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  1. Rescheduled Parkway Boulevard work starts MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | Potomac Local

    Parkway Boulevard in Stafford County will be closed to all traffic at Wellington Court over four days, from Monday, Sept. 24 through Thursday, Sept.

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  2. Blame it on the rain: Heavy rain, hurricane forecast delay Stafford road repairsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 12 | Potomac Local

    Heavy rain during July and August and a major hurricane in the forecast have contributed to schedule adjustments for several drainage and road repairs in Stafford County. From the press release: Progress toward completion of several drainage, slope repair and pipe replacement projects has been hampered by more rain over the past weekend and the threat of more storms FREDERICKSBURG, Va.

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  3. Central Park Fun-Land celebrates 21st birthday with 'biggest investment in park history'Read the original story

    Sunday Sep 9 | Potomac Local

    Central Park Fun-Land is celebrating its 21st birthday with its biggest investment in park history. In 2019, Fun Land will be purchasing state of the art go-karts and a Grand Prix go-kart track.

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  4. JOB: Human Resources Talent Engagement & Planning SpecialistRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 9 | Potomac Local

    Rappahannock Electric Cooperative is a progressive member-owned utility with a service area that spreads from the Blue Ridge Mountains to the tidal waters of the Chesapeake Bay. REC serves over 165,000 connections in portions of 22 Virginia counties.

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  5. More Stafford street closures. This time: Parkway BoulevardRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 7 | Potomac Local

    A portion of Parkway Boulevard in Park Ridge will close to traffic. It's another road closure coming on the heels of multiple street closures prompted by floods and sinkholes this summer.

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  6. Fredericksburg Pet Show coming September 22-23Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 6 | Potomac Local

    Fredericksburg, VA. . . Calling all Pet Lovers . Mark your calendars for The 7th annual Fredericksburg Pet Show Saturday, September 22 and Sunday, September 23 at the Fredericksburg Expo and Conference Center.

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  7. Woodbridge brewer aims to please Fredericksburg radio personalities' love for beer and charityRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2018 | Potomac Local

    A new beer by Woodbridge brewer Brew Republic aims to deliver on two fronts - give the radio DJs the malt and hops they want, and do it for a good cause. 93.3 WFLS and Live 99.3 have teamed up with Brew Republic Bierwerks in Woodbridge, Virginia to create the "Spinnin' Pinetapple IPA," a signature beer being sold with a portion of the proceeds benefitting the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors "TAPS."

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  8. Project will add 3 southbound lanes to I-95, over 6 miles along congested sections in FredericksburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2018 | Potomac Local

    Construction to unlock gridlock on Interstate 95 in Fredericksburg has begun, and crews are working to add three new southbound lanes over six miles on one of the most congested sections of I-95 near the Rappahannock River. When the project opens to traffic in 2022, southbound drivers will have a total of six travel lanes to use between the Route 17 interchange in Stafford County and the Route 3 interchange in Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania County.

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  9. Route 1 widening, 'FredEx' all topics at planned transportation forum at Woodbridge NOVARead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2018 | Potomac Local

    The meeting will take place at the Woodbridge Campus of Northern Virginia Community College on just off Neabsco Mills Road in Woodbridge. Senator Scott Surovell will host a mega-town hall with transportation agencies from around Prince William County at 6 p.m. on Monday, September 10, 2018, at the Northern Virginia Community College Woodbridge Campus Workforce Development Center.

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  10. High winds topple massive trees in Stafford CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2018 | Potomac Local

    Fierce winds ripped through the Leeland Road section of the county, just outside Fredericksburg about 5:30 p.m. A thunderstorm packing high winds, heavy rains, and hail pummeled residents who live in neighborhoods around Grafton Village Elementary School. Across from the school, large maple trees, some of which date back to the time of the Civil War, neighbors said, toppled because of the winds.

