Reuse water, reduce nutrient discharge, and save drinking water
Reusing water will reduce nutrient discharge and save aquifers for drinking water, says Middlesex Supervisor Pete Mansfield. See the plan, which Mansfield will pitch at the Middlesex Board of Supervisors meeting on May 7, at 7 p.m.
posted 05.01.2013Twelve arrested on synthetic drug charges
Federal felony charges have been placed against 12 persons in connection with alleged possession of illicit substances that closely resemble synthetic drugs, reported Gloucester Sheriff Darrell Warren last week.
posted 04.24.2013Board to vote on budget tonight
At the April 18 public hearing on the proposed 2013-14 budget, there was considerable support from several speakers to fund an economic development director to help the county attract new businesses, but other residents made it clear they do not want a 2-cent real estate tax hike.
posted 04.24.2013Urbanna visitor’s Center opens
Even in modern times, mystery has surrounded the old colonial building on Virginia Street in the Town of Urbanna that for decades has been called the Old Tobacco Warehouse. No one can recall when the building was not referred to as that, but what was it really?
posted 04.24.2013Survey reports decrease in blue crab population
The annual scientific winter dredge survey of the bay-wide blue crab population shows a mixed bag of good, and not-so-good, news that may result in a slight tightening of commercial harvest restrictions, according to the Virginia Marine Resources Commission.
posted 04.24.2013Public hearing on budget is tonight
The Middlesex County Board of Supervisors will hold a public hearing on a proposed county and school budget for 2013-14 on Thursday, April 18, at 7 p.m. in the historic courthouse in Saluda. The proposed budget calls for a 2-cent real estate tax increase that could generate about $425,000 in new revenues for the county.