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Sandie Terry and Jean Plymale of Virginia’s Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) made a presentation on rural broadband to the Rappahannock County Broadband Committee and some 50 interested citizens on Tuesday at the Washington Fire Hall. The committee took action to work with the CIT to b…

Washington Volunteer Fire and Rescue on Saturday morning showed its appreciation to the community by serving a free all-you-can-eat breakfast prepared by top cooks at Company 1, including sausage (and bacon, eggs, pancakes, potatoes, stewed apples and biscuits) chef Jackie Estes, who has ser…

Last Saturday, the Rappahannock Democrats crew responsible for picking up 21 bags of trash and litter along U.S. 211 from Massies Corner to the library included (from left): Jed Duvall, Jill Duvall, Fred Schaefer, Judy DeSarno, Melissa Schooler, Jana Froeling, Ross O’Donoghue and Bruce Sloan…

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A few passing clouds. Low 21F. Winds light and variable.


A few passing clouds. Low 21F. Winds light and variable.


A mix of clouds and sun early, then becoming cloudy later in the day. High 44F. Winds light and variable.