State budget woes will impact schools
The Middlesex County School Board is anticipating a hefty cut in state aid to county schools next year and is searching for ways to trim its upcoming 2009-10 budget, reported school superintendent Rusty Fairheart.
posted 12.10.2008Concerns voiced over proposed zoning changes
When the Urbanna Planning Commission started writing the new zoning ordinance six or seven years ago, chairman Phil Friday said he told his fellow commissioners: “You want to think about how much control you want to have over your neighbor; and how much control do you want your neighbor to have over you.”
posted 12.10.2008Public hearing on taxing new buildings is Tuesday
The Middlesex County Board of Supervisors will conduct a public hearing at its 7:30 p.m. meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 16, to hear comments on a proposed ordinance that would allow for the assessment and taxation of new buildings in the same calendar year in which they are built.
posted 12.10.2008New courthouse dedicated
The new Middlesex County Courthouse and the courtroom in the historic courthouse were dedicated at a formal ceremony on Wednesday, Dec. 3, inside the new courthouse.