Tag: HRSD

By Carol Vaughn — Accomack County officials heard an update Wednesday, Oct. 20, from the Hampton Roads Sanitation District about the Eastern Shore sewage transmission force main project. In the first phase, a transmission force main will be built starting in Nassawadox, according to Phil Hubbard, HRSD project manager. These will be...
By Carol Vaughn — Wachapreague’s future as far as municipal sewer service ultimately will be up to the residents to decide, according to the mayor and town council. Mayor Fred Janci at the council meeting Thursday, Oct. 14, said a decision about whether to bring sewer service to the commercial area...
Dear Editor: I would like to respond to Mr. Joechel's op-ed piece published in the Oct. 1 issue of the Eastern Shore Post regarding the HRSD and the Town of Wachapreague. I am Fred Janci, Mayor, Town of Wachapreague, and this response has been reviewed and approved by the entire Wachapreague Town...
By Carol Vaughn — Gov. Ralph Northam announced Friday that Nancy Stern was appointed to the Hampton Roads Sanitation District Commission. Stern recently retired after 37 years with Eastern Shore Rural Health System Inc., 20 of those years as chief executive officer. She was appointed to fill the commission seat designated...
By Carol Vaughn — Onancock was not awarded a grant it had applied for to pay for improvements to the northeast section, in part because the town did not prove enough residents of the neighborhood had low enough income to meet grant requirements, Mayor Fletcher Fosque said at the July...
By Carol Vaughn — The Onancock town council at the June 28 meeting authorized transfer of ownership of the town’s wastewater treatment facility to the Hampton Roads Sanitation District. The HRSD will pay off all remaining debt owed on the facility, according to the agreement. “You guys have taken the first big...
By Stefanie Jackson – The Exmore Town Council approved the town’s fiscal year 2022 budget of more than $2 million June 7. Town Manager Robert Duer called it “the toughest budget I’ve done, because we’re really shooting in the dark” regarding many of Exmore’s expenses in the coming fiscal year....
By Stefanie Jackson – New Road Community Development Group wants to build 30 new homes in Exmore, and Executive Director Ava Wise has requested a letter of support from the town, Town Manager Robert Duer announced April 5. The homes will be individually owned townhouses built on the west side...
By Stefanie Jackson – Exmore town council members ended their 18-month-long deliberation Monday night and voted unanimously to partner with the public Hampton Roads Sanitation District (HRSD) to provide sewer service to the entire town. To keep sewer rates as low as possible for town residents and business owners, Exmore...
By Carol Vaughn — The Onancock town council approved a special use permit for a homestay business at 37 King Street. Applicants Will and Lynn Flynn have an option to purchase the property. No more than six guests will be allowed at one time and guests must use off-street parking, according...