Meals tax on November ballot
Middlesex citizens will get a third chance to approve a county meals tax in the November 2 election. Middlesex County Attorney Mike Soberick informed county supervisors Tuesday that Circuit Court Judge R. Bruce Long has ruled the county can place a meals tax referendum on the November ballot.
posted 06.02.2010GOP Congressional primary is Tuesday
The Republican primary for the party’s U.S. House of Representatives nominee from the First District will be held Tuesday, June 8. On the ballot, incumbent Rob Wittman of Montross is being challenged by Catherine Crabill of Irvington.
posted 06.02.2010Peregrin plucking is successful
En route to a safer neighborhood, three baby peregrin falcons were plucked from their nest 200 feet above the Rappahannock River last Thursday. They will be relocated to a safer home in the New River Gorge in West Virginia.
posted 06.02.2010Regional sewer needed for land application to work
A land application system to dispose of effluent from the Urbanna wastewater treatment plant would cost $4.6 million, Rich Donoff recently reported to the Urbanna Town Council.
posted 06.02.2010The history and future of Stampers Bay Road
What became Stamper’s Bay Road (Route 630) in Hartfield probably started as a path through the dense woods. Maybe it started as a game trail that Native Americans used. Soon, it became a shortcut to somewhere.