School strategies reviewed
During school budget talks Monday, Middlesex School Superintendent Rusty Fairheart reviewed strategies and progress of the county school system. Under strategies, Fairheart said one of the main goals of the school system is to continue to hire highly-effective teachers, administrators and staff.
posted 03.11.2010Festival Queen applications now being accepted
Applications are now being accepted for the 2010 Oyster Festival Queen Scholarship Competition. Any female resident of Middlesex County who will be a high school senior in the fall of 2010 is eligible to participate in this competition.
posted 03.09.2010Board discusses possible tax hike and budget cuts
At a board of supervisors budget work session on February 23, county administrator Charles Culley explained Middlesex County’s real estate property tax woes. “I don’t see how you can survive another year with a 35-cent tax rate,” Culley told the board at that meeting. “You’ve got enough fixed expenses that you will have to raise taxes.
posted 03.04.2010Town election ballot set
Tuesday was the deadline to file as a candidate for the Urbanna town election set for Tuesday, May 4. Urbanna voters will go to the polls to choose six council members and a mayor. All terms are for two years.