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  • Thursday April 16th, 2015
    MetroCast Business Services announced the availability of new, faster business-class internet speeds that nearly double the speed available previously from the company. With this boost in speed, MetroCast will have modem-based speeds up to 110 Mbps x 10 Mbps. The 110 Mbps business-class internet is more than 15 times faster than standard DSL. Josh Barstow, Vice President of Advanced Services for Metrocast says: “It is the ...
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  • Wednesday April 15th, 2015
    A Mid­dle­sex County man is behind bars, charged with attempted sec­ond degree mur­der, after he allegedly tried to kill his wife while she was sleep­ing. It was last Sat­ur­day, when a woman arrived, soaked in blood, at her neighbor’s Deltaville home. That’s when the vic­tim, 55 year old Patri­cia Figueroa, says her hus­band tried to kill her. Fig­ureroa was taken to Rap­pa­han­nock Gen­eral Hos­pi­tal and later ...
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  • Tuesday April 14th, 2015
    A special presentation, the Rosenwald High School Story, is being held at the Northumberland Public Library on Tuesday, April 21, from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the library’s Meeting Room. The event, conducted by the Julius Rosenwald Foundation of Northumberland County and the Northumberland Public Library, is free. Seating is limited, so reservations are suggested. Reservations may be made by calling (804) 580-5051 or sending an ...
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  • Tuesday April 14th, 2015
    Opening Day for the Lancaster County Little League will be held April 18th 2:00 p.m. at Dream Fields in Kilmarnock, Va.  This will be a special Opening Day as it marks the 50th Anniversary of the original Little League field that was built in 1965 for local boys aged 8-13.  Several years later the girls’ softball field was built and the game could be enjoyed ...
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  • Tuesday April 14th, 2015
    On Tuesday April 28, the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles’ DMV2GO will be at Rappahannock Westminster-Canterbury, 132 Lancaster Drive, Irvington. The mobile customer service center will be on site from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. Maria Ferrand, Coordinator for Resident Life Services at RWC, says, “We are always looking for ways to make living at RWC not only easy but convenient by providing access to a ...
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  • Tuesday April 14th, 2015
    By Don Hirst, Northumberland Public Library Publicist There was a big surprise in store for several groups of volunteers Sunday April 12 during the Northumberland Public Library’s Volunteer Appreciation Event. They received a special certificate from the White House to recognize them for earning the President’s Volunteer Service Award. Each recipient also received a letter from President Barack Obama congratulating them on their award. President Obama thanked ...
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  • Tuesday April 14th, 2015
    By BRETT ZONGKER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) – Smithsonian officials are quietly working to reopen one of the oldest buildings on the National Mall that’s been shuttered for a decade. Acting Smithsonian Secretary Al Horvath said Monday that modest interior work is being completed now for the 134-year-old Arts and Industries Building to reopen in late 2015 to host special events. The building is one of the original exhibition ...
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