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4 Diamonds, 4 Sale

The venerable and four-diamond awarded Middleton Inn is up for sale; July 8 in the grand opening of the Firehouse Treasures Thrift Shop; and butterfly identification training this Saturday at the Washington Fire Hall. […]

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Cause to give thanks

On Child Care Learning Center’s ‘Parent Work Day,’ folks came out to help build a chicken pen for their three newly adopted hens; and local shops feature a wide array of lovely gifts for Mother’s Day. […]

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Washington column for May 4

Hundreds flocked to town for its first Historic Garden Week tour, featuring beautiful homes and gardens, plein air paintings, some fresh from that day, and a special market by The Inn and other vendors behind the post office. […]

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Washington column for April 20

Washington Baptist Church is having their Grandma’s Attic yard sale April 22, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the church; The Inn’s “Norman House” is undergoing a transformation; and some Easter memories. […]

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Washington column for April 13

The Benevolent Fund, Social Services and others will host a celebration of Sharon Pyne’s contribution to the community on April 19, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m, at Trinity Episcopal Church; and Ballard’s spring sale feature tablecloths fitting for Easter. […]

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Washington column for April 6

Everyone wants our town to be beautiful for the tourists. If you were a tourist coming to visit, wonder what your first expression would be to see the old motel? Swing by and take a look at the motel. […]

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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 from a recent large shipment. […]

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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. […]

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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. […]

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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. […]

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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. […]