Letters to the Editor

Letter: Caring about the environment

In the April 8 edition of the Rappahannock News, Robert Alcott of Washington wrote a most appropriate letter to the editor [“What happened to pride?“] regarding the trash along Rappahannock roads. Kudos are in order […]

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Letter: Thank you all!

We want to thank Mike Cannon, manager of the Rappahannock Co-op, and Cucie Baldwin, owner of 211Quicke Mart, for letting us sell raffle tickets to support the Miss Rappahannock Pageant – and especially all the […]

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Letter: Good job, Scrabble volunteers

On Saturday, friends of Scrabble School volunteered their time and talent to complete the pathway around the perimeter at the school property: Adam Kerr (Rappahannock Landscapes) with his tractor, Marc Malik of Sperryville (retired Shenandoah […]

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Letter: Gods and generalizations

It would be fortunate if Ron Maxwell used the same level of accuracy and attention to detail that he attempts as a filmmaker in characterizing the mission and motivations of the nonprofit organizations which I […]

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Letter: What happened to pride?

The recent letter from Nick Riedel [Letters to the Editor, March 18] was both inspiring and incredibly sad. The fact that a 13-year-old should have to write to your publication to remind his elders not […]

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Letter: Affordable housing?

In your last edition, Chris Moyles [“Spirited Debate,” March 25] makes an assertion that a home in Rappahannock priced at $139,000 is beyond the reach of workers earning less than $14 an hour. He then […]

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Letter: A clarification

I fear that my remarks in response to a question from your reporter concerning the Ameresco performance contracting proposal of last year may have conveyed the impression that a decision had been made regarding the […]

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Letter: Dawn of the dumb

Having again reset countless old-time clocks and reprogrammed VCRs, display phones and wristwatches, I was delighted not having to change the photo cell that turns on the barn light at dusk. What idiocy! Daylight cannot […]

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Letter: Easements can protect farms

In last week’s Rappahannock News, Mike Massie suggested conservation easements could bring an end to farming and hunting in Rappahannock [March 4, What’s conserved, and what’s not guaranteed, by easements]. The article raised some interesting […]