By definition, StreamSweepers tackles big tasks—like cleaning 40 miles of local rivers and waterways. But their most recent effort illustrates just how far the program has come. Earlier this month, along the RobinsonRiver, StreamSweepers was able to extract a 4,000-gallon fuel tank, the largest extraction the program has ever attempted.
The Orange County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to approve the rezoning of a 3.2-acre field near the Unionville intersection of Routes 522 and 20, from agricultural to commercial, at its Jan. 13 meeting.
The Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission (RRRC) was presented a $63,000 grant by Virginia’s first lady Dorothy McAuliffe at the George Washington Carver Piedmont Technical Education Center on Rt. 15 between Orange and Culpeper last Wednesday.
The Virginia Chapter of the Chopin Foundation of the United States presents the 11th season of Fryderyk Chopin in Virginia, featuring International Chopin Competition in Warsaw prizewinner Ingolf Wunder, performing works of Chopin, Mozart and Liszt. This year’s event, which historically has been held in Barboursville, will take place, for the first time, at Montpelier’s DuPont Gallery.
The streets of Gordonsville, just north of the railroad bridge, are usually lined on both sides during the work day with the vehicles of Perrigo employees.
A new committee has been created to help county administrators wrap their minds around preliminary budget figures from the Central Virginia Regional Jail (CVRJ).
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 9.3 percent of Americans have diabetes and 12 percent of Orange County residents are diabetic.
After closing the books on an exciting and progressive 2014, Montpelier looks to build on its success in 2015.