Stephen Faleski, Author at The Suffolk News-Herald


Keurig Green Mountain facility in Windsor to close

Keurig Dr. Pepper will close its roasting plant in Isle of Wight County’s Shirley T. Holland Intermodal Park on the outskirts of Windsor by the ... Read more

by Stephen Faleski, Wednesday, July 17, 2024 7:36 pm


Isle Marine Trades lab school needs another partner, state budget says

A shipbuilding-focused lab school at Paul D. Camp Community College’s Smithfield campus must partner with a four-year institution by June 30 to keep millions in ... Read more

by Stephen Faleski, Friday, May 31, 2024 11:00 am


‘Life-changing:’ Drug court graduates grateful for second chance

Eighteen months ago, in 2022, Joshua Coleman of Suffolk stood in an Isle of Wight County courtroom as a defendant facing a choice: spend time ... Read more

by Stephen Faleski, Friday, May 31, 2024 8:00 am


Body cameras for State Police nixed from state budget

The $188 billion biennial budget General Assembly lawmakers and Gov. Glenn Youngkin agreed to on May 13 no longer includes funding that would have mandated ... Read more

by Stephen Faleski, Thursday, May 30, 2024 11:00 am


Bids for SPSA landfill alternative arrive

Bids proposing alternatives to the Southeastern Public Service Authority’s near-capacity Suffolk landfill are in but staying secret for now. SPSA, which operates the regional landfill ... Read more

by Stephen Faleski, Monday, May 6, 2024 8:13 pm


SPSA braces for waste-to-energy plant closure

The Suffolk landfill serving eight Hampton Roads localities, including Isle of Wight County, could reach capacity by 2027, according to projections by the Southeastern Public ... Read more

by Stephen Faleski, Wednesday, April 17, 2024 9:00 am


Town Council approves developer-requested ordinance change

Smithfield’s Town Council has unanimously approved a developer-requested rewording of the town’s zoning ordinance. Developer Brian Mullins of Suffolk-based Quality Homes Inc. is in negotiations ... Read more

by Stephen Faleski, Friday, February 16, 2024 8:00 am


Bills allowing state to OK solar farms tabled

Two General Assembly bills that propose allowing the state to overrule county-level rejections of new solar farms will be carried over to 2025, though a ... Read more

by Stephen Faleski, Thursday, February 15, 2024 10:00 am


Windsor Castle Park footbridge reopens following reconstruction

Windsor Castle Park’s footbridge by Jericho Road reopened Jan. 30 following roughly two months of reconstruction. T-Mobile awarded the town a $48,000 Hometown Grant in ... Read more

by Stephen Faleski, Wednesday, February 14, 2024 11:00 am


Worker recalls moments before Industrial Park fire in Isle of Wight

The first sign of trouble Andrew Walker recalls was a loud “bang.” Then he saw flames coming through the walls of the automotive shop where ... Read more

by Stephen Faleski, Thursday, January 18, 2024 2:50 pm

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