Stafford County Newswire

Stafford County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Stafford County, VA.

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  1. Wildlife Center of Virginia releases bald eagle back into wildRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | WRIC-TV Richmond

    On Wednesday, The Wildlife Center of Virginia released a Bald Eagle successfully back into the wild at Widewater State Park in Stafford County. A crowd of about 100 people attended the release, including the homeowners who initially reported the injured eagle, and the animal control officer who rescued the bird.

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  2. Extra Week of Summer for Stafford High School StudentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Patch.com

    Stafford High administrators have pushed back the start of classes by a week over continued delays in completing the new facility. Students across Stafford County will return to school on Aug. 8, but students at Stafford High School will get an extra week of summer break.

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  3. There's one place where HOT lanes aren't workingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | The Washington Post

    ... where I-95's regular southbound lanes and the 95 Express Lanes merge, just north of Garrisonville Road in Stafford County. The Virginia Department of Transportation is aware of the congestion that extends for at least a few miles in both the regular ...

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  4. Rehabbed bald eagle released at Chippokes State ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... center released this week - the first was another young male released Wednesday in Widewater State Park in Stafford County. The bird's number indicates the year it was found - '15 - and that it was the 1,250th patient the center took in this year. ...

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  5. Stafford County sewage spill leads to river access closuresRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 26 | NBC29

    A sewage spill in in Stafford County has led to the closure of several access points to the Rappahannock River. The Free Lance-Star reports Old Mill Park and City Dock in Fredericksburg were closed Tuesday in response to the spill.

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  6. Sewage Leak Closes Park in Stafford CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | NBC Washington

    Due to an upstream sewage leak, the historic Port of Falmouth Park in Stafford County, Virginia, is closed Tuesday and Wednesday. On Monday, it was determined that a failed plug in the pipe system near Falls Run caused the leak., according to Stafford County Public Information Officer Shannon Howell.

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  7. Bald Eagle Release Wednesday in Stafford CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Patch.com

    A bald eagle found injured at Widewater State Park more than three months ago will be released back to the wild on Wednesday. The Wildlife Center of Virginia took in the female bald eagle after it was found at the state park on May 10. The eagle had a broken talon and superficial injuries on its feet.

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  8. Wildlife Center of Virginia will release 2 bald eagles this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    WCV plans to release one eagle on Wednesday morning at Widewater State Park in Stafford County. Another eagle will be released Thursday at 3:00 p.m. at the Chippokes Plantation State Park in Surry County.

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  9. Stafford park closed due to sewage leakRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Potomac Local

    The Historic Port of Falmouth Park in Stafford - which runs alongside the Rappahannock River - is closed today and tomorrow due to a sewage leak. According to a Stafford release, the Stafford County Utilities Department found on August 24 that a sewage spill had happened in Falls Run.

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  10. Design Concepts Promotes Dave Peterson to AssociateRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | PRWeb

    ... outdoor environments. Recently Dave co-authored " Ball Field Study Hits Home Run ," a study conducted for Stafford County, Virginia, where GIS analysis and public input determined demand and capacity for baseball and softball diamonds throughout the ...

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  11. LISTEN: Vienna Man Sent To Jail For Flipping The Bird In CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | WMAL-AM Washington

    A Vienna man is learning there are some places you really can't get away with flipping the bird. 39-year-old Agostinho Antunes is spending 10 days in jail after sticking his middle finger up at Stafford Deputy Matthew Flick in the Stafford County General District Court.

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  12. Foster dad charged with murder of Stafford 1-year-old to appear in courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    A man charged with killing his one-year-old foster child in Stafford County is set to be back in court this morning. Marcussen has been charged with one count of felony murder, one count of involuntary manslaughter, two counts of cruelty to children and one count of child neglect.

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  13. Lawmakers Convene For Special SessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | WWWV-FM Charlottesville

    ... s want Rossie Alston of Prince William County to join Virginia's highest court. House Speaker Bill Howell of Stafford County (pictured) is one of Alston's backers.

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  14. Police: Richmond Man Charged With Sexual Assault at Wal-MartRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | Patch.com

    A Richmond man sitting in a Stafford County jail has been charged with committing a sexual assault last month at the Wal-Mart in Dumfries. Prince William County police detectives served an arrest warrant Monday on Lance Daniel Dickson, 35, of 118 W. Marshall St. in Richmond, at the Rappahannock Regional Jail, according to a police report.

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  15. Police: Motorcyclist Killed in Accident on Route 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 10 | Patch.com

    ... a helmet. Both the northbound and southbound lanes of Route 1 between Russell Road and Corporate Drive in Stafford County reopened to traffic at about 9 a.m. after being closed for more than six hours, as police investigated the accident, WJLA-TV ...

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  16. Law Enforcement Providing Safe Zones for Internet TradesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 10 | Patch.com

    Buying and selling items over the Internet has become a common trend in today's society, and three local law enforcement agencies are playing their part to make these transactions as safe as possible. The Spotsylvania Sheriff's Office, the Office of the Stafford County Sheriff and the Fredericksburg Police Department have each volunteered to provide safe zones for individuals to meet up and complete these Internet deals, according to a bulletin posted to the Spotsylvania Sheriff's Office's Facebook page.

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  17. Buying something from strangers? Do it in a police department parking lotRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 7 | Potomac Local

    ... may be intending to commit a crime. If a crime does occur, please report the matter promptly to police. The Stafford County Sheriff's Office, the Spotsylvania County Sheriff's Office and the Fredericksburg Police Department, joining law enforcement ...

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  18. Kandy Hilliard: Medicaid expansion is a big piece of the puzzleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | Potomac Local

    Kandy Hilliard is no stranger to the political landscape in Stafford County. She served as the Aquia District representative on the Board of Supervisors from 2001 to 2005.

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  19. Va. police create online safe zones for internet dealsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | WUSA-TV Washington

    The Stafford County Sheriff's Office, Spotsylvania County Sheriff's Office and Fredericksburg Police Department offer their lots as "safe zones" Va. police create online safe zones for internet deals The Stafford County Sheriff's Office, Spotsylvania County Sheriff's Office and Fredericksburg Police Department offer their lots as "safe zones" Check out this story on WUSA9.com: http://on.wusa9.com/1NclMaU STAFFORD, Va.

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  20. Police: Increased Enforcement at Red Lights This WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 5 | Patch.com

    ... the U.S. and an estimated 127,000 were injured in crashes that involved red light running, according to the Stafford County Sheriff's Office. The National Coalition for Safer Roads has an interactive map of red-light running fatalities between 2004 ...

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