Flood Safety Awareness Week is March 15-19
Most Americans ignore the risks of flooding, assuming they aren’t in a flood zone. The reality is, floods are America’s number one natural disaster and can happen anytime, anywhere. In fact, 90% of all natural disasters in the U.S. involve flooding.
posted 03.17.2010Daylight Savings Time To Begin
“Spring Forward” by setting your clocks ahead one hour this Sunday. Daylight saving time goes into effect at 2 a.m. Sunday, March 14, when clocks should be moved forward one hour.
posted 03.13.20102010 Census Questionnaires to Arrive March 15–17
Fill it out, mail it back. It’s easy, safe, and important to the state. Census Bureau officials ask you to watch for the 10-question form, fill it out and mail it back immediately in the provided, postage-paid envelope. This is the easiest way to participate in the census that takes place every decade, as required by the U.S. Constitution.
posted 03.12.2010Northam-Sponsored Measure Exempts Virginia Anglers from Federal Fees, Retains Boat License
The General Assembly has passed a bipartisan compromise on Senator Northam’s SB668 to exempt Virginia anglers from having to pay the $25 fee associated with the Federally-mandated National Saltwater Angler Registry.
posted 03.11.2010State funds down 17% in school proposal
The Middlesex County School Board voted Monday to send a proposed 2010-11 (FY11) budget of $14.2 million to the county board of supervisors for its consideration. The total budget includes funds for operations, debt service, textbooks, cafeteria services, and capital improvements.