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A new mayor

By the time its long-awaited $4 million wastewater treatment plant and sewer system is operating for a good three or four months this summer, the town of Washington will apparently have something else new to […]

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Aches and propane

Every winter, it seems, Rappnet email forum participants revisit the same well-worn topic: complaints about the propane supplier Amerigas. Melissa Harris, who lives near Sperryville, kicked off this year’s round in early January, complaining the […]

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School/Education News

Freshman wrestler has a future

“Weighing in at 103 pounds, standing 5 feet 3 inches tall, welcome to the mat — the Crushin’ . . . Russian!” Sergei “CJ” Sidrow may have astounded his Rappahannock County High School community this […]

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Down Memory Lane

Down Memory Lane

50 years ago February 25, 1960 Miss Alice Wood, daughter of Mrs. Downing Wood of Washington, Va., was the lucky person given the clock radio by the seniors of Rappahannock County High School at the […]

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Editorials

Editorial: To the rescue

Deadlines, like the hangman’s noose, concentrate the mind. For the Rappahannock News, Tuesday and Wednesday are the deadline days for any and all stories if they are to be printed in that Thursday’s edition of […]

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Out of the Attic

Out of the Attic

The Rappahannock High School graduating class of 1948, photographed at the old school in Washington, are (back row, from left) Pete Dennis, Arley Estes, Floyd Hitt, Mrs. Burford (teacher),Ed Lawrence, Frank Zinn, William Printz and […]

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School/Education News

This week in Owl athletics

Varsity Girls Basketball The Owls dropped a tough Cavalier Athletic Conference game at Shenandoah Valley Academy on Feb. 16. The Owls struggled to score, and the Stars cruised to an easy 67-11 victory. Our record […]

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RAWL Dogs

RAWL Dogs: Arrow

Hey, I got it back! Yes, I’ve regained all the weight that I had lost, and am in perfect trim once again. Thanks so much for being concerned; it is nice to know that you […]