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Colonial Beach takes the plunge

Colonial Beach takes the plunge

The polar plunge on New Year’s Day was hosted by Dockside Restaurant and benefits the Colonial...

Historical Review Grant awarded to Colonial Beach

Colonial Beach is one of three towns to be included in a survey of historic resources conducted by t...

Christmas is special at Westmoreland Rehabilitation

Christmas is special at Westmoreland Rehabilitation

Residents at Westmoreland Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center in Colonial Beach participated in num...

The future looks bright for CB Schools

The Colonial Beach School system has faced many challenges in the last few years.

F&A Corvettes fulfilling holiday dreams for the young at heart

F&A Corvettes fulfilling holiday dreams for the young at heart

Classic car lovers across the nation with dreams of Corvettes this holiday season are looking to a d...

Festive holiday lights at the marina

Festive holiday lights at the marina

Festively decorated boats light up the Colonial Beach Marina. With the holidays approaching, area ...

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Colonial Beach looking to spruce up downtown area through revitalization

The town of Colonial Beach is on the way to revitalizing the downtown area.
A once bustling resort town in the late 1800s and early 1900s known as the “Playground on the Potomac,” Colonial Beach’s economy fell prey to the the improvements of land transportation, dwindling aquatic resources and the end of legalized gambling.

Read more: Colonial Beach looking to spruce up downtown area through revitalization

Colonial Beach adopts new flood plain rules

Ordinance paves way for residents to buy insurance
Colonial Beach has adopted a new flood plain ordinance in order to allow residents to continue to purchase flood insurance.

Read more: Colonial Beach adopts new flood plain rules

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 McKinney Blvd., was set to re-open Jan 19, however due to unforeseen delays  that date was pushed back two weeks, said its new owners.

Read more: Medical clinic delays opening for two weeks

Hough named acting Beach police chief

The Colonial Beach Town Council has named Capt. Bruce Hough as the acting chief of police for a maximum of 90 days.

Read more: Hough named acting Beach police chief

Severed ’Net line hampers school

Problem still not resolved almost two months later.  The Colonial Beach School Board’s staff has been displaced since Nov. 3 after the office’s Internet connection was cut by contractors working on the Potomac Renaissance Condos on Taylor Street, according to school officials.

Read more: Severed ’Net line hampers school

CB school rewarding good behavior

Apparently, you can teach good behavior.
The Colonial Beach Elementary School started a new program seven weeks ago, Drifter Pride, aimed at teaching, encouraging and reinforcing good behavior among its students.

Read more: CB school rewarding good behavior

Colonial Beach police chief resigns

Her last day will be Jan. 2

Colonial Beach Police Department Chief Elizabeth Legg is resigning at the start of the year, ending her nine-month tenure as the town’s top cop.

Read more: Colonial Beach police chief resigns

Beach officials mulling how to spend $1.2M

Money generated after bond, insurance payment top cost to move students, fix school

After several years of disaster-laden lumps of coal, Colonial Beach officials have found themselves with quite the stocking stuffer this year — $1.2 million.
For some time, town officials have feared they would not be able to find adequate money to relocate elementary students displaced by one disaster after another.
However, after several developments, the town has found itself with a surplus of about $1.2 million heading into 2015.

Read more: Beach officials mulling how to spend $1.2M

 

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