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Water quality is focus of Potomac River Fisheries Comm.

The Potomac River Fisheries Commission was created in the wake of the deadly Maryland–Virginia “Oyster Wars” of the 1940s and 1950s, with rival watermen from each side of the Potomac battling each other.

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Burn restrictions in effect

With spring approaching, residents may want to clean up leftover fall leaves, fallen branches and unwanted brush debris that is best controlled before the growing season takes hold. However, when disposing of these items through burning, there are certain laws pertaining to burning that citizens should be aware of, and precautions should be followed.

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Senator Stuart introduces legislation to toughen oil and gas drilling regulations

State Sen. Richard Stuart, who represents Virginia’s 28th District, which includes King George and part of Westmoreland County, has introduced General Assembly legislation that could ban drilling for oil and gas east of I-95.

Read more: Senator Stuart introduces legislation to toughen oil and gas drilling regulations

New superintendent named for Birthplace

The George Washington Birthplace National Monument in Westmoreland County, the first home of the founding father who helped shape the destiny of America, will be getting a new superintendent in February.

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Dr. Canizares is joining Community Care Clinic

King George — Dr. Roosevelt Dean, Medical Director of 24/7 TLC Community Care clinic is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Roberto Canizares MD to the staff line-up.

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Dr. Roosevelt Dean named Medical Director

The ailing female patient shuffled slowly away from the medical clinic. Noticing his retreating patient Dr. Roosevelt went to investigate. As former co-workers relate the details, the patient explained that she did not have the money to call a taxi and also fill the prescription held tightly in her hand. Without hesitation upon hearing this, Dr. Dean quickly coordinated with his nurses to rearrange his schedule, and then personally drove the woman to the pharmacy and on to her home.

Read more: Dr. Roosevelt Dean named Medical Director

Crouch granted hearing by Va. Court of Appeals

Robert Ray Crouch of King George, who was sentenced to five years in prison, fined $35,000 and ordered to pay more than $84,000 in restitution for defrauding customers of the former Meadow-Brooke Memorial Gardens cemetery in King George, has been granted a hearing by the Virginia Court of Appeals.

Read more: Crouch granted hearing by Va. Court of Appeals

Capital Caring expands hospice and counseling services into Fredericksburg and surrounding counties

Falls Church — Fredericksburg and the surrounding counties will soon have hospice and counseling services available to patients and their families facing life-limiting illnesses. Capital Caring, a D.C.-metro area nonprofit organization that provides hospice, palliative care and counseling services to patients and their families, is expanding their services offerings to Fredericksburg and surrounding counties.

Read more: Capital Caring expands hospice and counseling services into Fredericksburg and surrounding counties

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