Sally Knowlton-Keen lost her shoe in the logy muck of a Darien marsh back in 1959. She was 7, and her family had just bought a home on Edgehill Drive for $35,000. But losing her shoe wasn’t a horrific moment, as it might have been for some children. Instead it was the beginning of a deep reverence for this natural habitat; a reverence fueled by a curiosity and wonder that has stayed with her over the past half century.But these days, Knowlton-Keen fears something far worse than losing footwear — the death of the marsh itself. Continue reading
By Patricia Gay and David DesRoches
A new effort to battle Lyme disease in Weston could help to reduce the number of tick-borne illnesses in the area, but critics worry that the proposed pesticide could damage the environment. Continue reading
Franklin Brice spent his adult life working among cancer patients at the Medical College of Virginia. Soon after retirement, he began his own battle with the debilitating disease. Continue reading
In the wake of much controversy, Nutri-Blend’s permit application to apply biosolids on 1,555 acres in Goochland was approved by the State Water Control Board on Oct. 26. Continue reading
East Goochland residents are not excited about paying more for utilities.
At the September 1 board of supervisors meeting, 14 citizens expressed concern with the proposed 13 percent rate increase in the Tuckahoe Creek Service District and the five percent increase in the general county utility system. Continue reading
Kinloch residents are looking for solutions to a complex array of problems regarding the Tuckahoe Creek Service District. Continue reading
Utility rate increases are creating steam, especially for residents in the Tuckahoe Creek Service District. Continue reading
Issues concerning the Tuckahoe Creek Service District are piling up. County officials are still digging through a plethora of service discrepancies, resident complaints, and bills to be paid. Continue reading
Stinky water has a price.
For Goochland county taxpayers, it may be more than $250,000 every year, in addition to a potential 16 percent utility rate increase for Tuckahoe Creek Service District residents. Continue reading