Tag: Cape Charles

By Stefanie Jackson – The Cape Charles LOVE sign will be featured on the cover of the 2020 Virginia Travel Guide, the  Virginia Tourism Corporation and Cape Charles Main Street announced in a recent press release. “The Virginia Travel Guide is the perfect way to learn about our vibrant communities,...
By Stefanie Jackson – Cape Charles Town Planner Zach Ponds presented town council with a proposed update to the town's ordinance regarding off-street parking, with the intent of providing more benefits than simply giving drivers alternatives to parking on the street. “It helps create a more walkable community, prioritizes pedestrian...
By Stefanie Jackson – Spencer Murray, chairman of the Northampton board of supervisors, addressed the Cape Charles town council Nov. 21 about joining the Hampton Roads Sanitation District (HRSD), which provides sewer service for 20% of Virginia’s population, 1.7 million people in 18 localities. “We see it as an opportunity....
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By Stefanie Jackson – The Northampton board of supervisors approved rezoning that will allow gas station and convenience store chain Royal Farms to apply for permits to build a third location in the county, about seven miles from its Kiptopeke store. “Unless we do things like this and invite sensible...
By Stefanie Jackson – In celebration of upcoming Election Day, several Cape Charles restaurants held a political straw poll Tuesday, Oct. 29, in which diners signified their choice for state senate by selecting one of two special menu items. For example, at the dining counter at Rayfield’s Pharmacy, customers could...
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...
By Stefanie Jackson – The Cape Charles town council voted for a leash law that will affect all dogs belonging to town residents and visitors, starting Jan. 1, 2020. “I think it’s important to note all of the various, meaningful public input” that contributed to the development of the new...
By Stefanie Jackson – Another top official in Cape Charles will be leaving his post – Town Manager Larry DiRe, who has served in the position for about a year. “We definitely appreciate everything he’s done so far,” said Mayor Smitty Dize. “We’ll continue to work with you until...
Submitted Article and Photos – Times are changing in Cape Charles. There’s downtown renewal, a surge in tourism, and the beach draws ever more bathers. And then there is the railroad. Cape Charles was created by the railroad and sustained by it for most of the town's history. But...
By Stefanie Jackson – Local nonprofit Eastern Shore Birding and Wildlife Programs Inc. is having its first Birds, Brews, & BBQ, Saturday, Sept. 14, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., at Cape Charles Brewing Company, an all-you-can-eat event promoting education about Eastern Shore birds and wildlife. Free birding walks are also...