Crump elected Board Chairman
Saluda District supervisor Robert Crump (left) of Topping and Jamaica District supervisor Wayne Jessie of Church View were elected chairman and vice chairman, respectively, of the Middlesex County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday.
posted 01.07.2009Schools 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.