Tag: Cape Charles

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...
By Stefanie Jackson – Bayshore Concrete in Cape Charles is officially back in business with a new name and a new owner. Coastal Precast Systems, of Chesapeake, Va., is setting up shop at the former Bayshore plant under the direction of owner Paul Ogorchock. With the help of two business...
By Stefanie Jackson – A Cape Charles couple proved there’s life after 50 when they recounted the adventures they had running a bed-and-breakfast for nearly 25 years after retiring from their corporate careers. Bruce and Carol Evans, who owned and operated Cape Charles House, the second bed-and-breakfast ever opened in...
By Stefanie Jackson – Locals and visitors who want the chance to hear and see owls in their natural habitat are invited to join the next Owl Prowl at the Cape Charles Natural Area Preserve, hosted by retired Kiptopeke State Park Ranger, Bill Dyas. If owl prowlers are lucky, they...