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…
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.
School and sports news for March 26

The latest from Rapp athletics, plus a Medieval Faire at WCDS, a strong showing by Rapp middle-schoolers at the regional science fair and more in this week's School and Sports News.
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.
Full stop

Traffic stopped, for about a half hour in both directions, along U.S. 522 between Massies Corner and Flint Hill on Monday.
Letter: What are the town’s priorities? 

When will common sense prevail? I am writing this letter because I am simply out of options and tired of the Town of Washington’s inability to make respectable, rational decisions. Several years ago, I returned home on Piedmont Avenue to…

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…