| Dec 18, 2014
| 5:15 PM
A Hampton Roads icon, Old Point Comfort's The Chamberlin, is planning to expand, officials of the Fort Monroe Authority disclosed Thursday -- and then hastened to say it has nothing to do with them.
The former hotel is now a senior living center...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 5:27 PM
In an earlier era, Patricia O'Connell would have worked in gusty storms and through foggy days to ensure ships didn't veer out of the nearby Hampton Roads shipping channel.
O'Connell lives in the lighthouse keeper's quarters on Fort Monroe, which was...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 6:13 AM
When a large water line beneath Mercury Boulevard needed repairs in early October, a crew from Newport News Waterworks wasn't there to repair it.
Instead, Fort Monroe's contractor Veolia Water motored over the Mill Creek bridge to respond.
| Oct 11, 2014
HAMPTON — The bricks and mortar of Fort Monroe's stone citadel can ooze with water after rainy days, forcing Casemate Museum staff to monitor and track the humidity around the their exhibits.
Other areas within the stone fort simply aren't safe...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 6:12 PM
HAMPTON — Across the street from Fort Monroe's iconic beaches are a row of brick-facade buildings. Some teem with activity while others sit vacant.
A slow drip of business activity is beginning to repopulate Fort Monroe as the decommissioned...
| May 15, 2013
| 10:07 AM
A popular summer concert series has seemingly escaped looming federal budget cuts. Fort Monroe's Music By the Bay series will begin June 13 and with a performance by the U.S. Fleet Forces Band Wind Ensemble.
Concerts take place on Thursday evenings at...
| Feb 5, 2013
The guns and guards are gone, but Fort Monroe remains in the military's hands more than 15 months after the Army decomissioned the base and moved its personnel and equipment from the historic property.
The Army is keeping tight-fisted control of the...
| Jan 20, 2013
HAMPTON — As Fort Monroe continues evolving from an Army base to a public attraction, a protracted debate has begun between the Fort Monroe Authority and City Hall over how much the state should pay for services the city provides on the fort...
| Apr 4, 2011
| 5:24 PM
Lawmakers returned to Richmond Monday on a dazzling sunny day, but the effort to redraw Virginia's political maps remains clouded with partisan fighting and political gamesmanship.
On Monday morning, the House and Senate Privileges and Elections...
| Apr 7, 2011
| 8:18 AM
House of Delegates lawmakers passed the Republican plan for redistricting late Wednesday over the objections from Democrats including Del. Robin Abbott and House Minority Leader Ward Armstrong.
The GOP plan, put forward by Del. S. Chris Jones, R-Suffolk,...
| Apr 11, 2011
| 2:30 PM
State lawmakers approved Monday redistricting maps for the 140 General Assembly seats, sending the plans on to Gov. Bob McDonnell for scrutiny.
House Republicans and Senate Democrats held the majority power in the two chambers, leaving them in the...