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Medical clinic delays opening for two weeks

The opening of the Colonial Beach Care Clinic has been delayed until Feb. 2.
The clinic, at 700 McKin...

Hough named acting Beach police chief

Hough named acting Beach police chief

The Colonial Beach Town Council has named Capt. Bruce Hough as the acting chief of police for a maxi...

Severed ’Net line hampers school

Problem still not resolved almost two months later.  The Colonial Beach School Board’s staff has bee...

CB school rewarding good behavior

CB school rewarding good behavior

Apparently, you can teach good behavior.
The Colonial Beach Elementary School started a new program s...

Colonial Beach police chief resigns

Her last day will be Jan. 2

Colonial Beach Police Department Chief Elizabeth Legg is resigning at t...

CB school board signs petition seeking money from lottery to be used for aid

Colonial Beach is one of the first school systems to join a petitioning to the state to increasing a...

 

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Carpenter’s legacy will live on in building named after him

On June 12, Commissioners, staff and guests gathered to unveil the new sign naming the Potomac River Fisheries Building, on 222 Taylor St. in Colonial Beach, after Mr. Kirby A. “AC” Carpenter for his many years of dedicated service to the Commission.

Read more: Carpenter’s legacy will live on in building named after him

CB Museum celebrates 15 years

CB Museum Curator Mitzi Saffos and Mayor Mike Ham both shake hands with Art Buswell while honoring him for his dedication and generous support for the Colonial Beach Museum.

A large crowd accompanied the three in unveiling the new museum sign created by collaborating artists Kathy Waltermire, Doris Barbee and Velia Jacobo. The event was hosted by the Colonial Beach Historical Society on July 3, 2014.

Read more: CB Museum celebrates 15 years

Chief Legg on Police Dispatch, “The move didn’t make it new!”

Colonial Beach Police Chief Elizabeth, “Libby” Legg is taking a second look at police dispatch through the county, with Council’s approval.

One year after consolidating police dispatch with Westmoreland County, the nearly identical council that voted unanimously to the move, has agreed to allow Chief Legg to explore the advantages and disadvantages to police dispatch consolidation.
Legg said, “The move didn’t make it new! We still are operating with the same system; it just got moved.”

Read more: Chief Legg on Police Dispatch, “The move didn’t make it new!”

$747,000 block grant awarded to CB

After only 4 meetings with Jerry Davis, Executive Director of the Northern Neck Planning District Commission (NNPDC), the Colonial Beach Revitalization Management Team successfully submitted an application for a Community Development Block Grant and was awarded the requested $747,000 last week by Gov. Terry McAuliffe. The block grant will fund revitalization efforts in the downtown area of Colonial Beach. The grant is referred to as the Revitalization Grant for clarity.

Read more: $747,000 block grant awarded to CB

CB ‘Save the Bay’ clean-up draws crowd

The 3rd Annual Save the Bay Day clean-up in Colonial Beach drew a crowd of volunteers to the Colonial Beach Yacht Basin Saturday.  Armed with large orange trash bags, the energetic group of citizens and volunteers then fanned out across the peninsula to pick up litter and debris.

Read more: CB ‘Save the Bay’ clean-up draws crowd

June 13 Art Walk

Despite heavy rain earlier in the day, Friday the 13th still had a good turnout for the Art Walk.

The Potomac River Fisheries Commission is currently featuring work by photographers Sharon Jones, Elcy Leshley, J.B. Waltermire, Ellen Cosby, Rob Rudick, Connie Canby, Susan Tilt, Dr. Peter Fahrney, Fred Perrine and Kathryn Murray.

Read more: June 13 Art Walk

2014 CB Festival Parade Winners

Rockin’ the Beach
Best in Theme: Girl Scout Troop 3212
Floats- Non-Commercial
1st Place: Fraternal Order of the Eagles

Read more: 2014 CB Festival Parade Winners

CB Potomac River Festival Boat Parade winners

The 2014 Colonial Yacht Club 63rd Annual Potomac River Festival Boat Parade was held on Sunday, June 8.

Read more: CB Potomac River Festival Boat Parade winners

 

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