As we ring in 2016, most of us have made one or two New Year’s resolutions. Lose weight, exercise more, stress less, declutter, get more involved in our local community, Jane Whitfield writes.
Mimi Forbes is a force of nature. The director of the Rappahannock Food Pantry has a welcoming smile so bright and so real that she can create sunshine on a cloudy day for customers and volunteers alike. The Rappahannock News’…
The Rappahannock County Sheriff’s Office continues to investigate the Dec. 15 shooting death in Chester Gap of 25-year-old Brittney Koster of Woodbridge, whose boyfriend remains in custody without bond, charged with involuntary manslaughter and two other gun-related felonies.
This year marks eight years that Dr. Juan-Carlos Caballero and his staff at Warrenton Dermatology and Skin Therapy Center have provided skin care services to adults and children whether your need is medical, aesthetic or perhaps both.
The good folks involved with Foothills Forum got an early Christmas present this week from none other than the Internal Revenue Service. In a letter dated Dec. 17, the IRS let us know they’ve determined Foothills Forum qualifies once again…
Rappahannock News' editor, Roger Piantadosi, is stepping down after five years; publisher Dennis Brack will add "editor" to his title; and a familiar face to many, Alex Sharp VIII, is returning as reporter and chief news gatherer.
This week's headlines: Citizen of the Year: Mimi Forbes • Fatal shooting investigation, reaction continues • News about the News • The Rapp: Cookies and gratitude; songwriting and understanding • Washington man arrested in Fauquier break-ins • Wild Ideas: Good reads for long winter nights…
I felt compelled to write and reason with C. Price regarding her latest anti-technology diatribe, ("Radiating Rappahannock," Dec. 17) but I realize I can’t reason someone out of something they weren’t reasoned into. I will, however, make four comments:
Rappahannock County needs a front-page article on gun laws, gun ownership and necessary and plentiful handgun training classes.
There is a lot of conversation currently about adding cell phone towers to improve the performance on phones in the county. I'm writing to suggest another approach.
We learned about the rapid progress of the people who founded Rapp at Home and were surprised to hear that Rappahannock will be the most rural of the more than 200 “senior villages” now being established around the U.S. Another…
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Although this winter is forecast to be mild, a good pile of nature books to read can help with the season’s long nights. See what’s on Pam Owen’s winter reading list in this week’s Wild Ideas column.
More than 50 people of all ages made short work last Thursday night organizing and then boxing up donated food that was delivered two days later to almost 40 needy Amissville-area families.
Rappahannock News' editor Roger Piantadosi says goodbye, and claims he is stepping down after five years to have the seats of most of his pants repaired — but will continue to contribute to the paper in other ways.
There is always a little something we can do to help others, even though our abilities are diminishing as time goes on.