Christmas Friends begins 24th year
Christmas Friends Inc. has kicked off its 24th year helping the less fortunate of Middlesex County, and an army of volunteers is preparing for the new season. Volunteer shoppers are already on the job and monetary donations have begun to arrive.
posted 11.18.2009Creek’s ‘Tier III’ status tabled
The Exceptional State Water designation, also known as Tier III or Outstanding National Resource Waters, is designed to prevent permanent or long-term degradation or impairment of surface waters entering the creek. The Department of Environmental Quality has requested comments from county supervisors on the possible designation for Urbanna Creek.
posted 11.18.2009Topping woman dies in crash
VIDEO: Clara Banks, 82, of Topping, died when the SUV she was riding in was struck from the rear and overturned on Tuesday, said Sergeant G.T. Mathias of the Virginia State Police. A State Police accident reconstruction team worked at the scene until 8:30 p.m. VDOT set up signs and detoured traffic around the crash site.
posted 11.11.2009Oyster lovers delight
Sue was content last Friday to watch Tom down a plate of Middlesex Kiwanis oysters. She declined his first offer of a roasted oyster. However, something piqued her taste buds. Customers looked like they were really enjoying the oysters. She was missing something.
posted 11.11.2009Higher composite index will cost schools $300,000
The Middlesex County School Board learned Monday night that the county’s composite index, which determines the county’s ability to fund its own school expenses and other aspects of local government, will increase from .6786 to .7431.