It’s estimated that 300,000 people contract Lyme every year in the U.S., with victims found not just in traditionally tick-heavy areas like upstate New York and Maine, but also in all 50 states and Washington, D.C.
In the 2018-2019 fiscal year budget, the service authority board approved a 5 percent sewer rate increase to pay for the future Wintergreen Wastewater Treatment Plant project, but it was never implemented because it was too early in the project to justify raising customers’ rates.
RVCC plans create a “community kitchen.” It will be anchored by one full-time or two part-time tenants, and it will also be available for rental under their supervision for community non-commercial use during their off hours. Right now, extensive renovation is underway.
Don’t call them Brush Trucks. The new vehicles are massive. They’re civilian pick-ups on a military suspension. They can carry 33% more water. The 40-hp Kubtota pump is 50% more capable than the previous units. Remote controlled nozzles allow for single operators.
Wintergreen Fire & Rescue not only uses a volunteer/career system, but uses a public/private approach, too. This is to provide a high level of service at a lower cost for not only Wintergreen but also in Nelson County. Chief Sheets explains how it works.
Not only are several important environmental and safety issues not being unaddressed, but Virginia's reliance on using federal agency approvals for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline is "misplaced" both procedurally and technically. Those are some of the key conclusions found in the Wintergreen Property Owners Association's (WPOA) June 12th letter to Virginia's Department of Environmental Quality regarding the state agency's oversight of the upcoming ACP construction.