Attention nonprofits!

After two fruitful rounds of Community Assistance Grants in 2017, the NPCF is preparing to launch a single grant cycle in 2018. Thanks to PATH Foundation creating these grants, $250,000 will be awarded to nonprofits with emergent community needs to support a broad range of causes. […]


Christmas in Little Washington ‘best’ ever

Last Sunday’s “Christmas in Little Washington” celebration — from its myriad markets to colorful parade with fresh fallen snow as a backdrop — was a tremendous success, according to organizers. “Near perfect,” Washington Mayor John Fox Sullivan told the Rappahannock News. “I think the best parade we’ve ever had.” […]

Letters to the Editor

Turning away from hate

So, in a strange way, the KKK has done me “a favor” — and not a favor that they ever intended when they dropped that flyer at my Church door. Their hateful screed has made me more determined than ever to turn away from hate in my heart — in my parish — in my county and in my country. […]

Letters to the Editor

Still counting on Aline

What a pleasure it was to celebrate Aline Johnson on Tuesday, December 5. I have known Aline for many years and join our community in thanking her for her service as the Piedmont School Board member for the Rappahannock County Public Schools. […]

Letters to the Editor

Apples and oranges

In regards to Mr. Lesinski’s other comments, I will NOT apologize for pointing out inconvenient facts or asking challenging questions. I will NOT be intimidated by name calling. My motivation is to insure our precious tax dollars are spent wisely in order to preserve our rare and beautiful Rappahannock County. […]


Elf in training

Fifteen-month-old Lila Fotenos of Brandy Station got into the holiday spirit — and salted pretzels — while attending a festive reception with her parents at the Old Bank building in Washington on Sunday, coinciding with the annual Christmas in Little Washington celebration. […]