Vice Mayor Gary Schwartz announced his resignation from the Washington Town Council and the town planning commission during Monday night’s council meeting, citing serious health issues.
Zoning issues top the list of grievances to supervisors, who scramble to pay for radio system; BZA member takes BZA to court; noise regulation shouted down.
I challenge the board of supervisors and the county administrator to fight the effort in Richmond to strip us of our rights and authority to protect our county and way of life. I also challenge the supervisors and administrator to…
In light of recent confusion, the county considers creating a "Rappahannock 101" course for citizens. And here, for the same reasons, is a brief brief primer on how local government works, or is meant to work, in the areas of…
As a small business owner, Sen. Garrett has seen how government mandates and regulations crush employers which is why he has consistently stood against increased regulations on Virginia job creators
Which party, Ms. Kerr? Are you accusing the Green Party? The Independent Green Party? The Libertarian Party? The Constitutional Party? Or are you talking about (wink-wink) the Democratic Party?
Ben Jones and Alma Viator decided last week to close Cooter’s in the Country, their popular Sperryville tourist destination, at the end of October.
The Rappahannock County Planning Commission addressed definitions of adaptive reuse of existing structures and transient lodgings, including B&Bs and tourist homes.
It may be of interest to the greater community that two political "Trump" yard signs were recently removed from two separate locations in Rappahannock County: Castleton and Washington.
At its regular meeting Aug. 8, the Washington Town Council dealt with new business — a treatment plant repair — and then, during public comment, some very old business.
PART 3 OF 3: In such communities as Rappahannock, where broadband infrastructure is complicated by hilly, wooded terrain, the onus is now largely on local governments to make it happen, but there remains a wariness here about anything that could…
We want to maintain our county's unique character and unspoiled vistas. And it's for these reasons also that Rappahannock's connectivity challenges can no longer be ignored.
The board of supervisors of Rappahannock County spent most of its marathon monthly meeting on Monday (Aug. 1) dealing with noise, traffic and emergencies.
PART 2 OF 3: In lieu of cell and broadband connectivity, Rappahannock's students, visitors, responders and workers plug into some creative solutions.
More than 30 interested citizens showed up for last Friday’s forum, jointly hosted by the Rappahannock News and the Foothills Forum at Tula’s Restaurant in Washington, a discussion focused on the start of a Foothills-sponsored series on cell and broadband…
The July 20 Rappahannock County Planning Commission meeting received extensive coverage in the Rappahannock News and on Rappnet. Much of the discussion centers on a view of our county’s future, with the dominant comment being, “Don’t change.” Yet there is…