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Local business celebrates 22 years

Posted on May 7, 2015 at 9:42 am

Pete Gouldman, owner of The Cabinet Works of the Northern Neck, is celebrating his 22nd year in business this spring. The Cabinet Works, specializing in custom kitchen designs and installations, has been providing top-notch service from Northern Virginia to Richmond since it opened in 2003. Pete has developed a long list of contractors in the plumbing, heating and air conditioning, and building arenas that he calls for special job needs.

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  • A fighter from the earliest age: Westmoreland girl overcomes odds to embrace gift of life

    Posted on April 29, 2015 at 4:22 pm

    Little Paetynn Vaughan

    Paetynn Vaughan bounces around and plays and interacts with her surroundings like most any two-years-old. In fact, if you didn’t know any better, you would think she was born like most children, screaming and crying after the doctor’s slap and ready for a solid dosage of supplement. But Paetynn Vaughan wouldn’t be so lucky. Her battle of survival and beating the odds came from her own willingness to fight and

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  • Maniac Magee takes over Washington District Elementary School

    Posted on April 23, 2015 at 5:57 pm

    Mason Burkton with his Maniac Magee project.

    As part of the All School Read program, students at Washington District Elementary School have all been reading Jerry Spinelli’s novel “Maniac Magee.” Written by Spinelli in 1990, the novel explores themes of racism and homelessness. It is a story about an orphan boy who is looking for a home in a fictional town in Pennsylvania. As the story unfolds, Jeffrey  “Maniac”  Magee becomes a local legend for his feats

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  • 4-H Program, Westmoreland County and Montross Middle School: Call for volunteers, May 1

    Posted on April 17, 2015 at 12:40 pm

    The 4-H program of Westmoreland County is partnering with Montross Middle School to offer a financial literacy program called Reality Store  to 8th grade students during their career unit.  The Reality Store program culminates with a simulation event that requires help from the community.  Community volunteers are needed to person the stations that represent life’s daily expenses.  No experience necessary, all training provided on the morning of the event.  We would

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  • Virginia Marine Resources Commission has decided to reduce the cost of recreational saltwater fishing licenses, effective April 1

    Posted on March 25, 2015 at 4:12 pm

    “Now is the time of year when saltwater anglers dust off their fishing gear and tune up their boats, and I’m pleased to announce the cost of a saltwater fishing license is going down,’’ said Commissioner John M.R. Bull. “Anglers may want to wait a week  to buy their licenses for the year, when the new, lower license fee goes in effect. This will save them at least $5 each.”

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  • Single lane traffic on Route 301 near Nice Bridge, King George

    Posted on March 20, 2015 at 11:26 am

    Virginia Dept. of Transportation Update, King George: Monday-Tuesday, 8:30 p.m. – 4:30 a.m. Traffic reduced to one lane. Crews will be replacing the guardrail on the northbound side of Route 301 near the Harry W. Nice Bridge. Motorists will be directed through the work zone by a flagging crew, and should expect brief delays.

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  • Montross Mayor David O’Dell passes away

    Posted on December 31, 2014 at 11:12 am

    David O’Dell passed away the morning of December 31, 2014 According to Douglas Norris, of Montross, O’Dell was heavily involved in civic activities in the town of Montross.  He served as a town council member from July 1, 1980 until his death.  Elected as the town’s mayor twice, his first term was from July 1988 until June1, 1992.  He served as Vice-Mayor from July 1, 1992 to July 26, 1999.

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