Nobody like Nol

A packed Little Washington Theatre crowd paid tribute Sunday afternoon to renowned Rappahannock metalsmith Nol Putnam, while being treated to the premiere screening of “Forging Art — Nol Putnam, Artist Blacksmith,” a documentary of Nol’s myriad achievements directed and produced by Rappahannock filmmakers Matthieu and Tracy Mazza. […]

School/Education News

School news for Nov. 15

Rappahannock High School opened its doors to the community for a special Veterans Day program with a flag-planting ceremony and special guest speaker; Wakefield CDS’ Athletic Department hosted its Fall Athletic Awards Ceremony celebrating the end of the cross country, soccer, and volleyball seasons and honoring student-athletes, coaches, and parents. […]

The Rapp

The Rapp for Nov. 15

The James Madison University Marching Royal Dukes line up for Thanksgiving; Catholic charities contribute to Food Pantry; the 1st Annual Rappahannock Trails Coalition’s Fall Family Fun Walk and Ride held on Saturday; and Bland Music Contest deadline is Dec. 14. […]


Rapp’s own meteorologist

Bob Ryan, noted meteorologist and Rappahannock neighbor, takes questions after the RappU course he led on Sunday. Ryan spoke to a rapt audience on “Weather and Climate, or Is It Climate and Weather, or Both?” at the RappU classroom at the Sperryville Schoolhouse. […]


Building bridges

Both sides offer valid perceptions of this question. But does this issue represent a deeper question in our community? Does it illustrate the search for an answer of how to remain the same, how to keep the charm of Rappahannock and not stagnate from lack of growth . . . how to integrate the old with the new? […]

Washington Column

Washington column for Nov. 8

The Inn at Little Washington will host a luncheon and lecture series this Sunday, Nov. 11, at 11 a.m. The Inn welcomes author Linda Holden for a special lecture and signing of her new book: The Gardens of Bunny Mellon; and town celebrates a birthday for the favorite centenarian. […]