Fight on Fogg Mountain 

Now the homeowners of one of these hilltop access points are suing Piedmont Broadband (PBB) for exceeding the terms of its lease. Ron Maxwell and his wife Karen Hochstetter, who live at the top of Fogg Mountain off Ben Venue Road, filed a complaint in January, charging Piedmont and its owner. […]


Pocket guide to Rappahannock County government

While there are hundreds of pages of Rappahannock County and Commonwealth of Virginia regulations and codes that public officials must — but sometimes don’t — abide by, the most pertinent procedural rules as they affect the function of the Rappahannock County government have been compiled here by the Rappahannock News. […]

Food and Drink

Inn at Little Washington to celebrate town ‘relationships’ during 40th anniversary fête

“Patrick [O’Connell, the Inn’s proprietor, chef and a member of the town council] very much wants to celebrate the relationships of the 40 years, particularly the relationships in the town, the county and Virginia,” Moore continued. “We would like to work with the town to promote this.” […]


Winter or spring?

Freezing fog enveloped lower elevations of Rappahannock County late last week, transforming hillsides like this one in Gid Brown Hollow into a frosty shimmering white. Much needed rainfall and warmer temperatures arrived for the weekend. […]

Letters to the Editor

Read the small print

You may think his message to seniors is just another piece of political campaign propaganda, but it notes, “This mailing was prepared, published and mailed at taxpayer expense.” Needless to say, Garrett was required to include that notice — in small print. […]


School news for Feb. 15

Five Rapp wrestlers head to states in Salem this weekend; The Wakefield Country Day School Unity Club recently welcomed guest speaker and congressional candidate Leslie Cockburn; and Rapp alum on Tech’s dean’s list. […]

Washington Column

Washington column for Feb 15.

The Old Rag Master Naturalists (ORMN) have recently expanded their role in the Child Care and Learning Center’s Children-in-Nature Program; and Washington VFR All You Eat All You Can Breakfast on Saturday, Feb. 17. […]


Love is all you need . . .

The Waldorf-based cooperative school in Sperryville showed its appreciation to the “fab four” band members, who specialize in a mix of funk/groove, reggae and rock n roll, with a colorful cutout board created by art teacher Davette Leonard. […]


Drive-thru ashes

Eight members of the clergy from Rappahannock County distributed ashes in the Town of Washington square on Ash Wednesday. While most recipients came by foot, at least two motorists pulled up for their ashes. […]

The Rapp

The Rapp for Feb. 15

Businesses of Rappahannock will have its quarterly networking event at Gadino Cellars next Tuesday; and Dietlinde Maazel returns to Castleton to co-star with American tenor Tyler Nelson in “Rainer Maria Rilke and the Shadow of Auguste Rodin.”  […]

Meetings and Notices

Meetings and notices for Feb. 15

Businesses of Rappahannock will have its quarterly networking event (formerly Biz-Link) at Gadino Cellars on Tuesday, Feb. 20 from 5-7 p.m. Come early and meet your Businesses of Rappahannock board of directors at 4:30. Food and drink at 5. […]