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  • Thursday June 19th, 2014
    The Beryl R. Newman Memorial Bridge, otherwise known as the Urbanna Bridge, was damaged recently when a Lincoln Navigator slammed into it, knocking out six top guard rails. No one was hurt in the single-car accident, but parts of the rails fell into Urbanna Creek. The U.S. Coast Guard retrieved them from the water. The Middlesex Volunteer Fire Department, Central Middlesex Volunteer Rescue Squad, Middlesex deputies, State Police ...
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  • Thursday June 19th, 2014
    Gloucester County is now the only Middle Peninsula municipality that will implement its own local stormwater management program. According to county officials, that will allow them to maintain local control and to maintain better relationships with developers and contractors. Legislation passed earlier this year allows localities that do not operate a separate storm sewer system to opt out of establishing a local program, in which case, the ...
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  • Wednesday June 18th, 2014
    Rappahannock Westminster-Canterbury has announced the schedule for its third annual Mind & Muscle series. The initial presentation will take place at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, July 7. Jane Brouse and the RWC dining staff will conduct a cooking demonstration featuring Mediterranean foods. The demonstration will be held in the auditorium in the Chesapeake Center on RWC’s campus, 132 Lancaster Drive, Irvington. Jonathan Smith, Wellness Director at ...
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  • Wednesday June 18th, 2014
    Chesapeake Academy in Irvington has announced the hiring of Robin Blake of Kilmarnock and Hillary May of Ophelia. The two will join the faculty in fall 2014. Blake is a graduate of the University of Richmond; she earned her Master’s degree from the University of Virginia. May graduated from Virginia Tech and is pursuing a Master’s degree at William & Mary. “We are thrilled to be ...
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  • Wednesday June 18th, 2014
    The Department of Game and Inland Fisheries has closed its Carters Wharf Public Boat Landing at the end of State Route 622 on the Rappahannock River in Richmond County beginning today, and until about August 17th. The concrete boat ramp and courtesy piers are being replaced and the landing is also being dredged as necessary. That work has forced the closure of the ramp and parking ...
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  • Wednesday June 18th, 2014
    Associated Press WASHINGTON – The U.S. Patent Office ruled Wednesday that the Washington Redskins nickname is “disparaging of Native Americans” and that the team’s federal trademarks for the name must be canceled. The 2-1 ruling comes after a campaign to change the name has gained momentum over the past year. The team doesn’t immediately lose trademark protection and is allowed to retain it during an appeal. Redskins owner ...
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  • Wednesday June 18th, 2014
    June 9 (Report begins @ 1:15 p.m.) Dalton L. Howard, 18 of James Lane, was arrested on a Middlesex County charge of grand larceny (felony) on June 5. Staff responded to a residential burglary alarm in the 6,500 block of  Windmill Point Road and discovered a burglary had taken place and located a vehicle suspected of being involved in a hit and run incident in ...
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