Tag: rails to trails

By Carol Vaughn — Accomack County is in need of more child care options, including for infants and toddlers, according to two speakers during a public comment period at the Board of Supervisors meeting Wednesday, Oct. 21. According to speakers Ann Williams, of Onancock, and Wayne Bell, the closing of Belle...
By Carol Vaughn — Results of a survey about a proposed 50-mile bicycling and walking trail along the Shore’s railroad right-of-way indicate high interest in the project. The area being studied by the highway department is between Cape Charles and Hallwood. The survey attacted 3,400 participants, 90% of whom said they would...
By Stefanie Jackson – Northampton supervisors unanimously passed a resolution Dec. 10 that will allow the Eastern Shore Railroad to be converted into a rails-to-trails project. The railroad is operated by Canonie Atlantic, a private company, but its sole shareholder is the Accomack-Northampton Transportation District Commission (ANTDC), a public organization. “In...
Dear Editor: I resent that fact that your article said I was “opposed” to Rails and Trails. I am not. I wanted to make sure that the project was not begun and abandoned like has happened in other areas. I wanted to know what could be done to make it more attractive and who was...