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  • Monday June 05th, 2017
    It was two years ago, when Lancaster supervisors dropped the boat tax, based on the belief that helping marinas would stimulate the economy. County leaders at that time, weighed the loss of $395,000 in revenue generated by the personal property tax on boats, against the benefits of attracting boaters back to local marinas to jump start the local economy, generate jobs and increase traffic at ...
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  • Thursday June 01st, 2017
    After nearly a year of operating as a Critical Access Hospital (CAH), and continued evaluation of hospital operations, Bon Secours has determined that necessary changes in three key areas will help Rappahannock General Hospital (RGH) best meet the needs of the Northern Neck and Middle Peninsula communities it serves, enabling a continuous focus on providing the highest level of patient care, safety and quality outcomes. The ...
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  • Wednesday May 31st, 2017
    Tickets are now on sale for the 27th Annual Bay Seafood Festival. This year the “Party with A Purpose” has a new date and time. The Bay Seafood festival will be held on October 21st, when the gates will open at 3:30 at Camp Kekoka on Boys Camp Road in Kilmarnock. The new day, Saturday was chosen to accommodate and draw more out-of- town visitors. ...
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  • Wednesday May 31st, 2017
    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) – Federal officials are warning against a phone scam in which callers claim to be U.S. marshals. The Virginian-Pilot reports (http://bit.ly/2rRYp5c) that callers also pose as court officers or members of law enforcement. They commonly tell victims they must pay a fine for failing to show up for jury duty. The callers threaten victims with arrest unless they pay the fine and provide credit ...
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  • Wednesday May 31st, 2017
    FREDERICKSBURG – Temporary traffic signal equipment will be installed at the center spans of the Robert O. Norris Bridge on Route 3 next week between Lancaster and Middlesex counties. Once activated, two temporary traffic signals will control one-way alternating traffic at the bridge’s center spans 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The temporary signals will go into full operation around 1 p.m. on Monday, ...
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  • Tuesday May 30th, 2017
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia State Police special agent fatally shot by a convicted felon in a Richmond public housing complex was remembered Sunday as a man dedicated to improving the lives of children. Michael T. Walter, 45, died early Saturday, hours after being shot while patrolling in the Mosby Court complex, which has had six homicides and 19 non-fatal shootings this year alone. “I just ...
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  • Tuesday May 30th, 2017
    Arts in the Middle, a juried fine arts festival This Festival has it all!  History, Art, Music and local Cuisine.  Enjoy the relaxed pace of life, life on the water and small town charm! On the grounds of a stately (circa 1678) Hewick Plantation, Arts in the Middle offers two days of entertainment in the country with fine arts and fine crafts, music and local foods.  Over 100 ...
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