This week’s Rappahannock News (June 6)

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What you will find in the June 6 edition:

6.5-percent increase in budget: done

After working quickly through a final round of $158,747 in cuts, the Rappahannock County Board of Supervisors approved a $22.24 million budget for 2013-2014 at their monthly meeting Monday afternoon.

The Rapp for June 6 

The many “to-do” options available this weekend, when and where to admire the Castleton Artists in Training (for free), checking in with the award-winning Knights of Columbus council at St. Peter’s, and what to do on SNP’s Neighbor’s Day June 18 and more . . .

Recycling options to expand

Rappahannock County’s recycling options will be expanding shortly, as the board of supervisors approved a decision to continue and grow the county’s partnership with Updike Industries at its meeting Monday afternoon.

All is wellness at new Little Washington Spa 

Washington’s newest addition isn’t another restaurant or bed and breakfast. Instead, it’s the first of its kind within the town’s borders – the Little Washington Wellness & Spa.

A tournament for the Inn’s ‘Tournant’ chef

Daniel Gorman, the 26-year-old “Tournant” chef at the Inn at Little Washington, is the mid-Atlantic regional winner in the national “2013 Best Young Chef” competition sponsored by the Confrerie de la Chaine des Rotisseurs.

Editorial: Bad news from Big Washington

When the more approachable and courtly Robert Hurt became Rappahannock County’s representative to Congress, many here rejoiced. For he was not Majority Leader Eric Cantor, who was our representative until the 5th District was gerrymandered even more than it already had been. But it’s “the same old, same old.”

And more . . .

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