This week’s Rappahannock News (March 28)

March 28, 2013
March 28, 2013

Here’s a quick look at this week’s Rappahannock News, in newsstands, mailboxes and inboxes now.

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What you will find in the March 28 edition:

Chase leads to 11 charges for 20-year-old Rixeyville man

A 20- year-old from Rixeyville remains in Rappahannock County Jail today, facing 11 felony and misdemeanor charges after he allegedly chased another vehicle and tried to run it into a ditch on Richmond Road in Amissville Saturday night.

Fodderstack 2013: Tech will save us; physics, maybe not 

John McCarthy’s annual contribution to the front page has everything you need to know about the 35th running of the Fodderstack 10K on April 20, and some things you never dreamt of knowing.

The Rapp for March 28

Russell Wilson’s ragtime music returns to the Theatre, “The Recycling Pirates” teach kids the four “ARRRRS,” Bruce Hornsby headlines the State Theater in Culpeper and RAAC screens the 22nd James Bond movie, “Skyfall,” in this week’s Rapp.

County would have to approve median crossover

If Family Dollar – or any other potential buyer of commercially zoned property on Bank Road – wants a median crossover where the road meets U.S. 211, Rappahannock County would have to approve such a request, Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) officials said this week.

Planners approve Miller barn permit

The Rappahannock County Planning Commission voted at its monthly meeting last Wednesday to approve an adaptive-use permit for Cliff Miller that allows him to rent his family’s old dairy barn as a venue for 15 events a year.

Editorial: Springtime in Rappahannock

We’re told that we humans are to have dominion over the earth, and yet Rappahannock’s springtime reminds us that often what’s most enchanting can be found in precisely those things, and those events, we have absolutely no control over.

Plus . . .

Cartography with class at the RCES playground parking lot . . . Madison County would like its own entrance to Shenandoah National Park, as Herbert Hoover promised . . .  Pam Owen’s Wild Ideas column looks at the consequences of an on-again, off-again spring . . . and more letters on what should, or should not, be built on Bank Road.

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