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  • TRAFFIC: 6:45 p.m. opening at James River Bridge

    There is an opening of the James River Bridge scheduled for 6:45 p.m. Eastbound traffic at the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel is backed up to Hampton River Bridge An accident on I-64 westbound past the 264 interchange is blocking the left lane, and...
  • NOTES AND NOTABLES: The Daily Press Editorial Board weighs in on the One City Marathon, dangerous drivers and college hoops

    Running time The first time Newport News City Manager Jim Bourey sat down to meet with us in 2013, he talked about how the city is just the right size and shape for a marathon, and how great it would be to stage that marathon as a way to showcase the...
  • TRAFFIC: 1:30 p.m. opening at James River Bridge

    TRAFFIC: 1:30 p.m. opening at James River Bridge
      Bridge Lift A 1:30 p.m. opening is scheduled at the James River Bridge, on US-17 between Newport News and Isle of Wight County. Expect potential delays.    Source: Virginia Department of Transportation.
  • Peregrine falcons are captured on webcam living on the ledge

    Peregrine falcons are captured on webcam living on the ledge
    Wild falcons like to nest on tall manmade structures like the James River Bridge in Hampton Roads – now a webcam installed on a Baltimore skyscraper offers the public a live-stream view of these raptors living on the ledge. The webcam was just...
  • Report links James River discharges to big-dollar lobbyists

    Report links James River discharges to big-dollar lobbyists
    Two environmental groups are calling out major corporations for the millions of pounds of pollutants they discharge into U.S. waterways every year and for the millions of dollars they spend lobbying lawmakers and funding campaigns to ensure their right to...
  • If Newport News City Farm closes, what's next for the land?

    If Newport News City Farm closes, what's next for the land?
    NEWPORT NEWS — It's prime waterfront land in Newport News, one of the finest pieces of real estate on the Peninsula. It sits at the confluence of the James and Warwick rivers, between Deep Creek and the Denbigh Plantations subdivision. And it's on...
  • TRAFFIC: Afternoon openings at Coleman, James River bridges

    TRAFFIC: Afternoon openings at Coleman, James River bridges
      Bridge Lift A 2 p.m. opening is scheduled at the James River Bridge, on US-17 between Newport News and Isle of Wight County.  A 2 p.m. opening is scheduled at the Coleman Bridge, on US-17 between York and Gloucester counties. Expect potential...
  • 171 acres of Newport News property disappears due to 'miscalculation'

    171 acres of Newport News property disappears due to 'miscalculation'
    Over the past week, officials with the city of Newport News have been trying to piece together how it amassed 422 acres of land in Menchville that are now home to the Newport News City Farm and Riverview Farm Park. But now, the city says it actually...
  • James River, bay to benefit from $76 million wastewater upgrade in Hopewell

    James River, bay to benefit from $76 million wastewater upgrade in Hopewell
    The James River and Chesapeake Bay should see a drop in nitrogen pollution now that the wastewater treatment system in Hopewell is undergoing a long-anticipated $76 million upgrade. State and local officials kicked off the project at a groundbreaking...
  • New waterfront seafood restaurant coming to Fort Monroe

    New waterfront seafood restaurant coming to Fort Monroe
    HAMPTON — A new seafood restaurant with a sunset view is coming to the Old Point Comfort Marina at Fort Monroe in the spring. "It's gorgeous out here," said co-owner Gary McIntyre. The two working owners of The Barking Dog near the Sunset...
  • Drop in Hampton Roads oyster harvest on the horizon

    Drop in Hampton Roads oyster harvest on the horizon
    Virginia has enjoyed huge oyster harvests for the past two seasons, taking in 504,000 bushels last year and 409,000 the year before that. The season now winding down looks healthy, too. But don't get used to it. The Chesapeake Bay and its...