From the Rappahannock News

Rappahannock at Home: new county-wide senior support program 

Ask longtime Rappahannock County resident and community activist Hal Hunter what he’s been up to lately and he’ll be quick to tell you: Rapp at Home. It’s a new county-wide senior support program he is organizing to help area seniors share resources so they can remain in their homes as they grow older. […]


Editorial: Bad news, good works

Reports of disagreement and dispiriting behavior by humans around the world — including right here in Rappahannock — are ever harder to avoid. Which is one reason why those doing good works ought to be recognized — emulated, even. […]

Senior center manager Darcy Canton (right), bus driver Ronnie Dennis (left, across from Canton) and a group of seniors dined at the Headmaster’s Pub as part of their bimonthly day trips.

Sperryville column for June 19

Chris Doxzen had the privilege of meeting some of Rappahannock’s seniors while they were lunching at the Headmaster’s Pub and shopping at the Sperryville Schoolhouse retail establishments — part of their bi-monthly day trips. […]

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Letters to the Editor

Letter: Holidays and aging relatives

The holidays are here, and for many families, so is the time of year where they see relatives they don’t see on a daily basis. Take advantage of this opportunity to take a closer look at how your aging loved ones are doing at home. […]

Rachel Summers and her son help out at the Amissville Food Drive.

The Rapp for Nov. 28

Some (other) things to do this Thanksgiving weekend, including how to help with the Amissville food drive; Griffin Tavern’s Lorraine Gilb is named Restaurant Employee of the Year; Leland Faulker’s “World of Wonder” comes to Castleton; and the Angel Tree is up in this week’s Rapp column. […]

The essay winners of Joyce Wharton’s fifth-grade essay contest were (from left) Jackson Pond, first place; Lana Rudenko, second place; and Matthew Paratore and Sydney Wharton, third place.

Washington column for Nov. 14

Turkey Day comes a little early to RCES, Trinity Episcopal readies its Thanksgiving services, the Senior Angel Tree arrives next week, the WFVR hosts another buffet breakfast and more in this week’s Washington column. […]

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From the Rappahannock News

Supervisors OK rescue fees, RRCS borrowing

The Rappahannock County Board of Supervisors approved two proposed borrowing resolutions by the Rappahannock-Rapidan Community Services Board (RRCSB) and adopted the rates for the county’s new paid EMS transports at its holiday-delayed monthly meeting last Thursday afternoon (Sept. 5). […]