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Hanover assessor: real estate values on the rise

Posted on December 17, 2014 at 4:19 pm

So far, Hanover County continues to see an increase in real estate values. Richard Paul, director of real estate assessments, presented good news for the 2015 “interim” numbers for the county at a Dec. 10 board of supervisors meeting.

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  • Committee finds space to spare at HHS, Oak Knoll

    Posted on December 17, 2014 at 4:15 pm

    A recent facilities review finds that Hanover High School, the newest of the county’s four high schools, is being underutilized, as is the neighboring Oak Knoll Middle School.

    A facilities work group determined that Hanover schools are not using their space efficiently and a number of recommendations have been proposed to solve the problem. The committee’s findings and four solutions were presented Dec. 9.

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  • Curbside recycling in Rutland OK’d

    Posted on December 17, 2014 at 4:10 pm

    A truck picks up curbside recycling in Ashland, one of several areas in Hanover County where the service is offered. Rutland hopes to join their ranks. (Photo courtesy of Hanover County)

    Next summer, Rutland residents will have curbside recycling in their neighborhood. Dec. 10, the board of supervisors voted in favor of adding the neighborhood to the county’s recycling district.

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  • Route 54 bridge project forces I-95 lane closures

    Posted on December 15, 2014 at 10:59 am

    Road cones lined the approach to Ashland from the east on Route 54 as crews began construction  work to replace the aging bridge.

    Drivers on Interstate 95 this week should expect major overnight delays as crews work to erect structural steel supports for the new Patrick Henry Road/Route 54 bridge. Drivers are strongly encouraged to use an alternate route or adjust travel times.

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  • Revised policies proposed after 9/11 film

    Posted on December 11, 2014 at 11:20 am


    The viewing of a controversial documentary about the 9-11 attacks by some Hanover high school students in September sparked ample discussion of the division’s policies regarding instructional materials and its list of “sensitive” teaching materials.

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  • Former Ashland doctor pleads guilty in fatal crash

    Posted on December 11, 2014 at 11:18 am


    The former Ashland physician accused in the accidental death of an avid long-distance runner pleaded guilty to one charge of involuntary manslaughter today, conceding that he was under the influence of alcohol when his Toyota SUV ran off Route 54 last January, killing Margaret “Meg” Menzies, a mother of three.

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  • College course options expand in Hanover high schools

    Posted on December 11, 2014 at 10:57 am


    Hanover students will now have more chances to get ahead while in high school. Tuesday night, Michael Gill, assistant superintendent of instruction, said the division will roll out a number of courses, which will be known as “Advance College Academy.”

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  • Beaverdam residents displaced after house fire

    Posted on December 9, 2014 at 11:49 am

    Smoke pours from the home on Landora Bridge Road in Beaverdam as Hanover Fire-EMS crews battle the blaze. (Photo courtesy of Hanover Fire-EMS)

    An early morning blaze has displaced four Beaverdam residents. Today, at 6 a.m., Hanover Fire-EMS crews were dispatched to a residential structure fire in the 19000 block of Landora Bridge Road in the Beaverdam area of Hanover County, according to Battalion Chief Jason Williams.

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  • Driver identified in fatal Mountain Road crash

    Posted on December 5, 2014 at 11:04 am

    A Montpelier man is dead following a head-on collision late last night. Dec. 4, just before midnight, the Hanover Sheriff’s Office responded to the incident on Mountain Road just east of New Farrington Court.

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