Farm Bureau files lawsuit to stop ‘unrealistic’ EPA plan for Bay
The American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) filed a lawsuit January 10 in federal court to block the implementation of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s new “nutrient diet” regulatory plan for the Chesapeake Bay watershed.
posted 01.14.2011Police seek financial records of former rescue squad treasurer
Virginia State Police special agent accountant Jennifer S. Brown filed three search warrants in Middlesex County Circuit Court on Thursday, January 6, regarding alleged embezzlement and grand larceny involving George Lewis Filling of Urbanna, who was treasurer of the Central Middlesex Volunteer Rescue Squad in Urbanna from January 1, 2005 through December 31, 2010.
posted 01.12.2011County schools face hard economic times
At a school board meeting Monday night, school superintendent Rusty Fairheart gave a bleak description of the economic outlook facing the Middlesex County Public School System. Fairheart told the board that county schools may face a $585,000 loss in state funds in the 2011-12 (FY12) school year.
posted 01.12.2011Parrot speaks 400 words
Jimmy, a 15-year-old Congo African Grey Parrot who lives in the Middlesex County area, has a vocabulary of about 400 words. He uses words to communicate his desires and feelings in ways that are both amusing and fascinating.