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Coffee and conversation

There was spirited discussion of key local issues — and how they are reported by the Rappahannock News — at last week’s Fourth Estate Friday at the Country Cafe.
Taylor tourist home approved

The Rappahannock County Board of Zoning Appeals approved an application for a special use permit to allow Charlotte Taylor to operate her residence on On the Edge Lane in Washington as a tourist home.
The Town of Washington looks to the future

The Town of Washington’s Planning Commission this week released a rough draft of a reconstructed comprehensive plan, setting forth what the historic county seat should look like in next 20 to 50 years.
Trust but verify

Unfortunately, we are now witnessing a surprising and disheartening lack of trust by a vocal minority in our community and between some elected and appointed officials in our local government.
Rough landing

A two-vehicle accident involving a motorcycle occurred around 2:30 Sunday afternoon at the intersection of Highways 211 and 522 in Sperryville. The rider on the Harley-Davidson was medevaced by helicopter, which touched down at the Sperryville Volunteer Fire Department.
Rappahannock planner dares to confront the future

In a wide-ranging Q&A with the Rappahannock News, Henry shared his thoughts on current and future land use and zoning realating to an updated comprehensive plan, increasing revenue, agriculture renewal, tourism and more.
A real crowd turns out for fake news

Just as (real) news was breaking in Big Washington last Friday evening that ultimately led to the National Security Adviser's resignation days later, Cockburn spoke before a packed house at the Little Washington Theatre.