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  • Tuesday April 28th, 2015
    By a unan­i­mous vote, the Lan­caster County Plan­ning Com­mis­sion last week sent a $4.5 mil­lion cap­i­tal improve­ment bud­get to super­vi­sors for con­sid­er­a­tion for the fis­cal year begin­ning July 1. Included in the plan are requests for $2.05 mil­lion for a new EMS oper­a­tions cen­ter and $2 mil­lion, spread over three years, for upgrades to radio com­mu­ni­ca­tion tow­ers for first respon­ders, and $60,000 to the sheriff’s depart­ment for ...
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  • Tuesday April 28th, 2015
    In Mid­dle­sex Cir­cuit Court, 22 year old Anthony Fra­zier entered “Alford Pleas of Guilty,” in con­nec­tion with the second-degree mur­der of 20 year old Raheem Williams of Glouces­ter, and the “unlaw­ful wound­ing” of Markus Ham­mond of Mid­dle­sex. It all stems from an inci­dent last July that hap­pened at a party near Water View. Fra­zier also had been charged with par­tic­i­pa­tion in a crim­i­nal street gang; ...
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  • Monday April 27th, 2015
    On Monday, May 11 Rappahannock Westminster-Canterbury will conduct a special celebration service to mark its thirty years of serving residents and the community on the Northern Neck and honor the many staff who have worked at RWC during those years. The service begins at 2:00 p.m. in Chesapeake Center auditorium on the RWC campus, 132 Lancaster Road in Irvington. The idea for the 30th Anniversary Celebration ...
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  • Monday April 27th, 2015
    On May 16 at 6:30 p.m., The Giving Garden Foundation (TGGF) will host its 2d Annual Glow for Good 5K at Peasley Middle and Bethel Elementary Schools in Gloucester, VA. This is a family event and runners, walkers, and spectators are encouraged to attend and participate. There will be food, music, games, prizes, entertainment and lots of glow-in-the-dark swag. The cross country course will include ...
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  • Monday April 27th, 2015
    Books Alive! presents Ray Wallace, Jr. speaking about his book, Essex Memories and Beyond, a memoir of growing up in Virginia from the 1940s to the 1960s. The book has been nominated for the Library of Virginia Literary Award in the non-fiction category. “This is local history at its best by a great teacher and a gifted writer.” Charles F Bryan, Jr., President Emeritus, Virginia Historical ...
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  • Monday April 27th, 2015
    The Rappahannock Pistol and Rifle Club will host the Women on Target Instructional Shooting Clinic on Saturday May 16th. The clinic allows the participants to choose shooting two types of firearms during the clinic. Ladies choose from pistol, rifle or shotgun. The clinic will run Rain or Shine and take place on the Club grounds at 640 Blueberry Point Road White Stone, VA 22578. Cost is $20 ...
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  • Monday April 27th, 2015
    The Bay School Community Arts Center in Mathews is hosting its third annual statewide Art Speaks on the Bay Juried Art Show from May 2-30. The opening reception is Saturday, May 2, from 4-7pm, and the public is encouraged to attend. Many of the artists will be in attendance, as well as exhibition juror/judge Jill Jensen, a mixed media fiber artist from Lynchburg. Seventy-three artists from ...
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