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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.
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.
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.
Meet Will King

Will King dropped by the Rappahannock News this past week to explain why he wants to be the next delegate representing Virginia’s House District 18.