- Last Updated on Tuesday, 07 June 2016 12:52
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Annual crowd-pleaser runs June 10-12, includes carnival, parades, much more for whole family
Fireworks, parades, beauty contests, arts & crafts, a carnival and a blessing of the fleet highlight the 65th Annual Potomac River Festival in Colonial Beach. The three-day event, June 10th through the 12th this year, serves as the kick-off of summer and attracts tens of thousands of visitors to the Potomac River town.
- Last Updated on Tuesday, 24 May 2016 12:18
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Recent surveys have shown the blue crab population in the Chesapeake Bay and the Potomac River is at the highest level in four years, but Dean Nininger, whose family has been crabbing in the Potomac for 55 years, said the recent rains are causing a temporary problem.
- Last Updated on Tuesday, 17 May 2016 12:41
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Despite the rainy weather Saturday, the Colonial Beach Volunteer Fire Department Women's Auxiliary raised money for the fire department with a $10 per plate fish fry at the firehouse.
- Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 May 2016 13:16
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John Parks, a 17-year-old Colonial Beach High School student whose great grandfather, grandfather and father worked or work as auto body repairmen, is headed to Kentucky this summer for a national auto body competition.
Parks, a junior at CBHS, finished in first place in the SkillsUSA district competition in February and then won the state SkillsUSA collision repair competition on April 16 in Fredericksburg. Now he is preparing for the national SkillsUSA championship to be held June 20-24 in Louisville, KY.
- Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 May 2016 13:02
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The Colonial Beach Foundation, a not-for-profit community corporation, with IRS 501(c)(3) designation, has recently added some additional community members to its Board of Directors.