Persistence pays off for oyster reef pioneer
More than 20 years ago Captain Bob Jensen had a vision to solve the problem of the diminishing resources of the Chesapeake Bay while also improving water quality. Through his Rappahannock Preservation Society’s School of the Bay, Jensen took more than students on Rappahannock River field trips aboard his deadrise workboat “Casey Jean” to see, firsthand, environmental issues.
posted 10.30.2013Middlesex to observe Trick-or-Treat on Halloween, Oct. 31
Halloween and Trick-or-Treat will be observed from 5-8 p.m. on Thursday, October 31, in Middlesex County and the Town of Urbanna. “Scary Halloween in the Park” also will be held from 6-8 p.m. on October 31 at Deltaville Maritime Museum in Deltaville.
posted 10.23.2013Topping man killed in single-car crash
A Topping man died in a single-vehicle crash on Wednesday, October 16, at about 8:12 p.m. at Locust Hill, reported First Sergeant Caren M. Sterling of the Virginia State Police.
posted 10.23.2013Middlesex meals tax referendum on Nov. 5 ballot
On Tuesday, November 5, Middlesex voters will decide if the county should enact a 4% food and beverage (meals) tax. The referendum is binding, which means the voters’ approval is necessary for the county meals tax to be enacted.