Schools to lose $553,000 in funds
The State of Virginia will cut $445,000 in basic school aid and $108,000 in debt service payments from the Middlesex school budget in 2009-10 (FY10), the county board of supervisors was told by school superintendent Rusty Fairheart Tuesday.
posted 01.07.2009Runoff continues to be a major source of pollution
For generations, the deep, steep ravines at headwaters of creeks and coves have been natural dumping grounds. Ravines were natural areas for getting rid of trash. They provided a place—out of sight and out of mind.
posted 01.07.2009Bay activist groups sue EPA
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is being sued by watermen associations, former officials and the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) because EPA's "failure to comply with the Chesapeake Bay Agreements and the Clean Water Act has led to the continued degradation of water quality in the Chesapeake Bay," according to the suit.
posted 01.06.2009Body found floating in Broad Creek
The body of a Prince George County man, Charles Leroy Lundie, 65, was found Sunday morning floating in Broad Creek between Norton and Norview marinas, said the Middlesex Sheriff's Office.