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  • Monday November 09th, 2015
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services is offering help to residents who want a locally grown Christmas tree. The department’s 2015 Virginia Grown Christmas Tree Guide lists growers alphabetically by county. The listings include the varieties of trees for sale, services offered, hours of operation and directions. The guide is available online at VirginiaGrown.com and through tourist information centers, libraries and ...
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  • Friday November 06th, 2015
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Dominion Virginia Power says it’s installing devices on electrical poles at a farm in Henrico County aimed at reducing injuries to bald eagles, herons, ospreys and other large birds. The company says the devices were being installed Friday at Curles Neck Farm. Dominion says spaces between power lines on the farm also are being modified as part of the protection plan. Copyright 2015 The ...
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  • Friday November 06th, 2015
    A cou­ple who were involved in a sum­mer boat­ing acci­dent in Math­ews is now ask­ing the Coast Guard to take respon­si­bil­ity for fail­ing to ade­quately mark the chan­nel where that acci­dent hap­pened. The Gazette Jour­nal reports that Bill Kemp and his wife Cindy of Vir­ginia Beach, decided to take a boat­ing trip to Crisfield, Md., to the annual crab fes­ti­val. They invited their friends Robert ...
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  • Friday November 06th, 2015
    RESTON, Va. (AP) – Scientists say the invasive northern snakehead fish carries bacteria that could harm other creatures. The U.S. Geological Survey says some snakeheads caught in Virginia waters of the Potomac River south of Washington were infected with an unknown species of mycobacteria. Mycobacteria can cause chronic disease in a variety of animals, including mammals. But Virginia state fisheries biologist John Odenkirk said Thursday there is ...
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  • Friday November 06th, 2015
    A tractor-trailer loaded with clas­sic and antique auto­mo­biles from Las Vegas, flipped over last Tues­day on Route 17 near Church View. Vir­ginia State Police say the dri­ver of the tractor-trailer said he drove over the edge of the road shoul­der and when he attempted to cor­rect, the truck over­turned. No one was hurt. It hap­pened last Tues­day, Octo­ber 27th around 5:30PM, and crews worked until ...
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  • Thursday November 05th, 2015
    This article was submitted by Robert Wayland Carl Smith, President of the Save the Rappahannock Coalition announced that fifty local small businesses have signed a declaration stating that they believe the towers Dominion Power plans to build across the Rappahannock will have a negative impact on business in the Middle Peninsula and on the Northern Neck. “Having an eyesore like these industrial towers on our front ...
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  • Thursday November 05th, 2015
    The Bay School Community Arts Center has announced its first corporate sponsor, Davenport & Company. As the Bay School continues to grow, corporate partnerships will become essential. Davenport’ sponsorship will help support events such as Art Speaks on the Bay and the 18th Annual Fine Arts Auction. Mary Chapman, Bay School Chairperson, commented on the news. “We are excited that Davenport has chosen to be a ...
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