Board takes no action on Tier III status for creek
The Middlesex County Board of Supervisors continues to have reservations over designating Urbanna Creek an Exceptional State Water, also known as Tier III or Outstanding National Resource Waters. Tier III status is designed to prevent permanent or long-term degradation of certain waterways.
posted 12.03.2009Supervisors seek changes in composite index
A county’s composite index determines that county’s ability to fund its own school expenses and other aspects of local government, and is a big factor in determining the amount of state funds a county receives. The composite index is based, in part, on county real estate values.
posted 12.03.2009Rockfish arrive in time for Deltaville tournament
Deltaville-area anglers are reporting the best striper fishing in years. That’s especially good news for those participating in the 16th annual CCA-Green Top Rockfish Classic this Saturday, December 5.
posted 11.29.2009VMRC to buy back 359 commercial crab licenses
The Virginia Marine Resources Commission will buy back 359 commercial crab licenses, in a historic action to take more than 75,000 crab pots off the water as part of a multi-year species rebuilding effort.