Council proposes no tax hike
As proposed by the finance committee, the FY11 Town of Urbanna budget includes a 2% raise for town employees. It does not propose any tax increases, but includes a $12 per year increase in the water rate for those who use the minimum amount of water.
posted 04.14.2010School system prepares for more budget cuts
Middlesex County school officials are studying what level-funding of the upcoming FY11 budget will mean to the county school system, reported school superintendent Rusty Fairheart at a board meeting Monday night.
posted 04.14.2010Wanted: Missing St. Clare Walker School trophies
During the days of segregation in Middlesex Public Schools, St. Clare Walker High School was the only all-black high school in the county. The current Cooks Corner Office Complex at Cooks Corner housed the school. Basketball games were played there in what is now the Tom Carter Memorial Gym.
posted 04.14.20102009 Bay Barometer shows slight upticks in health
The science behind the Bay Barometer indicates that the Bay remains in poor condition, receiving an overall average health score of 45 percent, with 100 percent representing a fully restored ecosystem.