Latest Chesapeake, Virginia Stories

2008-09-07 21:00:11

By DEIRDRE FERNANDES By Deirdre Fernandes The Virginian-Pilot Virginia beach What will Virginia Beach look like as it enters middle age? The city's planners, elected officials and residents will try to answer that question in the coming months as they revisit and revise Virginia Beach's plan for growth and development.

2008-09-04 09:00:22

By SCOTT HARPER By Scott Harper The Virginian-Pilot gloucester point Scientists, watermen and environmentalists urged passage Wednesday of a bill from U.S. Rep. Rob Wittman, a Virginia Republican, intended to more closely monitor the spending and priorities of the Chesapeake Bay cleanup.

2008-09-01 09:00:15

By MIKE SAEWITZ Chesapeake Emil Viola used to think wetlands were nothing but trouble . Swamps, bogs and wet fields spread over the region have cost him money and given him headaches.

2008-08-30 09:00:36

By DEIRDRE FERNANDES By Deirdre Fernandes The Virginian-Pilot Virginia beach The City Council and the state are at a standoff over whether swimming pools need to be treated like driveways, patios and sheds in order to protect the Chesapeake Bay.

2008-08-25 09:01:57

tuesday Business Hurricane Preparedness Workshop, for area food service industry. 9:30 a.m. Virginia Beach Central Library, 4100 Virginia Beach Blvd., Virginia Beach. (757) 518-2646. Nonprofit Boot Camp Webinar, two- hour course on starting a nonprofit. Noon. $89. (757) 481-8009.

2008-08-06 03:00:41

By Kristin Davis, The Virginian-Pilot, Norfolk, Va. Aug. 6--CHESAPEAKE -- Police accused a Portsmouth man Tuesday of running an illegal scrap metal business out of two side-by-side storage units big enough to hold a couple of cars.

2008-08-05 03:00:24

By John Hopkins, The Virginian-Pilot, Norfolk, Va. Aug. 5--Leo Lestino took a closer look at the ground Monday as he sat at a picnic table at City View Park in Virginia Beach. There are posted signs warning about fire ants, but Lestino hadn't noticed them until Monday.

2008-08-02 09:00:26

By KRISTIN DAVIS By Kristin Davis The Virginian-Pilot CHESAPEAKE Men and women in red vests stuffed bags with pill bottles, emergency medical information and papers warning residents that anthrax was in the air here.

2008-07-29 12:01:18

By Jack Money, The Oklahoman, Oklahoma City Jul. 29--LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Chesapeake Energy Corp. is paying the state of Arkansas more than $29.5 million to gain access to two of its wildlife management areas to look for natural gas.

2008-07-24 03:00:35

By Scott Harper, The Virginian-Pilot, Norfolk, Va. Jul. 24--NORFOLK -- Despite environmental concerns about fish and shellfish stocks in Virginia waters, Hampton Roads was the fifth-wealthiest seafood port in the country in 2007, according to the latest federal statistics.

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