Wegmans declines to pursue Newport News site

Wegmans Food Markets will not be taking flight in Newport News, Va.

Developers for the Rochester, N.Y.-based company had proposed building a store on property belonging to the Newport News Airport, but a rezoning application filed with the city was withdrawn in June after it failed to win approval of its city council. At that time, developers were expected to resubmit plans but they were discouraged when the Federal Aviation Commission subsequently rejected plans for street extensio

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