Monthly Archives: October 2008

New park opens in Stafford County

The Stafford County Department of Parks and Recreation held grand opening ceremonies on Saturday, October 18th to celebrate the newest addition to the county’s park system.  Patawomeck Park cost $4.8M to construct and has the most modern facilities.  Lighted and … Continue reading

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Welcome Home!

On Tuesday, October 14th the 140 members of the 4th Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion’s Delta Company returned home to Quantico after a six month deployment in the al Anbar Province of Iraq. The 129 Marines and 11 Navy Corpsmen were … Continue reading

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No new taxes to close budget gap in Stafford County

On Tuesday, October 7th, Stafford County Administrator Anthony Romanello reported to the Board of Supervisors that the county faces a $5.6M budget shortfall for fiscal year 2009.  Mr. Romanello submitted his recommendations to the Board that will close the gap … Continue reading

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Stafford County aids Chesapeake Bay clean-up

Virginia state officials have announced that they will be disbursing about $188 Million around the state to assist local jurisdictions in their efforts to clean up the Chesapeake Bay.  Stafford County is expected to receive between $5.5M and $7.6M from … Continue reading

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The train wreck we should have seen coming

In an attempt to increase home ownership among minorities and low to moderate income consumers, the Clinton Administration was instrumental in putting pressure on Fannie Mae to expand loan options to this demographic.  The article in the New York Times … Continue reading

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Forbes ranks Stafford County, VA as one of the best places to get ahead

Many counties in the Commonwealth of Virginia have much to brag about.  Whether it’s a safe, beautiful place to raise your family, or a culturally diverse, exceptional school system, we all have much to boast about.  Stafford County had been … Continue reading

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