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Chester Gap Column

Chester Gap: Going strong at 50

The Chester Gap Fire & Rescue Department celebrated its 50th anniversary this past Saturday evening. The department had been working very hard for several months to ensure that it would be a special night, and […]

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Sperryville Column

Sperryville RCES’s watershed experience

Lucky sixth-grade students at RCES, thanks to the Culpeper Soil & Water Conservation District and its partners, on Wednesday experienced along the Thornton River the final phase of what has been a four-week classroom experience […]

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Washington Column

Washington: Steeple work

The RAAC Community Theatre, or at least the steeple of the former church, is getting a facelift this week by Shane Davis and Silas Lilly from Roofworks, a Spotsylvania, Va. contractor. The company, which specializes […]

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RappCats

RappCats: Holly and Heming

Holly and Heming are the gentlest and friendliest tuxedo cats imaginable, and full of life. They love to play together and to give and crave attention. Holly (about 8 months old) is particularly inquisitive and […]

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RAWL Dogs

RAWL Dogs: Hannah

When the Beagle and the Basset Hound elope what you get is a litter of loyal, friendly, four-legged creatures like me who are just like those hot rods in Southern California: way low to the […]

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Art

Roads wet; eyes smiling

Special to the Rappahannock News Last weekend’s heavy downpour washed out plans for the Lions Club’s St. Patrick’s Day parade in Sperryville Saturday, but it put no damper on the indoor fun at the traditional […]

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RappCats

RappCats: Riley

Meet Riley, who is a very friendly, gentle, inquisitive and playful adolescent female. Riley is about eight months old and has been recently spayed and is current on all her vaccinations. She gets along with […]

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Boston Column

Boston: Kindergarten registration

Families in our area with children attending Culpeper County Schools; are reminded that Kindergarten registration begins in April. With six schools in the county with Kindergarten classes, parents can obtain information as to which school […]

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Washington Column

Washington: Ice House turns one, warmly

Last Sunday, Linda Lawler Portrait Studio at the Ice House Gallery celebrated its first anniversary. The gallery officially opened on Valentines Day 2009, but this February’s blizzards forced Lawler to delay the celebration. The gallery […]

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Art

Middle Street celebrates regional artists

Rappahannock County native Jacob Stilley won first place Saturday in a regional art competition at The Middle Street Gallery in Washington. The gallery’s Regional Showcase, drawing from Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland and the District, featured […]