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The Journal - Colonial Beach, Colonial Beach, Virginia, 22485

 
Revitalization efforts in Montross stalled
03/27/2013

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Colonial Beach, Virginia (STPNS)- Linda Farneth... View

 
Angerer convicted of sexual battery and sodomy of girl
09/12/2012

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Colonial Beach, Virginia (STPNS)- Christopher Wiggins... View

 
Mayor calls for due process and a public hearing
10/20/2010

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Colonial Beach, Virginia (STPNS)- The October Town Council meeting kicked off with competing resolutions about Mayor Fred Rummage’s access to town hall. Council member Steve Kennedy placed Resolution 50-10 on the agenda, which is a resolution to reaffirm Resolutions 27-09 and 33-09. Those 2009 resolutions prohibit the mayor from ma... View

 
Committee meetings: No new taxes in budget
04/28/2010

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Colonial Beach, Virginia (STPNS)- With an election seven days away for three council seats, the sitting town council has its plate full. Revenues are projected down by $163,230 for the proposed 2010-2011 budget; someone is flushing diapers and children’s clothing, which is clogging the pump at the Stratford Pump Station at the expe... View

 
“When the economy is down, crime is on the rise.”
07/01/2009

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Colonial Beach, Virginia (STPNS)- Whether you call it car tagging or car shopping, if it happens to you, it can be devastating. ... View

 
Mayor Rummage: Maybe it’s time to jerk the Charter
06/17/2009

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Colonial Beach, Virginia (STPNS)- The June 11 council meeting resulted in a number of resolutions passed and a few heated debates. ... View

 
Colonial Beach school officials’ drop-out rate on the rise
06/10/2009

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Colonial Beach, Virginia (STPNS)- At Wednesday’s work session, the Colonial Beach School Board announced its acceptance of board member Rocky Denson’s resignation, effective June 30, and decided to enlist the services of the Virginia School Board Association to find a replacement for Robert Luttrell, who has been filling the positi... View

 
And the new CBPC member is...
01/28/2009

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Colonial Beach, Virginia (STPNS)- Out of the four possible candidates interviewed by a selection panel comprised of both Colonial Beach Town Council and Planning Commission members, Cynthia Missicka was the name put forward as the recommendation to fill the vacancy on the Planning Commission recently created by the retirement of lo... View

 
Colonial Beach School Board looks employee benefits
01/21/2009

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Colonial Beach, Virginia (STPNS)- The Colonial Beach School Board is taking a fresh look at health benefits. According to the policy in place, if an employee works 35 or more hours in one job they are considered full time. However, in the case of an employee who holds two jobs and their combined hours total 35 or more they are not ... View

 
Court case may be historic first for Westmoreland County
01/07/2009

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Colonial Beach, Virginia (STPNS)- 2009 may soon see a courtroom first in the Circuit Court of Westmoreland County and the Zoning Administrator for Colonial Beach, Chuck Bird, may very well make history.  ... View

 
Tragic Christmas Eve fire leaves mark on local family and friends
12/31/2008

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Colonial Beach, Virginia (STPNS)- Shortly after 8:00 p.m. on Christmas Eve when children were being warned to tuck into bed for Santa?s arrival a tragic call came out to Rescue Station 1 and Engine Company 1. ... View

 
Parker's is Gone!
11/11/2008

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Colonial Beach, Virginia (STPNS)- At least fifty years of history disappeared along Monroe Bay Avenue in Colonial Beach, this weekend as a restaurant, which will always be known as Parker's, was leveled. ... View

 
Journal to video stream Council meetings
11/11/2008

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Colonial Beach, Virginia (STPNS)- On Thursday, November 13, the Town of Colonial Beach will be a first in the Northern Neck when its Council meeting is video streamed live by the Journal Press.  ... View

 
New ownership for Riverwood moves a step closer
11/04/2008

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Colonial Beach, Virginia (STPNS)- The residents of The Riverwood housing complex might not be getting an early Christmas present this year, but if everything continues as planned, they might very well be wishing one another a truly Happy New Year.... View

 
Colonial Beach Planners hear about Comprehensive Plan
10/28/2008

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Colonial Beach, Virginia (STPNS)- On Thursday, October 23 a public meeting was held by the Colonial Beach Planning Commission. ... View

 
Supervisors discuss Phase 2 Washington District sewer?s funding shortfall
10/22/2008

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Colonial Beach, Virginia (STPNS)- Last week The Journal reported that the federal government?s $1.3 million contribution to the Phase 2 Washington District sewer project has been diverted to the area of Texas that was devastated by Hurricane Ike.... View

 
Colonial Beach BZA hears Monroe Point Development appeal
10/22/2008

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Colonial Beach, Virginia (STPNS)- Last night's Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA) meeting was convened by Chair Dr. Frank Mansfield.  All members were present, Barbara Racine, Frank E. Lincoln, Jr., Susan Windland, and newest member Helga Gallahan.  The first item on the agenda was an application for a variance by Gl... View

 
Council working on money making and money spending items
10/15/2008

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Colonial Beach, Virginia (STPNS)-

This week?s Town Council agenda had the proposed Cigarette Tax Ordinance scheduled for a Public Hearing in addition to a Resolution dealing with health insurance premiums for the paid member of the fire department and an amendment to the police department?s budget for expenditures. &nb... View


 
Beach school officials tread lightly on issue of gym floor
10/15/2008

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Colonial Beach, Virginia (STPNS)- Last week The Journal reported that the Colonial Beach High School Gym remained sealed and barricaded after weeks of work to refinish the floors. While work is being complete, the matter stands unresolved and may lead to legal action.... View

 
Boating Safety Decal hot topic for Council
09/10/2008

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Colonial Beach, Virginia (STPNS)- Tomorrow night, Thursday, September 11, may very well be one of those well-attended Town Council meetings.... View