Rappahannock Rapidan Community Services Board and Area Agency on Aging transportation services will not operate this Friday in observance of a staff In-Service. On Wednesday, March 17, the Rappahannock County Planning Commission meeting has been canceled. The Town of Washington…

Rappahannock residents are healthier than the statewide average, according to a new study called County Health Rankings, published by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation in collaboration with the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute. Among Virginia’s 132 counties and cities…

Artistic Directors Lorin Maazel and Dietlinde Turban-Maazel announced last week that the second Castleton Festival will include a new production of Puccini’s “Il Trittico” that Maestro Maazel will conduct, his first performances of staged Puccini in the U.S. The festival…

The Hazel River has been identified as one of about 30 streams in Virginia that are “exceptionally healthy.” As reported in Virginia Wildlife, the Hazel is considered “ecologically and biologically robust.” Said Greg Garman, director of the Center for Environmental…

Virginia Tech named the following students to the dean’s list for the fall 2009 semester: Kyle D. Dingus, Amissville, a sophomore majoring in forestry; Joshua M. Galvin, Amissville, a sophomore majoring in electrical engineering; Jaclyn E. Dixon of Castleton, a…

There you have it: I go by either name, Daisy or Callie. The point is I am one year old, a German Shepherd mix, about 55 pounds. There is no dog, repeat no dog, you can find who is better…

Varsity Baseball March 18 7 p.m.,- E. Hardy HS March 19 7 p.m., Fredericksburg Christian School March 24 5 p.m., Highland Varsity Soccer Girls March 12 6 p.m., Eastern View March 18 5:45 p.m., WCDS March 24 5 p.m., Highland…

All-Delaney Athletic Conference Athletes Boys Basketball All-DAC Division 2: Andrew Smith, First Team and Co-Most Valuable Player; Brian Shafran, First Team Girls Basketball All-DAC Division 2: Isabelle Eastham, First Team; Sarah Wells, First Team Swimming: Madison Mulvey, 100 Yard Breaststroke…

Cub Scouts from Rappahannock Pack 123 gathered Feb. 21 at the Washington Volunteer Fire Hall for their annual Pinewood Derby. Nearly 40 youngsters, ages 6 to 10, raced their homemade cars for fun and glory. First-, second-, and third-place winners…

My name is Squirt, but I would be much obliged if you’d come up with a new, more appropriate name for such a lovable charming lady. Lost and starving, rescued by my current foster parents, I so love it there…

On Thursday, March 4, the Rappahannock County Water and Sewer Authority meets at 7:30 p.m. at the Rappahannock County courthouse on Gay Street. On Monday, March 8, the Town of Washington’s Town Council will hold its regularly scheduled Town Council…

Requirements for producers interested in signing up for seasonal high tunnels (hoop houses) have been changed to allow more applicants to qualify for USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service help. With the change announced last week, applicants are no longer required…

Every winter, it seems, Rappnet email forum participants revisit the same well-worn topic: complaints about the propane supplier Amerigas. Melissa Harris, who lives near Sperryville, kicked off this year’s round in early January, complaining the company charged her for igniting…

Police reported two driving under the influence (DUI) arrests made over the last two weeks in Rappahannock County, including one that also involved concealed weapons and another that also involved possession of marijuana. James Tolbert Effler Jr., 43, of Culpeper,…