Tag: event venue

By Stefanie Jackson – A Northampton community prevailed Tuesday night when county supervisors heard their plea and unanimously voted to deny a major special-use permit for an event venue at Huntington Farm, in Cherrystone, a small neighborhood near Cheriton. Eastville attorney Andre Wiggins had asserted the event venue would promote...
By Stefanie Jackson – The Northampton planning commission recommended approval of a special-use permit (SUP) for a wedding and event venue near the small residential community of Cherrystone on Wednesday night, following two hours of discussion, including public comments that were largely in opposition to the proposal. “Within the adjacent...
By Stefanie Jackson – Northampton homeowners on Cherrystone Road, near Cheriton, are opposed to the idea of a noisy and disruptive wedding and event venue opening for business down the street. The venue would be located on 14 acres of Huntington Farm, a waterfront property owned by Catherine Fulton, of...
By Stefanie Jackson – All Linda Cleaveland wanted to do was host weddings on her 65-acre property with its view of Nassawadox Creek. Northampton’s senior planner, Kelley Lewis Parks, assisted her with the zoning application, and Cleaveland believed she was prepared to face the planning commission at the April 2...
By Stefanie Jackson – The Northampton planning commission was left to reconsider the effectiveness of its communication following two long and contentious public hearings April 2. Eyre Baldwin, of Pearl LLC, received the planning commission’s approval for a minor special use permit (SUP) to convert an old farm shed into...