In recognition of how deeply Emily touched our hearts, it makes me wonder how much more grief do we need to experience in our families, in our communities, and in our world to stop gun violence.
Because the various county officials were going to declare my property to been entirely within Fauquier county I raised a stink about it .
The board has been holding its routine monthly meeting on a weekday for decades. Four decades, at least, I haven’t checked the records, but this alleged “arrogant disregard” likely started well before that.
The employees, supervisors, and members of other governmental bodies in our county deserve our support and gratitude, not the wave of hostile criticism that seems to be engulfing the county.
What I want Mr. Goff is a healthy community, land values that are increasing and taxation that remains relatively low compared to neighboring counties. Let’s drop the “them against us” mentality … you are not the victim of the taxpayers.
I just finished a quick run-through of the April 6th issue of the Rappahannock News, and I was impressed (once again) — it was all worth the read, and, as a result, I'm a better informed citizen.
All things considered, the supervisors have done a decent job. This is especially true when one looks at the big picture. The need for diligence is, however, never ending.
They need our help. I think it is the right time for all those who support the way things are progressing in the county — toward better government, better financial controls and increased adoption of better practices — to show…
The coal industry does not represent a reliable source of jobs for the future. You may as well be trying to restore buggy makers to their place in the economy.
Mr. Garrett was a big draw; 860 people had applied for the lottery. The room was filled to capacity at 230. From inside, we could hear the shouts of dozens of protesters outside the doors.
I am amazed at how someone, in an effort to promote his own agenda, would take an effort by a dedicated county employee to provide our volunteer fire and rescue departments with a needed piece of equipment.
A resounding thank you to the Rappahannock Lions Club for bringing their Pediavision and hearing screening to the Child Care and Learning Center last Thursday, March 23rd.
Following last week’s First Thursday Education Support Group profile, we especially acknowledge the work of Vinnie Lainson in creating an educational foundation that pre-dated Headwaters and First Thursday.
UUBRidge has recently been certified as a “Welcoming Congregation” by the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA). In the 1980s and ’90s, the word “welcoming” became a code word for lesbian, gay and bisexual people.
I am extremely disappointed in [John Kiser’s] reaction to my letter.
We are doing many things right and must be careful about changes, but I believe our Comprehensive Plan will be improved if it allows landowners to use the open space land use deferment as a fourth option.