South Korean delegation visits VIMS
A group of high-ranking government officials from the Republic of Korea visited the Virginia Institute of Marine Science on June 17 to learn about the Institute's research and how it helps guide the sustainable management of marine resources in Chesapeake Bay and other coastal waters.
posted 07.20.2010Study can help minimize impact of dredge spoils
Dredging of navigational channels in Chesapeake Bay is crucial to maintaining Virginia's role as a leading gateway for international shipping, particularly with the advent of deeper-draft container vessels.
posted 07.20.2010RCCF awards over $52,000 in local grants
The River Counties Community Foundation (RCCF) recently awarded its annual competitive grants during a reception at Rappahannock Westminster-Canterbury in Irvington.
posted 07.18.2010Team effort by EMS groups credited with successful rescue operation at Water View
When Upper Middlesex Volunteer Fire Department chief George Longest heard a call for help over his monitor at 9:52 p.m. on Monday, July 5, he had no idea then he would be involved in a search-and-rescue mission involving one of the worst boating accidents in history on the Rappahannock River.
posted 07.15.2010Flotilla 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.