Mansfield touts land application of wastewater
Disposing of treated wastewater on land instead of in Urbanna Creek could be cheaper and better for the environment, said Pete Mansfield of the Middlesex County Board of Supervisors. Mansfield addressed the Urbanna Town Council Monday and showed them a plan for “land application” of treated wastewater.
posted 04.21.2010Superintendent gives insight into school budget
"I feel it would be beneficial to share and clarify some information about our school board’s adopted budget and the potential impact local funding may have on school operations." by Rusty Fairheart, Middlesex School Superintendent
posted 04.21.2010Chesapeake Bay Blue Crab Population Booms
The latest survey estimates the population has risen to 658 million crabs, a 60 percent increase from last year and the highest seen since 1997. The population estimate is the result of the 2009-2010 bay-wide winter dredge survey conducted annually by the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and the Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS).
posted 04.19.2010No charges against Middlesex Sheriff’s Office
No charges have been leveled against the Middlesex Sheriff's Office or its deputies a month after state police executed a search warrant there on March 15, said sheriff Guy Abbott on Monday. Abbott said State Police investigators have taken no action involving the search warrant.
posted 04.19.2010Airport hangars fully rented
On March 22, the Middlesex County Board of Supervisors met with the Hummel Field Airport Committee. The airport committee invited the supervisors to view the county's 10 new airplane hangars. The hangars were paid for with $110,000 from the sale of timber and surplus land at the airport in Topping.