Latest Poquoson, Virginia Stories

2011-03-10 08:30:00

HAMPTON ROADS, Va., March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T* today announced the completion of a key initiative in its ongoing efforts to enhance the wireless capacity and performance of its mobile broadband network in Hampton, Yorktown and Poquoson.

2008-07-18 12:00:40

City Council of Hampton, Virginia, has authorized Verizon Communications to offer its fiber-optic-powered FiOS TV service in the region. The 15-year cable franchise covers approximately 55,000 households in Hampton.

2008-07-18 09:00:49

Despite higher ticket prices and a sluggish economy, passenger traffic was up almost 4 percent at Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport during the first half of 2008. A total of 515,954 people flew through the airport during the past six months.

2008-06-21 15:00:25

By Cathy Grimes, Daily Press, Newport News, Va. Jun. 21--NEWPORT NEWS -- Classes are over, students are home, school hallways are dark, but there's a bustle in several of Newport News' public schools.

2007-01-13 12:00:25

By Matt Sabo, Daily Press, Newport News, Va. Jan. 13--POQUOSON -- Developers of a proposed $100 million housing and marina project at Whitehouse Cove on Rens Road insist they're not going to alter Poquoson's identity. Tell that to the dozens of residents -- or more -- allied against the proposal.

Word of the Day
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.