People renting out their homes through websites such as Airbnb could be forced to pay a registration fee to their local government under a bill that passed both chambers of the General Assembly.
Historic Garden Week in Virginia — dubbed “America’s Largest Open House” — will bring literally hundreds of visitors to the county seat, many seeing the historic town and the county’s attractions for the first time.
The Town of Washington’s Planning Commission this week released a rough draft of a reconstructed comprehensive plan, setting forth what the historic county seat should look like in next 20 to 50 years.
A balmy President’s Day holiday weekend brought larger-than-normal crowds to Shenandoah National Park on Saturday, where a long line of vehicles crept through just one lane of the Thornton Gap Entrance.
If there was ever reason to raise a toast to Virginia wineries it is now. The industry now contributes more than $1.37 billion annually to the state’s economy, an increase of 82 percent from 2010.
The RCPC at its regular meeting Nov. 16 considered an application for a tourist home and continued a months-long process of amending the definitions of “transient occupancy” in the county’s zoning ordinance.
The Washington Town Council Monday night (Nov. 14) unanimously appointed Bradley Schneider, a longtime planning commission member, as the newest member of the council.
Classical pianist Audrey Andrist performs Sunday at Little Washington Theatre; Bel Canto vocal ensemble performs this Sunday at Trinity; read Food & Wine magazine's nine reasons to Visit Virginia Wine Country.
More than 50 citizens attended Monday night’s Hampton district “outreach” session, hosted at the Washington fire hall by the RCBS. For more than 90 minutes, the supervisors were alternately questioned, criticized and encouraged.
The 116-year-old Paris-based Michelin Guide launched its first-ever guide to Washington D.C. last Thursday — and it included the Inn at Little Washington, awarding it two stars.
With two of the seven members of the Rappahannock County Planning Commission absent, the the commission narrowly voted 3-2 in favor of recommending approval of a Chester Gap tourist home.
This Labor Day weekend, by most accounts, represented a significant, if temporary, population increase in Rappahannock County.
PART 2 OF 3: In lieu of cell and broadband connectivity, Rappahannock's students, visitors, responders and workers plug into some creative solutions.
Middle Street Gallery's July hours and location, a gathering of those interested in the Artisan Trail and Nol Putnam's memorial poppies.
Rappahannock County and the town of Washington, like local jurisdictions everywhere, are struggling to keep up with the changing shape of hospitality.
As more and more people have looked to the promise of the Appalachian Trail for freedom, some have developed concerns about the trail’s sustainability.