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Colonial Beach, VA

Whatever happened to Phil Norman

He passed several years ago.  (Dec 17, 2009 | post #2)

Colonial Beach, VA

Where are the police when you need them??

There were more people on the point having fun as I rode by at 7:30pm. There was a small child lying on the sand making sand angles and a young couple hugging and kissing. Guess they did not get the memo. No playing on the "Play Ground On The Potomac"  (Sep 5, 2009 | post #7)

Colonial Beach, VA

Where are the police when you need them??

How do you know I am not there? I was not complaining in my first post. Just stating what I was. Now it has gone from what I saw to being a complainer. Let have another ordinance. No complaining. If we have no one to complain this would be a perfect town. Let see you have complained about the public using the public park, fishing from the shore, parking in a area, trash pick up, road conditions, golf cart rules, and who know what else. NO COMPLAINING. This is America.  (Sep 5, 2009 | post #6)

Colonial Beach, VA

Where are the police when you need them??

This town WILL NEVER be normal again. Sorry for the grammer. Maybe some is incorrect but YOU got the point if you have time to grade this site for grammer, MAYBE you should spend more time with the school board lobbying for a job at the school. They need help also. And you are correct this is still America. That is until the new ordinance is passed because the town don't like being a part of it. Seems the answer is always a new ordinance instead of enforcing the ones they have. If it doesn't suit the town, change the law. Let go play a game and make up the rules as we go if the town is loosing we will stop and make up more rules.  (Sep 5, 2009 | post #4)

Colonial Beach, VA

Where are the police when you need them??

Where are the police when you need them?? There was fresh donuts and coffee at the 7-11 this morning and the police were not around. I was in the 7-11 this morning and there were people laughing, joking and seeming to be having fun. There were some strangers there also buying ice, bait, food and gas. YES you got is SPENDING MONEY. I am NOT sure if the strangers had notified the police that they were coming into town for the day that so the police could have crowd control plans in place or not. I guess there will more town ordinances pass this week to stop laughing and joking in town since there is NO MORE "PLAY GROUND ON THE POTOMAC". This is in no way meant to get the owner of the 7-11 in trouble for condoning fun on his property. BUT it sure was GOOD to see if only for a few minutes. Glad I didnít get caught.  (Sep 5, 2009 | post #1)

Colonial Beach, VA

boat races coming to colonial beach

Now this is the kind ot team we need. No one except Steve Kennedy and Hawkins put their name on this site to start with. But we ALL need to be english majors and spelling bee champs. Whis I would never make a mis take.  (Aug 23, 2009 | post #38)

Colonial Beach, VA

Crowds Force Colonial Beach To Close Popular Park

"PARK" A track of land reserved for "PUBLIC USE" as for recreation. Band the town charter and turn ALL the little problems over to the county. I was going to have some people in from out of town but I did not notify the town in time, to expect 2 extra people in town for a few hours. Would not want to put a strain on the trash pick up, the police department (which you never see unless you are on 205), maning extra resque vehicles in case there was a problem, notify the 7-11 and others that someone may be coming in for gas, lunch, shopping. WOW wouldn't want to put that load on them. And GOD forbid that they would have brought their children or as they are known in Colonial Beach (brats). SHUT DOWN THE TOWN. Never mind in 2 weeks it will shut down. Tusday 8 September.  (Aug 23, 2009 | post #115)

Colonial Beach, VA

What needs to be done to make CB a better place to raise ...

What is wrong with scheduling some of the town workers to work Saturday and Sunday and have days off during the week? UNION or NO UNION you as their manager give whom ever a change of schedule 96 hours in advance and the following week you do the same with the next crew. You then have your crew on the weekend to pick up trash, clean the bathrooms, police the beach for left trash and what ever other duties they are assigned. The next thing is have the SUPERVISOR check on these employees to see that the jobs are being done. HOLD THEM ACCOUNTABLE. That is one of the problems I see NO ONE is held accountable. I worked in a position that this was done for 30 years. You know this is your assignment so just do it. From what I see around in town most days there is a truck or two being driven around all day to avoid work instead of doing the work assigned and going back for the next assignment. This only has to be done duing the summer months or during times when there is a special event that assistance is going to be needed. They don't mind send 3-4 people out all day to put up that ORANGE fence. Dose it REALLY take 3-4 people to drive stakes and put up PLASTIC fence with PLASTIO wire ties. Come ON.  (Aug 10, 2009 | post #11)

