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Polar Express Train

Polar Express Comes to Montross Soda Shoppe

     

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Facade Improvements are underway in the Town of Montross.  Source: Westmoreland News

Westmoreland News: Town Facelift Coming Soon

In a nail-biting gathering last Wednesday, 10 business-owners were revealed as recipients of part of an $80,000 matching grant issued by the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development for proposals to improve their shopfronts in downtown Montross.

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Grand Marshall Carol Chandler rides with her grandchildren, Natalie and Anthony, in the Montross Fall Festival Parade. Source: Westmoreland News

Westmoreland News: Montross Fall Festival

Grand Marshall Carol Chandler and the dancers from the Caporales Centralistas USA were among the highlights that wrapped up this year’s Montross Fall Festival.

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Montross native Bill Jenkins working on one of his chairs.  Source: Westmoreland News

Westmoreland News: Bill Jenkins

Montross native Bill Jenkins received the title Earl of Windsor from Michael Dunbar in 2006 after taking all 11 of that master chairmaker’s Windsor chair classes.

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Jean Fisher with some of her needlework that will be featured at this month’s Westmoreland County Museum Art and Wine show.  Source: Westmoreland News

Westmoreland News: Jean Fisher

Jean Fisher has been connecting threads for nearly three quarters of a century, since the age of 12 when her dad taught her, a sister and a few friends how to crochet.

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Phil McKenney is the featured artist for this month’s art and wine event at the museum that begins with an opening reception Wednesday, Sept. 18 from 5 to 7 p.m.  Source: Westmoreland News

Westmoreland News: Phil McKenney

Phil McKenney is the featured artist for this month’s art and wine event at the museum that begins with an opening reception Wednesday, Sept. 18 from 5 to 7 p.m.

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Photos and Judie Delano’s collection will be on display at the Westmoreland County Museum and Visitors’ Center during the October 5, Fall Festival in Montross.  Source: Westmoreland News

Westmoreland News: Memories Old and New

For Bridget Gillions memories of her first business in Montross, 25 years ago, are bittersweet. The shop, Earlene’s Flowers & Gifts was torn down in 2008.

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