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2008-07-09 18:00:07

LIVERMORE FALLS - Selectmen will hold a public hearing on July 21 on changing Union Street to one way to allow more parking spaces, including two for handicapped accessibility. Selectmen chose the design that would gain the most spaces by having parking spots laid out diagonally, board Chairwoman Louise Chabot said Tuesday. That option would allow 22 spaces, compared with nine spaces that are there now, she said. The road would be one way from Church Street to Pleasant Street. Traffic...

2008-07-08 12:00:00

By John Warren, The Virginian-Pilot, Norfolk, Va. Jul. 8--A STORM is brewing on Virginia Beach's North End, but don't batten down the shutters. It's raining citations. Last week, The Warrior is told, police issued more than 50 notices to residents for illegal "no parking" signs and other attempts to block parking nearby their homes. The North End can be a beachgoers' nightmare. It's a hodge podge of unofficial "no parking" signs, extra-wide driveways, car-crowding shrubs and orange...

2008-07-08 09:00:36

A STORM is brewing on Virginia Beach's North End, but don't batten down the shutters. It's raining citations. Last week, The Warrior is told, police issued more than 50 notices to residents for illegal "no parking" signs and other attempts to block parking nearby their homes. The North End can be a beachgoers' nightmare. It's a hodge podge of unofficial "no parking" signs, extra-wide driveways, car- crowding shrubs and orange traffic cones. The residents often claim their property is...


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