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DiRosario jailed four days before Colonial Beach mayoral election

DiRosario jailed four days before Colonial Beach mayoral election

Wayne DiRosario, one of two candidates for Colonial Beach mayor in Tuesday's election, had planned t...

Colonial Beach Volunteer Rescue Squad earns VAVRS recognitions

Colonial Beach Volunteer Rescue Squad earned several individual and group awards at the annual conve...

Concerns about schools, taxes, growth highlight Beach forums

Candidates for Colonial  Beach mayor and town council participated in two separate forums held ...

Bids withdrawn for sale of Eleanor Park

The long-simmering tensions involving the sale of the Eleanor Park property in Colonial Beach has ca...

Colonial Beach’s Guadalupe Free Clinic serves area’s poor

Colonial Beach’s Guadalupe Free Clinic serves area’s poor

When the Guadalupe Free Clinic opened on the grounds of St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Colonial Be...

Outdoor showing of Mamma Mia a big hit in Colonial Beach

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Cheering, clapping and singing to music of the Swedish pop band Abba while w...

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Col. Beach getting ready for pageant season

POTOMAC RIVER FESTIVAL AND
CB FIRE DEPT. CONTEST These contests will be held on Sunday, June 5th at the CBVFD. Boy’s and Girl’s 6 months - 12 months and 1 - 2 years will be at 1:30. Boy’s and Girl’s 3 - 4 and Girl’s Only 5 - 6 will be at 2 p.m. NON-REFUNDABLE $20.00 Entry Fee. NOTE: If your child has won in any age group, they cannot be in that age group again.

Read more: Col. Beach getting ready for pageant season

Elementary nears completion

Construction firm says it’s ready for permit
Megan O'Connell from Skanska construction company gave an update on the new elementary school project at the April 13 Colonial Beach School Board meeting. Skanska is overseeing the new elementary school project.

Read more: Elementary nears completion

Colonial Beach Chamber recognizes outstanding service

The Colonial Beach Chamber of Commerce recently held its 2015 awards dinner at High Tides on the Potomac.
Several distinguished guests attended the dinner including town of Colonial Beach Mayor Mike Ham, Town Manager Val Fould and Colonial Beach Chief of Police Danny Plott.

Read more: Colonial Beach Chamber recognizes outstanding service

Planning commission passes ES plan with recommendations

Colonial Beach Mayor Mike Ham asked the town Planning Commission not to try to redesign the new elementary school during an April 7 public hearing to approve the conditional use permit to place the new elementary school building at the First Street campus.
Commissioners expressed concerns they had for potential problems that may arise from the design of the building. Commissioner comments continued for almost 20 minutes after the public hearing portion opened and closed with no one from the public speaking on the matter.

Read more: Planning commission passes ES plan with recommendations

Md voters will decide fate of Riverboat in referendum in fall

Colonial Beach Mayor Mike Ham announced at the close of the March 24 council meeting that he testified before the Maryland House of Delegates Ways and Means Committee expressing the council's support for Maryland House Bill 647.

Read more: Md voters will decide fate of Riverboat in referendum in fall

Adult literacy training available

Raechon Coefield, GoodSkills Literacy Corps Tutor for Goodwill/AmeriCorps spoke at the Feb 11 Colonial Beach Town Council meeting to discuss her services.

Read more: Adult literacy training available

Loss of mural is downside of restroom work

Colonial Beach decides to demolish, not renovate
One of Colonial Beach's town-owned buildings that houses the public restrooms for the boardwalk is slated for demolition.

Read more: Loss of mural is downside of restroom work

Martin energizes stakeholders to promote local tourism

Over 20 stakeholders from Colonial Beach and the surrounding area attended a Learn and Luncheon held by Virginia Tourism Corporation. Development Specialist Staci Martin helped the group identify strengths and weaknesses in Colonial Beach.

Read more: Martin energizes stakeholders to promote local tourism

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