Middlesex to participate in regional reassessment
The Middlesex County Board of Supervisors will partner with Mathews, Essex and King and Queen counties to hire a reassessment firm to conduct a real estate reassessment in 2015-16, reported county administrator Matt Walker at the supervisors’ March 3 meeting.
posted 04.01.2015Average age of county residents is about 50
Data from the 2010 U.S. census has been incorporated into a draft update of the Middlesex County Comprehensive Plan. Data indicates that 25% of Middlesex County residents were of retirement age in 2010. Of the nearby counties, only Lancaster County had a higher percentage (31%).
posted 04.01.2015Mission: Restore Haitian forests
Urbanna resident Stan Hovey recently completed his third mission trip to help Haitians restore their forests. After three years, his project has gained momentum. This year Hovey got some much-needed help from college forestry students who accompanied him to Haiti for a week in March.
posted 04.01.2015‘People need to see there is a spark in these kids’
“I was so excited about the band, and the pretty girls!” said Middlesex student Jacob Dubeau, a normal reaction of a 13-year-old attending his first prom.