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By Linda Cicoira -- Accomack County’s 15 senior administrators and constitutional officers are being paid a total of $1,568,035 annually, according to information provided on request to the Eastern Shore Post. The tally does not include benefits.  Eight of the county leaders make more than $100,000, up from seven in...
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By Stefanie Jackson – The town of Cheriton received good news at its July 24 town council meeting when the final numbers for fiscal year 2019 showed the town had a surplus. “It was a tough year, but we still managed to stay in the black,” said Mayor Larry LeMond. Within...
By Connie Morrison -- When Monty Python’s “Spamalot” opens July 18 at the North Street Playhouse in Onancock, expectations are bound to be high. Based on the cult classic movie “Monty Python and the Holy Grail,” the production will have to balance between audience members who know every line...
Dear Editor: This letter is to express great appreciation to the five helpful souls who stopped to aid me on June 17 when my truck tire shredded on Rt. 13 near Eastville while hauling a loaded trailer. The roadside was narrow, the trailer complicated the matter, and I was none too...
Dear Editor: The World Health Organization has determined that glyphosates, like those in the biggest seller, Roundup, are a probable carcinogen. That, and recent rulings in favor of cancer patients suing companies who produce it, is more than concerning. I applaud Costco, which has reportedly stopped selling glyphosates, and the...
Dear Editor: Eastern Shore Rural Health System Inc. is sponsoring Walk With A Doc every Sunday afternoon at 4 p.m. beginning July 21, 2019. Lace up your comfy shoes and join in the weekly walk that begins at Market Street United Methodist Church at 75 Market St., Onancock VA 23417....
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May is Older Americans Month, and Accomack Parks and Recreation, along with the  Eastern Shore Area Agency on Aging/Community Action Agency (ESAAA/CAA) hosted the 19th Annual Older Americans Extravaganza and Luncheon, May 15 at the Chincoteague Community Center. To start the photo gallery, click on any photo.
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Dear Editor: As pediatric providers on the Eastern Shore, we are very concerned about the current measles outbreak in our neighboring states. While currently there are no documented cases in Virginia, we feel our proximity to New York, New Jersey, and Maryland as a travel corridor is particularly concerning. There...
Dear Editor: Thanks to the Eastern Shore Post and Linda Cicoira for reporting on the issues surrounding the future of the Eastern Shore of Virginia’s groundwater reserves and the ongoing debate regarding the expansion of the poultry industry in Accomack County. I appreciate the opportunity to clarify a point that was...