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Closing the circle: Teaching, learning, life
Fredericksburg.com / Fri, 07 Mar 2014 00:00:00 -0500
MANY OF us approach retirement with at least some measure of trepidation. As a lifelong professor of history and social sciences at Stevens Tech, some specific questions arose. What will replace the classroom, with its daily joys of teaching and learning with students? Where will I find inspiration? What activities will be paramount in my new phase of life? These questions were answered as I went on an Odyssey that brought my future face to face with my past. My journey began when an alumnus asked a simple question: "Are you going to have a retirement party?" Without hesitation, I responded: "Why should I have one party with 100 attendees when I could enjoy a hundred individual dinners, on different nights, with one of my former students?"...
Races for open seats in Va. shaping up differently
LoudounTimes.com / 2014-03-06T19:49:29+00:00
Two U.S. House seats in the region are open for the first time in decades.
Trash ordinance revised
RappNews.com / Thu, 06 Mar 2014 19:35:18 +0000
The Rappahannock County Board of Supervisors approved several amendments to the county’s trash ordinance at Wednesday night’s (March 5) monthly meeting.
Inside this week’s Rappahannock News (March 6)
RappNews.com / Thu, 06 Mar 2014 16:55:20 +0000
This week's headlines include: Less than half of felonies come to trial • Area drug activity up sharply in 2013, task force says • Rappahannock realtor dreams up a pet stretcher • The Rapp for March 6 • Editorial: Bad medicine • Wild Ideas: The saga of Cubby the bear • and more.
Loudoun homeowners riding the assessment wave up
LoudounTimes.com / 2014-03-06T16:40:11+00:00
From 2013 to 2014, the change in the county's equalized property value is slightly more than 4 percent, bringing in more than $2.3 billion in additional revenue.
The Rapp for March 6Page 1 of 15 pages 1 2 3 > Last »
RappNews.com / Thu, 06 Mar 2014 16:10:09 +0000
Guitar and balalaika music return to the Theatre, “Memoirs of a Geisha” author Arthur Golden explores the writing process with RAAC, “Monochrome” opens at Middle Street Gallery, the Community Clean-Up rings in spring and more in this week’s Rapp column.
Editorial: Bad medicine
RappNews.com / Thu, 06 Mar 2014 16:00:14 +0000
News for the 40 percent of seniors who take five or more prescription medications a day: 40 percent of our drugs now imported.
Photos: Last blast?
RappNews.com / Thu, 06 Mar 2014 15:30:16 +0000
Just after the latest (and hopefully last) snowstorm dumped five to seven inches on Rappahannock County, the sun set behind the mountains in Castleton.
Wild Ideas: The saga of Cubby the bear
RappNews.com / Thu, 06 Mar 2014 13:00:44 +0000
When a small bear started visiting houses in Harris Hollow regularly this winter, some of the residents were concerned about their dogs and livestock, but mostly they worried about the bear’s survival.
150 Years Ago This Week: ‘Jefferson Davis must be killed.’
RappNews.com / Thu, 06 Mar 2014 12:00:36 +0000
Following his meeting in Washington with President Abraham Lincoln two weeks before, Brig. Gen. Judson Kilpatrick had returned to his headquarters at Rose Hill and begun laying plans for a raid on Richmond to free the Union prisoners of war in the lightly defended Confederate capital.