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Westmoreland Supervisors add two new polling places for fall elections

Westmoreland Supervisors add two new polling places for fall elections

For years some citizens of Westmoreland County have complained they have had to drive as many as 40 ...

Westmoreland, Colonial Beach join National Night Out celebration

Law enforcement joined with citizens from the area last week to celebrate National Night Out in West...

Montross' Bob Fox Project may be nearing its end

The Bob Fox Project in Montross, which has been providing food and gifts at Christmas for those in n...

Woman arrested in shed in Westmoreland allowed to remain free on bond

Judge Herbert Hewitt denied efforts by the King George Commonwealth's Attorney's Office last week to...

Stratford Hall Teachers learn about Virginia early history

Historic Stratford Hall, the Westmoreland County plantation that was home to the Lee family of Virgi...

Matematica 2016 Parents’ Night

Parents and students celebrated the 2016 Matematica program at Montross Middle School on

July 20. F...

 

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Greater Montross revitalization group seeking input from area residents

The Greater Montross Partnership for Revitalization wants ideas for spiffing up and encouraging greater use of the downtown square.

Read more: Greater Montross revitalization group seeking input from area residents

First Friday evening events return for 2015

First Fridays and First Saturdays are back in Montross. The joyful weekend activities will continue throughout the summer on the first Friday and first Saturday of every month, sponsored by The Greater Montross Partnership for Revitalization.
This month’s celebrations will begin at 6:30 p.m. on June 5 and will feature rockabilly and blues music by local musicians Hard To Tell, and a wine garden feat

Read more: First Friday evening events return for 2015

Dam breach threatens historic Chandler’s Millpond in Montross

Picturesque Chandler’s Millpond, a 300-year-old lake on Route 3 west of Montross, has been closed to public access by the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries due to a dam breach.

Read more: Dam breach threatens historic Chandler’s Millpond in Montross

No new county taxes for Beach residents in Westmoreland budget

Supervisor Larry Roberson recently presented highlights of the Westmoreland County budget for the residents of Colonial Beach.
Westmoreland County Supervisors approved a budget of $24.7 million. That’s an increase of about $300,000 over last year’s budget of $24.4 million. However, the county is not imposing any new taxes.

Read more: No new county taxes for Beach residents in Westmoreland budget

Young boy saves grandmother

At first glance Marquis Smith is a typical nine-year-old boy in fourth grade, even to his grandmother, Jacqueline Jones.
However after May 2 it was clear that Marquis is no ordinary boy but a very bright hero. His quick thinking saved his grandmother’s life.

Read more: Young boy saves grandmother

Trial begins in Oliff lawsuit against Westmoreland deputy 

The trial of two lawsuits filed by Montross restaurant owner Bryan Oliff and one of his employees, Josh Sanford, against Westmoreland Deputy Sheriff Sgt. Anthony Darby has begun in Middlesex County Circuit Court.

Read more: Trial begins in Oliff lawsuit against Westmoreland deputy 

Monroe: Plans call for building new scenic trail

Former President James Monroe’s birthday was Tuesday, April 28.
Westmoreland County is honoring its native son, the fifth president of the United States, with the construction of a half-mile, scenic historical walk to be completed by the end of the year at the James Monroe Birthplace in Colonial Beach.

Read more: Monroe: Plans call for building new scenic trail

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