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What you will find in the Dec. 11 edition:
Negotiations between the U.S. Postal Service and The Inn at Little Washington are reported to be focused on keeping the post office in the same building at Main and Middle streets that the Inn has leased to the postal facility for more than 25 years.
Rappahannock County Public Schools got an excellent turnout for football Tuesday night — which delayed an excellent turnout for (or actually, against) cell towers on school property.
A whole bunch of photos of the big event on Sunday, plus the parade committee chair’s recap. (Even more online.)
In the final step of the special-exception permit sought by the Carney brothers to build and open a brewery and brewpub in Sperryville’s River District by next spring, the Rappahannock County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to approve the plan.
The tranquility of Rappahannock County in winter invites reflection and reading. Some recommendations from the Rappahannock Philosophical Society.
Holiday concerts, local arts grants, a Constitutional advocate at Gray Ghost, a run/walk fundraiser for the “Shop with a Deputy” program, holiday-related art workshops and more in this week’s The Rapp.
Barney and Mary O’Meara donated a 25-foot Norway spruce from their Slate Mills farm that became the centerpiece of the Capitol’s annual “Grand Illumination” ceremony last Friday in Richmond. A photo of the Rappahannock-grown Capitol Christmas tree.
It was a career highlight for Rappahannock County resident Ben Goddard when he was awarded the prestigious Democracy Medal by the International Association of Political Consultants last month.
Just how smart are we as a species? Pam Owen explores some of the amazing things other species can do in this week’s Wild Ideas column.
Winter did not impede military operations in December 1864, while, in Washington, Congress was about to consider the thorny issues of reconstruction and abolishing slavery.
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