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Land application of wastewater utilizes nutrients
imageFor more than 18 years, Kilmer’s Point and Cedar Pointe subdivisions near Urbanna have used air, sunlight and land to treat their wastewater. It is sprayed on a 14-acre field where remaining nutrients become fertilizer for plants.
posted 01.29.2009

Dock expansion denied by VMRC
imageOn Tuesday, Jan. 27, the Virginia Marine Resources Commission (VMRC) denied a request by Potomac Timber Investments LLC to expand the number of boat slips at the Urbanna Yachting Center Marina, located on Watling Street at Urbanna Creek. The commission’s action followed a public hearing.

posted 01.29.2009

Mayor clarifies statement on town code
Urbanna Mayor Beatrice Taylor responded with a written response on Monday to a statement she made during a Urbanna Town Council work session on Jan. 16. At the work session, Taylor was responding to a question by town resident Bob Calves and she said the town code is a “guideline.”

posted 01.29.2009

Bracke appeals convictions; other charges pending
imageConvicted child molester and arsonist Arthur R. Bracke has filed a notice of appeal in Middlesex Circuit Court through his attorney Charles E. Haden of Hampton. Bracke, who remains in jail, still faces four sexual felonies—two counts of aggravated sexual battery and two counts of sexually abusing a child—that allegedly occurred in August 2007.

posted 01.27.2009

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