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  • Wednesday May 31st, 2017
    FREDERICKSBURG – Temporary traffic signal equipment will be installed at the center spans of the Robert O. Norris Bridge on Route 3 next week between Lancaster and Middlesex counties. Once activated, two temporary traffic signals will control one-way alternating traffic at the bridge’s center spans 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The temporary signals will go into full operation around 1 p.m. on Monday, ...
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  • Tuesday May 30th, 2017
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia State Police special agent fatally shot by a convicted felon in a Richmond public housing complex was remembered Sunday as a man dedicated to improving the lives of children. Michael T. Walter, 45, died early Saturday, hours after being shot while patrolling in the Mosby Court complex, which has had six homicides and 19 non-fatal shootings this year alone. “I just ...
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  • Tuesday May 30th, 2017
    Arts in the Middle, a juried fine arts festival This Festival has it all!  History, Art, Music and local Cuisine.  Enjoy the relaxed pace of life, life on the water and small town charm! On the grounds of a stately (circa 1678) Hewick Plantation, Arts in the Middle offers two days of entertainment in the country with fine arts and fine crafts, music and local foods.  Over 100 ...
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  • Tuesday May 30th, 2017
    Oyster reef projects in the Piankatank River this month are getting a little help due to an Army Corps of Engineers project involving the addition of 25 acres of granite base and oyster seed to an existing reef off Burton Point between Godfrey and Hills bays. Funding for the project, comes from the Corps of Engineers budget, along with the Virginia Marine Resources Commission and ...
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  • Tuesday May 30th, 2017
    9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Clean up by Canoe – Camp Store – Help keep the waterways of Belle Isle State Park clean. We will work together to clean up trash and debris, keeping the waters and shorelines healthy and looking good. Wear sturdy closed toe shoe, and dress comfortably in clothes you don’t mind getting wet. Remember to bring plenty of water. It is ...
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  • Thursday May 25th, 2017
    The United States Air Force Heritage of America Band will be offering a Free Concert on Sunday, at 2pm, on Irvington Town Commons. The 40 member band will play patriotic favorites, Sousa marches and Broadway tunes. Chesapeake Bank will serve free hot dogs and sodas prior to the concert. Bring your lawn chair and enjoy an afternoon of patriotic music in celebration of Memorial Day weekend. ...
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  • Thursday May 25th, 2017
    The Celestial Navigation beginner’s class returns to the Northumberland Public Library in June. Instructor Jim Schmalz says this will be a review for those who took it last winter and a challenge to first-timers as well. Instruction includes intercept method navigation, how to obtain latitude from noon observations of the sun and how to plan a dawn or dusk observation session. The class requires knowledge of ...
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