Flotilla 33 first at Rappahannock River crash scene
In the faint light of dawn on Tuesday, July 6, one could see the outline of rescue facilities at Millstone Landing at Water View that had generated all the flashing lights and noise throughout the long, hot night.
posted 07.15.2010Marine police: Boat driver admits to consuming alcohol on day of crash
Steven Wayne Nixon, the driver of the boat that crashed into a channel marker on July 5 in the Rappahannock River, admitted to a Virginia Marine Police officer that he was drinking alcoholic beverages “intermittently” throughout the day of the crash, according to a search warrant filed in Gloucester County Circuit Court.
posted 07.15.2010Planners nix proffer change
Proffers are often volunteered with rezoning applications to give assurances that certain conditions will be met. For example, the applicant may proffer to provide underground utilities, roads built to state standards or, as in the current case before the Middlesex County Board of Supervisors, a minimum square footage for houses.
posted 07.15.2010New Tool for Hurricane Planning and Assessment
The U.S. Census Bureau, in cooperation with the National Weather Service, announces the launch of OnTheMap for Emergency Management: Hurricanes, a Web-based tool that provides real-time workforce information when a hurricane strikes land in the United States.