The first congressional district stretches from the DC suburbs to the Richmond suburbs, and into Northern Hampton Roads. Representative Rob Wittman has held the congressional seat since 2008.
Articles by Inigo Howlett
Virginia continues to wrestle with policies that respond to the issues of sea level rise and land subsidence. In this Tuesday’s election, a proposed constitutional amendment states that localities will be able to give tax breaks to landowners in areas of recurrent flooding who spend money on making those properties more flood resistant.
The North American River Otter is cute and playful, non-territorial and rarely a threat to humans. But a Kinsale resident recently had an unpleasant encounter with an otter when he was attacked by one.
Northumberland County was hit hard in this past Thursday’s storm. Route 202 between Callao and Kinsale collapsed at Mill Creek.
Because of previous low pressure systems, tides are high and water is already over the roads in some parts of the Northern Neck.
Several regions of the lower Northern Neck are in evacuation zone A, including Windmill point and Morratico in Lancaster County, and Lewisetta in Northumberland County.
The Fones Cliffs development on the north shore of the Rappahannock River faces additional difficulties, this time at the state level.
An archeologist is using the writings of John Smith, the landscape terrain itself, and the cultural history of the Rappahannock Indians to locate and describe native settlement patterns.
Today is primary day (6/12/18). A candidate forum in Warsaw featured Vangie Williams and John Suddarth, two of the three candidates running for the democratic nomination in the first district. Candidate Edwin Santana was campaigning elsewhere.
Few slave quarters still exist here in Virginia, so the Menokin Foundation has a new interpretive project moving forward.