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19 hrs ago | Fredericksburg.com

Sustainability requires comprehensive effort

This is in response to the April 13 article titled "Stafford seeks input on taxes," associated with stormwater management.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Fredericksburg.com

Marilyn M. McKenney

Mrs. McKenney worked for the Stafford County school system for 26 years and was presently working in alternative education.

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Patch.com

Police: Help Sought in Taxi Cab Robbery Investigation

The Stafford County Sheriff's Office is asking for help identifying two subjects in the recent robbery of a Stafford County taxi driver.

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Patch.com

Police: Help Sought in Taxi Cab Robbery Investigation

The Stafford County Sheriff's Office is asking for help identifying two subjects in the recent robbery of a Stafford County taxi driver.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Fredericksburg.com

Caretaker kept taking money Nursing assistant who stole from patients ...

A former nursing assistant who stole from older people she was supposed to be taking care of pleaded guilty to 12 more felony charges this week.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Fredericksburg.com

Cold temps send gardeners scrambling Freeze warnings issued on...

An unusually strong mid-April cold snap had area gardeners dealing with tarps, sheets and empty flower pots to cover cold-sensitive plants again this morning as area nurseries and vegetable farmers took precautions ahead of the busy Easter weekend.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Vegetables, Fredericksburg, VA, Home Gardening, Home, University of Mary Washington, Washington, VA

Patch.com

Route 1 Northbound Delays Expected Near Fredericksburg

Release, Virginia Department of Transportation: The Virginia Department of Transportation has closed the northbound right lane of Route 1 in Stafford County from the Falmouth Bridge to the intersection of Route 17 Business and Route 218 for emergency repairs to a drainage structure beneath the road.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Fredericksburg.com

Stafford speakers support schools Concerned speakers fill board...

More than 30 concerned Stafford County residents filled the Board of Supervisors' chambers Tuesday to discuss the proposed real estate tax rate and the creation of a countywide stormwater district.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

WWWV-FM Charlottesville

Orange Sheriffa s Office Charges Pair With Breaking Into Mailboxes

Two people have been arrested following a rash of mailbox break-ins and vandalisms in Orange County.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Fredericksburg.com

Lucille Nelson-Hill

The beautiful life of Lucille Francis Nelson-Hill, loving daughter of the late Carrie Payne and Thomas J. Payne, ended at Mary Washington Hospital on Saturday, April 5, 2014.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

Fredericksburg.com

Aging happens to all

When we said our wedding vows in Stafford County many years ago, I remember the phrase "for better or worse."

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Fredericksburg.com

Stafford seeks input on taxes Public hearings set for proposed...

The Stafford County Board of Supervisors holds public hearings Tuesday for the proposed real estate tax rate and creation of a countywide stormwater district.

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Related Topix: Stafford, VA, Fredericksburg, VA, Environmental Law, Law

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Fredericksburg.com

Spotsy man guilty in slaying of stepfather David Edward Sealock Jr.,...

A Spotsylvania County man pleaded guilty to second-degree murder Friday in the fatal stabbing of his stepfather last year.

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Fredericksburg.com

Teen reports attempted abduction The female victim, 17, told police...

"The Stafford County Sheriff's Office is reporting an attempted abduction that took place last night, Thursday, April 10 between 9:15 - 9:30 in the evening in the Stafford Lakes subdivision in southern Stafford County.

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Potomac Local

Lower Pay, Student Funding Have Teachers Going Elsewhere for Work: Professor

Salary increases, to the tune of 3%, are a priority outlined in the Stafford County Public Schools proposed $273.8 million budget for fiscal year 2015, which takes effect July 1. To get there, the School Board is asking the Board of Supervisors for an additional $19.6 million to cover the costs of the raises, as well as other "unavoidable" ... (more)

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Patch.com

Three More Heroin Arrests in Crackdown in Stafford County

Deputies made three more arrests Wednesday in a crackdown on heroin dealing, according to the Stafford County Sheriff's Office.

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Fredericksburg.com

Jury unable to decide robber's sentence Jury can't agree on sentence...

A Stafford County jury Thursday night was unable to agree on a sentence for a man involved in a home-invasion robbery last year in which two men were shot.

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Patch.com

Fake Casino Chips, Airbag Thieves, FBI Search, Helicopter Egg Drop and Future NFL Stars Train Here

Top news from around our Patches in Virginia and D.C. Herndon Couple Charged With Passing Fake Chips at Maryland Live Fundraisers for Funeral Costs, Basketball Dreams, Fire Victims and More Thieves Steal Airbags From More Than a Dozen Cars in Arlington FBI, Police Search Water for Evidence in Connection with Three Alexandria Homicides NFL Hopefuls ... (more)

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WTVR Richmond

Bust at Howard Johnsona s yields heroin at $3,500 street value

Berry Solomon Evans, age 40, Allison Dawn Rice, age 26, and Quinn Marie Gold, age 19, were arrested in the early evening hours of Wednesday, April 9, 2014.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

Fredericksburg.com

Caregiver for elderly admits to five felonies Woman accused of...

A Stafford County woman accused of ripping off elderly people she was supposed to be caring for pleaded guilty to five felony charges Tuesday in Stafford County Circuit Court.

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