Virginia Oyster season opens
Most oystermen are catching their limit on the Drumming Grounds off Carter’s Creek in the Rappahannock River. This year the Virginia Marine Resources Commission (VMRC) raised the per person per boat catch limit from 8 to 10 bushels.
posted 10.06.2010VIMS: Census of Marine Life findings
Professor Tracey Sutton of the Virginia Institute of Marine Science has been invited to take part in a major news conference at the Royal Institution in London on October 4th to announce the final results of the landmark, decade-long Census of Marine Life.
posted 10.05.2010Tax bills due Dec. 6
Personal property tax bills for 2010 and real estate tax bills for the second half of 2010 have been mailed by the Middlesex County Treasurer’s Office. For the taxpayers’ convenience, bills may be paid at any local branch of BB&T, Citizens and Farmers Bank or EVB.
posted 10.05.2010October 3-9 is Fire Prevention Week
Each year in Virginia, roughly 30,000 fires result in hundreds of millions of dollars in damages. Even worse, one civilian was killed or injured by fire in Virginia every 19 hours in 2009 according to the Virginia Fire Incident Reporting System (VFIRS).