Letters to the Editor

Letter: They have earned a voice

“He was struck by a cannon ball, taking both legs nearly off between the body and the knees.” So reads the memorial of my 31-year-old Great (three times) Uncle David Christian Hite, whose body was […]

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Letter: That lovin’ feeling, lost?

What has happened to Rappahannock County? My family moved here in 1991. Initially I was a “city” girl and hated the “stinkin’ fresh air.” I had just graduated from Chantilly High School and my parents […]

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Letter: Welcome back, Blue Rock

How splendid that Blue Rock has again opened with its new owner and management team. My husband and I have already enjoyed a fabulous Sunday brunch, last evening, the first of what I know will […]

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Letter: Rappahannock on my mind

On Saturday (April 24), the “Across the Years” Reunion was held at the Link for the graduates of Rappahannock County High School. What a wonderfully planned event it was; the food was delicious, expertly prepared […]

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Letter: Caregivers group forming

With the help of many individuals and organizations, including the Alzheimer’s Association, Aging Together is helping to organize a Rappahannock County caregivers support group that will start meeting regularly in early June. We know there […]

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Letter: Caring about the environment

In the April 8 edition of the Rappahannock News, Robert Alcott of Washington wrote a most appropriate letter to the editor [“What happened to pride?“] regarding the trash along Rappahannock roads. Kudos are in order […]

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Letter: Thank you all!

We want to thank Mike Cannon, manager of the Rappahannock Co-op, and Cucie Baldwin, owner of 211Quicke Mart, for letting us sell raffle tickets to support the Miss Rappahannock Pageant – and especially all the […]

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Letter: Good job, Scrabble volunteers

On Saturday, friends of Scrabble School volunteered their time and talent to complete the pathway around the perimeter at the school property: Adam Kerr (Rappahannock Landscapes) with his tractor, Marc Malik of Sperryville (retired Shenandoah […]

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Letter: Gods and generalizations

It would be fortunate if Ron Maxwell used the same level of accuracy and attention to detail that he attempts as a filmmaker in characterizing the mission and motivations of the nonprofit organizations which I […]

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Letter: What happened to pride?

The recent letter from Nick Riedel [Letters to the Editor, March 18] was both inspiring and incredibly sad. The fact that a 13-year-old should have to write to your publication to remind his elders not […]

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Letter: Affordable housing?

In your last edition, Chris Moyles [“Spirited Debate,” March 25] makes an assertion that a home in Rappahannock priced at $139,000 is beyond the reach of workers earning less than $14 an hour. He then […]