Series of meetings on flooding, sea level rise scheduled to begin today

THE INDEPENDENT NEWS COURTHOUSE – A summer symposium series about sea level rise and flooding issues is scheduled to begin today with a discussion that will include the effects of wind-driven flooding common to southern Virginia Beach. The initial symposium,… Continue Reading


Virginia Beach considers next steps after review shows oyster program oversight issues

BY JOHN-HENRY DOUCETTE COURTHOUSE – The city is reviewing how it administered a program to build oyster reefs in coordination with a local non-profit organization. City Auditor Lyndon Remias delivered a memorandum on April 29 that discussed concerns with city… Continue Reading