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  • Friday April 17th, 2015
    The Tappahannock-Essex Vol­un­teer Fire Depart­ment will hold a fundraiser Saturday, April 18th at the Sub­way at 1830 Tap­pa­han­nock Road from 10am-4pm. It will also mark the store’s grand re-opening. Fire­fight­ers will be on-hand to meet the pub­lic and answer ques­tions about their work as they col­lect dona­tions for their oper­a­tions. Any­one donat­ing at least one dol­lar to the cause will receive a free 6-inch sub. ...
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  • Thursday April 16th, 2015
    FREDERICKSBURG, Va. (AP) – University of Mary Washington police have arrested three people who refused to leave a sit-in protesting the school’s investments in fossil fuels. The Free-Lance Star (http://bit.ly/1FNGHvH ) reports that students Noah Goodwin and Adam Wander, along with Fredericksburg resident Nina Young, were among a group of protesters who held the sit-in in a hallway at George Washington Hall. The group, called DivestUMW, began ...
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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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