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Harley Davidson motorcycle to be given to sheriff's office at CB grand opening

All American Harley Davidson of Hughesville, Md., which opened a store in Colonial Beach last year, ...

Beach planning commission wrestles with possible murals regulations

At its regular August meeting last week, the Colonial Beach planning commission wrestled with whethe...

Crepe Myrtle fails to make Colonial Beach's landscaping list

Pity the poor crepe myrtle.  

When Robert Busick, a member of the Colonial Beach Planning Comm...

Recent weather yields stunning sights

Recent weather yields stunning sights

The recent, hot humid weather has produced a series of breathtaking sunrises over the Potomac River,...

Traveling Colonial Beach photographer captures vibrant digital images

Traveling Colonial Beach photographer captures vibrant digital images

Rob Rudick, a talented international photographer from Colonial Beach, travels the country and the w...

Wildlife Center educates and entertains children at Colonial Beach library

Wildlife Center educates and entertains children at Colonial Beach library

Wilson, a box turtle; Quinn, a great horned owl; and Delphine, a blind opossum were the star attract...

 

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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

beach health center saved, to stay open

King George clinic owners ready to take over facility
Not so fast.
The planned closure of the Colonial Beach Medical Center at the end of December has been staved off, and it will be donated to the owners of a nonprofit health clinic in King George.

Read more: beach health center saved, to stay open

Rockfish tournament

Annual event takes on special meaning for several special anglers

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Scouts collect food for thanksgiving

Month-long drive yields about 2,100 pounds of food to be distributed by CB Baptist Church

Local Scouts in Colonial Beach and Oak Grove have collected about 2,100 pounds of food for the needy this holiday season.

Read more: Scouts collect food for thanksgiving

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