Boating safety course deadline is July 1 for ages 50 and under
The new Virginia state boating law, passed in 2007, requires all motorboat and personal watercraft operators to have a valid boating safety course completion card onboard when in operation. Requirements of the law are nearing full enforcement.
posted 06.17.2015New emergency radio system on the horizon in Middlesex
“Say again Middlesex . . . say again Middlesex.” Listen to an emergency radio scanner and you might hear first responders use that phrase because they can’t hear the emergency 911 dispatcher on their radios, explained Middlesex Sheriff David P. Bushey.
posted 06.10.2015Middlesex election ballot is set
The deadline to file as a candidate has passed and the November 3 General Election ballot in Middlesex County is set. The Sentinel will begin publishing profiles and headshots of each candidate in its June 18 issue, and continue this process throughout the summer.
posted 06.10.2015Two crashes in Middlesex each claim a life
Two crashes in three days in Middlesex County claimed the lives of two men. A 24-year-old Mechanicsville man was pronounced dead at the scene of a single-car crash on Sunday, June 7, reported Sergeant Michelle Anaya of the Virginia State Police.