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Feb 28, 2013
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Do we get fewer snow storms nowadays?
Remember "Snowmageddon?" Or "Snowpocalypse?" What about the Blizzard of '96? Chris White looks at the frequency of big storms that have hit our area in the past.
9 ways to keep the kids busy on a snow day
Here are some activities that can help you keep the children busy while stuck indoors on a nasty weather day.
School meals policy expands
Spotsylvania County high school students whose lunch accounts have run dry will be offered “an alternative meal.”
Stafford man sought in assault
A Stafford County man is accused of attacking a man in the face with a hammer in Prince William County.
City to lease spaces for paid parking lot
The Fredericksburg City Council is expected to take a final vote this evening to lease 40 parking spaces behind the Princess Anne Building at 904
Nonprofit helps low-income homeowners with repairs
Rebuilding Together is currently accepting applications from low-income residents of the city of Fredericksburg, Stafford County and Spotsylvania County who need help with home repairs.
Health policies clarified at event
An event was held to help explain the health insurance reform law and coverage options to consumers.
Save the day, the snow day, for your kids
Here are a few ideas to save the snow day
Caroline taxes rise for school projects
Borrowing money to renovate two Caroline County schools could increase real estate taxes in the county by about 7 cents—or $84 a year for the average homeowner.
18 ways you can help for the holidays
The Salvation Army is among several area charities that could use some help this holiday season. See our list of ways that you can lend a hand.
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