Sheriff, festival officials will work together to resolve parade issues
Middlesex Sheriff David Bushey and the Oyster Festival Foundation are looking for ways to improve the Oyster Festival Parade. The parade, which by permit is supposed to last no more than an hour, went 17 minutes over that time limit. “We need to keep that in mind,” said Sheriff Bushey.
posted 12.18.2013VMRC action on sunken barge in Urbanna Creek is delayed
The Virginia Marine Resources Commission (VMRC) has rescheduled a December 10 public hearing to review evidence, hear testimony and decide whether the commission should take further legal action to compel the removal of a sunken barge in Urbanna Creek.
posted 12.18.2013UMVFD Treasurer: Getting it done for over 45 years
After more than 25 years, Cathy Russell is stepping down as treasurer of the Upper Middlesex Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary in Water View. She’ll still be part of the auxiliary, and those who know Russell know she’ll keep helping as much as she can—and then some.
posted 12.18.2013Supervisors consider refuse disposal options
Middlesex County supervisors may consider a change in regulations on brush disposal at the trash convenience center at Stormont even though it could cost the county more in tipping fees.