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  1. Radio DJ is avid supporter of BikefestRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 13 | Westmoreland News

    The "First Annual Colonial Beach Bikefest" is the brainchild of several people including co-founder and radio DJ Ripley from 97.7 "Ripley on the Rocket" show broadcast in Southern MD, but heard throughout Westmoreland County in the afternoon. Ripley, an ex-Baltimore City Police Officer, retired from the hey-days of the force in 1989 when he had a life-threatening struggle with a criminal who had his hands on the police sergeant's service revolver.

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  2. State Police rule Colonial Beach School fire arsonRead the original story

    Friday Sep 12 | Westmoreland News

    The Virginia State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation's Richmond Field Office has determined the former Colonial Beach Elementary School fire was an act of arson. At approximately 4 a.m. on Jan. 5, 2014, Virginia State Police Special Agent A.B. Cooke Jr., responded to the 300 block of Douglas Avenue in Colonial Beach, Va., to investigate the fire that completely destroyed the vacant, condemned structure.

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    Thursday Sep 11 | Westmoreland News

    In January of 2013, during closed session of a town council meeting, Blevins was asked to resign his position. He did so, allegedly under duress, then left the meeting without speaking to anyone.

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  4. Test drive a 2015 Harley for freeRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 28 | Westmoreland News

    The upcoming "First Annual Bike Fest" at Colonial Beach promises a very unusual opportunity for bike owners and those who ride but have no bike, to test drive a fleet of Harley-Davidsons direct from the factory-all are 2015 models.

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  5. Sale of trailer park contentious issue in Town of Colonial BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 28 | Westmoreland News

    Colonial Beach Town Council members continue to be unable to go an entire meeting without angering one another.

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  6. Wayne Kennedy pleads guilty to misdemeanorRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2014 | Westmoreland News

    After being arrested on multiple charges of fraud, Colonial Beach School Board member Cletus Wayne Kennedy stood the chance of losing his position on the Board because of the Virginia Code that if he were found guilty of a felony, Kennedy would have to forfeit his right to hold office.

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  7. Colonial Beach gears up for Bike festRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2014 | Westmoreland News

    The First Annual Colonial Beach Bike fest is shaping up to be a major event, which promises to be an occasion to behold, as committee members and the Colonial Beach Chamber of Commerce bring all their ideas to scheduled meetings.

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  8. Colonial Beach High ReunionRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2014 | Westmoreland News

    The Colonial Beach graduating class of 1984 had their 30th reunion on the exact day they graduated in 1984, June 7. Some graduates still live close to Colonial Beach.

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    Jul 30, 2014 | Westmoreland News

    A sample taken from a home on Mimosa Avenue tested positive for Escherichia coli, more commonly known as e coli.

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  10. Kevin Newman is the new Superintendent for Colonial Beach Public Schools.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2014 | Westmoreland News

    Newman is a graduate of Washington and Lee High School, Bridgewater College, and will soon graduate from Virginia Tech with a doctorate in Educational Leadership.

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  11. Town of Colonial Beach drinking water warningRead the original story

    Jul 22, 2014 | Westmoreland News

    Our water system testing recently detected a fecal indicator * in our water. As our customers, you are being notified to know what happened and what we are doing to correct this situation.

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  12. Colonial Beach girls basketball player Sydni Carey looks to improve for next season and beyondRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2014 | Westmoreland News

    Rising high school senior Sydni Carey was described as a blessing when she transferred to Colonial Beach and signed up with the girls basketball team this past season.

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  13. Detour in place for Mattox Creek BridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2014 | Westmoreland News

    Route 205 is currently closed to traffic at Mattox Creek Bridge. The route will be closed so barriers, equipment and temporary traffic signals can be staged for the bridge replacement project.

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  14. Colonial Beach Free food program open to allRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2014 | Westmoreland News

    While volunteering for the free summer food service program held in Colonial Beach last year, Linda Murphy said she would often see parents come in and watch their children eat, yet not eat themselves.

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  15. Mattox Creek Bridge to close July 15-18Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2014 | Westmoreland News

    From July 15-18, Route 205 will be closed to traffic at Mattox Creek Bridge. The route will be closed so barriers, equipment and temporary traffic signals can be staged for the bridge replacement project.

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  16. From the community to the communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2014 | Westmoreland News

    The Westmoreland Ruritan Club was out and about recently handing out Rudy Bears to the Sheriff's Office, Rescue Squad and Fire Department.

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  17. Colonial Beach Town Council passes 2015 budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2014 | Westmoreland News

    In an almost anti-climatic moment, the Colonial Beach Town Council passed the 2015 fiscal year budget in less than ten minutes several hours before the state mandated deadline. 42 comments

  18. Jones takes food on the roadRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2014 | Westmoreland News

    Mark Jones, born and raised in Westmoreland County, has brought one more dimension to the eating pleasures that can be found in the Northern Neck.

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  19. Wounded Warrior event is a successRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2014 | Westmoreland News

    The 6th annual Battle at the Beach was held this past weekend at American Legion Post 148 in Colonial Beach.

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  20. Local Band Southern Bred performed at High Tides on the Potomac this past Friday.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2014 | Westmoreland News

    High Tides on the Potomac in Colonial Beach seemed to not only play host to live music this past Friday, but also to an impromptu reunion.

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