November News

Friends, We have much to be thankful for here in Rappahannock County, living among caring people in a beautiful natural setting. Housing:  A conversation on solutions The discussion at Foothills’ Nov. 17 virtual housing forum was vigorous, wide-ranging and...

October News

NewsMatch:  The time is now! We have intentionally held our October newsletter to the last minute to properly announce the start of NewsMatch 2020! For two months — from Nov. 1 to Dec. 31 – donors to Foothills Forum will see their individual contributions, up to...

September News

“Home Sweet Home?” Housing in Rappahannock is limited and expensive. Rentals are even more limited in supply than houses, and home values are higher than in most neighboring counties and (far above) the national median. These are among the key findings in Home Sweet...

Margaret Sullivan Discussion

On September 11th, we were delighted to host a discussion between author and columnist Margaret Sullivan and our own Andy Alexander.  Sullivan, Washington Post media columnist and former New York Times public editor, is one of the nation’s leading voices championing...

Settling in at Rapp News

Rachel Needham, The Rappahannock News Report for America journalist, reflects on the many surprises of life in the county:   “One fateful sunny afternoon I came into the Hillsdale Country Store on 211 in Washington to ask directions. “I’m new to the...