Winter dredge survey: 43% more crabs
Virginia Governor Timothy M. Kaine and Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley announced in April that winter dredge surveys have determined that the Chesapeake Bay’s blue crab population has increased from 280 million in 2007-08 to just over 400 million in 2008-09.
posted 05.06.2009Corps approves Broad Creek dredging funds
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has agreed to use $670,000 in federal stimulus money to fund the dredging of Broad Creek in Deltaville, said Middlesex County Administrator Charles Culley yesterday.
posted 05.01.2009Norris Bridge lane closings to begin Monday May 4
The Robert O. Norris Bridge painting project is under way. The following lane closures will be in effect during the week of Monday through Friday, May 4-8. (VDOT earlier incorrectly reported the closure dates as May 6-10.)
posted 05.01.2009Swine flu: ‘No need to panic,’ says health director
While the swine flu threat is making headlines, there have been no cases of swine flu in Virginia, said Dr. Thomas Irungu, director of Three Rivers Health District at Cooks Corner in Middlesex County.