Land use fees increase by $5
The Middlesex County Board of Supervisors unanimously agreed on February 15 to raise land-use taxation application fees by $5. Supervisors also voted to require landowners receiving land-use taxation to revalidate their eligibility every four years instead of the current six years.
posted 02.23.2011Urbanna considers building new pool
It’s time for a new pool in Urbanna. The current one is 43 years old and leaking 7,000 gallons a day, said town administrator Lewis Filling on Friday at the town council work session.
posted 02.23.2011Fire destroys 800 acres, horse barn
Eight hundred acres of forest land, a horse barn and a shed burned Saturday when a fire that started earlier in the week at a home near Laneview re-ignited and spread for miles, reported Upper Middlesex Volunteer Fire Department (UMVFD) Chief Billy Collier.
posted 02.21.2011Fire in Jamaica destroys acres
High winds coupled with the dry air and ground have contributed to a sizable forest/brush fire that started in Jamaica on Saturday behind Bethel Cemetery. The fire spread considerably.