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10 hrs ago | Fredericksburg.com

Suspicious package shuts Stafford roads Stafford County Sheriff's...

At about 6 p.m. Sunday, Stafford County Sheriff's officers responded to the report of a suspicious package on the corner of Mine Road and High Point Boulevard.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Fredericksburg.com

Stafford landfill friction continues New proposal would patch the...

A new proposal that would patch the regional landfill's financial holes but end the litter program in Stafford County raised the eyebrows of some supervisors, who questioned whether there were other options.

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Related Topix: Stafford, VA, Fredericksburg, VA

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Fredericksburg.com

Boy pulled from pool dies in hospital A 4-year-old boy has died after ...

A 4-year-old boy has died after being pulled last Sunday from a swimming pool in the Aquia Harbour subdivision in Stafford County.

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Related Topix: Aquia Harbour, VA

Hampton Roads Daily Press

House, Senate: Virginia Medicaid debate in September

The Virginia General Assembly will go back into session this September to debate Medicaid expansion, legislative leaders said Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, Virginia

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Fredericksburg.com

Protect the herons at Crow's Nest

On June 25, I appeared before the Stafford Planning Commission to object to an application to extend public sewer and water utilities to the undeveloped Crow's Nest Harbour.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

Potomac Local

Boy, 5, Pulled from Aquia Harbour Swimming Pool

A 5-year-old boy is clinging to life tonight after nearly drowning at a swimming pool inside the gated Aquia Harbour community.

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Related Topix: Aquia Harbour, VA

WTOP-FM Washington

Miles-long delays clog beach routes after holiday getaway

The WTOP traffic team is tracking the most significant Sunday volume delays of the season on the traditionally slow summer routes: Interstate 95 in Virginia and U.S. Route 50 in Maryland.

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Related Topix: Fredericksburg, VA, Spotsylvania County, VA, Prince William County, VA

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Fredericksburg.com

Stafford trying to stop sex sales Stafford detectives are cracking down on prostitution

Stafford County detectives are cracking down on those who would seek to provide or receive sexual services for money in the county.

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Related Topix: Stafford, VA, Spotsylvania, VA, Montross, VA

Fredericksburg.com

Sewage dispute continues in Stafford Dispute drags on about raw...

Raw sewage has been flowing for months from a broken pipe that serves Aquia Pines Camp Resort, as a dispute drags on between the owners of the campground and an adjacent parcel.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

Fredericksburg.com

Stafford to hear from public on proffers A recommendation to increase ...

A recommendation to increase most of the suggested cash proffers in Stafford County will soon be in front of the public.

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

Fredericksburg.com

BB gun attacks reported in Fredericksburg A bicyclist and a sign...

A bicyclist and a sign being carried by a woman protesting President Obama were both shot with either a BB gun or a pellet gun over the weekend in Fredericksburg, police said.

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Related Topix: Fredericksburg, VA, Spotsylvania County, VA

Sat Jun 28, 2014

Fredericksburg.com

Reserve funds an option for landfill To pull the regional landfill...

To pull the regional landfill out of a financial hole, possible solutions range from charging Fredericksburg and Stafford residents to dump trash, to having the county pitch in funding.

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Potomac Local

Stafford Honors Fallen Marine Hero and 'Wonderful Son'

Kristine Stewart and her two children watched as six Marines pulled her husband's flag-draped casket from a hearse.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Marine Corps, US Air Force, Dover Air Force Base, Stafford, VA, Fredericksburg, VA

Fri Jun 27, 2014

Fredericksburg.com

Man gets 40 years for home invasion Prince William man sentenced for...

A Prince William County man was ordered Thursday to serve 40 years in prison for a home-invasion robbery in Stafford County last year in which two men were shot.

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Fredericksburg.com

Motorcycle procession set for fallen Marine Area club, Sheriff's...

The body of Marine Staff Sgt. David H. Stewart will be accompanied from Dover Air Force Base to Stafford by the Stafford County Sheriff's Office and a procession of motorcyclists made up of current and former police, fire and rescue workers, and military service members today.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Dover Air Force Base, Stafford, VA, Marine Corps Base Quantico, US Marine Corps

Thu Jun 26, 2014

Fredericksburg.com

Emergency response only a practice run Tornado drill tests Stafford County's emergency plans

Mike Null, Chief Animal Control Officer, shows off the emergency animal shelter trailer, capable of housing 45 animals at the Stafford Emergency Drill at the Rodney E. Thompson Middle School, which acted as the shelter center in Stafford on Thursday, June 26, 2014.

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Related Topix: Management, Stafford, VA, Andersons Inc The, Agriculture

Fredericksburg.com

Woman guilty of embezzling from employer Spotsylvania woman convicted ...

A Spotsylvania County woman is in jail after being convicted of stealing at least $231,000 from her employer over a 12-year period.

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Related Topix: Spotsylvania, VA, Spotsylvania County, VA

Wed Jun 25, 2014

Fredericksburg.com

Wild chase leads to charges A Stafford man is accused of turning a...

A Stafford County man is accused of turning a defective headlight into multiple felony charges - including attempted capital murder - late Monday, police said.

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Patch.com

Scam Alert: Second Elderly Woman Tricked by Repair Worker Scam

The Stafford County Sheriff's Office is searching for two men who scammed an elderly woman by posing as power company employees.

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Fredericksburg.com

Stafford to test new cellphone policies Stafford high school students ...

Stafford County high school students will test out relaxed restrictions on cellphone use in order to see if new policies that have divided teachers and administrators will work.

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Related Topix: Cellphones, Education Etc., Stafford, VA

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