New federal strategy for the Chesapeake region
The new federal strategy for the Chesapeake region released Wednesday, May 12, focuses on protecting and restoring the environment in communities throughout the 64,000-square-mile watershed and in its thousands of streams, creeks and rivers.
posted 05.13.2010Middlesex County will not have to borrow
Middlesex County Treasurer Betty Bray told the county board of supervisors on May 4 that it appears the county will make it through tax collection day, June 5, without having to tap into its $3 million line of credit.
posted 05.13.2010School budget adopted; no teachers will lose jobs
Fairheart reported no teachers will lose their jobs. There will be a reduction of one full-time English teacher at Middlesex High School, but this will be handled by attrition. When the English teacher left earlier in the year, the position was not filled.
posted 05.13.2010HRSD to take over jail plant
Starting July 1, the Hampton Roads Sanitation District (HRSD) will take ownership and operate the wastewater treatment plant at the Middle Peninsula Regional Security Center in Saluda, said Dr. Jim Pyne, chief of the small communities division of HRSD.