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Monday Apr 21 |

Educators square off in city's Ward 3 race Voters have a choice...

Fredericksburg voters in Ward 3 have a choice between an assistant principal and a planning commissioner for their next City Council representative.


Related Topix: Fredericksburg, VA, George Mason University, University of Kansas, Stafford, VA

Sat Apr 19, 2014

UMW mourns death of senior Robert 'Bob' Ericson, a senior...

Robert "Bob" Ericson, a senior environmental science major at the University of Mary Washington, died suddenly in his University Apartments residence this weekend, according to the university.


Wed Apr 16, 2014

Cold temps send gardeners scrambling Freeze warnings issued on...

An unusually strong mid-April cold snap had area gardeners dealing with tarps, sheets and empty flower pots to cover cold-sensitive plants again this morning as area nurseries and vegetable farmers took precautions ahead of the busy Easter weekend.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Vegetables, Fredericksburg, VA, Home Gardening, Home, Washington, VA, Stafford County, VA

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Dorrie S. LaBianca - Anthony M. Simone

Mr. and Mrs. Michael LaBianca of Bar Harbor announce the engagement of their daughter Dorrie Sue LaBianca to Anthony Michael Simone, son of Carolyn and the late Michael Simone of Millinocket.


Related Topix: Bar Harbor, ME, Millinocket, ME

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Kids eager for eggs enjoy UMW festival Hundreds of children stormed...

Hundreds of Fredericksburg-area children stormed the hill in front of the University of Mary Washington's Brompton on Sunday afternoon, waging war against each other for pastel-colored Easter eggs hidden in the grass.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Fredericksburg, VA, Life, Food, Candy

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Fracking on agenda at town halls The controversial process is on the...

Fracking is on the agenda at the next two town-hall meetings offered by King George Board of Supervisors' members.


Related Topix: King George, VA, Dahlgren, VA, Caroline County, VA

Thu Apr 03, 2014

The Arbiter

New strategy would drop college textbook costs to zero

"My name is Justin and I spent $114 on ONE textbook," a student wrote. "My name is Jeff and I spent $736 on textbooks," wrote another.


Related Topix: Maryland, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, University of Baltimore, University of Maryland Baltimore County

Wed Apr 02, 2014


Still Blogging, And Everything Else

Dave recently returned from a year-long blog hiatus, the natural consequence of completing a doctoral program, to ask Does Anyone Still Blog? .


Related Topix: Blog News, Education Etc.

Sun Mar 30, 2014

UMW expert studies Washington's family A grant will fund research for ...

While researching early American political figures, Cassandra Good noticed something about America's first first family: The Washingtons were notably absent from public and political life.


Related Topix: Washington

The Daily News Leader

Va. not as reliably GOP as in past years

Take a look at Virginia's congressional delegation and you might think it's the same old reliably Republican state that backed 10 GOP presidential candidates in a row, starting with Richard Nixon in 1968.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama

Thu Mar 27, 2014

University Business

More construction begins at University of Mary Washington

The University of Mary Washington has kicked off its latest construction project, the $14.3 million renovation of Woodard and Mercer halls.


Wed Mar 26, 2014

9 Job Openings in Fredericksburg: Chipotle, Colonial Cupcakes,...

Find your next job in the Fredericksburg area. You can start your search with these 9 hot leads.


Related Topix: Fredericksburg, VA