This week’s Rappahannock News (Nov. 15)

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Caregiver is alleged embezzler

The Sperryville woman hired last year to care for the ailing former mayor of Washington was indicted yesterday on 10 counts of felony embezzlement.

RCHS freshman runner takes 3rd place at states

Last Saturday (Nov. 10) turned out to be an especially lovely day for Rappahannock County High School’s Julia Wood, who finished third among 129 young women in the VHSL state cross country championships and earned a bronze medal.

Town hears case for affordable apartments

The Washington Town Council Monday night (Nov. 12) postponed any action on a proposal to repurpose the Old Washington School as affordable housing pending a market study by People, Inc.

Castleton 2013: Puccini, ‘Otello,’ ‘Voix’ double bill

The 2013 season of the Castleton Festival next July 6-23 will present three new productions: Puccini’s “The Girl of the Golden West,” conducted by Maestro Maazel, which will open the festival on July 6; and a new, unique “La Voix Humaine” (“The Human Voice”) double bill premiering July 13 – which will pair, for the first time, the Poulenc opera and the Cocteau play “La Voix Humaine.”

Green’s not just concept for this Garden Club

Does the term “garden club” bring to mind ladies with hats and gloves sipping tea? Well, if you are talking about the Garden Club in Rappahannock County, you would be totally wrong.

The Rapp column for Nov. 15

Trinity Episcopal’s old-fashioned sing-along, the return of Kid Pan Alley, RAAC’s production of “Peter Pan,” a USDA grant for Farm to Table, the county’s official voting numbers and some of the activities available this weekend at Gray Ghost and Narmada wineries in this week’s Rapp.

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