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The day draws closer to Westmoreland County’s board of supervisors rendering its decision on whether or not to implement restrictions on through-truck traffic on Rosa Bran Road and a portion of Skipjack Road.

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Whether it’s cleaning up trash or dealing with erosion, beaches need just as much tender loving care as any other patch of ground, and in the case of the beach at Cabin Point, there has been a bit of a development in how it is being handled by Westmoreland County’s Board of Supervisors, who …

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Beginning Friday, September 23, voters can begin casting ballots in-person or curbside at their Voter Registration Office for U.S. House of Representatives 1st District and local offices.  

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Last month, the president and the chief of Richmond County Volunteer Fire Department (RCVFD) approached Warsaw Town Council asking for more money.

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On August 22, 2020, Colonial Beach Police Department received a call about a shooting at Riverwood Apartments.  When Officer Dalton Moore arrived at the scene, he found Alfonso Wilson, Jr., in the parking lot. Wilson, who had been shot, was rushed to the hospital where he died.

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Virginia is offering school construction grants and over $1.3 million of that money has been allocated to Richmond County. RCPS is considering using those funds to add a wing at the high school.

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It’s not uncommon for events to take on a life of their own, especially when music is involved. This weekend marked the town of Colonial Beach’s annual Northern Neck Beach Music Festival, something that started off as a house party for a beach music enthusiast and then grew into a town-wide …

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By the end of 2023, the regional broadband project, which spans the entire Northern Neck, is expected to be substantially complete, said Tom Innes, vice president of business development for All Points Broadband (APB) during a presentation for the King George Board of Supervisors.

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Some residents of the lower Northern Neck may be facing higher water and wastewater bills. Aqua Virginia is applying to raise its rates for a pipe replacement project that includes one community in Northumberland and three in Lancaster.

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On August 30th, the James Monroe Memorial Foundation and the Town of Colonial Beach, among others, were forced to bid farewell to Arthur T. Buswell III.

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Sometimes life throws you a curve and you want to either change course or quit.  Montross Middle School girl’s Health and PE instructor, Miquella Snider, is no quitter. In her life, she has experienced many hurdles that would have discouraged and ended the aspirations of most individuals. Bu…

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Councilman Tom Moncure reviewed Colonial Beach’s ordinances looking for those that were no longer relevant or enforceable or that had been repealed by the Virginia General Assembly. The proposed updates were presented in July, and a public hearing was required for the updates to be passed.

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Last month at the August meeting of Westmoreland County’s Board of Supervisors, the subject of getting through-truck traffic restrictions put in place for several sections of roadway came up and was sent to VDOT so that the department could conduct a study. Since then, VDOT has been looking …

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The month of August has come and gone and with it the summer touring season for the docents at James Monroe’s Birthplace. However, the end of the season is not a quiet affair where the birthplace is concerned. When the clock struck 4 p.m., chief docent Bucky Doerr unveiled a spread of food f…

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Virginia’s community colleges, including Rappahannock Community College (RCC), are gearing up to train more workers to help rebuild Virginia’s crumbling infrastructure. The Virginia Infrastructure Academy (VIA) announced it “will coordinate, scale up, and replicate infrastructure-related com…

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Housing is always something to be on the lookout for in a town on the water like Colonial Beach, and fortunately, the ground has been prepared for more houses in  a private housing development known as the Sunset Cove that can hold 18 homes.

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Colonial Beach is a growing town, and the clock is always ticking on when the sewers and ditches eventually need to be repaired, replaced, and upgraded. At last month’s meeting, Heather Campbell of the planning & design firm Dewberry & Associates gave an update on the Central Drainag…

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With Supervisor James Long pushing for a speedy decision, Northumberland supervisors came close to voting on a solar project with many unknowns. But upon realizing that a hasty vote could bury the project for at least a year, Long reversed course, and the board decided to get more informed.

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An alleged gang leader residing in Lancaster was sentenced last week to nearly 10 years in federal prison for one count of possessing a firearm and ammunition as a convicted felon. He was tried in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia.

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Remote Area Medical, aka RAM, will host another pop-up clinic offering free dental, medical, and vision care at Richmond County Elementary School. The services are open to anyone from anywhere.

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Residents in Colonial Beach have important decisions to make on Election Day, November 8, 2022. Nine candidates are vying for four open seats on the Town Council. Kenneth Allison Jr., Anthony (Tony) DiMonti, Charles (Chuck) DiNenna, Bryon (Tree) Mack, Anthony (Tony) Scisciani Jr., David Will…

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The saga of Montross’s quest to replace its aging and rupturing water system has had a number of twists and turns, but time is slowly running down as town manager Patricia Lewis works to get all of the necessary easements to get the groundwork laid out for the installation of the new pipes.

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The plans for a park in downtown Montross have been an ongoing saga since June of last year when Mayor Terry Cosgrove unveiled the plans before the Westmoreland Board of Supervisors in order to acquire a lease for the parcel of land next to the town’s library where the park was to be built.

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Multiple people lost their businesses and others were left homeless after a fire that originated in the Martin-Sale Furniture Company outlet building quickly swept through the 200 block of Prince Street in Tappahannock. In the charred aftermath, Tappahannock Main Street (TMS) stepped up to h…

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King George’s lieutenant Jimmy Simmons, communications officer Madison Kerns, and King George Fire & Rescue personnel received the Silver Valor award at the First Responders Appreciation ceremony at the Fredericksburg Expo Center for a successful snowstorm delivery effort.

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Warsaw is acquiring another piece of Main St. real estate—the former Friends of the Library building.

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The American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) appears to be a batch a federal funds that keeps on giving. This month, county administrator Luttrell Tadlock revealed that Northumberland is eligible for $70,000 for tourism.

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It has been well over a month since fire devoured the 200 block of Prince Street in Tappahannock, and many people are still perplexed by how such a disaster could occur. The cause of the July 15 inferno remains a mystery, and the answer likely won’t come to light until after the three insura…

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On August 14, Custom T’s Motorsports Park in Colonial Beach hosted a “Sunday 4 Service” event honoring first responders and members of the military. All EMTs, veterans, and police officers received a discount, and a portion of the proceeds were donated to the Colonial Beach Volunteer Rescue Squad.