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Middlesex Sheriff looking for a missing man.

The Middlesex County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a missing man. Kevin C. Blake, 51, was last seen on Saturday night at around 11 p.m. in the Topping area of the county, according to the sheriff’s office. Blake is a white male, six feet tall and weighs about 200 pounds with brown hair and blue eyes. […]

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Dominion admits to mineral spill

As Dominion Virginia Power pushes on toward approval of placing towers in the Rappahannock River, news comes that state environmental regulators are issuing a notice of violation to Dominion for a mineral oil spill that fouled a portion of the Potomac River in northern Virginia. The notice issued Friday by the Virginia Department of Environmental […]

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Search On For Gloucester Robber

The search is still on Gloucester for a man deputies say robbed the Langley Federal Credit Union on George Washington Memorial Highway. The man entered the credit union around 3:46PM last week, on Wednesday and handed the teller a note demanding cash, then fled to the Farm Fresh parking lot in front of the credit […]

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Winter book club ideas — Good winter reads

Choosing books for book club is no easy feat. You have to pick a challenging book worthy of discussion, yet something that members will enjoy reading. Here we present the cream of the crop for early 2016. A dozen books all rated 5-stars by our reviewers which publish in paperback between September 2015 and February […]

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Virginia Living Magazine: Irvington Modern

Just outside of White Stone, looking out from the greenery of the forest to the mirrored surface of the Chesapeake Bay stands a refined cube, its gleaming white façade broken only by large smooth walls of glass and a slender, unadorned steel balcony. This is the home of Irvington-based architect Randall Kipp—a modernist whose singular […]

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10 things you can only do in winter

Let’s face it, we all enjoy going off our diets and eating decadent foods, even if just for a little while. Well, one of the benefits of winter is that, even if you overindulge a bit, you can safely hide it beneath the layers of clothing you wear. Layering sweaters over blouses, jackets, coats, scarfs, […]

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Middlesex boat tax still at issue

Jerry Latell of Ullman Sails Virginia, of Deltaville, spoke to the Middlesex County Board of Supervisors at their recent meeting, where he voiced his support of lowering or modifying the county’s personal property tax on boats. The Southside Sentinal reports that Latell, a member of the Middlesex Business Coalition, also presented a petition to the […]

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Standardized testing bill advances

A measure which if passed, would reduce the emphasis Virginia high schools put on standardized testing is advancing through the General Assembly. According to a report in the Virginian-Pilot, state Sen. John Miller’s bill aimed at requiring the state Board of Education to stress critical thinking over standardized testing has so far, been approved by […]

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