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Boaz Praises VMNH Work, Collections

August 30, 2009

The Virginia Museum of Natural History has become as much of a force in the scientific world during its 25-year existence as larger, more established museums in its field, according to world-renowned scientist Noel T. Boaz.

 


Museum Marking 25th Year- Founder's Day Celebration to Mark 'How Far We've Come'

August 28, 2009
The Virginia Museum of Natural History has made a lot of progress during the past 25 years, officials agree.

City Schools Looking 'To Build on the Positive'- As New School Year Begins

August 20, 2009
The 2,500 students expected to begin a new school year in Martinsville today will be greeted by new teachers, new programs and some expanded programs.

Fossil Whale Offers Clues on Feeding, Handedness

August 19, 2009
From a patch of ancient seafloor that lies west of Interstate 95, a fossil whale with a broken jaw presents a mystery that may have been solved with today's publication of a paper by the Virginia Museum of Natural History.

Omission of a Nascar Pioneer Stirs a Debate

August 19, 2009
As construction of Nascar's $146 million Hall of Fame takes shape in Charlotte, N.C., racing fans are arguing over the nominees for the first five inductees to be honored there.

Polling Place Outside Precinct, Within Mile

August 13, 2009
The new polling place for Martinsville's Precinct 3 at the Virginia Museum of Natural History on Starling Avenue is not actually in that precinct.

Virginia Museum of Natural History to Celebrate 25th Anniversary

August 12, 2009
The Virginia Museum of Natural History is celebrating its 25th anniversary.

VA History Museum to Celebrate 25th Anniversary

August 11, 2009
The Virginia Museum of Natural History is celebrating its 25th anniversary.

History Museum Celebrates 25th Ann.

August 11, 2009
MARTINSVILLE, Va. (AP) - The Virginia Museum of Natural History is celebrating its 25th anniversary.

VA History Museum to Celebrate 25th Anniversary

August 11, 2009

The Virginia Museum of Natural History is celebrating its 25th anniversary.


Starling District Mulled

August 5, 2009
A local official thinks private investments as well as public funds could be needed to upgrade structures on Starling Avenue in Martinsville, where the city plans to establish an arts, culture and tourism district.

Starling Avenue Arts/Tourism District? City Planners to Consider Proposal

August 3, 2009
City planners envision Starling Avenue becoming a bustling destination for people who enjoy the arts and cultural events - a draw that could spill into other neighborhoods and boost Martinsville's economy through tourism.
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