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Fate of CB School looks bleak

Conflicting resolutions, long discussions and short memories seem to be at the heart of the Town of ...

Code Compliance Officer accused of Trespassing

Colonial Beach Town Council spilled the beans about Town employee Theresa Davis’ charge of trespassi...

Two talented women destined to cross paths

Two talented women destined to cross paths

One may call it fate or destiny, but the similarity between two women, Olga Farneth and Velia Jacobo...

School Debt comes full circle for Chairman Trivett

School Debt comes full circle for Chairman Trivett

Colonial Beach School Board Chairman Tim Trivett talked to the town council at the March work sessio...

Legg no stranger to making history

Legg no stranger to making history

Colonial Beach Town Council formally introduced Elizabeth “Libby” Legg as the town’s new permanent C...

Alta Vista poor host to CB during Regional tournament

Alta Vista poor host to CB during Regional tournament

Colonial Beach School Board member Wayne Kennedy aired his disapproval of Alta Vista’s hosting pract...

 

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Town Council accepts Ham’s resignation

Colonial Beach Town Council made quick work of their last scheduled meeting for the year 2012.  During the meeting, which lasted just under an hour, the council held two public hearings, passed six resolutions, and approved one amendment.

Read more: Town Council accepts Ham’s resignation

CB Schools taking safety seriously

Colonial Beach School Interim Superintendent Kathleen Beane announced by phone that officials from the town, school and police met this weekend to discuss safety issues at the school.

Read more: CB Schools taking safety seriously

Revitalization team brings in reinforcements

The Colonial Beach Revitalization committee held a special meeting to provide a venue to engage local business and property owners located within the historic commercial core (Colonial and Washington Avenues).

Read more: Revitalization team brings in reinforcements

Amendment will allow Accessory Dwelling Units

At the December Colonial Beach Planning Commission meeting, Director of Building and Zoning Gary Mitchel and Josh Frederick, brought forward a very rough draft of a zoning regulation change that would permit Accessory Dwelling Units (ADU) in Colonial Beach. Currently the town is not zoned for these but

Read more: Amendment will allow Accessory Dwelling Units

Christmas is in the air

The annual Christmas parade was held on Saturday, Dec. 1. It was a cold morning but a good time was had by all who came out.

Read more: Christmas is in the air

Committees discuss the business of the day

Budget Committee
Last year the town received a planning grant of $35,000 to pay for Lands Studio to organize meetings, studies and complete upgrades to the Comprehensive Plan as well as draft an application for a $750,000 Revitalization Grant which the town did not receive.

Read more: Committees discuss the business of the day

Monroe Point Developers were overcharged almost $10,000

After almost a year long battle with town officials, Monroe Point developer Johnathan Natelson can put utility bills to rest. Budget Committee Chairman Mike Ham announced last Thursday that the town’s bill to Monroe Point for water usage was almost ten grand over the amount due.

Read more: Monroe Point Developers were overcharged almost $10,000

GEICO give Sheriff’s office new wheels

GEICO Insurance Corporation has donated a police equipped golf cart to the Westmoreland County Sheriff’s Office for patrol and support services. In addition to assisting our operations at festivals, parades, holiday celebrations and other events held throughout the county, this specialized vehicle will efficiently and effectively enhance our Community Policing Initiatives.

Read more: GEICO give Sheriff’s office new wheels

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