A small-town event on a grand scale
When birds fly south, it’s time for visitors to flock to the feast of the Urbanna Oyster Festival. By the thousands, visitors will cross the Urbanna Creek bridge and awaken the small town in a grand way, as they have every autumn since 1957. Click through to download our special Oyster Festival Section.
posted 11.03.2011Oyster Festival will feature plenty of Rappahannock River oysters
For those coming to Urbanna Oyster Festival this weekend to enjoy juicy, fresh bivalves, there’s good news! Whether served roasted, fried or raw, most festival oysters are coming from the Rappahannock River. “The oystermen talk like there are going to be plenty of oysters there. That’s what we are counting on!” Walton said.
posted 11.02.2011Several contested races on Tuesday’s election ballot
Several offices are being contested on the Middlesex County election ballot on Tuesday, November 8. Click through for a list of candidates and the positions they are running for.
posted 11.02.2011Public meetings on proposed MHS athletic complex are next week
The Middlesex County Board of Supervisors has scheduled public meetings to gather input from citizens on the proposed Syd Thrift Athletic Complex at Middlesex High School. The public meetings will be on Wednesday, November 9, at the Hartfield Firehouse and on Thursday, November 10, at Hermitage Baptist Church in Church View. The meetings begin at 7:30 p.m.