Madison County towns of Ennis and Twin Bridges voted on town council seats, while Virginia City residents voted on a temporary 1 percent increase in their resort tax. Mailed-in ballots or ballots filled out at the Madison County Annex building for the 2019 Municipal General Elections were accepted until 8 p.m. Nov. 5.
VIRGINIA CITY—Residents of Virginia City, Alder and Ennis got a visit from some special guests on Saturday, February 2, although they weren’t groundhogs as the day would suggest. In fact, they would probably happily eat a groundhog for breakfast.
VIRGINIA CITY—The Elling House Arts and Humanities Center was nearly filled on Saturday, January 19 for the first of four Chautauquas, an annual series the center hosts that allows local artists to perform readings, music, poetry and other hobbies to a local audience.
VIRGINIA CITY—Donna McNamara has been coming to Nevada City for 17 years, acting as a schoolmistress in the annual living history productions in the ghost town.
VIRGINIA CITY—The Virginia City town council held its monthly meeting on Thursday, November 1, resolving an issue that has been on at least three council agendas this year.
VIRGINIA CITY—The Madison County commissioners held a public meeting on Tuesday, September 11 to begin brainstorming ideas for making Virginia City safer for pedestrians and adding more resources for truck drivers passing through.
VIRGINIA CITY—The Madison County Public Health office released the results of its annual patient survey earlier this month, and most respondents felt favorably toward the services they’d received.
VIRGINIA CITY—After six decades without it, Virginia City is finally getting some gas.
At its monthly meeting on Thursday, August 2, the Virginia City town council voted to approve a project that has been on the minds of residents for years—the installation of a functioning gas station.
VIRGINIA CITY—Two weeks ago, the Montana History Foundation facilitated the transfer of the Lee C. McFarland Curatorial Center into the ownership of the Montana Heritage Commission, which oversees the artifacts, curation and preservation of Virginia City and Nevada City.
VIRGINIA CITY—Mary Jane Bradbury has a background in acting, but sees herself more as an interpreter. When it comes to teaching people about history,she makes a distinction.