Inside this week’s News (Jan. 22)

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What you will find in the Jan. 22 edition:

Single-stream recycling starts soon

If the weather cooperates, Rappahannock County should be offering single-stream recycling — glass, metal, plastic and office paper in one container — by sometime next month.

The county in court

The county government — or, more specifically, attorneys for the school board and supervisors whose fees are paid by government liability insurance policies — has been spending more than the usual amount of time in circuit court these last few past months.

CCLC hires Catlin as new director

The county government — or, more specifically, attorneys for the school board and supervisors whose fees are paid by government liability insurance policies — has been spending more than the usual amount of time in circuit court these last few past months.

The Rapp for Jan. 15

Fourth (Estate) Friday, jazz on Saturday, chocolate on Valentine’s Day, a Benevolent Fund dinner on Jan. 31 and more in The Rapp.

Editorial: Consume or invest? 

Where there’s smoke, there’s not only fire but also concern: Visible smoke from your chimney means your fire isn’t burning as efficiently or cleanly as it could, and air quality — and thus your health — are at stake.

For Weinberg, a standing-room-only show

More than 100 guests gathered in the Washington Town Hall on Sunday evening for a tribute to Wendy Weinberg — a surprise to the former owner of the Theatre at Washington, but no surprise to anyone who’s spent any time in Rappahannock over the last 25 years.

Wild Ideas: Deer down, but the sky is not falling

When fewer deer were spotted this fall, fingers pointed to coyotes, disease and more liberal hunting seasons as decreasing deer populations. But the main factor in why fewer deer were seen may surprise you.

And more . . .

Jed’s Eye View on a new mental-health first aid program in Rappahannock, 150 Years Ago This Week, School and Sports News, the Crossword and more.

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