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  • Consultant says Carmel Church good site for rail, bus service

    May 27th, 2014, 11:26 pm CORRECTION: An earlier version of this story contained an incorrect figure for the cost of the study. The cost of the study was $490,000. BY ROBYN SIDERSKY / THE FREE LANCE-STAR A three-year transportation study concluded that a bus and train station should be put in the Carmel Church area of Caroline County, a consultant…
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  • Carmel Church Station still alive

    CARMEL CHURCH—The largest development that Caroline County has ever known—Carmel Church Station—is “still alive” and “we’re actively working on it,” said Alan Partin, assistant county administrator. Carmel Church Station is a proposed mixed-use development that would include a train station, open space, housing, and sites for industry, big-box stores, an elementary school and library. “Things often take a long time…
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  • Supervisors set hearing on community development authority

    MILFORD – Caroline County officials have moved closer toward allowing the county’s first community development authority, which could kick start a major development in Carmel Church. The Board of Supervisors voted on Nov. 15 to conduct a public hearing on Dec. 4 on a proposal to allow creation of an authority, which could help initiate development of Carmel Church Station.…
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  • Carmel Church Station to double population in Caroline County

    CAROLINE, VA (WWBT) – A proposed development along Interstate 95 will more than double the population of Caroline County over the next 20 years. It's called Carmel Church Station, and will be similar to Henrico County's Innsbrook area. Right now when you drive along Route 1 between 95 - the North Anna River - and Route 207 in Carmel Church,…
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  • Will Carmel Church become next hot spot?

    Caroline County supervisors took two big steps this week toward the economic development of the Carmel Church area by approving a major mixed-use development and a performance agreement with a major U.S. health care firm. Supervisors voted 4-1 in favor of a rezoning for a mixed-used project that would include a train station and other multi-modal facilities on nearly 1,100 acres…
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