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It began with two firm, resounding hand claps. When Wendy Weinberg purchased the Theatre at Washington her dream was to bring high quality classical music to rural Rappahannock. She contacted the Smithsonian Chamber Music Society to see about setting up a concert series. 

Good day from Little Dog Land. I’m a little dog — a Chihuahua and something else mix. My name is Oscar and I’m 4 years old and 8 pounds of lap-loving protection. I’m good with most other dogs and love cats. Big kids are better than little kids in my opinion.

It is my hope in writing this article that I can convey some of the sensory overload… in a good way… that I experienced last week. My nephew is in his pre-retirement days and is working off his bucket list items. I am pleased, honored and proud that I had a small part in one of the things on…

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A clear sky. Low 43F. Winds light and variable.


A clear sky. Low 43F. Winds light and variable.


Mainly sunny. High 71F. Winds light and variable.