‘The Middlesex Review’ voiced concerns of blacks during days of segregation
During the era of segregation, most social and educational aspects of life in Middlesex County involved the separation of the black and white races. County schools were partially integrated in 1963-64 and totally integrated by 1969.
posted 07.22.2015Public hearing on proposed Urbanna ‘public water access’ is Thursday
It’s been just over one year since Urbanna Planning Commission chair Phil Friday initiated a zoning ordinance amendment that would eliminate both public access to the waterfront over private property and the requirement for setting aside 20 percent open space “for public use.”
posted 07.22.2015Two teens rescued from overturned pick-up truck
The mother of a teen who was ejected from an overturned farm pick-up truck on Monday supports seatbelt use. “If you have a seatbelt on in an accident, the outcome will always be better,” said Kim Moore, whose son was trapped under the truck as it lay on its side.
posted 07.15.2015Over 80 Deltaville customers have signed up for proposed central water
The Middlesex Water Authority (MWA) is working hard to sell something that most people perceive as being free—water. But, getting good water in Deltaville is not cheap or simple. And the MWA is tasked with bringing good water to Deltaville, if the people want it.