Proposed redistricting jeopardizes seats of two school board members
The possibility of the Middlesex County Board of Supervisors creating two new voting districts has at least two school board members wondering whether they will be eligible to run for office in November.
posted 04.13.2011Another debate brewing in town
The Middlesex Volunteer Fire Department (MVFD) plans to add a three-bay addition to its existing firehouse in Urbanna. Richwine’s report recommends that HARB approve the firehouse design. Calves’ appeal argues, “The proposed addition is out of character with the present structure and the Virginia Street streetscape.”
posted 04.13.2011Smoke alarm alerted family to burning house
On the morning of April 2, Mrs. Clarkson was rousted from sleep by her son Clint, yelling that the house was on fire. Directly under Mrs. Clarkson’s bedroom, the living room was burning, belching thick smoke that swirled into her bedroom when Clint opened her door.
posted 04.13.2011Bay Aging directors ignore state law
The Bay Aging board of directors last Thursday again chose to defy Virginia law after conducting business in secret. Board members emerged from a two-hour closed session and voted to approve personnel matters identified only as those “discussed in closed session.”
posted 04.13.2011Five voting districts proposed
The Middlesex County Board of Supervisors has scheduled a public hearing for Tuesday, May 10, at 7:30 p.m. to discuss redistricting the county into five voting districts. The proposed redistricting is in response to 2010 census data.
posted 04.06.2011Budget calls for no tax increases
The Middlesex Board of Supervisors voted on March 29 to hold a public hearing on a proposed $19.5 million 2011-12 (FY12) county budget. The hearing will be on Tuesday, April 19, at 7:30 p.m. in the historic courtroom in Saluda. The proposed budget calls for no tax increases.