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DiRosario jailed four days before Colonial Beach mayoral election

DiRosario jailed four days before Colonial Beach mayoral election

Wayne DiRosario, one of two candidates for Colonial Beach mayor in Tuesday's election, had planned t...

Colonial Beach Volunteer Rescue Squad earns VAVRS recognitions

Colonial Beach Volunteer Rescue Squad earned several individual and group awards at the annual conve...

Concerns about schools, taxes, growth highlight Beach forums

Candidates for Colonial  Beach mayor and town council participated in two separate forums held ...

Bids withdrawn for sale of Eleanor Park

The long-simmering tensions involving the sale of the Eleanor Park property in Colonial Beach has ca...

Colonial Beach’s Guadalupe Free Clinic serves area’s poor

Colonial Beach’s Guadalupe Free Clinic serves area’s poor

When the Guadalupe Free Clinic opened on the grounds of St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Colonial Be...

Outdoor showing of Mamma Mia a big hit in Colonial Beach

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Cheering, clapping and singing to music of the Swedish pop band Abba while w...

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Blunt details ideas on improving Colonial Beach

Colonial Beach Vice-Mayor Eddie Blunt, in a prepared address to his fellow council members Thursday, said the historic Potomac River town is making progress, but much remains to be done if Colonial Beach is to again become a thriving community.

Read more: Blunt details ideas on improving Colonial Beach

Riverside residents want paving

Dust from roads causes health, sanitation problems, local couple says
The Colonial Beach town council recently committed $150,000 a year to paving dirt roads within the town.

Read more: Riverside residents want paving

Resident interest high at historical designation kickoff meeting

Representatives Blake McDonald and Carey Jones from the Virginia Department of Historical Resources joined Heather Staton and Chris Manning from Dovetail Cultural Resources Group to speak  on March 1 in Colonial Beach about a historical survey being conducted in the town.

Read more: Resident interest high at historical designation kickoff meeting

Pier lease review yields buy option

Town Attorney Andrea Erard approached the Colonial Beach Town Council at its February work session for direction on restructuring the town's pier ordinance.

Read more: Pier lease review yields buy option

Colonial Beach Town Council commits money to paving

$150,000 per year from CIP set aside for improving dirt roads

Like previous councils the current Colonial beach Town Council has been talking about working to pave dirt roads in Colonial Beach since January. What’s different this year is that the council passed a resolution at the Feb 11 meeting to solidify their commitment to long term funding.

Read more: Colonial Beach Town Council commits money to paving

About $1.3 million available for needs

The Town of Colonial Beach has roughly $1.2 to $1.3 million set aside for capital improvements according to Mayor Mike Ham. The town vouncil met with town staff for four hours on Wed Jan 20 to decide how best to spend it.

Read more: About $1.3 million available for needs

CB Town Council revamps fees, regulations for special events in town

Colonial Beach Town Council performed several house cleaning tasks during their Jan 14 meeting.

Read more: CB Town Council revamps fees, regulations for special events in town

Historical Review Grant awarded to Colonial Beach

Colonial Beach is one of three towns to be included in a survey of historic resources conducted by the Virginia Department of Historical Resources, partnered with Northern Neck, Tidewater and Eastern Shore localities.
DHR was awarded funding from a larger $1.5 million Hurricane Sandy Disaster Relief Assistance Grant back in 2014 for historic properties and national park services. The grant funds research to identify future risk of storm damage and planning to protect from storms for historical properties.

Read more: Historical Review Grant awarded to Colonial Beach

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