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Home & Garden: How to reduce your carbon footprint at home this winter

When temperatures drop, household use of fossil fuels rises in order to keep homes warm and comfortable. But it doesn’t have to be that way.

Back to the drawing board

The discussion over the 13th high school design ended Wednesday night when the vote was taken. However, the debate in the community is far from over online or in coffee shops.

Culpeper County Public Schools

School and county boards meet to plan for upcoming budgets

What Cheese Are You?

Courtesy Photo.
Is there a cheese that describes you? I was at a dinner some months ago when a group of cheese mongers (many of whom had known each other for years) tried to append a cheese to everyone at the table.

Home & Garden: Don’t let cold weather delay important energy saving home upgrades

Think you missed this year’s season to make energy efficient exterior upgrades? Many homeowners are reluctant to start exterior remodeling improvements in the cooler months because they worry about the potential to let in a draft during the installation process. In reality, this is one of the times of year you will most feel the impact of an upgrade to energy-efficient windows, doors and insulated siding, and the remodeling can be done with minimal impact on the comfort of your home.

What’s Happening around Culpeper

Events in the Culpeper Area for November 5 - December 5

BHS goes pink for a cause

On the night before Halloween, the Battlefield High School dance team, known as Purple Reign, captivated the audience as they lead 154 young dancers, who ranged from age 3 to 14, in their halftime “Dance for the Cure” routine.

School receives a solar project

T. Clay Wood Elementary School in Nokesville will be one of three public K-12 schools to receive solar projects from Dominion Virginia Power.

Civil War Trust dedicates Fleetwood Hill markers

Photo by Wally Bunker. Traveling from Williamsburg for Monday’s event, Brian Weinberg has been following the sesquicentennial Civil War events for years.
On Monday morning, Williamsburg resident Brian Weinberg, wearing a Civil War cap, clutched his cane and read from one of the newly placed interpretive markers atop Fleetwood Hill, the core of the Brandy Station Battlefield.

The perfect cheese for Halloween

Courtesy Photo
Perhaps the perfect cheese for Halloween is Mimolette. Round and about the size of a bowling ball with a vibrant orange interior with an earthen colored craggily exterior and (best of all) covered with microscopic spiders.

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