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Montross council productive July meeting

On July 22, Montross Town Council quickly took care of electing officers for the new fiscal year. R....

Westmoreland County’s Parker Farms Supplies Produce to East Coast

Westmoreland County’s Parker Farms Supplies Produce to East Coast

Parker Farms, headquartered near Oak Grove with 2,000 acres of produce growing along the Rappahannoc...

“Bridge Closed” signs up on Rt 205

“Bridge Closed” signs were posted this week on State Route 205 in Westmoreland County as the Virgini...

14-year-old equipment endangering lives

Oak Grove VFD Chief Mike Gutridge recently advised that he is very concerned about the decaying cond...

Westmoreland Sheriff’s report

JUNE 16
Patricia Faye Boone, 39, Colonial Beach arrested for assault on family member.
JUNE 18
Gregory ...

VDOT to close Mattox Creek Bridge

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT), which has promised to close the Mattox Creek Bridg...

 

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“Bridge Closed” signs up on Rt 205

“Bridge Closed” signs were posted this week on State Route 205 in Westmoreland County as the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) began construction on an $8.1 million project to replace the 84-year-old Mattox Creek Bridge.

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14-year-old equipment endangering lives

Oak Grove VFD Chief Mike Gutridge recently advised that he is very concerned about the decaying conditions of radio communications in Westmoreland County, “I’m concerned about the safety of firefighters, EMS, police and the community.”

Read more: 14-year-old equipment endangering lives

Westmoreland Sheriff’s report

JUNE 16
Patricia Faye Boone, 39, Colonial Beach arrested for assault on family member.
JUNE 18
Gregory D. Butler, 35, Colonial Beach arrested for drunk in public.
JUNE 19
Gary Allen Gayhart, 32, Woodbridge arrested for probation violation on felony offense.
JUNE 20
Christopher Lee Feather, 21, Dunnsville arrested for DWI.
JUNE 21
Jose Juan Ochoa-Godinez, 34, Warsaw arrested for DWI.
JUNE 22
Ebony Lakeisha Hudnall, 22, Kinsale arrested for DWI: 1st offense with child.
Sanford James Bryan, 63, Richmond arrested for DWI and carry concealed weapon.
LaTasha Denise Holmes, 29, King George arrested for DWI.
JUNE 23
Cheryl Lynn Goolsby, 43, Montross arrested for possess similar drug synthetic cannabinoids.
JUNE 25
Catherine Marie McCauley, 56, Montross arrested for assault on family member.
JUNE 26
Kristy Elaine Joines, 20, King George arrested for DWI.
Randy Paul Rogers, Jr., 32, Colonial Beach arrested for DWI.
Donald William Arone, 55, Richmond arrested for fail to appear on a felony offense on June 24, 2014.
JUNE 27
Jeffrey Lamarr Rose, 43, Hague arrested for felony strangle another causing injury, felony abduction and assault on family member.
JUNE 28
Robert Antoine Kelly, 29, Hague arrested for drunk in public.
Larry Chester Brooks, 56, Montross arrested for resisting arrest and violation of protective order.
JUNE 30
Brian David Geronimo, 25, currently at NNRJ was served with a capias for probation violation on felony offense.
George Antonio Lee, 40, currently at NNRJ was served with a capias for probation violation on felony offense.

VDOT to close Mattox Creek Bridge

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT), which has promised to close the Mattox Creek Bridge on Route 205 for no more than seven days during its reconstruction, will close the bridge for three days beginning July 15. While the bridge is closed, detours to Route 3 and Route 301 will be set up.

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Murals will be a tough act to follow

The three new murals painted by renowned artists Melanie Stimmell from Los Angeles, and Anat Ronen, a Houston resident originally of Israel, will be a tough act to follow. However, the continued revitalization efforts in Montross will compliment the murals well.

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Wmd Supervisors finalize budget

The Westmoreland Board of Supervisors met in special session Thursday night to finalize the county’s 2014-2015 budget and in doing so joined most of the other Northern Neck localities in enacting a small tax increase to help offset shrinking state and federal revenues.

Read more: Wmd Supervisors finalize budget

VDOT work on Mattox Creek Bridge begins this week

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is beginning what will be a two-year project to rebuild the two-lane bridge over Mattox Creek in Westmoreland County.  “It has reached the end of its service life,” David Brown, VDOT’s Regional Administrator told citizens at a public information meeting in Colonial Beach on June 18.

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