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The Rapp for Oct. 27

It's a Fourth (Estate) Friday, a Friday that ends with a Fairy Tale Walk, plus a Starry Skies Fest and Pen Druid's "End of Oktoberfest" on Saturday, and Middle Street's "New Beginning."
Securing the vote

Rappahannock County Board of Elections members spent most of their day Monday programming, testing, resetting to zero and then securing — with data-storage seals that won’t be broken until the morning of Nov. 8.
School & sports news for Oct. 27

As RCPS' fall regular seasons wind down, Senior Nights and Homecoming activities dominate the sports news this week, with postseason tournaments coming up soon; Panthers varsity football dominate Homecoming game.
Down Memory Lane for Oct. 27

Oct. 25, When Evelyn Willis returned to her family home of Mt. Prospect at the edge of Washington after many years away, she liked the changes she found.
Rage on!

The Rappahannock Rage 14-U travel softball team brought home the championship in their division of the USSSA Breast Cancer Awareness Tournament in Reston recently.
Courthouse Row for Oct. 27

Home/land transfers The following home and land transfers were recorded at the Rappahannock County Circuit Court Clerk’s office Oct. 14-21:
Fire and rescue calls for Oct. 27

Monday, Oct. 17 9:15 p.m. — Lee Highway, Washington, motor vehicle accident, company 3 10:27 p.m. — Lee Highway, Washington, motor vehicle accident, companies 1, 2 and 3
Meetings and notices for Oct. 27

Foothills Forum Board meets 10 a.m. today (Thursday, Oct. 27) at the 4-H Conference Room, 2nd Floor, Tula's Building in Washington. Open to the public. For more information, call 540-675-1207.
Boston column for Oct. 27

As many of you know via Anita L. Sherman’s article in last week’s paper, the Culpeper County Planning Commission approved the application of the CWS cell tower. However, there is still time to have your voice heard.
Supervisors seek feedback; get it

More than 50 citizens attended Monday night’s Hampton district “outreach” session, hosted at the Washington fire hall by the RCBS. For more than 90 minutes, the supervisors were alternately questioned, criticized and encouraged.
Returning artists gear up for tour

Beautiful Rappahannock County has drawn a great number of highly talented and widely recognized artists to its vibrant and diverse community for decades. The extraordinary result is reflected in this year’s 12th annual Studio and Gallery Tour.