VIMS: help keep terrapins from crab pots
Researchers at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science are asking recreational crabbers to take a small step that could have a big payback for Chesapeake Bay's beleaguered population of diamondback terrapins.
posted 05.25.2010St. Clare Walker awarded “Schools to Watch” status
St. Clare Walker Middle School has the distinction of being one of 19 middle schools in Virginia and about 230 nationwide to be awarded “Schools to Watch” status.
posted 05.19.2010Dr. Lane named full-time assistant superintendent
Dr. James Lane has been named assistant superintendent of Middlesex County Schools for the upcoming 2010-11 school year. He will be leaving his current positions as St. Clare Walker Middle School principal and interim assistant superintendent.
posted 05.19.2010Lightning strikes Boy Scout Camp
Lightning struck the rear of the main building about 11 p.m. and started a fire under the metal roof, said George Longest, chief of the Upper Middlesex Volunteer Fire Department in Water View. The 16,000 square-foot building, constructed in 2007 at a cost of about $2.3 million, contains the mess hall, first aid station and gift shop, Longest said.