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Port Royal Town Council lays out path to water decision

Posted on November 24, 2014 at 11:47 am

By Sarah Vogelsong CP Reporter   Although Port Royal hasn’t yet resolved the question of whether to privatize or retain control of its water system, the Town Council has laid out a six-month roadmap to a decision. At the body’s Nov. 18 meeting, Vice Mayor Jim Heimbach put forth a two-pronged proposal that was unanimously accepted by all members. Under this proposal, the town will pursue both the option of

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  • Board approves exception for Caroline High School setback

    Posted on November 20, 2014 at 4:04 pm

    By Sarah Vogelsong CP Reporter   When the renovations to Caroline High School are complete, the school building will sit a little closer to the road. At its Nov. 13 meeting, the Board of Supervisors approved the School Board’s special exception application to allow the renovated CHS a 75-foot setback in an area with a rural preservation zoning that requires a 150-foot setback. Despite the zoning, CHS has never had

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  • ‘Construction, Demolition, Debris and Limited Commercial’ landfill proposed for Route 301

    Posted on November 20, 2014 at 12:49 pm

    By Daniel Sherrier Editor   The Board of Supervisors on Dec. 2 will consider an amendment to the Caroline County Solid Waste Management Plan that would allow the possibility of a “Construction, Demolition, Debris, and Limited Commercial” landfill locating along Route 301 south of Bowling Green. The current solid waste plan states that no landfills are operated in Caroline County at this time. If the amendment is approved, that sentence

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Gas pipeline under construction in Milford

Posted on September 22, 2014 at 2:31 pm

By Daniel Sherrier Editor   Columbia Gas of Virginia is building a six-mile natural gas pipeline in Caroline County. The new infrastructure is expected to be in service in November. Officials from the state and local governments, utilities companies, and Columbia’s first Caroline customer, Hoover Treated Wood Products, gathered in the Caroline Visitors Center Sept. 16 for a reception highlighting the project. The natural gas pipeline connection will begin at

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  • Giuseppe’s is finalist in US Foods competition

    Posted on August 27, 2014 at 11:57 am

    Visiting Food Fanatics chef Tom Macrina stands behind the Gallina family who own and operate Giuseppe’s: Brianna Knoff, Lia Gallina, Sal Gallina, Rosie Gallina, and Angela Collins.

    By Daniel Sherrier Editor   Giuseppe’s Italian Restaurant in Ladysmith is one of the best family-friendly restaurants in the nation, according to US Foods Food Fanatics Top Family Friendly Restaurants Contest. The restaurant near Ladysmith Road and Route 1 was named one of 10 finalists in the contest Aug. 11. Last Thursday, Tom Macrina, a Food Fanatics chef who resides in Philadelphia, visited Giuseppe’s to compile a report for the

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  • Anthi’s Family Restaurant serves hot food in a warm environment

    Posted on July 23, 2014 at 9:58 am

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    By Scott Richards CP Correspondent   In an area that has more than its share of fast food restaurants, Leontios Dimosthenous has brought a breath of fresh air. Leo, as he is called, and his family started Anthi’s Family Restaurant at what was the Port Royal Tavern on Route 301 in the north end of Port Royal in February 2014. It was probably the worst time of year to start

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Op-ed — The true cost of water

Posted on November 25, 2014 at 10:34 am

By Shannon V. Becker President, Aqua Virginia   The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency estimates that Virginia needs to invest $6.7 billion in its drinking water infrastructure and $6.8 billion in its wastewater infrastructure through 2030. These investments are vital to public health and the economy, but the people they serve rarely see them. When you turn on the tap or flush a toilet, you expect that all the pipes and

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  • Letter to the Editor — Forged petition threatens integrity of process

    Posted on November 24, 2014 at 4:00 pm

    To the Editor: I sent a letter to our district Supervisor, a member of the Caroline County Board of Supervisors, to point out and make abundantly clear that the promotional “Support for Chaney Enterprises” petition presented to this Board was in fact a fraudulent and illegal document. This questionable falsified document included my name and forged signature along with the names and signatures of deceased persons and numerous others that

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  • Letter to the Editor — If he owns the school, he should pay the taxes

    Posted on November 24, 2014 at 3:58 pm

    To the Editor: I was appalled at the way a Caroline County superintendent, Dr. Gregory Killough, acted to two adults, School Board member Dr. Mary Anderson and Board of Supervisors member Jeff Sili. I guess he has been around children so long that he has started to act like them. If he owns the school (which I honestly believe that he did say it. Dr. Anderson and Mr. Sili would

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