Contract awarded for Jackson Creek dredging
Harbor Dredge & Dock will begin the emergency dredging of Jackson Creek in Deltaville as soon as the necessary paperwork can be completed. On Tuesday, the Middlesex County Board of Supervisors awarded the dredging contract to low bidder Harbor Dredge & Dock of Richmond, which bid $95,995.
posted 07.20.2011Urbanna firehouse fund drive under way
Construction has started on the three-bay addition to the Middlesex Volunteer Fire Department, and a building fund drive is under way so the addition can be paid for as soon as possible. Citizens will be able to pay directly for some parts of the building. Click through to find out how.
posted 07.13.2011Public meeting on proposed athletic complex is Tuesday
Middlesex High School was founded in 1949 when the high schools of Syringa & Saluda were consolidated. In those days, baseball was the sport of choice for most Middlesex children. They grew up watching their own local heroes play on such teams as the Saluda Hawks, Tidewater Cubs, and the Urbanna and Deltaville semi-pro teams.
posted 07.13.2011County election filing deadline is August 23
With the deadline to file as a candidate for Middlesex County offices looming on August 23, no one has filed as a candidate for the three board of supervisors seats, the three school board seats, and the single seat on the Urbanna Town Council on the November 8 election ballot.
posted 07.13.2011Potomac Timber seeks delay to BZA appeal
Potomac Timber Investments’ appeal of an Urbanna Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA) ruling on the proposed rebuilding of docks at Urbanna Yachting Center is scheduled to be heard on Friday, July 15, at 10 a.m. in Middlesex Circuit Court by Judge R. Bruce Long.
posted 07.13.2011Potomac Timber’s appeal of BZA ruling due July 15
Potomac Timber appealed the Urbanna Board of Zoning Appeals’ (BZA) ruling that upheld action taken by former zoning administrator Lewis Filling with regard to rebuilding docks at Urbanna Yachting Center. Potomac Timber alleges that Filling’s action stopped the demolition of the existing boathouse and renovation of the docks.