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Police reports; 12-18-14

- **INCIDENTS** Armed Robbery | Residential Burglary – On December 18th at 7:25PM, responded to an apartment located in the 14700 block of Potomac Heights Pl in Woodbridge (22191) to investigate a burglary in progress. The resident of the apartment reported to police that he and a female acquaintance arrived back to his residence and discovered four males inside the apartment.

I-95 Express Lanes open

- If you don't have an E-ZPass yet, you're running out of time. The new toll roads on Interstate 95 opened over the weekend with free travel until Dec. 28 but after that, drivers will need an E-ZPass in order to ride. “Everything went really well,” Express Lanes spokesman Mike McGurk said of Sunday's opening. “Very smooth, typical HOV volume, actually.”

EDITORIAL:Common safety, common sense

- Gov. Terry McAuliffe this week called for a package of gun control measures that is sure to renew a volatile debate over guns in the commonwealth. The governor called for new background check requirements on private gun sales at gun shows. He proposed legislation keeping guns away from people convicted of crimes related to domestic violence.

LETTER:Giving thanks for anti-hunger programs

- When I was a kid, Thanksgiving meant stuffing myself beyond the point of comfort, flitting gleefully between turkey, casseroles, sweet potatoes, dinner rolls, and of course pie. The object was to eat to the point of needing to loosen the belt, and then wait a few hours until there was room to start all over again with leftovers.

Forrester retiring from Dumfries council

- Earlier this month, the Dumfries Town Council officially said goodbye to three-term council member Kristin Forrester and announced a March 17 special election to fill her pending vacancy. Forrester's resignation goes into effect on Dec. 31. She announced in a Nov. 6 post on her campaign's Facebook page that she planned to soon live and work in Europe.

Police reports; 12-17-14

- **INCIDENTS** Residential Burglary – On December 16th at 8:36PM, officers responded to a residence located in the 12700 block of Rockwood Ln in Woodbridge (22192) to investigate a burglary. The homeowner reported to police that the burglary occurred between 5:00PM on December 15th and 4:00PM on December 16th.
Area Obituaries
  • Alice M. Mickles
  • L. Douglas Hazel
  • John Frederick Livesay, Jr.
  • Thomas Henry Samuel, Jr.,
  • John Lowell Kline
  • Margaret Elizabeth “Bep” Modine,
  • Coral Vicki Marvin
  • Upcoming Events
  • The Man Who Came To Dinner showing at The Library of Congress Packard Campus
  • Aberdeen Green: Home for Christmas at The State Theatre of Culpeper
  • Mystery Book Club (Warrenton Library)
  • Phone Calls from the Clauses
  • Valiant Warrior Quilting by Joshua’s Hands
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    Police reports; 12-16-14

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