Teacher pay in line with other area localities
My opinion is that the teachers who wrote the op-ed should look at the surrounding counties' average salary for teachers before writing a letter to the editor.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Study: Floods more common at Beach Colonial Beach, Lewisetta and...
Colonial Beach, Lewisetta and Gloucester Point are among the sites in the United States flooding more frequently - even during regular high tides - because of climate-related sea-level rise, according to a report from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Boil water alert lifted in Colonial Beach E. coli test
This after residents were notified Tuesday morning that the water from their faucets could make them sick after a test came back positive for E. coli.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Colonial Beach, Va. residents told E.coli found in water weeks ago
Residents of Colonial Beach in King George's County were notified on Tuesday that local water samples tested positive for E.coli as far back as July 8. "Our water system testing recently detected a fecal indicator - E.coli - in our water," a statement from the Town of Colonial Beach released on Tuesday read.
Kevin Newman is the new Superintendent for Colonial Beach Public Schools.
Newman is a graduate of Washington and Lee High School, Bridgewater College, and will soon graduate from Virginia Tech with a doctorate in Educational Leadership.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Colonial Beach E. coli boil warning delay frustrates residents
Owner Rick Davis explained his decision to shut down his popular restaurant after traces of E. coli in a recent water sample prompted Colonial Beach town leaders to require citizens and businesses to boil all water before drinking.
Tests Find Water Contaminated in Colonial Beach
The contamination was discovered in a sample taken from a home on July 8. The advisory was issued Tuesday after six additional samples from the town's wells tested positive for E. coli.
Va. town warns residents water contaminated with E.coli
Va. town warns residents water contaminated with E.coli The town of Colonial Beach has issued a drinking water warning.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
E. coli found in Colonial Beach drinking water Town residents were...
Colonial Beach residents were notified this morning in a drinking water warning that a water sample from the town water system tested positive for E. coli.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Newman to lead Colonial Beach schools by Regina Weiss / the Free...
The top school position has been vacant since Superintendent Kathleen Beane resigned last month to take a post with Caroline County schools.
Detour in place for Mattox Creek Bridge
Route 205 is currently closed to traffic at Mattox Creek Bridge. The route will be closed so barriers, equipment and temporary traffic signals can be staged for the bridge replacement project.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
Beach group questions cost of school system A newly formed group of...
While school supporters have asked the council to support the school system financially, Colonial Beach Concerned Citizens is asking the town to take a step back.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Colonial Beach Free food program open to all
While volunteering for the free summer food service program held in Colonial Beach last year, Linda Murphy said she would often see parents come in and watch their children eat, yet not eat themselves.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Mattox Creek Bridge to close July 15-18
From July 15-18, Route 205 will be closed to traffic at Mattox Creek Bridge. The route will be closed so barriers, equipment and temporary traffic signals can be staged for the bridge replacement project.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Beach elementary move may not be done by fall start The School Board...
The Colonial Beach School Board has signed a contract with Trinity Building Co. to relocate elementary students into modular units at the town's high school.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
From the community to the community
The Westmoreland Ruritan Club was out and about recently handing out Rudy Bears to the Sheriff's Office, Rescue Squad and Fire Department.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
Colonial Beach Town Council passes 2015 budget
In an almost anti-climatic moment, the Colonial Beach Town Council passed the 2015 fiscal year budget in less than ten minutes several hours before the state mandated deadline.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Jones takes food on the road
Mark Jones, born and raised in Westmoreland County, has brought one more dimension to the eating pleasures that can be found in the Northern Neck.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Wounded Warrior event is a success
The 6th annual Battle at the Beach was held this past weekend at American Legion Post 148 in Colonial Beach.