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  • Friday May 29th, 2015
    Last Fri­day, the North­ern Neck Montes­sori School cel­e­brated Field Day and announced their Vir­ginia State Cham­pi­onship for the Great Amer­i­can Can RoundUp for 2015, the sec­ond year in a row! Mayor Mae Umphlett vis­ited the school to offer her words of con­grat­u­la­tions. The state prize was $1,000.00. NNMS was awarded third place in the United States for their can recy­cling efforts. Pro­ceeds from the col­lec­tion and sale ...
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  • Friday May 29th, 2015
    Two Pere­grine fal­con chicks were recently res­cued and relo­cated from their nest on the Robert O. Nor­ris Jr. Bridge at Top­ping. The two chicks were only about a month old, when they were dis­cov­ered on the bridge, where ani­mal experts said they were in a pre­car­i­ous perch, and if they failed to fly on their very first attempt, they would have fallen more than 100 ...
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  • Friday May 29th, 2015
    The Mid­dle­sex County Board of Super­vi­sors plans to con­duct the reassess­ment of real estate in Mid­dle­sex County. A firm hired by the county will begin field work on the new reassess­ment start­ing in June, and vis­its to indi­vid­ual prop­er­ties in Mid­dle­sex will con­tinue through the rest of the year. The pur­pose of the reassess­ment is to reflect 100% mar­ket value, as required by state law, and ...
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  • Thursday May 28th, 2015
    An Urbanna man, who is a vet­eran of the US Marine Corps, has pub­lished a book on his life. It’s enti­tled “My Soul To Keep—Picking up the Pieces—A Marines Jour­nal After Com­bat,” and he describes it as a jour­ney start­ing with his life grow­ing up in Cal­i­for­nia and reach­ing around the world. The book fol­lows Urbanna’s Bob Means, and traces his early years fac­ing the divorce of ...
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  • Thursday May 28th, 2015
    One free Com­puter Train­ing Work­shop will be held in June at the Northum­ber­land Pub­lic Library. The work­shop will be held on Tues­day June 9, at the Library. The June 9 train­ing, on Kin­dle and tablets, will start at 1:30 p.m. The library is located at 7204 Northum­ber­land High­way in Heathsville,. Ques­tions? Call the library at (804) 580‑5051.
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  • Thursday May 28th, 2015
    The Lan­caster by the Bay Cham­ber of Com­merce says you still have time to pur­chase tick­ets for its fourth annual “Parade of Homes by the Bay” which is set for this Fri­day and Sat­ur­day. The “Parade of Homes by the Bay” will fea­ture four­teen unique prop­er­ties in Lan­caster and Northum­ber­land Coun­ties, with a goal of show­cas­ing the high qual­ity of crafts­man­ship that we have here in ...
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  • Thursday May 28th, 2015
    The Vir­ginia Depart­ment of Game and Inland Fish­eries has closed Chandler’s Mill Pond in Mon­tross to all pub­lic access after an under­lin­ing leak was dis­cov­ered. The pond has shown a drop in water lev­els through­out the week and expe­ri­enced a water level drop of 1 to 2 feet overnight. Game and Inland Fish­eries per­son­nel are assess­ing the fea­si­bil­ity of mov­ing a lim­ited num­ber of fish ...
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