Per Mayor Porta: With the deadline for filing for town elections approaching in March, I wanted to let everyone know that I will not be seeking a fifth term as Mayor of the Town of Occoquan this May.
Visit Occoquan on Saturday, November 9, from 1:00 - 5:00 for Art on the Block. See more than 60 artists exhibiting their works in five galleries on one block. There will be a reception at each of the galleries with many artists on hand to talk about their work.
Posted by Lou on October 30, 2013 in Occoquan River, Potomac River, Transportation, Washington DC News
A year-long study found that four possible routes across the Potomac, Anacostia and Occoquan rivers have enough demand to support a daily water taxi service.
Huge bummer to see this happen in front of the Georgetown waterfront...a no-wake zone.
Posted by Lou on August 11, 2013 in Boating News, Chesapeake Bay, Environmental News, Georgetown Waterfront, Potomac River, Washington DC News
To reach the Georgetown waterfront by boat, you must pass under a series of bridges. What will happen when sea level rises and the bridges stay the same height? Take a look at these illustrations.
On January 9, 2013 the Occoquan Town Council voted unanimously to approve the construction and operation of a park on the site of the decommissioned Fairfax Water treatment plant at the northwestern end of town.
Aquapalooza 2013, the world's largest boating event, will once again have an outpost in Washington DC. This year the merry mayhem will take place on the Potomac River at Tim's 2 Restaurant and Crabhouse on Saturday July 20th.
The 2013 Occoquan Spring Craft Fair will take place in Historic Occoquan on Saturday June 1st (10am to 6pm) & Sunday, June 2nd (10am until 5pm).
The Occoquan Farmer's Market will return in 2013 and market hours and location will remain the same as in the past -- with a twist: an advance order and delivery service.
The Peak Bloom Period prediction for the beautiful Cherry Blossom trees that encircle the Tidal Basin in Washington DC has been revised to April 3 - 6, 2013!
Join your neighbors and volunteers in sprucing up the shoreline in town! There are 2 Occoquan River cleanups planned for the month of April, 2013.
This weekend, for the 5th year in a row, the Prince William Marina is hosting the "Washington Capital Boating Show" along the Occoquan waterfront.
The river hasn't frozen over and we haven't seen much snow but boating season 2013 is just around the corner! In a mere 45 days, the early birds will be de-winterizing and setting sail.
Posted by Lou on December 12, 2012 in Video
Watch the pie (purchased at Mom's Apple Pie) travel through FedEx's spiderweb of conveyor belts and wind up on a Waikiki beach, served alongside a Mai Tai.
Boating season 2012 is drawing to an end. It's time to winterize but that doesn't mean you can't watch the shorelines of the Occoquan stream past your bow. Here's your momento...