Woman escapes house fire
A smoke alarm alerted a sleeping woman and she was able to get out of her home near Locust Hill that caught fire on Tuesday morning, January 4. Homeowner Billy Foster said his daughter works at night and was asleep when roused by the smoke alarm about 10 a.m.
posted 01.05.2011Changes to land use ordinance proposed
Middlesex Commissioner of the Revenue Priscilla J. (Bonnie) Davenport has recommended that land use applications be revalidated every four years. She also recommended that fees be raised to $50 rather than the current $20. A public hearing on these changes will be at on Tuesday, February 15.
posted 01.05.2011Bay Aging to administer housing choice voucher program for Middle Peninsula
Bay Aging has been selected by the Virginia Housing Development Authority to administer the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Program for Virginia’s Middle Peninsula. The federal HCV program assists very low-income families, the elderly, and the disabled to afford decent and safe housing in the private market.
posted 01.03.2011VIMS hosts Chinese delegation
A delegation from the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China (UESTC) visited the Virginia Institute of Marine Science on December 15 as part of their broader visit to the College of William and Mary.