Inside this week’s News (Oct. 22)

10_22_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 Oct. 22 Rappahannock News:

Inn, town, post office await VDOT decision

The Inn at Little Washington, Washington town officials and patrons of Washington’s U.S. Post Office are waiting for a decision by the Commonwealth Transportation Board expected next Tuesday (Oct. 27), when the Virginia Department of Transportation’s governing body meets in Virginia Beach.

The Rapp: 1000 Faces, 101 costumes, 3 out-of-the-ordinary persons

Check out The Rapp for a weekly taste of things to do and see in and around Rappahannock County.

School security, biodiversity and the buddy bench

Teachers and administrators from the Rappahannock County Public Schools reported on the progress of various programs at the school board’s October meeting.

In Flint Hill and beyond, art tour veterans await your visit

In addition to the new artists on the Nov. 7-8 Artists of Rappahannock Studio and Gallery Tour, visitors will have a chance to see the new work of six artists in Rappahannock County’s northern half who are returning to the tour this year.

Election-related letters to the editor

Commendations and allegations from readers — to the tune of four pages of letters about candidates for local office in the Nov. 3 election.

Wild Ideas: Library bolsters its Conservation Collection

The Conservation Collection at the Rappahannock County Public Library recently got a bit bigger, with the addition of books on pollinators, moss and the “forest unseen,” in this week’s Wild Ideas column.

The Unpaved Roadshow: The art and fashion of mourning

This is the month of the macabre, thanks to Halloween, which makes it a perfect time of the year for columnist Michelle Galler to discuss antique mourning jewelry.

Plus: School and Sports News, Richard Brady’s Clark Hollow Ramblings, the Washington column, the Crossword and more.

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