Gun owners in Rappahannock County can sleep well at night knowing for a fact that their Board of Supervisors plans to leave their firearms in peace.
Bill Tieckelmann is a voracious learner and a renaissance man and Stephanie Ridder may be new to the BZA, but she is no stranger to public service.
The Rappahannock County BZA convened in recent days with two new members — Steph Ridder replacing David Konick, who was not re-appointed, and Bill Tieckelmann filling a seat left vacant by Jennifer Matthews.
By now, residents may be aware of a proposed resolution penciled on the Aug. 3 agenda of the Rappahannock County Board of Supervisors (BOS) that aims to “reject local firearm regulatory authority.”
Rappahannock County has been notified by the state government that it will receive an additional $643,000 in the second and final allocation of federal Coronavirus Relief Funds (CARES Act), matching the previous amount earmarked for the county.
“We are so fortunate that during these difficult times amidst polarization and divisiveness plaguing the state and nation as a whole that we live in a community that truly does come together to do what is right, especially for our most vulnerable populations,”
The unprecedented impact on academics and students’ lives has been devastating enough. Now it’s revealed that in the space of only a few months COVID-19 has taken a huge financial toll on Rappahannock County Public Schools.
Stephanie Ridder and Howard “Bill” Tieckelmann are the newest additions to the Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA). On Thursday, July 9, the Rappahannock Circuit Court appointed Ridder and Tieckelmann to replace David Konnick and Jennifer Matthews, respectively.
“It seeks to improve pedestrian safety in Sperryville as well as calm traffic in the village,” explains Sperryville business owner and alliance member Kerry Sutten. “Supervisor Smith has suggested the board consider the resolution at its July 6th board meeting.”
It’s official: at long last, Little Washington is getting its post office back. On Thursday, town officials gathered at the corner of Warren Avenue and Leggett Lane to break ground at the new construction site.
Good news for residents of postal zip code 22747 and surrounding areas of Rappahannock who have patronized the Washington Post Office over the years.
Unedited video of the Planning Commission Work Session (continued meeting from June 17, 2020) - Wednesday, June 24, 2020
Eldon Farms — specifically its Clover Hill estate at 4432 Sperryville Pike in Woodville — will be the venue for this Sunday evening’s “Community Gathering for Peace and Justice” in support of Black Lives Matter.
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Unedited video of the Rappahannock County Planning Commission's 7:00 p.m. public meeting Wednesday June, 17, 2020 at the county courthouse.
Meeting by videoconference for less than 15 minutes Monday night (June 8), the Washington Town Council held a brief virtual public hearing on the town’s fiscal-year 2020-21 budget — reduced overall by about a third from the current, COVID-interrupted year.
Independence Day is around the corner, but every June 14 another patriotic holiday has been marked since 1916: Flag Day. It celebrates the adoption of the first U.S. flag on June 14, 1777 by a resolution of the Second Continental Congress. Arguably the most iconic rendition of Betsy Ross sew…
To receive an absentee ballot by mail for the June 23 Democratic House of Representatives Primary or Republican Senate Primary, be sure to submit your application no later than 5 p.m. June 16 either online https://www.elections.virginia.gov/casting-a-ballot/ or on paper.
‘I’m not willing to take the chance that my vote might lead to a death:’ As they seem to do in all of our lives, concerns about the COVID-19 pandemic dominated discussions in Monday’s regular meeting of the Rappahannock County Board of Supervisors.
A $643,000 infusion of federal monies is lifting the strained Rappahannock County budget to help cover costs related to the COVID-19 crisis.
Visitors passing through Rappahannock County often hear the call of nature, yet COVID-19 has made answering that urge extremely difficult, what with the many closed or partially closed businesses.
2:00 PM Regular Meeting (No Physical Public Access) Electronic Participation By Rappahannock County Board of Supervisors
On Tuesday, replying to a request by the Rappahannock BOS, County Attorney Art Goff issued an opinion memorandum that clarified what constituted “essential business” for the county’s public bodies.