Transportation/Traffic

Rapp road flags

Here are some road and lane closures, detours and related work zones to keep an eye out for while traversing Rappahannock County in the coming days, if not longer depending on the project: […]

Seniors

Wanna go for a ride? FAMS will show you how

Part of a joint venture between Rapp Rapidan Community Services, Rapp Rapidan Commuter Services, Aging Together and other non-profits, FAMS is a call center that will help residents of Culpeper, Fauquier, Madison, Orange and Rapp counties find transportation. […]

Letters to the Editor

What does it take to slow the traffic?

For the past seven months, I’ve respectfully advocated, through emails and in-person requests at four of the last seven supervisor meetings, a reduction of the speed limit in the village of Woodville from 35 mph to 25 mph. […]

Accidents/Fires/Floods

Motorcycle speeders sentenced

Three northern Virginia men on motorcycles pleaded guilty to reckless driving by speed and were sentenced in District Court and alcohol-related cases top the July 12th docket. […]

Betsy Brooker
News

The Blizzard of 2016

Even the geese saw this one coming, as flocks of a dozen or so merged into strings a hundred strong, fleeing the white wall of snow that had faded the Blue Ridge to the West on Friday by about 10:30 a.m., soaring high over frozen ponds in Washington. […]

Piedmont Environmental Council
News

Is there hope for historic Waterloo Bridge?

The Warrenton-based Piedmont Environmental Council (PEC) is asking similar questions as little seems to have been accomplished to rehabilitate the bridge, one of about a dozen metal truss bridges left in Virginia. The bridge, which before closure carried 680 vehicles per day across the Rappahannock River, is owned and maintained by the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT). […]