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  • Monday January 05th, 2015
    Christ­mas in 2015 will be a bit brighter for some of the less for­tu­nate in Mid­dle­sex County, thanks to the gen­eros­ity of oth­ers. Christ­mas Friends Inc. reports that they have received a total of $30,645 in dona­tions this year. That’s good news, espe­cially when you con­sider that their goal this year was $26,000. All funds donated to Christ­mas Friends go directly to help needy chil­dren and low-income ...
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  • Monday January 05th, 2015
    A pub­lic hear­ing is set for this week on a pro­posed “School for Firearms Train­ing” in upper Mid­dle­sex County . The hear­ing will be before the Mid­dle­sex Board of Super­vi­sors on Tues­day at 7 p.m. and will come with a rec­om­men­da­tion from county plan­ning direc­tor Wally Hor­ton to deny the spe­cial excep­tion request. Hor­ton, accord­ing to the South­side Senti­nal, claimed in an email last week, that sound ...
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  • Friday January 02nd, 2015
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Three tickets worth $1 million were drawn in the Virginia Lottery’s New Year’s Millionaire Raffle. The lottery says the tickets were purchased in Petersburg, Norfolk and Ridgeway. Sales of the $20 tickets began Nov. 4. The odds of winning are 1 in 110,000. Six ticket holders will each win $25,000. The odds of winning are 1 in 55,000. Another 300 ticket holders will each win ...
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  • Friday January 02nd, 2015
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – The federal government is giving the public an extra two weeks to weigh in on Virginia’s proposed offshore wind research plans. The Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy wants to build and operate two 6-megawatt wind turbine generators 24 miles off the coast of Virginia Beach. The research project would test the winds and collect other data in a vast area of ...
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  • Thursday January 01st, 2015
    A reward has now been offered for infor­ma­tion lead­ing to the loca­tion of a miss­ing Glouces­ter County man who hasn’t been seen in four years. 27 year old Micheal “Craig” Con­way of Hayes was first reported miss­ing way back in Jan­u­ary of 2011. At the time, the Glouces­ter County Sheriff’s Office said Con­way had no vehi­cle, no cell phone, and no bank account. So far, there has ...
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  • Thursday January 01st, 2015
    The Math­ews Land Con­ser­vancy has demol­ished two piers at Williams Wharf Land­ing to make way for a new fish­ing dock, a water­front row­ing and event rental facil­ity, and more. The Gazette Jour­nal reports that the new 62-foot fish­ing dock with a 100-foot T-head should be ready by some­time in the spring. Once com­pleted, it will make for a great place to fish in 12-foot-deep water, and it ...
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  • Thursday January 01st, 2015
    Watch out for the lat­est com­puter scam mak­ing the rounds. Police say it works like this; the vic­tim receives a phone call say­ing their home com­puter has a virus. They are then told it can be taken care of for just $2,090. If the vic­tim agrees, the crook or crooks obtain pay­ment by credit card and then get full access to all infor­ma­tion on the com­puter. It ...
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