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  • Friday March 06th, 2015 parade_of_homes
    The Lancaster by the Bay Chamber of Commerce invites you to participate in its fourth annual “Parade of Homes by the Bay” on May 29-30th. 2015.   The “Parade of Homes by the Bay” will feature unique properties in various categories including stick built, modular, remodels, and interior/exterior designs. “The goal of the “Parade of Homes by the Bay” event is to showcase the high quality of ...
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  • Thursday March 05th, 2015 events
    On Saturday, April 11 the Mary Ball Washington Museum will turn back the clock to colonial times when it sponsors Lancaster Court Day on the grounds of the Museum. Festivities will kick off at 10:00 a.m. and extend to 4:00 p.m. The public is invited to see performances by several historical re-enactors, including former Colonial Williamsburg performers Sheila Arnold Jones and Darci Tucker. In addition, ...
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  • Wednesday March 04th, 2015 dr_seuss
    The Northumberland Public Library has moved Dr. Seuss’s Birthday Celebration, originally scheduled for 10 a.m. Thursday March 5, to Wednesday March 11 at 10 a.m. Forecasted ice and snow for Wednesday and Thursday (March 4 and 5) caused the change. The Listening Lambs at the Library event is for children ages almost 3 through 6. It will feature a visit by the Cat in the Hat ...
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  • Wednesday March 04th, 2015 library_open_book
    The Northumberland Public Library (NPL) proudly announces it’s the recipient of a 2015 Dollar General Literacy Foundation Grant. The grant will allow NPL to hire several part-time teen interns to help implement the summer reading/learning programs, while also helping them gain real-world work experience and develop professional skills. They will be assisting with NPL programs such as Read to the Dogs, Lego Build events, bookmaking and ...
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  • Wednesday March 04th, 2015 dominion
    Domin­ion Power said Mon­day, that a typ­i­cal res­i­den­tial cus­tomer could expect to see an over­all reduc­tion of 5.5 per­cent in elec­tric rates begin­ning in April. The reduc­tion stems from the new state law that gives con­sumers the ben­e­fits of lower fuel costs imme­di­ately and pro­tects them from poten­tial price spikes related to fed­eral man­dates to reduce car­bon emis­sions. In the fuel fil­ing, Domin­ion asked the Vir­ginia ...
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  • Wednesday March 04th, 2015 mcdonnell_and_wife
    For­mer Vir­ginia Gov. Bob McDon­nell and for­mer Vir­ginia first lady Mau­reen McDon­nell are both appeal­ing their public-corruption con­vic­tions. McDon­nell filed a “notice of appeal” Mon­day. The court has sched­uled argu­ments in the case for the week of May 12. In the appeal, Bob McDon­nell argues that his con­vic­tions were based on a def­i­n­i­tion of bribery that would make vir­tu­ally every politi­cian a crim­i­nal. Mean­while, Mau­reen McDonnell’s notice of ...
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  • Wednesday March 04th, 2015 amainnews
    Mur­der charges have been filed in Essex County. Ben­jamin Matthew Gray has been charged with 1st Degree Mur­der and attempted 1st Degree Mur­der in the death of 36-year-old Yolanda Smith, who was killed Sat­ur­day night, Feb­ru­ary 28th in a domes­tic alter­ca­tion in a vehi­cle. Smith was found dead of appar­ent blunt force trauma on the state high­way median at the inter­sec­tion of Boston Road and Route 17 ...
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