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Popular congressman — so to speak

This week, rather than wondering how many constituents might show up at his upcoming town hall, the congressman is releasing a “ticketing and attendance plan” — namely a lottery — for the March 31 event in Charlottesville.
The Rapp for March 23

The News hosts its monthly Fourth Estate Friday discussion at Sperryville Trading Cafe & Market Friday morning, Kid Pan Alley is featured in Julie Andrew's new Netflix series and more in this week's The Rapp.
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.
‘Stand up’ and align with gravity

One would assume that a best-kept secret to a long and healthy life would be somewhat technical — given it was revealed by NASA’s former director of life sciences to a Rappahannock County audience last Friday. Think again. And don’t…
Former deputy pleads not guilty

Former Rappahannock County Sheriff’s Deputy Ryan Matthew McCormack of Amissville has issued a plea of not guilty surrounding the alleged felony sexual assault of a child younger than 13.
Huntly family gets Habitat home

Funding for the Haley’s home is nearly complete at 86 percent due to the generosity and support of the Rappahannock community. Donations can be made through the Fauquier Habitat website.
Big interest in broadband

Sandie Terry and Jean Plymale of Virginia’s Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) made a presentation on rural broadband to the Broadband Committee and some 50 interested citizens at the Washington Fire Hall.
The Land, a Plan, a Future.

Part one of a Rappahannock News – Foothills Forum Special Report: As the county prepares to adopt minor changes to its Comprehensive Plan, major challenges remain to the delicate balance that keeps Rappahannock unique.