Local hero honored
For Carl Dize Sr. of Urbanna it was 66 long years coming, but well worth the wait. The United States Coast Guard officially recognized Dize’s 1944 act of heroism during World War II by presenting him with the “Coast Guard Commendation Medal” on Sunday.
posted 03.30.2011Town of Urbanna okays golf carts
It appears Urbanna will be getting golf carts and losing its tennis courts. On March 21 the town council approved a resolution for consideration by the Middlesex Board of Supervisors to approve the use of unlicensed golf carts on Urbanna streets.
posted 03.30.2011No SUP for condos
The Urbanna Planning Commission recommended the town council deny a rezoning request regarding the former Liberty at Compass Quay hotel on Urbanna Creek. Developers have proposed changing the hotel into condominiums, and need a Special Use Permit (SUP) to do so.
posted 03.30.2011Filling faces five felony embezzlement charges
The grand jury charges that Filling "did unlawfully and feloniously, wrongfully and fraudulently and knowingly use, dispose of, conceal or embezzle" a total of $50,371 from the rescue squad between April 2, 2005 and December 31, 2010.