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County mulls in-lieu money for wetlands

The Westmoreland County Board of Supervisors has scheduled a public hearing for Dec. 8 on a proposal...

County board tables Beach road proposal

The Westmoreland Board of Supervisors, representatives from the Virginia Department of Transportatio...

Montross using state grant to spruce up town

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Revitalization took center stage at the Oct. 28 Montross Town Council meeting.
The To...

Supervisors cite proximity to nearby home as reason

Supervisors cite proximity to nearby home as reason

The Westmoreland County Board of Supervisors has voted to deny permission for  giant farming op...

Oldhams man gets 20 years for shooting

A Westmoreland County man entered a plea of no contest Oct. 17 to seven felony counts in Westmorelan...

Appalachian Cherokees open museum and culture center

Appalachian Cherokees open museum and culture center

The Appalachian Cherokee Nation, one of the largest non-federally recognized Indian tribes in the Un...

 

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Montross revitalization efforts back on schedule

Montross Town Council has taken steps to resolve issues that have held up the execution of the contract between the town and the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development (VDHCD) allowing the town to start work on revitalization efforts.

Until the contract is signed, the town can not began work or utilize the $500,000 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) awarded by the VDHCD.

Read more: Montross revitalization efforts back on schedule

Two arrested for crimes in Montross and Oldhams

Two suspects arrested last Tuesday, March 26 for breaking and entering in Montross and Oldhams are suspected in other crimes through out the Northern Neck.

Between the evening hours of March 25 and the morning of March 26 Two businesses, the Mexicana II Grocery/Mariachi

Read more: Two arrested for crimes in Montross and Oldhams

Noted Harp Guitarist to Play at Andrew Chapel

Harp guitarist, Stephen Bennett, will play a special Concert at Andrew Chapel United Methodist Church in Montross at 7 p.m. on Friday, April 12.

Admission is free, but there will be a free-will offering. Stephen Bennett is a musician to hear. His playing has won awards and critical praise. In live

Read more: Noted Harp Guitarist to Play at Andrew Chapel

Two suspected arrested in Westmoreland B&E's

Bradshaw and Covert suspected in many crimes throughout the Northern Neck

Two suspects arrested last Tuesday March 26 for breaking and entering in Montross and Oldhams are suspected in other crimes through out the Northern Neck.

Read more: Two suspected arrested in Westmoreland B&E's

W’md faces reduced revenues amid state and Federal budget cuts

The Westmoreland County Board of Supervisors held a special meeting this week to discuss the ways to reduce costs and raise revenue as a result of the impact on local governments of the budget crisis that has slammed the federal and state governments for the past several years.

Read more: W’md faces reduced revenues amid state and Federal budget cuts

Revitalization efforts in Montross stalled

The town of Montross had a lot of work to do before it could start utilizing the $500,000, Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) from the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development (VDHCD) for revitalization efforts.
Some of work included ensuring that policies such as nondiscrimination, grievance procedures, anti displacement plan etc had been drafted, updated and/or adopted.

Read more: Revitalization efforts in Montross stalled

VDOT to conduct traffic study at intersection of Rt. 205 and 628

Dave Brown, Northern Neck Residency Administrator for VDOT, addressed Colonial Beach Town Council at the March meeting to hear council and public opinion on the need for installing a regular traffic light at the intersection of routes 205 and 628. He also announced a traffic study for the intersection, which is near Hall’s Supermarket.

Read more: VDOT to conduct traffic study at intersection of Rt. 205 and 628

 

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