Urbanna ready to consider leash law, again
Dogs have always been free to roam in Urbanna, but those days appear numbered. Nuisance dogs have motivated the Urbanna Town Council to consider requiring dogs to be under control of a person, either by leash or voice.
posted 09.16.2009County schools post strong SOL scores
Recently released Standards of Learning (SOL) test scores have all three Middlesex County schools fully accredited under state standards for the 2009-10 school year. However, the school system was one school short in meeting division-wide federal Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) standards under the federal “No Child Left Behind” initiative.
posted 09.16.2009Three seek school board seats in Nov. 3 election
Two seats on the Middlesex Board of Supervisors and two seats on the Middlesex School Board will be on the local election ballot on Tuesday, November 3. There are two contested offices on the ballot, and two candidates running unopposed.
posted 09.16.2009MHS backpack rule questioned
The Historic Middlesex Courtroom in Saluda was filled at a school board meeting Monday night as Middlesex High School parents and students criticized a new high school rule that prohibits backpacks and book bags in the classroom or in the halls during the school day.