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Governor McAuliffe Announces $2 Million in Rural Homeowner Rehabilitation Program Awards, Accomack & Northampton Among 12 Rural Localities to Receive Funding

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Today, the Governor made the following announcement that will provide for $280,000 in funding to the Accomack-Northampton Regional Housing Authority, matched with $40,000 in program income funds from the Eastern Shore of Virginia Housing Alliance, to make needed repairs to up to seven houses within the region. This is a new program and details will be…

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Notice of Invitation for GO Virginia Hampton Roads Regional Council Five ‘s Regional Growth and Economic Diversification Plan

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Request for proposals for professional consulting services to prepare an Economic Growth and Diversification Plan for GO Virginia Region 5 (Hampton Roads, Virginia). Reinvent Hampton Roads, on behalf of the GO Virginia Regional Council, is requesting sealed proposals to establish a contract through competitive negotiation with a qualified source(s) to provide professional consulting services. The…

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Household Hazardous Waste Collection this Saturday – May 6!

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Saturday, May 6th from 10am to 2pm Fishers Corner (Parksley), Painter, & Eastville Convenience Centers First 50lbs of waste FREE to dispose! Only $1/lb. over! Why participate? – household products containing toxic chemicals like pesticides, solvents, cleaning products, & weed killers can be a threat to people and the environment if improperly discarded. Never throw…

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Recognizing the Completion of High Quality Regional Economic Development Plan on Eastern Shore

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural Development (RD) office in Virginia recognized the Accomack-Northampton Planning District Commission (A-NPDC) in March in Melfa, Va. for the completion of a high quality regional economic development plan for the Eastern Shore. “The agency is very proud of the hard work and dedication that the Eastern Shore region committed…

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Notice of Public Hearing

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Northampton County will hold a public hearing on March 22, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. in the Board Chambers, 16404 Courthouse Road, Eastville, Virginia, to solicit public input on the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) proposal to be submitted to the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development for the Eastville Community Health Center project. Resident…

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Notice of Public Hearing

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Northampton County will hold a public hearing on March 14, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. in the Board Chambers, 16404 Courthouse Road, Eastville, Virginia, to solicit public input on local community development and housing needs in relation to Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding for a project in our community. Information on the amount of funding…

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Governor McAuliffe Announces First Craft Brewery on Virginia’s Eastern Shore

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RICHMOND – Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that Black Narrows Brewing Company will create five new jobs and invest over $350,000 to open a new craft brewery in Accomack County.  The company, which will source 72% of its agricultural inputs from Virginia farmers, will be the first craft brewery on Virginia’s Eastern Shore. “Investments like…

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JLARC Releases Scathing Report on Virginia Economic Development Partnership (VEDP)

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The Joint Legislative Audit & Review Commission (JLARC) has released a scathing report on the Virginia Economic Development Partnership (VEDP). JLARC had eight findings and 35 recommendations. Findings Summary VEDP is not an efficiently or effectively managed organization VEDP’s approach to marketing Virginia compromises its effectiveness VEDP’s marketing efforts do not fully adhere to any…

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