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When the Scrabble School Preservation Foundation and Culpeper Media decided on a fitting theme — "The Fierce Urgency of Now" — for Sunday evening’s virtual musical production in honor of the late Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King’s birthday, little did they foresee this month’s deadly insurrection of the U.S. Capitol.

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On Memorial Day 2020, eighteen Rapp at Home members joined on the popular Zoom platform to share their reminiscences of World War II. From memories of London to Long Island, Martha’s Vineyard to the Midwest, Austria to upstate New York, our neighbors recalled the mundane and the horrors of the war that ended 75 years ago.



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Rappahannock Weather

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Partly Cloudy
  • Humidity: 95%
  • Cloud Coverage:68%
  • Wind: 4 mph
  • UV Index: 4 Moderate
  • Sunrise: 07:32:38 AM
  • Sunset: 06:20:08 PM


Partly cloudy in the morning followed by scattered thunderstorms in the afternoon. Potential for severe thunderstorms. High 77F. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40%.


Variable clouds with showers and scattered thunderstorms. Storms more numerous during the evening. Storms may contain strong gusty winds. Low 54F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 50%.


Partly cloudy skies. High 63F. Winds NW at 15 to 25 mph.