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Meetings and Notices

Meetings and notices for Jan. 29

  The Democratic Committee meets 7 p.m. Tuesday (Feb. 2) at the county library. All are welcome, you don’t have to be a member to participate. Contact Ross O’Donoghue at 540-987-8019. Board of Supervisors meets at […]

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Building Permits

Courthouse Row for Jan. 29

Home/land transfers The following home and land transfers were recorded at the Rappahannock County Circuit Court Clerk’s office Jan. 16-22: Hampton H. Seymour Hall Jr. to Robert E. McKee and Alexandra McKee, husband and wife, […]

From the Rappahannock News

Inside this week’s News (Jan. 29)

This week’s headlines include: Planners make mandated zoning amendments • In court: firearms, oxycodone, probation violations • Is it Washington — or Little Washington? • The Rapp for Jan. 29: Jake Schepps, “Boyhood,” Bland Music Contest and more • Editorial: What’s in a name? • Photos: Saved by a seatbelt • Wild Ideas: Are robins still harbingers of spring? […]

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Crime & Courts

The county in court

The county government — or, more specifically, attorneys for the school board and supervisors whose fees are paid by government liability insurance policies — has been spending more than the usual amount of time in circuit court these last few past months. […]

From the Rappahannock News

CCLC hires new director

Fred Catlin, a Washington resident with a background in school management as well as marketing and fundraising, is the new part-time executive director of Washington’s Child Care and Learning Center. […]


Editorial: Where there’s smoke …

Where there’s smoke, there’s not only fire but also concern: Visible smoke from your chimney means your fire isn’t burning as efficiently or cleanly as it could, and air quality — and thus your health — are at stake. […]

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Food and Drink

Gourmet farm-to-table

Susan and Alan James of Stonyman Gourmet Farmer (who closed up shop in Little Washington last week) host a cheese tasting at the opening banquet of Future Harvest CASA’s blockbuster “Cultivate the Chesapeake Foodshed” Conference last week in that other, bigger Washington. […]