Hampton-based spice dealer sentenced to 17 years in prison
Local investigations by the Tri-Rivers Drug Task Force, which includes Middlesex County, that started in 2013 have led to drug kingpin Jayson Eric Mickle, 31, of Hampton, being sentenced in federal court on February 15, 2017 to 210 months (17.5 years) in prison for conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute controlled substances and controlled substance analogues…
posted 03.22.2017Middlesex Foundation plans to apply for workforce housing project grants
The Middlesex County School Board voted on March 13 to become the “temporary” fiscal agent for the Middlesex Foundation, a group seeking to bring affordable workforce housing to the county.
posted 03.22.2017USDA to work on vulture problem
Richard Stevens of Urbanna sat quietly for more than two hours at the Urbanna Town Council work session meeting on March 9—then it was his turn to speak. He was there to share concern over the vultures that have roosted in Urbanna and have been harassing his 12-year-old black lab named Nash.
posted 03.15.2017Paid staff would help cover rescue calls in western half of county
The proposed 2017-2018 (FY18) Middlesex County budget includes a $500,000 increase in the cost of emergency services. The money will be used by the county to pay emergency rescue workers as needed to provide around-the-clock rescue squad coverage, primarily in the central and upper parts of Middlesex.