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What you will find in the June 5 edition:
Facing a full agenda and a not-so-full courthouse, the Rappahannock County Board of Supervisors met Monday (June 2) for about two hours in the afternoon and less than an hour in the evening, during which the board passed its $21.99 million budget, among other matters.
The Rappahannock County Water & Sewer Authority plans a public hearing at 7 p.m. next Thursday (June 12) at the county courthouse on its proposed increase to wastewater system rates for residential and business customers in the village of Sperryville.
John Henry offers an inaugural play in his stone amphitheater, the Inn opens its campus for a tour, Jeanne Drevas returns to Haley Fine Art, SNP teaches hikers to go “Beyond the Trailhead” and the Public House hosts a wine and craft beer tasting festival in this week’s Rapp column.
Beer is still being poured at the Griffin Tavern, but owner Debbie Donehey is tapped out when it comes to patience with her Chantilly-based supplier, Premium Distributors.
Fauquier Circuit Judge Jeffrey W. Parker ordered the Commonwealth’s Attorney’s office provide a doctor to mentally evaluate a woman accused of shooting her husband to death in 2011.
Climatology is the work of the devil. So said Galileo’s inquisitors 400 years ago. Perhaps not the historical truth, but it is the “emotional truth.” How far we’ve come today — or have we?
Pam Owen saw her first fireflies of the year on Memorial Day weekend, and they were hardly alone. Their nightly displays are just one of the many harbingers of the upcoming summer season.
Another race was on between the Union Army of the Potomac and the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia after the two days of fighting at the North Anna River north of Richmond. Staying ahead of Lt. Gen. Ulysses Grant’s troops, Gen. Robert E. Lee’s army was protecting the capital at Richmond.
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