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On Monday, Jan. 25, the Town of Washington’s Planning Commission meeting has been canceled. The Town of Washington has a vacancy on both the Planning Commission and the Architectural Review Board. Any resident wishing to be appointed to either the…

Reynolds Memorial Baptist Church Pastor: Jon Heddleston Sunday Contemporary Services 8:30 a.m. Sunday School 10 a.m. Sunday Traditional Services 11 a.m. Sunday Youth Night 7 p.m. Tuesday Bible Study 7 p.m. Hope Hill Baptist Church Pastor: John W. Lines Sunday:…

The Washington Town council authorizes Mayor Eugene Leggett to negotiate the terms of a nearly half-million-dollar Water Quality Improvement Fund grant from the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality.

You will have heard by now that this newspaper is under new ownership, and that the new owners, along with the publisher and editor, are all local, Rappahannock-based folks. This is a good thing. But the more important reality is…

Rae’s in Sperryville will be closing at the end of the month, as Thornton River Grille and the Corner Store take on former ECow owner Terri Lehman as a catering partner.

The colder the weather, the more mice seem to come into my home! While I feel sorry for them and understand their desire for warmth, I do not like sharing my food with them. Nor, I must confess, do I…

“Work o’ The Weavers” played at the Theatre at Washington to such enthusiasm last year that they were invited back for a second concert here, 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 24. The music and the spirit of the group derives from…

Washington's MLK Celebration, RLEP's celebrity bartenders and The Inn's Local Stimulus Package.

The Rappahannock News first edition came out under the new owners last Thursday, and the paper really looks great! I want our readers to think of this newspaper as a positive force in our community. I want the readers never…

A gasoline fire caused by a static spark is contained by quick-thinking customers at Washington's Quicke Mart.