Stephen Faleski, Author at The Tidewater News

ISLE OF WIGHT COUNTY

Week of Juneteenth events planned for Isle of Wight, Surry

Isle of Wight and Surry counties have a week of festivities planned for Juneteenth, the June 19 holiday celebrating the end of slavery in the ... Read more

by Stephen Faleski, Tuesday, June 11, 2024 4:00 pm

ISLE OF WIGHT COUNTY

‘Air Station’ warehouse unlikely to build this year

“Project Air Station,” Isle of Wight County Economic Development’s codename for the first occupant of the Shirley T. Holland Intermodal Park’s long-planned third phase, likely ... Read more

by Stephen Faleski, Wednesday, June 5, 2024 8:00 am

VIRGINIA

Body cameras for State Police nixed from state budget

The $188 billion biennial budget General Assembly lawmakers and Gov. Glenn Youngkin agreed to on May 13 no longer includes funding that would have mandated ... Read more

by Stephen Faleski, Monday, June 3, 2024 3:00 pm

ISLE OF WIGHT COUNTY

Isle of Wight supervisors postpone vote on Windsor warehouses

Isle of Wight County supervisors last week postponed voting on a proposed multi-warehouse complex on the outskirts of Windsor. The five-member body voted unanimously on ... Read more

by Stephen Faleski, Friday, May 24, 2024 9:00 am

ISLE OF WIGHT COUNTY

Turner Drive roundabout in proposed VDOT plan for Isle of Wight

A roundabout at Turner Drive, a long-planned 1.4-mile extension of Nike Park Road and closed-circuit television cameras to monitor Route 17 traffic are among the ... Read more

by Stephen Faleski, Monday, May 20, 2024 9:00 am

WESTERN TIDEWATER

Bids for SPSA landfill alternative arrive

Bids proposing alternatives to the Southeastern Public Service Authority’s near-capacity Suffolk landfill are in but staying secret for now. SPSA, which operates the regional landfill ... Read more

by Stephen Faleski, Friday, May 10, 2024 9:00 am

ISLE OF WIGHT COUNTY

Revised warehouse complex still taking heat from Windsor residents

Increasing the distance from two residential neighborhoods in Windsor for a proposed multi-warehouse complex hasn’t placated every opponent of the project. Isle of Wight County’s ... Read more

by Stephen Faleski, Thursday, May 2, 2024 11:00 am

ISLE OF WIGHT COUNTY

Rotary Club plans mental health expo at Smithfield Center

Smithfield’s Rotary Club will host its first-ever “Vibrant Emotional Health Expo” at the Smithfield Center on May 13. The intent is to connect Isle of ... Read more

by Stephen Faleski, Saturday, April 20, 2024 5:00 pm

WESTERN TIDEWATER

SPSA braces for waste-to-energy plant closure

The Suffolk landfill serving eight Hampton Roads localities, including Isle of Wight County, could reach capacity by 2027, according to projections by the Southeastern Public ... Read more

by Stephen Faleski, Friday, April 19, 2024 1:00 pm

ISLE OF WIGHT COUNTY

Youngkin amendment to ‘skill game’ bill could keep slots-style machines out of IW, Surry

Slots-style betting machines would likely remain illegal throughout Isle of Wight and Surry counties under Gov. Glenn Youngkin’s requested amendments to a General Assembly bill ... Read more

by Stephen Faleski, Thursday, April 18, 2024 10:12 am

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