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Colonial Beach Council mulls zoning rules

Colonial Beach Council mulls zoning rules

Despite a plea from Planning Commission Chair Robin Schick, the Colonial Beach Town Council will hol...

Dog Day of August offers fun for pooches

Dog Day of August offers fun for pooches

Come out and join other dog lovers on Aug. 8 for a doggone good time. You and your K-9 companion can...

Downtown Colonial Beach Steering Committee seeks non-profit status

Downtown Colonial Beach Steering Committee seeks non-profit status

The Downtown Colonial Beach Steering Committee is now operating with a board of directors, complete ...

Would merging Westmoreland, Colonial Beach schools solve tax issue?

For Colonial Beach taxpayers concerned about a new tax increase, caused by a $400,000 shortfall in t...

Colonial Beach residents develop green thumb community garden

Colonial Beach residents develop green thumb community garden

If you’re interested in growing your own fresh vegetables, it’s not too late to rent a p...

Infrastructure projects moving forward in Colonial Beach

Colonial Beach has, and continues to, undergo continuous infrastructural work right below residents ...

 

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Tattle Tale Cafe and Coffee Shop is Talk of the Beach

Jeff and Julie Malecha opened their new Colonial Beach coffee shop in 2005. They bought the old Esso Station property at 215 Washington Avenue and named it the Expresso Station.  

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Baker sentenced to life in prison

Circuit Court Judge Joseph Ellis Friday sentenced William Baker to life in prison for the brutal slaying of Elizabeth “Niecey” Thompson at the Beach Gate Motel in Colonial Beach in Oct. 3, 2012.

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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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