The Rapp for Jan. 13

About 50 Rappahannock residents attended a town hall meeting hosted by Virginia Sen. Mark Obenshain (R-26th) Saturday at the Rappahannock County Library. Obenshain discussed several issues he is working on, including an amendment to the state constitution to eliminate eminent domain for economic development and the privatization of the sale of alcohol. […]


Letter: A dim view of cell tower

With much appreciation for the Planning Commission, the Board of Supervisors and the tremendous responsibilities of both groups, I respectfully disagree with their collective decision to approve the first installation of AT&T’s proposed cell tower […]

Letters to the Editor

Letter: A height disadvantage

While supporting cell phone service in Rappahannock County, my wife and I were taken aback by the recent balloon test on the Jones property just off Woodward Road. The cell phone tower application states that: […]


Letter: Too tall an order

There is nothing subtle about them. The height of the AT&T 199-foot cell monopoles proposed in Sperryville and at the high school are a jarring contrast to Rappahannock’s rolling hillside and mountain vistas. The 3-foot […]

No Picture

Air, water, soil projects get boost

Federal funds are available for projects that improve the water quality in the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries, promote good land management practices and reduce greenhouse gases. The separate programs have their own filing requirements […]