The recent extremely hot weather has helped keep down the number of confirmed rabies cases in the Gloucester area, said M.B. Sheppard, environmental health supervisor for the Gloucester Health Department.
One of the places on the East Coast where sea level rise will have the biggest impact is Southeastern Virginia, the head of a non-profit environmental group reported to the Gloucester County Planning Commission Thursday night.
The Route 17 improvement project at Gloucester Point is ahead of schedule.
Gloucester Point District Supervisor Robert “Bobby” Crewe will hold a town meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Abingdon Elementary School cafeteria to discuss ways to improve the business community in lower Gloucester County.
The Gloucester County Wetlands Board will hold public hearings on three shoreline improvement applications during a meeting beginning at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, July 14, in the colonial courthouse.
Tough economic times mean more people are seeking cooling relief this year from the Gloucester County Department of Social Services.
Gloucester Point will likely be a busy place Sunday as many folks gather to celebrate July 4th at the beach and seek a prime viewing spot for fireworks being shot that night over the York River from Yorktown.
One thing was made very clear during Tuesday night’s Gloucester County Board of Supervisors meeting. The governing body is not pleased with the latest reassessment and vows to move quickly in developing ways to correct the major issues.
Tests to check for leaks in the Gloucester sewer system have almost been completed, said Marty Schlesinger, the county’s utilities director.
Attorneys on behalf of former Gloucester County Board of Supervisors member Teresa Altemus and current supervisors Bobby Crewe, Michelle Ressler and Gregory Woodard have filed a brief in Virginia’s Supreme Court arguing that the high court should uphold the Gloucester Circuit Court’s decision ordering that 40 Gloucester residents be sanctioned $80,000 for circulating petitions to remove the four from office.
One of the 12 individuals issued subpoenas in a lawsuit against Gloucester Commonwealth’s Attorney Robert “Bob” Hicks has filed a motion to quash duces tecum the order in Richmond Circuit Court.