News Maker Charles Harbaugh on Belle Grove’s Wine Fest Plus

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Belle Grove Plantation’s wine fest plus is Saturday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m..

A full day of drinks, eats, live music and crafts.

We spoke to Middletown Mayor Charles Harbaugh 4 about the event in our latest News Maker segment.

The good news is brought to you by the town of Front Royal.

Charles tells us about the sponsors of the event as well as the bands and what puts the plus in Belle Grove’s Wine Fest Plus.

He also tells us about where to get tickets and the discount you if you buy ahead of time.

Charles also gives us a preview of the Oct. event at Belle Grove and how you can get involved now.

Here is Charles’ interview.

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REC resumes normal billing cycle that could include disconnection of service

Rappahannock Electric Cooperative (REC) will begin a normal billing and payment process starting Sept. 1.

Nearly 5,000 cooperative members are currently behind on their bills.

Cooperative members who have fallen behind need to call REC’s member services at 800-552-3904 to set up a payment plan.

Those with outstanding bills could see a disconnection of service.

Contact your local department of social services to see if you qualify for continued assistance when it comes to payments.

REC is offering more information about disconnection and other services at

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LFCC offers a free trade session open house

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Lord Fairfax Community College (LFCC) will hold a Trades Information session open house on Saturday Aug. 28 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Middletown Campus.

The session will offer information on a verity of trades such as HVAC, plumbing, electrical, heavy equipment operation and more.

You can register for the open house at Lord Fairfax Community College’s Workforce Solutions or right here.

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