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Hat tricks for WCDS

Wakefield County Day School's score some hat tricks; updates on their soccer and lacrosse teams. Rapp’s public school's are on spring break but their teams are still training.
Meetings and notices for April 20

The BoS Public Hearing on the School Budget is on Monday, April 24,at the Elementary School. The Town of Washington’s Planning Commission meets on Monday, April 24 to continue the Comprehensive Plan review.
The war between the statutes

The big question that came out of last week’s regular and two continued Board of Supervisors’ meetings was not “Did we get anything done?” But “Did we violate Virginia’s Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)?”
Town of Washington balances its budget

At Monday's regular monthly session the Washington Town Council passed all resolutions with little to no debate; and Mayor John Sullivan announced the town’s fiscal year 2018 budget is balanced.
News wins Virginia Press honors

The Rappahannock News received several top awards at last weekend’s annual Virginia Press Association convention near Richmond, including being the smallest newspaper in the state recognized with a “Best in Show” honor.
A spectacular point-to-point at Ben Venue

Murphy partnered Gordonsdale Farm's Canyon Road to win the three-mile open timber, an impressive wire-to-wire score over the Ben Venue oval, and an athletic jumping display, in the fastest time of the day at the distance.
Rappahannock among America’s most endangered rivers

The Rappahannock River, which begins as a trickle outside Chester Gap and empties wide and deep into the Chesapeake Bay, was named one of America’s Most Endangered Rivers, because of the threat fracking could pose to clean drinking water.
Clark Hollow Ramblings: The things we saved

I smiled and remembered how people I grew up with saved things. We would never throw a plastic bread wrapper in the trash. Paper bags, as well, were folded neatly and stored somewhere in the kitchen area.