Photo by Bill Pragluski

Little Washington is big news in Big Washington

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June 18
Abdo's White Moose Inn.

The phrase "Washington correspondent" seems to be taking on new meaning in the nation's capital.
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F.T. Valley Road closed at Madison line

A single-vehicle crash has closed Route 231 (South F.T. Valley Road) in Madison County near the Rappahannock County line, according to VDOT.
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Photos: Cell servicing

Photo by Matt Wingfield

Photo: Ready to roll

Courtesy photo

Photo: From porch to ‘Torch’

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June 12
Photo by Roger Piantadosi

Video: Moveable type

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A brief, moving video of last week's moving day for the 3,000-pound Linotype typesetting machine and its one-block trip from the Rappahannock News' old offices on Main Street to the new office a block away.
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DUI arrest, death

Joshua A. Mack, a 25-year-old Culpeper resident, was charged early Friday morning (May 30) with driving under the influence (DUI). The RCSO is also investigating the death of James A. "Bear" Bryant.
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Photos: RAAC recognition

Paul Reisler, Kid Pan Alley founder.

Photo: A Short walk through town

Photo by Matt Wingfield

Photo: Happy trails to . . . local artisans!

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June 5
Photo by Dennis Brack

Food writer Walter Nicholls dies

Nicholls and Washington Post editor Nancy McKeon in 2011. Photo courtesy of the Georgetowner.

Former Washington Post food writer and longtime Rappahannock County weekender Walter Nicholls has died at age 64.
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Photos: Selfie congratulatory

By Amber Rogers

Photo: A veteran memorial-keeper

Photo by Jimmy Swindler

Photos: Serious yard work

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May 29
Workers pour the patio's concrete foundation.

Photos: Rappahannock Americana Festival

Mandalele and a few younger fans. Photo by Carl Zitzmann

Photo: Scouts honored

Courtesy photo

Photo: Marking New Market Day

Courtesy photo

Closed by tanker accident, westbound I-66 likely reopening at 2 p.m.

The westbound lanes of Interstate 66 in Warren County will likely remain closed until 12:30 p.m. or later, following an early-morning accident involving a gasoline tanker at mile marker 11.
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Photos: Next-generation art

Photo by Matt Wingfield
 
 

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