This week’s Rappahannock News (Dec. 13)

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Housing plan attracts a crowd

Not to put too fine a point on it, but no one on the Washington Town Council wanted to put too fine a point Monday night on why the town has not embraced a proposal by the Child Care and Learning Center (CCLC) to sell its building to the community-action organization People Inc. – which would add nine low- to moderate-income apartments to the eight market-priced units CCLC now maintains at the Old Washington School on Mount Salem Avenue.

This week’s Rapp column

The new Soup and Soul series begins, the winners from the town’s Christmas parade are announced, the RAAC Community Theater performs “Peter Pan,” a new book for dog lovers and a new grant for landowners in this week’s Rapp.

Editorial: Is Rappahannock irrelevant?

Rural Americans, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack warns, are in danger of “becoming less and less relevant,” as rural America’s assets are more often overlooked.

Gun thief sentenced to six months

A Front Royal man charged with one count of grand larceny and a count of felony firearms possession was sentenced Wednesday morning in Rappahannock County Circuit Court.

Further support voiced for Boone

At its monthly meeting Tuesday, the Rappahannock County School Board heard a second outpouring of citizen support for current superintendent Aldridge Boone, whose two-year contract expires next June.

Wanted in theft case

The Rappahannock County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the identity of two men and two women appearing on security-camera footage, in connection with a theft at Ginger Hill Antiques.

The case for K-rationing

Well, it has finally happened and in his latest “Up in the Hollow” column Ben Jones says he feels as if he has completely given up what few, meager principles he had left. That’s right, he has . . . Kardashianed.

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