The Rapp

The Rapp for April 26

The OCEAN Celtic Quartet appears this Saturday at the Little Washington Theatre; Fourth Estate Friday at Sperryville Trading Cafe; “Give Local Piedmont” — a day of giving this Tuesday; and RAAC Theatre perform Tom Stoppard’s “Arcadia” next week. […]

Building Permits

Courthouse Row for April 27

The costs cited with the following permit applications are estimates: The Settle Company Settle, Flint Hill, commercial covered deck and ramp, $10,000 — Timothy Bills, Flint Hill, dwelling, $830,000. […]

Down Memory Lane

Down Memory Lane for April 27

Feb. 1, 1995: The Rappahannock Convalescent Aids Loan Closet has served many, many people in need in this county since its inception in 1987 — providing items for those convalescing like wheelchairs and hospital beds. […]

Crime & Courts

Bragg v BOS dismissed for second time

Once again Judge Alfred D. Swersky denied Marian Bragg’s petition to the Circuit Court to declare that certain actions taken by the Board of Supervisors violated Virginia’s Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). […]

Crime & Courts

Affidavit: Students plotted to ‘blow this place to pieces’ on Columbine anniversary

At least two male students of Rappahannock County, Virginia, High School counted down the days until last Thursday — the anniversary of the Columbine High School shooting massacre — when according to a court affidavit they plotted to “make Columbine look like a joke” and “blow this place to pieces.” […]

Washington Column

Washington column for April 20

Washington Baptist Church is having their Grandma’s Attic yard sale April 22, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the church; The Inn’s “Norman House” is undergoing a transformation; and some Easter memories. […]

Letters to the Editor

Epidemic ‘raging’ in county

The board has been holding its routine monthly meeting on a weekday for decades. Four decades, at least, I haven’t checked the records, but this alleged “arrogant disregard” likely started well before that. […]

Letters to the Editor

Not drinking the Kool-Aid

What I want Mr. Goff is a healthy community, land values that are increasing and taxation that remains relatively low compared to neighboring counties. Let’s drop the “them against us” mentality … you are not the victim of the taxpayers. […]