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Inspector Cornell

Richard Cornell, Rappahannock County’s new building inspector, had his first day on the job Tuesday. He was a building inspector in Warren County, and had spent the previous 10 years in Prince William County in the public school system’s maintenance division. […]

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To the firehouse

It’s tradition that the kindergarten class of RCES make an annual field trip to Washington VFD. Apart from hands-on demonstrations, each of the children, including those seen here were delighted to try on the firefighters’ weighty fireproof jackets. […]

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PSAT success

Wakefield Country Day School’s College Advisor Marsha Dowell presents seniors Bernie Cieplak of Culpeper and Douglas Griffin of Broad Run letters of commendation from the National Merit Scholarship Program for their outstanding performance as juniors on the PSAT […]

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Bugs invade Washington

It was a beautiful Sunday afternoon in Rappahannock, unless you were among the packed crowd at the Little Washington Theatre witnessing nature brought indoors for Doug Tallamy’s lecture, “Making Insects: A guide to restoring the little things that run the world.” […]

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Hallowed high ground

Descendants of families forced from the mountains to allow for the 1935 creation of Shenandoah National Park made their way to Bolen Cemetery for their annual clean-up and picnic. A dozen strong four-wheeled their way to the lofty burial plots in SUV’s and 4x4s. […]

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On the way to Chardonnay

Gadino Cellars assembled an enthusiastic volunteer crew early Saturday morning to pick this year’s Chardonnay grapes. The crew got instructions from Bill Gadino (at 7:30 a.m.!) before fanning out into the vines. The harvest delivered 3,750 pounds to the vineyard’s crush pad. […]