Community rallies to support injured local police & rescue squad officer
The evening of October 18, 2014, marks a low point for police officer Dan Brooks of Urbanna. Brooks was on duty with the Kilmarnock Police Department and was exiting his patrol car to check on an incident when he was struck by a car.
posted 12.03.2014Middlesex presses to preserve Potomac Aquifer
At the November 4 Middlesex County Board of Supervisors meeting, Saluda district supervisor Pete Mansfield continued his quest to preserve the Potomac Aquifer and save the loss of potable drinking water in eastern Virginia.
posted 12.03.2014Proposal would remove most waterfront properties from Urbanna Historic District
Not so very long ago, a developer proposed building three-story condos on Urbanna Creek near the bridge. Only one citizen spoke at the Urbanna Town Council public hearing on that special use permit in 2006. That same night, council approved the permit with a 4-3 vote. Many town citizens were shocked.
posted 12.03.2014Christmas Friends needs donations
This holiday season, gifts from Christmas Friends Inc. will be the only Christmas that some people have. Now is a good time to remember the less fortunate of Middlesex County. Last year, Christmas Friends spent $25,920 on gifts for 210 children and 90 elderly or disabled adults.