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What you will find in the July 30 Rappahannock News:
Public comment sought for comp plan revision(s)
Both of Rappahannock County’s jurisdictions — the county itself and the town of Washington — will be reviewing and likely revising their comprehensive plans this fall. Your input is wanted.
Fauquier Health grants $124,000 to local groups
The Fauquier Health Foundation announced this week grants to five area organizations totaling $124,000, including a sizeable grant to the Rappahannock County-based Foothills Forum.
Broadband initiative, finance panel on Monday’s agenda
Among the items on the Rappahannock County Board of Supervisors’ agenda for its monthly meeting at 2 p.m. next Monday (Aug. 3) are a discussion of a possible next step in the county’s quest for broadband internet coverage, and the creation of a finance committee to assess the county’s annual budget starting next year.
“Transformative” and “rigorous” are words that swirl around the Summer Jazz Academy, Jazz at Lincoln Center’s educational partnership with the Castleton Festival, which offers two final-weekend performances by the JLC Orchestra.
An apology for pyrotechnical difficulties
County Administrator John McCarthy apologized this week in an email to Washington town officials and others for not taking a closer look at the permit application for a private July 18 fireworks display on Inn at Little Washington property..
PEC’s annual photo contest is on, Sperryville’s tapas restaurant is apparently off, Middle Street Gallery’s members show their stuff, a full-moon hike to Hawksbill this Friday and more in The Rapp.
What do you do when you find a baby eastern phoebe that has fallen out of a nest ravaged by a rainstorm? Or you find a Carolina wren has nested in an open compartment of a car you keep in a shed? Or you find a red-bellied woodpecker on the road that can’t fly?
Plus . . .
Plus: School and Sports News (including fall sports tryouts and practice details), the Washington column, the Crossword and more.
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