Yet it seems REC might now at least be considering inching closer to making rural broadband actually happen here. We don’t know for sure because REC holds its board meetings behind closed doors, leaving co-op member-owners in the dark as to what our well-paid board members are doing.
Supervisors, county private interests commit $300,000 to effort: The Rappahannock Board of Supervisors on Monday took one more step toward bringing much-needed broadband to the county.
In light of the COVID-19 crisis, the following letter was sent today to Rappahannock County’s several hundred subscribers of Piedmont Broadband from company head Rich Shoemaker:
So I recommend this letter from the Children's Health Defense, which should be read by all our elected officials, County Administrator, emergency committees, law enforcement, rescue services, and any others involved in how we handle this pandemic in our county.
‘Everything . . . is here, whether the searcher is a D.C. day tripper, a Canadian tourist or a local looking to entertain visitors for the weekend’
The vote is in on the Woodville and Scrabble cell tower applications. In today’s afternoon session, the Rappahannock County Board of Supervisors voted four-to-zero to deny the application from Community Wireless Structures to construct a cell tower on Eldon Farms in Woodville, but voted thre…
The tower developer is now proposing a 30 percent reduction in height of the most controversial tower planned for Eldon Farms from 199 to 139 feet.
More than 100 citizens of Rappahannock County packed into the Rappahannock County Courthouse Wednesday night for a marathon public hearing surrounding two proposed cell towers along Sperryville Pike (Route 522) on either side of Woodville.
The Rappahannock County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, Sept. 18, at 7 p.m. at the Rappahannock County Courthouse in Washington on a pair of applications by Arlington-based Community Wireless Structures (CWS) to build two 199-foot cell towers along Sperryville Pi…
Sperryville’s towering telecommunications monopole was barely erected five weeks ago and residents began to express dismay over of its bright “white” color that stood out markedly against the wilderness backdrop of Shenandoah National Park.
Food Pantry Day in Rappahannock County on Saturday, May 11, offers something special besides an elegant French dinner served in the spectacular setting of John and Tracie Jacquemin’s Castleton Lakes estate. Something special besides an Ooh La La Pet Parade that’s secretly the favorite part o…
The Arlington-based telecommunications company Community Wireless Structures (CWS) says it plans to file applications with the Rappahannock County government to build two 199-foot lattice cell towers along Route 522-Sperryville Pike in Rappahannock County — one almost midway between Sperryvi…
Rappahannock County Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court Judge Melissa Cupp could not be more delighted with the response by Rappahannock residents to her plea for much-needed foster parenting.
Rappahannock Electric Cooperative (REC) members selected three of their peers to serve on REC’s board of directors, although a recurring topic of its recent meeting was how REC can support making broadband in rural Virginia a reality.
The PATH Foundation has awarded a $68,000 grant to Hero’s Bridge, a Fauquier based non-profit that specializes in meeting the needs of older veterans. The grant was awarded as a strategic initiative investment as it relates to the Foundation’s mission to strengthen the health and vitality of…
Don’t everybody look at once, but thanks to the Federal Communications Commission internet broadband is increasingly creeping its way into Rappahannock County.