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Submitted Article and Photo The Summer of Love spirit that filled Cape Charles in the heat of the season lives on this fall at the Historic Palace Theatre, with the ultimate throwback performance. Saturday, Oct.26, festivities start at 6 p.m. with the full-throttle Rolling Stones tribute ensemble, Wilder Horses, bringing...
Submitted Article and Image Rain or shine. Wind or calm. Saturday, Oct. 26, 1,100 cyclists from across the U.S. will depart the Exmore Town Park to begin their pedal-powered, bi-coastal exploration of Virginia’s Eastern Shore. It’s the CBES 27th Annual Between the Waters Bike Tour and it’s the biggest ever,...
Story and Photo by Bill Sterling A celebration of 23 years since the formation of the Barrier Islands Center (BIC) was held Wednesday, Oct. 9, with past and current board members sharing stories of the BIC’s past, present, and future. Held at the BIC in Machipongo, once the county’s almshouse where...
Submitted Article and Photo The Eastern Shore’s Dot Field was honored recently as Chapter Advisor of the Year by the State of Virginia Master Naturalist Program. Field founded the Eastern Shore Chapter in 2006 and has been the dedicated chapter advisor ever since. She works tirelessly to ensure that the Eastern...
By Linda Cicoira -- Three generations of painters from a local family are showing their art at the Red Queen Gallery, in Onancock, through October.  The youngest, Violet Monroe Clark, has been painting for about a year. She loves picking her own colors and using many different sized brushes to make...
Recipe and Photo by Laura Davis -- Pumpkin season is here! We’ve got so many great seasonal events coming up here on the Shore. One that is always on our family’s must-do list is the annual Chincoteague Pumpkin Tour, hosted by our elementary school’s PTA. It’s always a great time that...
Submitted Article and Photos -- The Orchestra of the Eastern Shore’s October concerts will celebrate Anne Nock and the Rev. Harry Crandall, both of whom died during the summer, and who through their service to others left a lasting legacy. Anne Nock will be honored during two performances Friday, Oct. 25, at 7:30 p.m., and Saturday,...
Story by Stefanie Jackson – Photo by Angie H. Crutchley – Participants in the Eastern Shore Regional Jail’s new re-entry program are growing into productive citizens, but that’s not all they’re growing. The participants attend classes every day, but they also get to go outside, breathe fresh air, and get...
Story and Photos by Connie Morrison Candidates in contested Accomack County races fielded questions for almost two hours Tuesday night at a forum sponsored by Citizens for a Better Eastern Shore (CBES). Three groups of candidates participated: those running for the treasurer’s seat (Brandy Custis Childress and James Lilliston); candidates in...