Proposal would cut tax on large boats in half
The Middlesex County Budget Committee recommended at a budget work session on Monday that the county reduce the tax rate on 5-ton and over boats by half, and cut 5 cents off the tax rate on all other boats in the upcoming 2016-17 fiscal year.
posted 03.02.2016EF-1 tornado smacks farms, demolishes home
Two candles lit the home of Wayne and Betty Bray in Remlik. Electricity had been knocked out. Flashlights were nearby. About 8:15 p.m. on Wednesday, February 24, a cell phone message warned them to “take cover.” A tornado had been spotted.
posted 03.02.2016Body of missing man found
The body of Kevin C. Blake, of Topping, was recovered from the Chesapeake Bay on Sunday, February 28, near Northampton County on the Virginia Eastern Shore.
posted 03.01.2016Superintendent: State wants additional funds to go toward public education
“It’s a huge surprise!” said Middlesex Public School Superintendent Dr. Thomas Taylor at a February 22 public hearing on the proposed $15 million 2016-17 (FY17) school budget.