Marina fire investigation closed; cause still unknown
The mystery of what started the fire that destroyed Dozier’s Port Urbanna Yachting Center on Urbanna Creek and claimed two lives may never be answered as the Virginia State police have “officially” closed the case.
posted 10.12.2016County boat tax will remain intact
It’s back to the drawing board for some local marina owners and boaters as Middlesex County Board of Supervisors voted on October 4 to continue taxing all boats home-ported in the county.
posted 10.12.2016UPS truck burns
Fire quickly consumed a United Parcel Service (UPS) delivery truck on Monday, October 10, about 1:25 p.m. on Urbanna Road near the MetroCast office.
posted 10.12.2016Wastewater collection system for Deltaville tops county CIP
The top priority on the proposed 2017-21 Middlesex County Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) is developing a $13 million wastewater collection system for Deltaville. Renovation and HVAC upgrades at Middlesex High School, at a cost of $12.9 million, is another anticipated big expense.
posted 10.12.2016Area merges to deal with addiction as a disease
Drug addiction is a disease that has become a public health crisis and remedies will require approaches beyond locking addicts in jail, said Dr. William A. Hazel Jr., who has been the Virginia Secretary of Health and Human Resources for seven years.
posted 10.05.2016Middlesex County to loan money to Water Authority
Sometimes when a water pump runs dry, it has to be primed with a little water to get water flowing again. It’s called “priming the pump.” On Tuesday, October 4,the Middlesex county Board of Supervisors agreed to “prime the pump” of the Middlesex Water Authority with cash.