Fugitive nabbed in Gloucester
Desean Montrese Byrd was arrested Tuesday, June 11, by the Gloucester Sheriff’s Office, reported Major M.E. Sampson of the Middlesex Sheriff’s Office. As of Wednesday morning, Byrd was being held without bond.
posted 06.12.2013Board proposes Syd Thrift Athletic Complex agreement
The Middlesex County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday, June 4, to have a “memorandum of understanding” drafted between the board and Friends of Middlesex County Public Schools Inc., a citizens group that has long supported the complex.
posted 06.12.2013Supervisors consider placing meals tax on ballot; adopting a lodging tax
For the fourth time in 15 years, the Middlesex County Board of Supervisors is considering placing a meals tax referendum on the November ballot. The board also will consider a “transient lodging” tax again.
posted 06.12.2013Tougher crab harvest restrictions implemented
Virginia and Maryland regulatory agencies recently implemented 10% reduction quotas for the commercial harvest of female crabs (sooks) throughout the Chesapeake Bay region.