Meetings and Notices

Meetings and notices for Oct. 19

Foothills Forum Board meets on Thursday, Oct. 26, from 10 a.m to 11 a.m. at the 4-H Conference Room, 2nd Floor, Tula’s Building in Washington. We’ll be joined by RCPS Superintendent, Shannon Grimsley. The meeting is open to the public, for more 540-675-1207. […]

Down Memory Lane

Down Memory Lane for Oct. 19

Feb. 14, 1980: In response to threats of legal action made six months ago by the state Department of Housing and Community Development, the supervisors finally took steps at last Thursday’s board meeting to provide a building inspector as required by state law. […]


Inspector Cornell

Richard Cornell, Rappahannock County’s new building inspector, had his first day on the job Tuesday. He was a building inspector in Warren County, and had spent the previous 10 years in Prince William County in the public school system’s maintenance division. […]


Pamper Me Pink in Culpeper

Novant Health UVA Health System Culpeper Medical Center will co-host its 12th annual Pamper Me Pink event with Pepperberries on Tuesday, Oct. 24. Created by Sharon Welch Clark, owner of Pepperberries, after she saw a need in the community to heighten awareness and raise money for breast cancer, while also enjoying some pampering. […]


To the firehouse

It’s tradition that the kindergarten class of RCES make an annual field trip to Washington VFD. Apart from hands-on demonstrations, each of the children, including those seen here were delighted to try on the firefighters’ weighty fireproof jackets. […]

Washington Column

Washington column for Oct. 12

A dream team of chefs, Patrick O’Connell of The Inn, Pineapple and Pearl’s Aaron Silverman, and Minibar’s José Andrés create a once-in-a-lifetime dining experience at the Oct. 17 Michelin Guide’s 2018 ratings for Washington DC-area restaurants. Proceeds to benefit Puerto Rico disaster relief. […]


PSAT success

Wakefield Country Day School’s College Advisor Marsha Dowell presents seniors Bernie Cieplak of Culpeper and Douglas Griffin of Broad Run letters of commendation from the National Merit Scholarship Program for their outstanding performance as juniors on the PSAT […]