A welcome, and a thank you

The Rappahannock News has a new editor, esteemed longtime journalist (and more recent restauranteur) John McCaslin, who succeeds Roger Piantadosi who, after trying once before, is retiring from the “weekly miracle.”
Panther wrestlers slash competition

Team wins conference by 75 points, seven wrestlers take first The varsity wrestling team dominated the Rappahannock River 1A Conference Championship this weekend. The guys traveled to Lancaster County Saturday (Feb. 6) and competed for the team prize, and to…
Inside this week’s News (Feb. 11)

This week's headlines: Wakeup call: The volunteer system is aging; Panther wrestlers slash competition; Budget hearing next Thursday, school calendar set; The Rapp: Honors (and diamonds) for Rappahannock inns; 979 acres in county added to conservation easements; Of stones and…
Castleton Festival goes on ‘hiatus’

The Castleton Festival, created by the late Maestro Lorin Maazel, announced Wednesday (Jan. 20) a “temporary hiatus” of its summer 2016 season, citing the need to “build a solid financial foundation for the Festival for continued growth in future years.”
Inside this week’s News (Jan. 14)

This week's headlines: Supervisors return EMS money; State adds fifth Rapp site to Landmarks Register; Two arraigned for racing on 211; The Rapp: A new year for Second Friday, openings on Gay St. and at Middle St.; Wild Ideas: Ah,…
The Rapp for Jan. 14

This weekend in Rappahannock, it's time for the annual Christmas tree bonfire, the premier of John Hallberg's new film, "Attack of the Flying Beagles," and jazz percussion master Chuck Redd at The Theatre at Washington.
Inside this week’s News (Jan. 7)

This week's headlines: Supervisors return EMS money; State adds fifth Rapp site to Landmarks Register; Two arraigned for racing on 211; The Rapp: A new year for Second Friday, openings on Gay St. and at Middle St.; Wild Ideas: Ah,…
The Rapp for Jan. 7

  At the library, a new year for Second Friday Rappahannock’s own Bill Dietel will speak at the Second Friday at the Library series, Friday, Jan. 8, at 8 p.m. Dietel is a leading philanthropist and an accomplished storyteller. His…
News about the News

Rappahannock News' editor, Roger Piantadosi, is stepping down after five years; publisher Dennis Brack will add "editor" to his title; and a familiar face to many, Alex Sharp VIII, is returning as reporter and chief news gatherer.
Letter: Less ‘data,’ more technology

I felt compelled to write and reason with C. Price regarding her latest anti-technology diatribe, ("Radiating Rappahannock," Dec. 17) but I realize I can’t reason someone out of something they weren’t reasoned into. I will, however, make four comments: