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School reduces funding request from Town

The Colonial Beach School Board has approved a $6.8 million 2015-16 school year budget proposal. The...

Robin Grove Park will not be sold

Colonial Beach Town Council members Mike Looney and Wanda Goforth are opposing plans to sell Robin G...

Minnesota students “pay it forward” in Colonial Beach

Minnesota students “pay it forward” in Colonial Beach

A busload of students from the University of Minnesota came to Colonial Beach last week to “pay it f...

Cirbee resigns from CB Planning Commission

Cirbee resigns from CB Planning Commission

The Colonial Beach Planning Commission has lost another of its members.
After only four months of ser...

Shady Lane will open a crab house at Colonial Beach

Shady Lane will open a crab house at Colonial Beach

Dean Nininger, whose family has been operating Shady Lane Seafood in Colonial Beach for 47 years and...

Try #4 for a public hearing on school superintendent

Maybe the Westmoreland County School Board needs to hire a weatherman before it hires a new school s...

 

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Geddes: Bike Fest was good for businesses

While the final numbers from the first Colonial Beach Bike Fest won’t be known  until December when the meals and lodging taxes have been paid, Chamber of Commerce President Carey Geddes said the event yielded positive results.
Geddes is hopeful local businesses will report double or triple their sales compared to what they reported last  October. Geddes said the chamber paid $650 in meals taxes, which equates to about  $13,000 in revenue.

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hometown fun at the homecoming parade

The Colonial Beach High School PTA sponsored several homecoming events Oct. 31. The evening began with a parade from the old elementary campus up Colonial Avenue and ending at the high school. After arriving at the school, attendees enjoyed music, hot dogs and pizza. The seniors took the win during a tug-of-war competition.

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Elementary students move into new home

Faces were beaming, despite carrying heavy loads of boxes, chairs, desks and other school supplies after Colonial Beach Superintendent Kevin Newman got the all clear to start moving into the new elementary school mod pods.

Read more: Elementary students move into new home

Colonial Beach groups will team up to host fall festival

This year, the Colonial Beach PTA, Chamber of Commerce and Volunteer Rescue Squad are teaming up with Custom Cartz and Coldwell Banker Elite to combine fall activities into one big day on Town Hill from  11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 25.

Read more: Colonial Beach groups will team up to host fall festival

Beach manager defends decision to raze ex-school

Foulds says building was unsafe, and several residents complained
The Colonial Beach town manager said the former elementary school has to be torn down due to safety concerns and citizens’ complaints.

Read more: Beach manager defends decision to raze ex-school

1st Annual Colonial Beach Bike Fest

1st Annual Colonial Beach Bike Fest

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Bike Fest a roaring good time

About 10,000 attend first annual event in county

Bikers from D.C., Maryland and Virginia and points farther out gathered for the First Annual Bike Fest in Colonial Beach this weekend.

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High cost dooms local event

Money was the driving factor for the Colonial Beach Chamber of Commerce’s decision to discontinue hosting the Liberty Cup portion of the UWP-IJSBA Watercross  National Tour Jet Ski races.

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