Letters to the Editor

Lions care

A resounding thank you to the Rappahannock Lions Club for bringing their Pediavision and hearing screening to the Child Care and Learning Center last Thursday, March 23rd. […]

Letters to the Editor

Vinnie’s seeds

Following last week’s First Thursday Education Support Group profile, we especially acknowledge the work of Vinnie Lainson in creating an educational foundation that pre-dated Headwaters and First Thursday. […]


Bible Boxes held more than bibles

Bibles held great value to a family and could be kept in a nicely carved, locked box away from critters and sticky hands. Many of the bibles owned in America during the 1800s were quite large and the early boxes were large enough to house them. […]

Letters to the Editor

Undoing homophobia

UUBRidge has recently been certified as a “Welcoming Congregation” by the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA). In the 1980s and ’90s, the word “welcoming” became a code word for lesbian, gay and bisexual people. […]

Health and Healthcare

Weigh-in on Rapp health needs

Rappahannock County’s significant health needs — of which there are many — will be assessed at a PATH Foundation supported Community Health Town Hall next Thursday at Fauquier Hospital. PATH is requesting RSVP’s by Friday, March 31. […]


The Rapp for March 30

“Photographs of Italy” opens this Saturday at Middle St. Gallery; and the play “Galileo’s Torch,” originally performed at Stonehill Farm, will have a concert performance this evening (March 30) in Washington, D.C. at the Folger Shakespeare Theatre. […]

Meetings and Notices

Meetings and notices for March 30

The Broadband Committee public meeting is today, Thursday, March 30, at 4:30 p.m. at the County Library. The public is invited; Foothills Forum board public meeting is today, Thursday, March 30, at 10 a.m. at the 4-H Conference Room. […]

Down Memory Lane

Down Memory Lane for March 30

Dec. 24, 1997: Fire Chief Richie Burke and retired chief Charles K. “Pete” Estes thumbed through mounds of records, journals, and ancient photographs searching for the beginnings of the Sperryville Volunteer Fire Company. […]

Building Permits

Courthouse Row for March 30

The costs cited with the following permit applications are estimates: Fred and Brenda Payne, Flint Hill, inground Pool, $32,000 — Washington Volunteer Fire & Rescue, Ladies Auxiliary, Washington, accessory building, $90,000. […]