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Potomac Renaissance condos are movin’ on up

Potomac Renaissance condos are movin’ on up

The long planned second phase of the Potomac Renaissance Condominiums in Colonial Beach began buildi...

Council not responsible for delays

In an interview with Tracey Tunstall, Director of Federal Programs and current Interim Superintenden...

Street closings for this weekend's Jet Ski Races

To facilitate the Fifth Annual International Jet Ski Races July 18-20, Taylor Street from Wilder Ave...

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

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...

CB Museum celebrates 15 years

CB Museum celebrates 15 years

CB Museum Curator Mitzi Saffos and Mayor Mike Ham both shake hands with Art Buswell while honoring h...

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 throu...

 

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Baker sentenced to life in prison

Circuit Court Judge Joseph Ellis Friday sentenced William Baker to life in prison for the brutal slaying of Elizabeth “Niecey” Thompson at the Beach Gate Motel in Colonial Beach in Oct. 3, 2012.

Read more: Baker sentenced to life in prison

Pastel show draws crowd to JarrettThor’s

The Pastel Society of Virginia (PSV) drew a record turnout on Friday for its Opening Reception and Announcement of Award Winners at JarrettThor Fine Arts.

Read more: Pastel show draws crowd to JarrettThor’s

Sher’s Snack Shack is CB’s newest restaurant

When Sherry Lee’s father was killed tragically in a traffic accident on Route 205 last May, she decided to open a restaurant dedicated to him. Sher’s Snack Shack opened last month and is Colonial Beach’s newest restaurant.

Read more: Sher’s Snack Shack is CB’s newest restaurant

Three car accident in Front of Halls leaves five kids and many adults shaken

It appears reduced speed and rumble strips are not reducing accidents on the stretch of State Route 205 in front of Halls Supermarket.
At approximately 4:30 p.m. three vehicles where involved in an auto accident in front of the second entrance to the store.
According to the driver, a compact white Nissan pickup truck driven by an adult male was traveling on 205 towards Colonial Beach. The Nissan was behind a large black pickup. Both pickups were in the left turn lane in the center of 205. The large black pickup truck appeared to be turning into the parking lot of the supermarket, when he hesitated and turned back toward the turn lane.

Read more: Three car accident in Front of Halls leaves five kids and many adults shaken

James requests town donate old ‘Klotz Building’ to charity

Randy James is asking the Colonial Beach Town Council to donate the Klotz Building, located at 6 North Irving Ave., to his charity,  The Paul Stefan Home for Expectant Mothers.

Read more: James requests town donate old ‘Klotz Building’ to charity

Historic Bell House still welcoming visitors today

In 1883, the father of Alexander Graham Bell – noted Scottish teacher and researcher Alexander Melville Bell – bought a newly constructed elegant home on the banks of the Potomac River in Colonial Beach. Today, the historic Bell House is still welcoming visitors after more than 230 years.

Read more: Historic Bell House still welcoming visitors today

Beach Runs for the CBVFD

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80 runners turned out for the 5K race for the CBVFD on Saturday, Aug. 24. Many thanks to all the sponsors, and of course to the runners!

photo by Bonnie Gouvisis

Be a friend to Wendy’s Feline Friends

Wendy Erskine, who has been helping save cats for many years, needs a helping hand. Since her husband died a year ago, she has been coping well, but recently, she broke her wrist.

Read more: Be a friend to Wendy’s Feline Friends

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