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CB foundation adds board members

The Colonial Beach Foundation, a not-for-profit community corporation, with IRS 501(c)(3) designatio...

Col. Beach getting ready for pageant season

POTOMAC RIVER FESTIVAL AND
CB FIRE DEPT. CONTEST These contests will be held on Sunday, June 5th at ...

Elementary nears completion

Elementary nears completion

Construction firm says it’s ready for permit
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Colonial Beach Chamber recognizes outstanding service

Colonial Beach Chamber recognizes outstanding service

The Colonial Beach Chamber of Commerce recently held its 2015 awards dinner at High Tides on the Pot...

Planning commission passes ES plan with recommendations

Planning commission passes ES plan with recommendations

Colonial Beach Mayor Mike Ham asked the town Planning Commission not to try to redesign the new elem...

Md voters will decide fate of Riverboat in referendum in fall

Colonial Beach Mayor Mike Ham announced at the close of the March 24 council meeting that he testifi...

 

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GO DRIFTERS!!

   Sometimes a person comes along and makes a special place for themselves in your life.  Sometimes a business comes along and does the same thing for their community.  That was Bud Tressler's philosophy with his restaurant Fat Freda's and although his passing may be mourned by many members of the Colonial Beach community, for some it may be comforting to know that his wife Linda Tressler is stepping in right where her husband left off.
    This Sunday, March 15, from 1:00 to 5:00, WIN (or lose) there will be a party thrown in honor of the Colonial Beach Varsity Boys Basketball Team who seem well on their way to helping keep Colonial Beach on the map by bringing home the State title.  The gift certificates have already been written; one for each player, coach and the team's manager.  Family and friends are donating time and desserts to make the event a special one and a DJ has been hired.  “This is what its all about”, says Fat Freda's employee, Serene Dickerson, “being a part of the community”.
   All the employees of the restaurant enjoy that aspect of working at Fat Freda's “doing the extra things”.  Sharon Soaper, Elsie Balderson, Tim Olson, Karen Phelps and Serene Dickerson all say, “Go Drifters! Take us all the way, but no matter what you guys have done great.  You've done us proud.”  Fat Freda's invites fans, friends and family to join the fun on Sunday.  
   The Varsity Boys will be leaving Colonial Beach High School at 9:15 Thursday, to battle Altavista High School at the Siegel Center at VCU in Richmond.  Before leaving town, the bus will stop at the elementary school where students have made banners and signs to cheer the team on.  Then just before 9:30, the bus will come up the street towards Lenny's and make a left hand turn onto Colonial Avenue to leave town.  Everyone who is a Drifter fan is invited to join in the fun and line Colonial Avenue in the spirit of the day and root on the mighty Black and Gold Drifters.

 

 

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