Colonial Beach, VA

How Much Money Did Spend In Colonial Beach

"O" I am a resident, owner properth here for years and now moved here. My taxs goes for the same DUMP people to control the same thing that your money goes for. There are other ways of doing things besides closing down everything. How long do you think that Ocean City & Virginia Beach would last if every time they had a large amount of people come they shut down the parks & beachs. I will not Shut my mouth either. YOU HAVE JUST STARTED hearing from me. I are going to overturn the DARK side of Colonial Beach. Maybe the town should be shut it down and let the county take over. Seems that the elected officials can't control things. They fight with the police, run the rescue squad, sell real estate, and garsh olny know what else. The mayor has been removed from his office and has to have permission (like a little child) to come there. Is this the best you all could find to elect. Turn the town over to the county.  (Aug 10, 2009 | post #3)

Colonial Beach, VA

How Much Money Did Spend In Colonial Beach

Arrived Friday evening: Dinner-Happy Clam-$35.00 Food Lion-$24.00 Gas in truck-$54.00 Gas in boat-$74.00 Ice & Bait-$16.00 Boat Motor Oil-$34.00 True Value Hardware-$22.00 Dinner Saturday evening-$30.00 Dinner Sunday evening-32.00 Dollar General Store-$40.00 Total $371.00 rounded off. This is every week during the summer. Just think how much money has been chased away. Boats come into the yacth club this weekend. The boaters were transported to Ingleside for wine tasteing. The town pier was loaded with people fishing, the charter boat was loaded Saturday and Sunday as it is every weekend. These people are coming here to spend money and have a good time. DON'T CHASE them away as you are trying to do. Colonial Beach keep the name "Play Ground On The Potomac". Remember you are the second largest beach in the State of Virginia. Virginia Beach did not become #1 by chaseing people AWAY.  (Aug 9, 2009 | post #1)

Colonial Beach, VA

Dog Owners in Colonial Beach

I take it from your sign on "National Guard Soldier" that you are or have been in or around the military. You mean to tell ALL of us that you are scared of a little old lady. Here is what you do, approach the lady and say "hi my name is ??? and your name is ???  (Aug 4, 2009 | post #10)

Colonial Beach, VA

Dog Owners in Colonial Beach

Maybe you could walk out and ask her wha her name is?  (Aug 3, 2009 | post #2)

Colonial Beach, VA

Castlewood Park ideas

Things have been this way in Colonial Beach for years. I have lived in the county for 35 years. When I first moved to the county (lower end) as it was called. If you said Colonial Beach, they would ask you where that was. If you were in Colonial Beach and said the lower end of the county people would say Oh you mean Oak Grove. Neither one has ever know what is OUTSIDE there little fenced in area. The problems in Colonial Beach started coming to a head in the last few years with more and more people finding about a little town that they could come to for the day or weekend and have some fun, swim, fish, gamble (at one time) and just do nothing if they wanted. THEN here come the age of the computer, cell phone, HI FI, HI Y and all those other things along with people moving here because they did not like things the way it was where they lived because of the noise, shootings, stabbings, robbing, loud music and so on, and they want to change things here again. "A park is a tract of land RESERVED for PUBLIC use, as for recreation." NO where does it say WHO can use that park it is for the "PUBLIC" . With changing time comes changes in the area you live. As was written in another link. Welcome to Colonial Beach PLAY GROUND ON the Potomac. Who would want to come here with people acting like this??  (Aug 2, 2009 | post #23)

Colonial Beach, VA

Jet Ski Rental

Call the B@B and ask them. I have been around there for 30 years and the ones renting several years ago are the only ones I have ever seen or heard of.  (Aug 2, 2009 | post #8)

Colonial Beach, VA

Know Who You Are Dealing With

This was on WTVR Ch6 out of Richmond this pass week. Always know whom you are dealing with. Ask questions. If you don't like he answer call another profressional and ask the same question. http://www.wtvr.co m/wtvr-locksmith-p rotection,0,584082 5.story  (Aug 1, 2009 | post #1)

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