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School budget rises over last year

No tax increase needed in 2017
Although the Colonial Beach School budget for the upcoming school year...

Riverside residents want paving

Riverside residents want paving

Dust from roads causes health, sanitation problems, local couple says
The Colonial Beach town council...

Planning panel selects Nelson as new member

Planning panel selects Nelson as new member

After interviewing Eric G. Nelson, the Colonial Beach Planning Commission has sent a favorable recom...

Resident interest high at historical designation kickoff meeting

Resident interest high at historical designation kickoff meeting

Representatives Blake McDonald and Carey Jones from the Virginia Department of Historical Resources ...

Pier lease review yields buy option

Town Attorney Andrea Erard approached the Colonial Beach Town Council at its February work session f...

Adult literacy training available

Adult literacy training available

Raechon Coefield, GoodSkills Literacy Corps Tutor for Goodwill/AmeriCorps spoke at the Feb 11 Coloni...

 

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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

Beach officials assess housing needs

Eight residents are counting on the town winning a housing-needs grant to see improved living conditions in Colonial Beach.
However, Northern Neck Planning District Commission Director Jerry Davis said that with the current projects and grant applications, delaying the application may be a smart idea.

Read more: Beach officials assess housing needs

 

 

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