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What you will find in the Nov. 7 edition:
As in the last presidential election, Virginia went blue — though by a narrower margin — and Rappahannock County itself, by a larger margin, stayed red.
The Rappahannock County Board of Supervisors spent most of Monday’s meeting (Nov. 4) talking trash, as they discussed amendments to the county’s trash ordinance and considered possible outcomes for the former Lombardy restaurant near Amissville.
The leaves are falling, the days are shorter, and it’s getting colder — an annual process that affects behavior in plants, bugs, animals and people.
The hills and by-ways were alive with art lovers last weekend, as the Rappahannock Association for the Arts and the Community held its ninth annual Artists of Rappahannock Open Studio & Gallery Tour.
What words do you use to describe the best purchases you can make? Do the words “local,” “fresh,” “organic” and “natural” come to mind? If so, would “not overpriced” and “not made by exploited workers” be on your list? Here’s a story that uses all those words and more.
A shuffle on Main Street in Washington (including a new home for the Rappahannock News), CCLC’s 18th annual auction is days away, RAWL’s calendars are now available, ‘tis the season for Angel and Cherub trees, Middle Street Gallery turns 30, Fauquier Health Foundations gets a new president and CEO, and more in this week’s Rapp column.
Rappahannock County is not alone when it comes to litterbugs. It turns out, according to recent news reports, that rural areas of even notoriously tidy Switzerland are awash in roadside litter. But unlike some Rappahannockers, the Swiss do not blame others; instead they advocate taking personal responsibility for the problem.
As leaves turn brown and fall off the trees, Pam Owen has been appreciating the persistent, sassy attitude of our native sassafras, whose golden, deep-orange, red or purple leaves still brighten up the landscape.
Attention at the beginning of November, 1863, turned from the mid-summer fronts on the Mississippi River and in Virginia and Pennsylvania to Tennessee, and specifically Chattanooga.
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