USDA to work on vulture problem
Richard Stevens of Urbanna sat quietly for more than two hours at the Urbanna Town Council work session meeting on March 9—then it was his turn to speak. He was there to share concern over the vultures that have roosted in Urbanna and have been harassing his 12-year-old black lab named Nash.
posted 03.15.2017Paid staff would help cover rescue calls in western half of county
The proposed 2017-2018 (FY18) Middlesex County budget includes a $500,000 increase in the cost of emergency services. The money will be used by the county to pay emergency rescue workers as needed to provide around-the-clock rescue squad coverage, primarily in the central and upper parts of Middlesex.
posted 03.15.2017MWA considers buying wells
In 2014, the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) asked the 14 top water-users in eastern Virginia to reduce water use, Jason Early told the Middlesex Water Authority (MWA) at its March 8 meeting.
posted 03.15.2017Public hearing on tax hikes due March 23
The Middlesex County Board of Supervisors agreed Friday, March 10, to advertise a proposed $24,557,343 county budget for 2017-18 (FY18), which includes a 3-cent real estate tax increase and a $1.65 personal property rate on most personal-use vehicles.