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Tractor-trailer collides with pine tree on Rt. 17
imageThis MBI trash truck hit a large dead pine tree that was blown across northbound Route 17 by a quick storm on Wednesday, November 17, about 2 a.m. The impact ruptured the air brake lines causing all brakes to lock up.
posted 11.17.2010

Urbanna’s ‘public access to the water’ law jeopardizes condominium proposal
A Town of Urbanna zoning requirement for "public access to the water" could stop a proposed project that would convert the Liberty at Compass Quay hotel into condominiums. Town administrator and zoning administrator Lewis Filling commented, "There is nothing wrong with the project except public access."

posted 11.16.2010

Oyster ‘essence’
imageJames Breeden of Glen Allen and Tappahannock gave up a day of hunting to come to the 53rd Urbanna Oyster Festival on Friday. “That’s why I had to load up on the essence of the oyster,” he said. His “must eat” foods included a fritter from the Middlesex Lions Club, oyster stew from the Aylett Country Day School booth, and roast beef.

posted 11.10.2010

Memories of a D-Day vet
imageIt’s often referred to simply as “The War.” And each individual who survived World War II came home with memories. For the men who went into battle, their stories are hard to imagine. The liberty that Americans often take for granted comes through sacrifice. Freedom is not free, and a debt is owed to all veterans.

posted 11.10.2010

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