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Saving area’s rich history
Fredericksburg.com / Sun, 20 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0400
ARE "EARTH DAY" and historic preservation two sides of the same coin? We may not readily connect these two movements, but perhaps we should. While the Virginia landscape, especially in the Fredericksburg area, has changed dramatically over the past 50 years, the need to protect both our natural and historic resources has not. In fact, it has never been greater....
Author Michael Judd To speak about ‘Edible Landscapes’ in Middleburg
LoudounTimes.com / 2014-04-17T18:18:02+00:00
Michael Judd, creator of Ecologia, Edible & Ecological Designs, has put his experience and expertise in a new book, “Edible Landscaping with a Permaculture Twist.” The book is a how-to manual for the budding gardener and experienced green thumb.
Hillsboro Town Council asks for more time to develop charter school
LoudounTimes.com / 2014-04-17T17:06:11+00:00
Hillsboro Town Council on April 15 passed a resolution urging the Loudoun County School Board to vote to keep the town's historic elementary school open.
High school junior learns the daily operations of an ER
LoudounTimes.com / 2014-04-17T15:56:23+00:00
Abigail Cundiff, a Tuscarora High School junior and aspiring nurse, spent April 9 shadowing Registered Nurse Kitty Sharp and assisting patients during the Job for a Day program at the Cornwall Campus of Inova Loudoun Hospital.
Inside this week’s Rappahannock News (April 17)
RappNews.com / Thu, 17 Apr 2014 15:30:15 +0000
This week's headlines include: Four-cent tax increase proposed • Town's rising visitor revenue . . . submerged? • Technical ed scores higher, board hears • The Rapp for April 17 • Editorial: Opportunity for tax reform • Wild Ideas: The spring weather rapport • and more.
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RappNews.com / Thu, 17 Apr 2014 15:15:45 +0000
New places open (and old ones return), Thornton Hill holds its point-to-point, Smithsonian Chamber Players return to the Theatre, Pantry Day preparations are underway, UUBridge tries to go green and more in this week’s Rapp column.
Editorial: Opportunity for tax reform
RappNews.com / Thu, 17 Apr 2014 15:00:22 +0000
This week’s newspaper falls equidistant between dread and hope: Tax deadline day this past Tuesday and Easter this coming Sunday. So this week’s words will be devoted to something requiring very little eloquence — namely, complaining about taxes.
Photos: Play ball!
RappNews.com / Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:30:49 +0000
Al Kellert throws out the first pitch at opening day last Saturday morning of the Rappahannock Culpeper Baseball League.
Photo: Careers to-be
RappNews.com / Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:30:45 +0000
Rappahannock County High School students recently attended the school’s annual career fair.
Photo: Blue State meet-and-greet
RappNews.com / Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:30:29 +0000
Those at the Rappahannock County Democratic Committee’s annual Blue State Bluegrass Brunch got an introduction to two men on the Democratic ticket in November.