Art

All work and all clay: Kat Habib

Most artists are struggling artists, one way or the other, but Kat Habib struggles mostly to find the time to be an artist. When she’s actually practicing art, hey — no problem. The Sperryville potter and florist is 33 and one of Rappahannock County’s younger practicing artists. […]

Music

Bach to blues to . . . Bill Harris 

The fifth video in the Artists of Rappahannock series is different from the rest — for one, it’s a profile of a musician rather than visual artist: renowned jazz pianist Bill Harris, who shares a historic home in Flint Hill with his wife, Stella Liong, Rappahannock’s only resident dentist. […]

Art

The impressionist: Nedra Smith

After a 20-year career as an art director in the D.C. area, Rappahannock County artist Nedra Smith returned some 13 years ago to her first loves — plein air and studio painting, as well as the Virginia Piedmont where she spent many years as a child. […]

Politics/Government

Council sets budget, comp plan dates

There are three comprehensive plan-specific meetings at which public input would be most welcome: the regular monthly meeting on March 27; on April 8 at town hall; and an April 17 joint work session with the town council. […]

Business

Council signs up Kuhn, signs off on permit

The Washington Town Council elected council member Mary Ann Kuhn as the town’s new vice mayor at Monday night’s (Jan. 9) regular monthly session, during which it also heard an update on the Inn at Little Washington’s Middle Street stub parking lot, landscape and post office renovations. […]

Photos

Open on Mondays

Flatwood Refuse and Recycling Center’s new hours of operation start next Monday (Jan. 9) with one significant (and much-requested) change: The center is now open Mondays. […]

Politics/Government

Town council briefly bites, shakes hand

The Washington Town Council’s monthly meeting was short and sparsely populated, on both sides of the head table, and still failed to provide a dull moment. Tourist rentals deregulation and the farmers market’s identity being the hot topics. […]