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  • Monday June 08th, 2015
    Virginia’s offi­cial and only com­pre­hen­sive report on local and statewide crime fig­ures for 2014 is now avail­able online at the Vir­ginia State Police Web site at http://www.vsp.virginia.gov, under “Forms & Pub­li­ca­tions.” The detailed doc­u­ment, titled Crime in Vir­ginia, pro­vides pre­cise rates and occur­rences of crimes com­mit­ted in towns, cities and coun­ties across the Com­mon­wealth. The report breaks down crim­i­nal offenses by the report­ing agency as well as arrests ...
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  • Monday June 08th, 2015
    Route 629 (Walk­er­ton Road) in King and Queen County will be closed to traf­fic at the bridge over Walk­er­ton Creek dur­ing day­time hours on June 15–18 between 8:30am and 4pm each day. The clo­sure is nec­es­sary to allow VDOT crews to replace the tim­ber bridge deck on the bridge span­ning Walk­er­ton Creet. Detours will be in place. Accord­ing to VDOT, about 720 vehi­cles use the bridge daily.
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  • Monday June 08th, 2015
    A sin­gle vehi­cle crash on Sun­day morn­ing resulted in a fatal­ity. It hap­pened around 3:40am yes­ter­day on Route 604… Nest­ing Road, just east of Route Mon­tague Island Road in Mid­dle­sex County, when a Honda S2000 ran off the road and hit a group of trees. The dri­ver, Daniel Kast­ner was taken by ambu­lance to VCUMed­ical Cen­ter in Rich­mond. A pas­sen­ger, 24 year old Michael Moore of Mechan­icsville, ...
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  • Friday June 05th, 2015
    By Don Hirst, Northumberland Public Library Publicist An open house at the Northumberland Public Library June 12 will honor longtime library employee Betty Dunaway for more than 30 years of dedicated service. The free event, from 1-4:30 p.m., will include punch and cookies and is open to the public. It will give library patrons an opportunity to show their appreciation for her service. They will be able ...
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  • Friday June 05th, 2015
    Flames destroyed two Ford Mus­tangs on Canoe House Road in Jamaica. It hap­pened last Fri­day at about 5 p.m. Fire­fight­ers from the Upper Mid­dle­sex Vol­un­teer Fire Depart­ment of Water View were called in to extin­guish the fire. Also respond­ing were fire­fight­ers from the Mid­dle­sex Vol­un­teer Fire Depart­ment of Urbanna, and the Cen­tral Mid­dle­sex Vol­un­teer Res­cue Squad of Urbanna. No one was hurt. No cause has been ...
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  • Friday June 05th, 2015
    Gov­er­nor Terry McAu­li­ffe and his cab­i­net were briefed this week on the 2015 hur­ri­cane sea­son, which began June 1st and runs through Novem­ber 30th. Dis­cus­sions included the commonwealth’s hur­ri­cane prepa­ra­tions and ongo­ing efforts to improve crit­i­cal areas of response and recov­ery. Sec­re­tary of Pub­lic Safety and Home­land Secu­rity Brian Moran said the meet­ing was an oppor­tu­nity to explore ways to improve response and recov­ery capa­bil­i­ties ...
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  • Friday June 05th, 2015
    A man from Hayes pled guilty in con­nec­tion to the shoot­ing death of a Glouces­ter man and the wound­ing of Markus Ham­mond last July, at a party near Water View. 23 year old Demetrius Paige appeared in the Mid­dle­sex Cir­cuit Court and accepted a plea agree­ment for his involve­ment in the shoot­ing of 20 year old Raheem Williams. Paige will serve 4 years of jail ...
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