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Washington column for March 23

Washington VFD had a busy evening this past Saturday when 160 hungry people showed up for its ham and oyster dinner fundraiser; and it's wedding gift season, so R. H. Ballard shop has a stack of new Italian handmade bowls…
Washington Column for March 16

The Country Cafe is serving St. Patrick's Day inspired cuisine on Friday; Lenten dinners every Wednesday until Easter at WBC; and the Annual Friends of Scouting Breakfast had a special guest speaker.
Washington column for March 9

RAAC's Soup & Soul series features painter Ruthie Windsor-Mann on March 18; Washington Volunteer Fire and Rescue's All You Can Eat Ham and Oyster Dinner will be held on March 18; and Gay St. Gallery hosts artists next Saturday.
Washington column for March 2

Forbes Media announced that The Inn has earned the Five Star Award, making it the longest running Five Star restaurant in the world; Mountainside PT welcomes nutritionist Kay Beatty; and Historical Society used book sale starts Monday.
Washington column for Feb. 23

Walter Nicklin will be speaking at a Scouts breakfast on March 11; smiling faces at the new CCLC playground; and clergy are distributing ashes at the fountain across from the Inn on Ash Wednesday.
Washington column for Feb. 16

Rappahannock local and Culpeper Police Sergeant, Anthony Berry, was awarded a medal and ribbon for using an defibrillator to restart a citizen's heart. February is also known as "Heart Month," so let’s make blood pressure control our goal.
Washington column for Feb. 9

No groundhog, no problem, town sheep predict six more weeks of winter; Fund established for home-fire victims; And everything you want to know and what to do about Valentine's Day.
Washington column for Feb. 2

The Lions Club has some new members and an update on the 2017 Bland Music Contest, Ballard's shop offers ornate Valentine's Day flower arrangements, and the Thrift Shop has some tempting winter pricing.
Washington column for Jan. 26

The Inn at Little Washington is having a remodeling sale on Saturday, this is a chance to acquire some of their gently used antiques, art work, rugs, household items, books, lamps, fabrics, linens, china and much more.
Washington column for Jan. 19

Powerful moments, along with a former Miss America at MLK celebration at the Little Washington Theatre. The Inn whipped up a surprise birthday cake for their executive steward, Beverly. And Ballard's shop have some exquisite rugs on display.
Washington column for Jan. 12

The Child Care and Learning Center announce a new playground, Washington VFD host a Free Breakfast next Saturday and The Inn at Little Washington welcomes locals to dine and stay over at discounted rates through their Friends and Neighbors program.
Washington column for Jan. 5

It’s a new year and time for those resolutions, like take more walks at sunrise, at sunset, gaze at the stars at night, pick wildflowers, and see more art. Gay Street Gallery announced a new exhibition opening this Saturday.
Washington column for Dec. 22

Washington gets a new president, of the Old Rag Master Naturalists that is. Gail Swift heads the group dedicated to outreach, education and citizen science projects to help conserve and manage natural resources and public land.
Washington column for Dec. 15 

Last Friday morning CCLC celebrated its 40th anniversary; and last Sunday evening, at Washington Town Hall, 80 folks thoroughly enjoyed themselves at the annual Town Christmas party.
Washington column for Dec. 8

Little Washington parade warms winter souls with beautiful, colorfully dressed people, horses, llamas, dogs, the RCHS Marching Band, and floats from Little Washington Wellness & Spa and Thornton’s Gap Regular Baptist Church’s float, “Glory To God.”
Washington column for Dec. 1

’Tis the season for giving thanks and decorations; R. H. Ballard’s shop windows are beautifully adorned with a nature-inspired winter wonderland theme and their tree topper is a flying Snowy Owl. Also, birthday wishes to Doug Baumgardner and Carol Beard.