Inside this week’s News (Sept. 3)

09_03_2015_RappNews_A01FBPHere’s a quick look at this week’s Rappahannock News — at newsstands, mailboxes and inboxes now.
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What you will find in the Sept. 3 Rappahannock News:

GIS: An upgrade for Rappahannock’s maps?

As Rappahannock County explores digitizing the county’s tax and property maps, Culpeper County GIS coordinator Pam Schiermeyer gave a presentation at last month’s Planning Commission meeting on her county’s geographic information system.

BZA approves Chester Gap tourist home

The Rappahannock County Board of Zoning Appeals last Wednesday (Aug. 26) approved an application from Pete Pazmino and Sheila Lamb for a tourist home in Chester Gap, contingent on Pazmino and Lamb getting a signed sales contract from the current owners.

Foothills Forum marks first anniversary

Foothills Forum supporters gathered last week at the Slate Mills home of Bev Jones and Andy Alexander for the organization’s first annual meeting. The nonprofit is working to enhance the Rappahannock News’ coverage of Rappahannock County’s most pressing issues.

Who’s hot at the Theatre this fall

The Theatre at Washington begins its 2015 fall season Sept. 19, and there is a lot to be excited about, from Shakespeare to political humor, to jazz, folk, country, bluegrass and classical music . . . and more.

The Rapp: Drumming, dancing and a quartet of compelling image-makers

Community drum circles, dance classes at Mountainside Dance Center, a photography show at Old Rag Gallery, Bel Canto auditions and more, in this week’s The Rapp.

Wild Ideas: Weather again dampens this year’s butterfly count

After having some remarkable results for at least one species in the 2013 and 2014 Washington-Rappahannock annual butterfly counts, this year’s count brought no such drama.

Plus: School and Sports News, the Washington and Sperryville columns, Clark Hollow Ramblings, the Crossword and more.

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