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  • Thursday February 05th, 2015
    The Measles out­break is get­ting the atten­tion of local schools. There are now 102 peo­ple in 14 states who have become infected with the extremely con­ta­gious virus. The CDC now warn­ing that a “large out­break” is antic­i­pated. With some par­ents opt­ing to exempt their kids from immu­niza­tions for med­ical or reli­gious rea­sons, and a grow­ing num­ber of measles cases in the U.S., local schools aren’t tak­ing any ...
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  • Wednesday February 04th, 2015
    Want to raise chick­ens? Well, if you live in Glouces­ter County, you may soon be allowed to do just that. A grow­ing trend in the area is the rais­ing of chick­ens on pri­vate prop­erty, but in many areas your legal right to do that is unclear. Now, in an attempt to clear it all up, the Glouces­ter County Plan­ning Com­mis­sion will hold a pub­lic hear­ing on Thurs­day ...
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  • Wednesday February 04th, 2015
    They’re back! The seals that is. Yes, seals. The Vir­ginia Aquar­ium Strand­ing Response Team is warn­ing peo­ple who see seals on the beaches, not to go near them. It’s not unusual to spot seals on Vir­ginia beaches, piers, and rock islands dur­ing the win­ter months. Ani­mal experts say that most of the seals we spot on our beaches this time of year are young and gain­ing ...
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  • Wednesday February 04th, 2015
    New trial dates were set Mon­day for the two men charged in a dou­ble shoot­ing in Mid­dle­sex County last sum­mer, that left a Glouces­ter County man dead and another man injured. The tri­als of 22 year old Demetrius Paige of Glouces­ter, and 22 year old Anthony Fra­zier of King and Queen, were sched­uled to begin Jan. 29th in Mid­dle­sex County Cir­cuit Court, but the cases were ...
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  • Wednesday February 04th, 2015
    Strong winds were the cause of a tractor-trailer flip­ping over on the Chesa­peake Bay Bridge-Tunnel Mon­day after­noon. The crash hap­pened at mile­post 14 just after 1pm, only seven min­utes after the bridge began oper­at­ing under Level 4 restric­tions, pro­hibit­ing tractor-trailers from cross­ing. Winds at the time were in excess of 60 miles per hour. The crash caused the south­bound lanes to be shut down for sev­eral ...
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  • Tuesday February 03rd, 2015
    In late January, Rappahannock Westminster-Canterbury president Stuart Bunting announced plans to construct a new Wellness Center. The 17,000 square foot building will be located near the Chesapeake Center and apartments on the RWC campus in Irvington. “We have known for a long time that we needed a larger facility to accommodate the many residents who enjoy participating in our wellness programs. Although we have excellent equipment, ...
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  • Tuesday February 03rd, 2015
    Calling all Virginia Artists! Bay School Community Arts Center in Mathews is proud to present “Art Speaks on the Bay 2015”. This show is open to all Virginia artists who are at least 18 years old, with 2D and 3D Media. Entry fee is $25 for up to 3 entries until February 16th, and $35 after that date. Full time students are only $20. The ...
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