Tag: VDOT

By Carol Vaughn — The Chincoteague Town Council continued discussing problems with the Chincoteague Causeway at the council’s work session Thursday. Town Manager Mike Tolbert reported he spoke with Chris Isdell of the Virginia Department of Transportation about causeway safety, including the idea of making it a no passing zone. VDOT currently...
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 Stefanie Jackson – The Cape Charles Town Council voted July 16 to apply for funding for Phase IV of the Southern Tip Hike and Bike Trail that currently begins near the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel and ends at Capeville Drive, just north of Kiptopeke Elementary School. The bike trail is...
Dear Editor: I read with dismay about the widening of T’s Corner into a four-lane divided highway (“Supervisors Ask VDOT for Improvements to Chincoteague Road,” Jan. 24). I have two concerns: 1. Widening to a four-lane highway from T’s Corner to Atlantic will only cause a bottleneck at Atlantic. A similar...
By Stefanie Jackson – Northampton supervisors unanimously approved the appropriation of $25,000 for Northampton County Social Services and the Eastern Shore Area Agency on Aging Tuesday night, for emergency use to find shelter for individuals and families who have become homeless during the dangerously hot summer. “I cannot imagine anybody...
By Bill Sterling Guy Groton has been driving vehicles since he could barely see over the steering wheel as a young boy on his father’s farm. By the time he was 17, he was driving tractor trailers, hauling sea clams to Atlantic City, N.J. You could say the 58-yearold Cedar...
By Connie Morrison-  Even after the rain ended and residents emerged to survey the damage, parts of Northampton County remained under a flood warning Monday after more than 10 inches of rain fell in less than 24 hours near the Accomack/ Northampton county line, causing Hillsborough Drive — the...