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Letter: Got funding; got personal

The recent exchange between Ron Maxwell and Christopher Moyles caught my eye for a couple of reasons. First, in my view, Mr. Maxwell’s analysis of the impact of illegal alien labor on wages is sound, and so is his view…

On behalf of the Flint Hill Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department, we would like to thank all of the businesses who donated food items for our fried chicken dinner. Also a big thank you to Gayle Phillips Turner for frying…

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 people who gave generous donations.…

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 National Park landscape engineer), master…

I’m writing to take issue with statements made by Amy Hitt in her letter [“Run, don’t walk, back to Bull Run,” March 18] published in the Rappahannock News. Ms. Hitt believes that Rappahannock County High School (RCHS) should rejoin the…

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 am honored to lead [Letters,…

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 to litter, to pick up…

Another year and it’s time again to debate another budget. Are we in for more tax increases? If you are a concerned Rappahannock citizen and taxpayer, please join us on at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 8, at the Rappahannock County…

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 states: “. . . I…

Beyond the scenic easement issue, which I addressed in a Letter to the Editor last week, Rappahannock County has a number of issues that are fundamental to its survival that are of concern. There are many others, but these are…

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 means chosen to fund any…

I attended the March committee/team meeting for the Rappahannock Relay for Life Cancer Walk, and was very surprised at the lack of people attending. I began my participation back in the day when Rappahannock held its Relay for Life with…

I have read with interest the articles on the editorial page of the Rappahannock News over the past several months. I have had the benefit of being born and raised in Rappahannock County and have watched different proposals presented by…

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 be saved by changing a…