Garden Club honors Morgan for Land Trust efforts
Mary Helen Morgan (right) was recognized by the Garden Club of the Middle Peninsula for her strong leadership over the past 12 years to ensure the creation and long term commitments of the Middle Peninsula Land Trust.
posted 06.23.2009MHS graduates 111 students
The 111 members of Middlesex High School Class of 2009 took a big step toward their future during Saturday’s graduation ceremony in the John S. Clements Memorial Gymnasium. Featured speaker Delegate Harvey Morgan gave the class some time-tested advice.
posted 06.17.2009Pool to celebrate 40th anniversary
On June 29, 1969, the capsule-shaped pool was dedicated and officially named the Ricky Taylor Memorial Community Swimming Pool. Ten-year-old Ricky Taylor was killed when he fell from a float after the parade.
posted 06.17.2009Council votes 4-2 for 10% tax hike
Urbanna’s real estate tax rate will go up 2 cents to 22 cents per $100 of value in the 2009-10 fiscal year, which begins July 1. Council looked for ways to avoid the 10% hike. For two hours at Friday’s finance committee special meeting, council debated whether a tax increase is justified, especially in a sagging economy.