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King George sets tax rates; hearing on budget draws three comments

The King George Board of Supervisors heard from three speakers at last week’s public hearing on its ...

King George Fracking info session scheduled for June 12

The King George Board of Supervisors has scheduled a fracking information session for the community ...

Going Outdoors? Beware of the Ticks!

Anyone who ventures outdoors, or anyone who lives with someone that does should read this article. I...

Col. Beach Sewer usage rate increase recommended

In Colonial Beach, the town’s sewer fund is currently losing money. The town council has been warned...

“Blast and cast” fun to try

“Blast and cast” fun to try

Years ago, I was friends with a Marine stationed at Quantico, and he had access to a property in Wes...

Drifters overpower W&L Eagles

Drifters overpower W&L Eagles

On Thursday, the Drifters won the first round of the annual Northern Neck war between the Beach and ...


 

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King George sets tax rates; hearing on budget draws three comments

Wednesday, 23 April 2014

The King George Board of Supervisors heard from three speakers at last week’s public hearing on its proposed budget for next fiscal year, 2014-15, with no one speaking during the hearing on tax rates ...

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Colonial Beach

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Col. Beach Sewer usage rate increase recommended

Wednesday, 23 April 2014

In Colonial Beach, the town’s sewer fund is currently losing money. The town council has been warned since 2012, but so far, the council has not taken action to rectify the problem. The 2012 council w...

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Westmoreland Treasurer Retires

Wednesday, 23 April 2014
Westmoreland Treasurer Retires

On May 30, Elizabeth “Liz” Nash will retire as Treasurer of Westmoreland County after 28 years of service – 11 years as Treasurer.  Twenty eight years ago, the Treasurer, Margaret Nash, hired Liz...

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Sports

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Win 4 Wesley Golf Tournament returns to Cameron Hills

Wednesday, 23 April 2014
Win 4 Wesley Golf Tournament returns to Cameron Hills

Friday, on the grounds of Cameron Hills Golf Course, it was a celebration of courage. For the Berry Family, and over a hundred golfers, and the staff at Cameron Hills, the annual benefit is more than ...

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Jack W. France, Sr.

Wednesday, 23 April 2014

Jack W. France, Sr., 64, who resided in Stratford Harbour, in Montross, VA., left this earthly life on Tuesday, April 15, 2014, after a courageous and hard fought battle with lung cancer.

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Antiques Considered - April 23, 2014

Wednesday, 23 April 2014
Antiques Considered - April 23, 2014

This Chinese ginger jar comes from an old Northern Neck family. The base is in excellent condition, but the lid has been broken and repaired crudely. The owners are thinking of making it into a lamp, ...

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Andrew J. Saulnier

Andrew J. Saulnier, 93, of Front Royal, VA died on Friday, Nov.  8th, 2013, at the VA Medical Center in Martinsburg, WV.

Mr. Saulnier was born May 16, 1920, in Saulnierville, Nova Scotia, Canada, son of the late Jerry R. and Ange`le L. Guilebeau Saulnier. He was a WW II veteran of the U.S. Navy, founder of D & S Repair Service of Alexandria and a founder of Equipment Service Association.

Mr. Saulnier was a former member of the Alexandria Fire Company #5, a former councilman in Colonial Beach and often worked with the Colonial Beach Police Department. He was a member of Loyal Order of Moose Lodge # 829 in Front Royal and # 1267 in Colonial Beach, American Legion Post #148 in Colonial Beach, and served as a justice of the peace in Northern Virginia.

He is survived by his wife of 70 years, Edna M. Saulnier; nine children Jerry (Charlene), Annette (Mike), Steve (Jan), Mike (Monika), Robert (Doris), Vivian (Jim), April, Lucy, and Phyllis (Dave); and many grandchildren, great- grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by daughter Nancy and son-in-law Ed.

The family will receive friends at Maddox Funeral Home, 105 W. Main Street, Front Royal, VA. on Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013 from 1-2 p.m., followed by a memorial service at 2 p.m., officiated by the Reverend Joan Wilson. Inurnment will be at Arlington National Cemetery at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the VA-Long Term Care, 510 Butler Ave., CLC-B, Martinsburg VAMC, WV 25405.

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