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Townsfolk, family and friends paid tribute Sunday afternoon to the late Ray Gooch, 82, longtime Town Council member and one of the town’s beloved residents, in a memorial carriage walk through the streets he walked daily and so loved. Led by a bagpiper and horse-drawn carriage, mourners walk…



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Rappahannock Weather

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  • Humidity: 75%
  • Cloud Coverage:37%
  • Wind: 1 mph
  • UV Index: 8 Very High
  • Sunrise: 06:01:12 AM
  • Sunset: 08:17:07 PM


Sunshine this morning then becoming mostly cloudy this afternoon. Slight chance of a rain shower. High around 70F. Winds light and variable.


Some clouds this evening will give way to mainly clear skies overnight. Low 48F. Winds light and variable.


Intervals of clouds and sunshine in the morning with more clouds for later in the day. High 73F. Winds light and variable.