County officials, firemen stress fire safety
In Middlesex, the fall of 2008 will be remembered for its devastating fires. The county has experienced nine structure fires since September 16. Firefighters throughout the county are describing this string of fires—seven houses and two commercial buildings—as “unprecedented.”
posted 12.24.2008Famous wooden yacht repaired in Deltaville
The wooden boat-building tradition in Deltaville continued recently as the 65-foot wooden “Coastal Queen” was put on the rails at Chesapeake Marine Railway on Fishing Bay for extensive repairs.
posted 12.24.2008Council undecided on alleged violations
In August, council was split on how to enforce the zoning code. It was noted that just about any property can be in violation if the code is strictly enforced.
posted 12.24.2008Board denies rezoning
The Middlesex County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously on Dec. 16 to deny the application of BRC Development LLC to rezone 10.694 acres near Locust Hill to build a nine-home subdivision on Route 619 (Healy’s Road).