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Historic St. Elizabeth's has new altar and new stained glass window

A new altar and a new stained glass window were consecrated Friday by the members of St. Elizabeth's...

Colonial Beach Town Council postpones sale of Eleanor Park property

The Colonial Beach Town Council agreed to postpone the sale of the Eleanor Park property pending inv...

Colonial Beach resident one of nation's first female national park rangers

Colonial Beach's Pocahontas Schuck, 76, was honored last weekend to work as a volunteer at the Natio...

Colonial Beach hosts 37th Rod Run to the Beach

Cars, cars and more cars.  

Colonial Beach hosted the 37th Annual Rod Run to the Beach last we...

Fundraising benefit held for Vickie Coffman

Fundraising benefit held for Vickie Coffman

Photos by Richard Leggitt

Chelsea Padgett of Daytona Beach, Fla., helps arrange the dozens upon doz...

Colonial Beach council postpones Eleanor Park vote again

Colonial Beach council postpones Eleanor Park vote again

The Colonial Beach Town Council last week postponed until 4:30 p.m. on Aug. 25 a vote on whether to ...

 

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Grant to help with CB home ownership

A few lucky, willing, residents of Colonial Beach soon may move from rental units to home ownership through a grant offered by the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development.

Read more: Grant to help with CB home ownership

Colonial Beach drinking water contamination determination to notify public lies with Health Department

On July 23, at 10:15 a.m., The Journal spoke with Bennett Ragnauth, Engineering Field Director from Virginia Department of Health East Central Field Office of Drinking Water.

 The Town of Colonial Beach is required to take 4 routine water samples per month. The samples are then sent to the State Lab for testing. These samples are tested for Total Coliform, which is an indicator there could be other organisms present. If a sample tests positive for Total Coliform, then it is further tested for E. coli.

 

Read more: Colonial Beach drinking water contamination determination to notify public lies with Health...

Colonial Beach - Boil your water

Don't drink the water, until it is boiled

Public Works Director Rob Murphy said that E-Coli bacteria has been found in a sample of the water system. It is confined to a specific area however he was not at liberty to give out that information and stated that all water in CB should be boiled for 3 minutes for safety precautions.

 

Read more: Colonial Beach - Boil your water

Ellie Caruthers is a Colonial Beach Treasure

Residents and visitors to Colonial Beach often walk the shores of the Potomac or prowl the town’s antiques stores looking for treasure. But Colonial Beach’s real treasure is a whip smart 87-year-old, independent-minded woman with a big heart, named Ellie Caruthers.

Read more: Ellie Caruthers is a Colonial Beach Treasure

Newman returns to the Black and Gold

Colonial Beach School Board members are very excited to welcome back former CB Elementary School Principal, Kevin Newman, as the new Superintendent of Colonial Beach Schools.

Read more: Newman returns to the Black and Gold

5th Annual Jet Ski Races begins Friday

Colonial Beach will host the UWP- IJSBA Watercross National Tour, Liberty Cup portion of the National Jet Ski Competition for the fifth year in a row from July 18 - 20.

Read more: 5th Annual Jet Ski Races begins Friday

Potomac Renaissance condos are movin’ on up

The long planned second phase of the Potomac Renaissance Condominiums in Colonial Beach began building upward this week with the arrival of a heavy industrial crane and the careful lifting and installation of pre-built modular units.

Read more: Potomac Renaissance condos are movin’ on up

Street closings for this weekend's Jet Ski Races

To facilitate the Fifth Annual International Jet Ski Races July 18-20, Taylor Street from Wilder Ave. to Hawthorne Street will be closed to thru traffic, starting the evening of Thursday, July 17, and will remain closed until Sunday evening, July 20.

Read more: Street closings for this weekend's Jet Ski Races

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