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  11. Second suspect in Stafford shooting surrendersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2018 | Potomac Local

    Authorities say they now have two of three suspects in custody suspected in the shooting of a man in North Stafford late last month. On the afternoon of July 24, 2018, Ibin Orjea Hatcher, 27, of Stafford turned himself in to the Stafford County Sheriff's Office.

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  12. Third suspect in Stafford shooting nabbed in DumfriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2018 | Potomac Local

    Stafford authorities said they apprehended the suspect about noon Sunday while he was walking on Fuller Heights Road. The arrest came in an operation of the Northern Virginia U.S. Marshal Task Force.

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  13. One arrested in Knollwood Court shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2018 | Potomac Local

    One man is under arrest charged in connection to a shooting on Knollwood Court in Stafford County on June 25. Following a search warrant executed this morning in the City of Fredericksburg, Karsten Jermaine Lea, 24, of Stafford was arrested on outstanding warrants out of Stafford County including burglary while armed, conspiracy, and extortion. He is incarcerated at Rappahannock Regional Jail without bond.

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  14. Walmart employees charged with embezzlementRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2018 | Potomac Local

    Deputies with the Stafford County Sheriff's Office have arrested two Walmart employees [and both are charged with] stealing money from the self-checkout machines. On June 28, 2018, at approximately 6:00 a.m., Deputy DeAndre Taylor responded to the Walmart located at 11 Village Parkway regarding a past occurred larceny.

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  15. Three shooting suspects elude Stafford sheriffRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2018 | Potomac Local

    Authorities in Stafford County are searching for three men wanted in connection to a shooting Thursday night. The shooting took place in the same neighborhood as another shooting on June 25. The Stafford County Sheriff's Office has identified and is searching for three suspects behind a shooting that occurred on Thursday night in north Stafford.

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  16. Stafford Opera Troupe offers free masterclasses for high school and young collegiate singersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2018 | Potomac Local

    Stafford Opera Troupe, a local arts organization dedicated to bringing opera performance and education to Stafford and Fredericksburg, opens its summer season with four public masterclasses on July 14, 17, and 27 at 7:30 pm and August 4 at 3:00 pm, located at the Maranatha Music Ministries building at 1915 Charles St, Fredericksburg, VA. Under the instruction of Stafford Opera Troupe vocal faculty from around the nation and the world, each masterclass features performances from musical theatre and opera repertoire by the students of the 2018 Summer Opera Program.

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  17. Don't miss these local Independence Day eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2018 | Potomac Local

    It's going to be a scorcher this Independence Day. But for those who pack plenty of fluids and want to brave the summertime heat, the biggest holiday of the season will feature local events that rarely disappoint.

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  18. Flood debris removed, River Road reopensRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2018 | Potomac Local

    The portion of River Road that had been closed after this past weekend's flooding on the Rappahannock River, between Gordon Street and the entrance to Pratt Park, is now open to traffic once again. The river spilled its banks and crested at 25 feet on Sunday.

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  19. Crews kick River Road flood clean up into high gear as street surface bucklesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2018 | Potomac Local

    The river spilled its banks over the weekend leaving large debris like trees covering the River Road in Falmouth. Large dump trucks, earth movers, and chainsaw operators were called into to remove the debris while the Stafford County Sheriff's Office turned away motorists hoping to use the popular cut-through street that links Route 3 with Routes 1 and 17. Officials with the sheriff's office and the Virginia Department of Transportation say the situation here is so bad, it could take a week or more to clean up.

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  20. Firefighters, Blue Star Mothers fill 681 care packages for troopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2018 | Potomac Local

    This weekend marked the fifth year the Stafford County Fire and Rescue Department and the Stafford County Firefighter's Association partnered with the Blue Star Mothers of Fredericksburg, Chapter 4 for their annual care packaging event that was held Saturday, June 16. hundreds of volunteers, ranging from local businesses, veterans organizations, churches, civic organizations, schools, and our fire and rescue personnel showed up at the Berea fire station to prepare 681 care packages to be sent to our troops abroad.

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