Tag: Internet

Dear Editor: I was delighted to discover I’ll get a “two-fer” when I go to vote at the new location of the Office of Voter Registration and Elections at 24387 Joynes Neck Road in Accomac. Sawmill Park is a Wi-Fi hotspot for those of us who don’t get reliable internet service...
By Stefanie Jackson – Eastern Shore of Virginia Broadband Authority (ESVBA) Executive Director Robert Bridgham updated Northampton supervisors Sept. 22 on the public entity’s continued efforts to expand high-speed internet access across the Shore. In 2018, ESVBA borrowed $5 million from a private bank to expand the network of fiber...
By Carol Vaughn — A crowd of around 70 — socially distanced and wearing masks — filled the Greenbackville fire hall Thursday, Sept. 10, to voice concerns about inadequate internet service in Captain’s Cove. Virtual schooling during the COVID-19 pandemic has increased concerns about internet access in the community of around...
By Stefanie Jackson – Northampton supervisors spent their Aug. 25 work session brainstorming how to spend the second round of federal funding the county will receive from the CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security) Act. Northampton qualified to receive more than $2 million in CARES funds, distributed in two...
By Stefanie Jackson – Eastern Shore citizens and civic leaders got the opportunity on April 23 to ask a panel of state and local politicians what government is doing about current issues, at the Eggs and Issues breakfast organized by the Eastern Shore Chamber of Commerce. The panel featured Sen....
By Stefanie JacksonEastern Shore Communications, the Shore’s first wireless internet service provider (ISP) powered by the Eastern Shore of Virginia Broad-band Authority’s fiber optic network, received a federal grant of nearly $1.8 million to build out its service area on both sides of the Chesapeake Bay.Eastern Shore...