While the rest of us are ringing in the New Year with resolutions, the Madison County Board of Supervisors brought in the New Year with its annual reorganizational meeting Monday morning, electing a chairman and vice chairman of the board, setting meeting dates, establishing parliamentary procedure, and making appointments to various boards, commissions and committees.
While the cold and wet weather of winter has proven a hindrance, the construction of the new roof at the 414 North Main Street administration building and auditorium continues.
By Kane Kashouty
While many of us were looking forward to time off from work and obligations over the holiday season and New Year, the vigilant volunteers at the Madison Rescue Squad continue to work around the clock to provide care and respond to emergency situations. The squad also continues to focus on its fundraising efforts both to support daily squad operations and work toward constructing a new squad building on Route 29.
More than 20 volunteers congregated in Beth Car Church last Tuesday morning to help wrap presents for less fortunate families in Madison. This event was part of an initiative Madison Emergency Services Association (MESA) spearheads each year to help bring joy and Christmas to all.
Visiting the Shenandoah National Park has may be more expensive next summer if a proposed increase takes effect.
Typically, it’s the state that gives funds to the localities, but not in this case. Local governments throughout the Commonwealth are preparing to refund the state as part of an effort to cover a $2.4 billion shortfall.
Even though Christmas is only a week away, there’s still time to pick out the perfect tree.