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Supervisors hear from O’Gara proponents
06/17/2009

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Westmoreland County, Virginia (STPNS)- As noted in last week’s reporting, the O’Gara topic once again proved to be the top subject at the monthly meeting of Westmoreland County’s Board of Supervisors.... View

 
Economic development was citizens? discussion topic
01/28/2009

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Westmoreland County, Virginia (STPNS)- Economic development strategies were a discussion topic when Westmoreland County Citizens Association launched the first of its 2009 monthly meetings at the firehouse in Montross this Monday night.... View

 
O'Gara's director faces drunken driving charges in Westmoreland
01/21/2009

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Westmoreland County, Virginia (STPNS)- The O?Gara Group?s Tactical Operations Branch Manager, Ronald Boline, was in Montross last Monday night when the Westmoreland Industrial Development Authority accepted a contract that will allow the O?Gara Group to locate a training facility in the county?s industrial park near Montross.... View

 
Brownley delivers economic development white paper to Westmoreland supervisors
12/31/2008

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Westmoreland County, Virginia (STPNS)- District 3 Supervisor Lynn Brownley has spent his life in Westmoreland County and considers himself a fairly keen observer of what has worked and what has failed to deliver the desired economic development objectives in the still rural jurisdiction he calls home.... View

 
Supervisors deliver assurance that Phase 2 sewer is moving forward
11/04/2008

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Westmoreland County, Virginia (STPNS)- This Monday night the Westmoreland Supervisors reassured prospective Phase 2 Washington District sewer customers that their project will go forward and that the money to build the collection infrastructure is in hand.... View

 
How will Westmoreland run its government in bad times?
10/28/2008

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Westmoreland County, Virginia (STPNS)- A slowing global economy and its local impacts was a discussion topic when the Westmoreland Supervisors met on October 15.... View

 
Election interest high in Westmoreland County
10/28/2008

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Westmoreland County, Virginia (STPNS)- Virginia is not one of the early-voting states, but absentee voting is an option for those who qualify and the absentee voting activity in Westmoreland County exceeded all expectations in the jurisdiction that created a separate absentee voting precinct for reporting purposes several years ago.... View

 Westmoreland teachers return to work  
Westmoreland teachers return to work
08/27/2008

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Westmoreland County, Virginia (STPNS)- The Westmoreland school division?s teachers reported for work last Wednesday morning and the event was nothing less than a full-scale celebration of the upcoming session.... View

 
Westmoreland County Supervisors receive explanation of audit costs
08/20/2008

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Westmoreland County, Virginia (STPNS)- District 5 Supervisor Larry Roberson was not happy when he learned that Westmoreland County?s audit costs will rise more than 20 percent as the result of the contract County Administrator Norm Risavi signed in April with the Robinson, Farmer, Cox Associates audit firm.... View

 
Lady Luck Fund Raiser was a REALLY big deal!
12/12/2007

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Westmoreland County, Virginia (STPNS)- Usually it takes a while for something to catch on. Usually people don?t immediately sit up and take notice. Usually the first time an event is held, it doesn?t go as well as planned. Usually you don?t have The Riverboat on the Potomac and all their friends working together with one single goal in ... View

 
Westmoreland County Citizens Association advises local government of its existence
12/12/2007

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Westmoreland County, Virginia (STPNS)- At a meeting last Monday members of the Westmoreland County Citizens Association introduced themselves to the county?s Planning Commission. One week later representatives from the group returned to make their existence known to the Westmoreland Board of Supervisors.... View

 
New ordinance regulates sexually oriented businesses in Westm'd
11/28/2007

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Westmoreland County, Virginia (STPNS)- The Westmoreland Supervisors met on November 14 and adopted an ordinance whose purpose is to regulate sexually oriented businesses.... View

Fisher family?s Thanksgiving included celebration of special birthdays  
Fisher family?s Thanksgiving included celebration of special birthdays
11/28/2007

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Westmoreland County, Virginia (STPNS)- Westmoreland County Board of Supervisors Chairman Darryl Fisher presented two resolutions that Board of Supervisors colleagues eagerly adopted during November?s official session.... View

 
Horner?s Beach may be W'md's next golf cart community
11/21/2007

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Westmoreland County, Virginia (STPNS)- Horner's Beach may be next in line to get golf carts. Westmoreland Supervisors have now agreed to go to public hearing with the Horner?s Beach petition to be designated as a golf cart community. ... View

 
Amendment ensures delivery of broadband Internet service in remote parts of W?md
11/21/2007

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Westmoreland County, Virginia (STPNS)- After six years of discussion and major public expenditures of public funds, the Westmoreland Supervisors took action last Wednesday to facilitate delivery of wireless high-speed Internet service in remote locations that would not otherwise be served.... View

 
Va. Crowd Watches 15 Wild Turkeys Settle into New Homes
11/19/2007

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Westmoreland County, Virginia (STPNS)- JAMESTOWN, Va. ? More than 150 local students and wild turkey enthusiasts watched 15 wild turkeys fly to new habitat at the James City County Freedom Park near Jamestown, Tuesday.... View

 
KG YMCA planned for completion next year
11/14/2007

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Westmoreland County, Virginia (STPNS)- King George Supervisors held a ceremonial groundbreaking last month for a planned Rappahannock Area YMCA branch under construction in King George at Purkins Corner.... View

 
VDOT resolves issue concerning Northern Neck CDA?s reduced street pavement width
11/07/2007

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Westmoreland County, Virginia (STPNS)- A subdivision code variance request brought to this Monday afternoon?s Westmoreland Planning Commission meeting by Northern Neck Subdivision Community Development Authority?s Rich Ward was resolved by county government officials and Department of Transportation employees from the agency?s Frederick... View

 
Westmoreland Planners pronounce Greenways proposal dead
11/07/2007

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Westmoreland County, Virginia (STPNS)- After hearing from the people more than two months ago, the Westmoreland Planning Commission voted this Monday night to do no more to facilitate adoption of a zoning amendment establishing a greenway corridor.... View

 
Headley expelled and removed as chairman of KG Republican Committee
10/31/2007

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Westmoreland County, Virginia (STPNS)- The King George Republican Committee (KGRC) took action last Tuesday, October 23, to remove John Headley as chairman and to expel him from him membership on the committee.  ... View