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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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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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Sports

Cavaliers lose season-ender to Knights

Posted on November 12, 2014 at 9:39 am

By Scott Richards CP Correspondent   Caroline High School closed out their varsity football season with a 36-0 loss against Spotsylvania High School last Friday night. In the first half, scoring at will, the Spotsylvania Knights had their way with the Cavaliers. For the first three touchdowns, the Knights made the two-point conversion look normal. For Spotsylvania coach Ben Lawrynas, the win was special. In his six years of coaching

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  • Cavaliers play strong in loss to King George Foxes

    Posted on November 3, 2014 at 2:39 pm

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    By Scott Richards CP Correspondent   The Caroline Cavaliers found themselves winless after a 40-15 defeat by the King George Foxes last Friday night. In spite of their record, the Cavaliers continue to improve weekly, with Friday’s game showing their best effort to date. Offensively, the line was strong, allowing no sacks of quarterback Juwan Wallace. The defense was up against a strong single wing offense displayed by King George,

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  • Swim team informational meeting this Wednesday

    Posted on November 3, 2014 at 9:40 am

    An informational meeting concerning the formation of swim teams for both Caroline High School and Caroline Middle School will take place Wednesday, Nov. 5, at 5:30 p.m. in the Caroline High School auditorium. In addition to interested swimmers, parents are urged to come and be a part of the organization and operation of the swim team. In order to make teams possible, parental assistance is of paramount importance, CHS athletics

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Public Servant Spotlight — Patti Brusoski: ‘I like coming to school every day’

Posted on November 24, 2014 at 4:11 pm

By Daniel Sherrier Editor   Patti Brusoski couldn’t keep herself away from Madison Elementary School forever. She began her teaching career at MES after college. Five years later, her first child was born, and the daily commute from the Richmond area became much less feasible. While her children were small, she worked for pre-schools and other part-time jobs in Richmond, but she knew she eventually wanted to return to Madison.

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  • Artists showcase their work in Bowling Green

    Posted on November 19, 2014 at 12:04 pm

    Best in Show winner Michael Martin.

    By Jessica Green CP Intern   The sixth annual Bowling Green Arts and Crafts Show drew many artists to Town Hall on Saturday. The judges, Nancy Williams and Dee Antil, came out the night before to evaluate the 44 works of art that were entered in the judged category. Additional artwork was entered in a non-judged category. “Recollections & Musings,” a colored pencil piece by Michael Martin, won Best in

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  • Veterans, Caroline Middle School students gather at 38th parallel

    Posted on November 12, 2014 at 9:28 am

    Eighth grader Jaree Dyer shows off his framed picture of Korean War veteran John Clatterbaugh, left. At right is John Thomas.

    By Greg Glassner CP Correspondent   Many Veterans Day events took place around the nation Tuesday. Although some may have been grander in scope, it is doubtful if many were more meaningful than the simple ceremony put on by Caroline Middle School History Club members at the county’s Korean War Memorial. Following the presentation of the colors by the high school ROTC unit, the Pledge of Allegiance led by eighth

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Community Calendar, week of November 27

Posted on November 24, 2014 at 4:05 pm

Ongoing *The food pantry at Bowling Green United Methodist Church is open on the third Thursday of every month. Doors open at 5 p.m. for registration. Food will be distributed from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. *The Sidney E. King Art Center, located next to the Courthouse on Main St., Bowling Green, is open Wednesday – Saturday from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Featuring 15 of King’s famous Civil War paintings

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  • Community Calendar, week of November 20

    Posted on November 18, 2014 at 2:07 pm

    Ongoing *The food pantry at Bowling Green United Methodist Church is open on the third Thursday of every month. Doors open at 5 p.m. for registration. Food will be distributed from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. *The Sidney E. King Art Center, located next to the Courthouse on Main St., Bowling Green, is open Wednesday – Saturday from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Featuring 15 of King’s famous Civil War paintings

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  • Meadow Event Park lights up holiday season with Illuminate Light Show

    Posted on November 17, 2014 at 11:41 am

    Santa Claus has come to town for the Illuminate Light Show and Santa’s Village at The Meadow Event Park. Here he holds a balloon reindeer created by Deborah Fellman of RVA Balloons.

    By Lisa Gattie CP Correspondent   Crisp fall air and clear starry skies was the perfect backdrop last Thursday to the opening of Meadow Event Park’s Illuminate Light Show and Santa’s Village in Doswell. “This is a show where you can drive through the field and turn on your radio and watch all the displays do something different around you,” stated Mike Scalf, general manager for Creative Light Shows, the

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