We have been residents of Gloucester since 2009, and our jobs take us to York County five days a week. We are very familiar with the Coleman Bridge, noting the trash that accumulates but eventually gets hauled off, and of course, the delays when the bridge opens at seemingly random times.
But approximately six years ago, in July, at around 8:30 in the morning, Lori was heading across the bridge to have coffee with friends in Williamsburg. She noticed an orange fuzzy ball of fur toward the top of the bridge on the Gloucester side heading toward York County and eventually pulled her car into one of the pull-offs on the bridge, and rescued an 8-week-old kitten.
A Gloucester County deputy stopped his car behind my wife’s car and told her they had a report about a woman on the bridge. When he found out that Lori was rescuing a kitten, he told her that they were aware that people threw unwanted animals out on the bridge, trying to throw them into the river ...
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