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School board briefed on test scores

The Colonial Beach School Board met July 8 for the first time since school let out.
The summer break ...

The bombs bursting in air...

The bombs bursting in air...

Residents of Colonial Beach enjoyed a grand time Saturday night as the town set off fireworks to mar...

Beach facade program off to a slow start

Out of 30 properties located in the downtown revitalization area only eight property owners have sub...

Colonial Beach Council approves 6-cent tax increase

The Colonial Beach Town Council has approved the advertised budget for the 2015-16 fiscal year. The ...

Beach plans July 4th spectacular

Beach plans July 4th spectacular

Come celebrate America's 239th  year of independence in Colonial Beach. Stroll the beach, swim,...

Harley-Davidson coming to the Beach

Harley-Davidson coming to the Beach

Harley-Davidson, America’s iconic motorcycle brand, is coming to Colonial Beach. All-American ...

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Downtown Colonial Beach Steering Committee seeks non-profit status

The Downtown Colonial Beach Steering Committee is now operating with a board of directors, complete with officers. The group made the move in order to apply for incorporation and non-profit status.

Read more: Downtown Colonial Beach Steering Committee seeks non-profit status

Would merging Westmoreland, Colonial Beach schools solve tax issue?

For Colonial Beach taxpayers concerned about a new tax increase, caused by a $400,000 shortfall in the 2016 school system budget, the solution to the problem might be 20 miles down the road in Momtross.
Westmoreland County officials said recently that merging the independent Colonial Beach schools with the Westmoreland County school system could save the two jurisdictions as much as $2.5 million a year.

Read more: Would merging Westmoreland, Colonial Beach schools solve tax issue?

Colonial Beach residents develop green thumb community garden

If you’re interested in growing your own fresh vegetables, it’s not too late to rent a plot at the Colonial Beach Community Garden.
Located on Washington Avenue, the garden is hosted by the Colonial Beach Historical Society.

Read more: Colonial Beach residents develop green thumb community garden

The bombs bursting in air...

Residents of Colonial Beach enjoyed a grand time Saturday night as the town set off fireworks to mark America’s 239 birthday. The show capped off a weekend of activities  celebrating freedom and independence.

Photo by Linda Farneth

Beach facade program off to a slow start

Out of 30 properties located in the downtown revitalization area only eight property owners have submitted an application to take advantage of available facade improvement grant money.

Read more: Beach facade program off to a slow start

Beach plans July 4th spectacular

Come celebrate America's 239th  year of independence in Colonial Beach. Stroll the beach, swim, kayak, ski or boat in the waters of the Potomac River or Monroe Bay. July 4 will include a variety of events in and around Colonial Beach this year.
St. Elizabeth Catholic Church Bazaar, will hold a Yard Sale and Raffle from 8 am to 3 pm at 12 Lossing Ave.

Read more: Beach plans July 4th spectacular

Harley-Davidson coming to the Beach

Harley-Davidson, America’s iconic motorcycle brand, is coming to Colonial Beach. All-American Harley-Davidson, headquartered in Hughesville, MD, has announced it will be opening a store at the Beach next month.

Read more: Harley-Davidson coming to the Beach

Potomac Riverfest draws big crowds to Colonial Beach

With skyrockets, sailing yachts and St. Barnards, the 64th Annual Potomac Riverfest wrapped up Saturday night and Sunday and was labeled a success by Colonial Beach residents and visitors.

Read more: Potomac Riverfest draws big crowds to Colonial Beach

 

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