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Editorials

Editorial: No Autobahn

In an editorial a couple of weeks ago it was suggested that a proposed widening of U.S. 211 to six lanes between Warrenton and Clevenger’s Corner was like a dagger pointed into the heart of […]

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Letters to the Editor

Letter: Patient extends thanks

I want to thank everyone for the prayers, cards, flowers and donations. while I was at the University of Virginia hospital and the Fontaine Center in Charlottesville. I especially want to thank Robin Rider and […]

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Editorials

Editorial: Vote!

It seems an odd time of year to encourage readers to vote, but this is not politics as usual. This is business. For most readers are now members of the Rappahannock Electric Cooperative (REC). As […]

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Letters to the Editor

Letter: Many thanks

As many fellow Rappahannock residents know, Bill Baker of Sperryville worked many long, cold, hot, rainy and dry hours at Flatwood Recycling Center in Washington for 10 years. Many may know him for his devotion […]

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Agriculture

Editorial: Bearing witness

The heat is on. And the precipitation is not. That’s the story now and here in Rappahannock County. Things could be worse. Things can always be worse, of course: there’s consolation, if not rainfall, in […]

Letters to the Editor

Letter: Kudos to Skyler Owens

Congratulations to Skyler Owens. We were proud to see the nice article on her in the Rappahannock News. We enjoyed having her as an enthusiastic seventh and eighth grader at Belle Meade School. It was […]

Letters to the Editor

Letter: Calling all clutter busters

You can feel a lot better about yourself and your circumstances if you will just clean out something. A drawer. A shelf somewhere in the house. Part of the garage. A section of the shed.

Just clean and dust and you will feel better — summer heat, or no. […]

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Letters to the Editor

Letter: The best of all possible worlds

It is at my own hazard that I cross pens with the Duke of Sperryville, but being as this is Rappahannock County where the tradition of Virginia’s colorful eccentrics lives on, I’ll take another stab […]