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Colonial Beach Council proposes real estate tax increase

Colonial Beach Town Council recently held a special meeting on to discuss solutions to balancing the...

Three charged with arson in Colonial Beach school fire

Three charged with arson in Colonial Beach school fire

Virginia State Police have announced the arrest of three suspects in connection with the 2014 fire t...

Earth Day festivities include tree planting

Earth Day festivities include tree planting

Colonial Beach students participated in two events rolled into one on Earth Day.
Ground was broken fo...

Colonial Beach Pier a lure for water lovers

Colonial Beach Pier a lure for water lovers

No matter the season, whatever the weather, the Colonial Beach Municipal Pier remains a top attracti...

Colonial Beach council seeks school demolition estimates

Colonial Beach council seeks school demolition estimates

The Colonial Beach Town Council has voted unanimously to obtain estimates for the demolition of the ...

Colonial Beach fire chief saves MD family from house fire

Colonial Beach fire chief saves MD family from house fire

Colonial Beach Volunteer Fire Chief David Robey was on his way to Hughsville, MD when he spotted the...

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Pastel show draws crowd to JarrettThor’s

The Pastel Society of Virginia (PSV) drew a record turnout on Friday for its Opening Reception and Announcement of Award Winners at JarrettThor Fine Arts.

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Sher’s Snack Shack is CB’s newest restaurant

When Sherry Lee’s father was killed tragically in a traffic accident on Route 205 last May, she decided to open a restaurant dedicated to him. Sher’s Snack Shack opened last month and is Colonial Beach’s newest restaurant.

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Three car accident in Front of Halls leaves five kids and many adults shaken

It appears reduced speed and rumble strips are not reducing accidents on the stretch of State Route 205 in front of Halls Supermarket.
At approximately 4:30 p.m. three vehicles where involved in an auto accident in front of the second entrance to the store.
According to the driver, a compact white Nissan pickup truck driven by an adult male was traveling on 205 towards Colonial Beach. The Nissan was behind a large black pickup. Both pickups were in the left turn lane in the center of 205. The large black pickup truck appeared to be turning into the parking lot of the supermarket, when he hesitated and turned back toward the turn lane.

Read more: Three car accident in Front of Halls leaves five kids and many adults shaken

James requests town donate old ‘Klotz Building’ to charity

Randy James is asking the Colonial Beach Town Council to donate the Klotz Building, located at 6 North Irving Ave., to his charity,  The Paul Stefan Home for Expectant Mothers.

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Historic Bell House still welcoming visitors today

In 1883, the father of Alexander Graham Bell – noted Scottish teacher and researcher Alexander Melville Bell – bought a newly constructed elegant home on the banks of the Potomac River in Colonial Beach. Today, the historic Bell House is still welcoming visitors after more than 230 years.

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Beach Runs for the CBVFD

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80 runners turned out for the 5K race for the CBVFD on Saturday, Aug. 24. Many thanks to all the sponsors, and of course to the runners!

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Be a friend to Wendy’s Feline Friends

Wendy Erskine, who has been helping save cats for many years, needs a helping hand. Since her husband died a year ago, she has been coping well, but recently, she broke her wrist.

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Maryland Classics win top awards at 34th Rod Run to the Beach

Two Maryland cars won top honors at the 34th Annual Rod Run to the Beach in a competition held last weekend, despite cloudy skies and occasional rain, as a part of the event sponsored by the Colonial Beach Education Foundation.

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