Crime & Courts

Town beautification gets uglier

Efforts made two years ago to beautify the “town square” of Washington have landed the town, and its chief tourist attraction, in court. A lawsuit filed Friday also alleges that Inn at Little Washington owner and town council member Patrick O’Connell violated conflict-of-interest laws. […]

Editorials

Editorial: Bad news, good works

Reports of disagreement and dispiriting behavior by humans around the world — including right here in Rappahannock — are ever harder to avoid. Which is one reason why those doing good works ought to be recognized — emulated, even. […]

Art

The Rapp for March 26

It’s Fourth (Estate) Friday this week, plus a free Kid Pan Alley concert, “Birdman” April 3, a serious egg decorating workshop, fantastical “Elementree Stories” at Middle Street, a MADD startup and more in The Rapp. […]

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Churches

Clark Hollow Ramblings: Count your blessings

Some things just warm the cockles of your heart and make you smile. And even though Richard Brady is not too sure just what the cockles of the heart are, such a thing happened at last Wednesday night’s community Lenten services at the Washington Baptist Church. […]

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Environment/Conservation

Help for septic system maintenance

For assistance with the maintenance, repair or replacement of septic systems, Virginia and the Culpeper Soil and Water Conservation District offer a grant-based cost-share program for significant portions of Rappahannock, Culpeper and Madison counties. Homeowners […]