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CB Council approves 6-cent tax increase

The Colonial Beach Town Council has voted 6-1 to raise the real estate tax rate by 6 cents. Councilw...

Potomac Riverfest draws big crowds to Colonial Beach

Potomac Riverfest draws big crowds to Colonial Beach

With skyrockets, sailing yachts and St. Barnards, the 64th Annual Potomac Riverfest wrapped up Satur...

CB School Board paves path for free lunches for all students

The Colonial Beach School Board took steps at its June 10 meeting to provide free breakfast and lunc...

Council moves forward on school demolition

The Colonial Beach Town Council has passed a resolution authorizing Mayor Mike Ham to execute an agr...

64th annual Potomac River Festival set for weekend

64th annual Potomac River Festival set for weekend

Get set for a swinging time this weekend as the Colonial Beach Chamber of Commerce hosts the 64th an...

Col. Beach senior wins Allstate Award

Charlottesville, VA – Nick Graves of Colonial Beach High School was chosen as one of 19 studen...

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Beach Officer Not Guilty

Charges had cost him his job

A former Colonial Beach police officer, who lost his job last year after being charged with malicious wounding and strangulation in connection with a dispute in Fredericksburg, has been found not guilty by a jury.
Kevin Murrell, 32, currently a resident of Stafford County, was found “not guilty” by a jury on Friday, after a two-day trial in Fredericksburg Circuit Court.

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Sherry Lee helping others prepare for the cold

Forecasters are predicting a cold, wet winter season, and Colonial Beach resident Sherry Lee is helping residents get ready by providing free coats, gloves and scarves for those in need.

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Sewer upgrades

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Dump Truck Driver Patrick Patterson and Foreman George Harris look on while Ethan Taylor gives hand signal directions to Bryant Lynch, operating the excavator.

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BikeFest hoping to come to the Beach Oct. 2014

Steven Keene, General Manager of All-American Harly Davidson of Hughesville, Md. wants to bring BikeFest to Colonial Beach. He recently met with Carey Geddes, Director of the Colonial Beach Chamber of Commerce and Brian and Vickie Coffman, owners of High Tides Restaurant about creating such an event before presenting the idea to Colonial Beach Town Council during their Sep. 26 work session.

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Bradshaw indicted for armed robbery of Colonial Beach 7-Eleven

The Westmoreland County Sheriff’s office has announced that Michael R. Bradshaw Jr. age 22 of Montross has been indicted on four felony charges in connection with the March 7 2013 armed robbery at the Colonial Beach 7-Eleven.

 

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Colonial Beach celebrates homecoming

During the annual Drifter Homecoming Parade held Friday, Oct. 4, Colonial Beach School Board Superintendent Kathleen Beane (left) and Colonial Beach School Board member Vicki Roberson greet

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7-Eleven joins expanding businesses

On the heels of expansions announced by two well-known Colonial Beach businesses last week, the Colonial Beach 7-Eleven began an extensive remodeling project this week.  The store will remain open during the construction, which should be finished by Thanksgiving.

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Hopeful economic signs as Beach businesses expand

Two existing Colonial Beach business are in the process of expanding, a hopeful sign for the Westmoreland County economy which has been struggling for the past several years.

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