‘A better way to grow oysters’
SLIDESHOW: The Chesapeake Bay Foundation has planted “reef balls” laden with oyster larvae at the mouth of the Piankatank River. On September 10, the Bay Foundation’s boat, “Chesapeake Golden,” arrived at Gwynn’s Island with 50 reef balls, with thousands of spat attached to each concrete ball.
posted 09.22.2010Concerns voiced over town easement
A concern over possible encroachment into the public right-of-way at the end of Virginia Street at Urbanna Creek has led to the conclusion that the town has “exclusive rights” to the 30-foot wide strip of land on which Payne’s Crab House has been located for several years.
posted 09.22.2010Rev. Al Sharpton raises the rooftop at Lebanon
Rev. Al Sharpton preached, danced a semi-jig, and sang a simple message that education is the best road to success. The nationally-acclaimed preacher and civil rights leader emphasized that a person can’t expect God to do everything for him—a person has got to do some things for himself.
posted 09.16.2010Condo developers present proposal in dispute
Condominium developers are trying to overcome issues raised by the Town of Urbanna regarding a proposed site plan for 14 condos on Urbanna Creek, called Urbanna Landing. The town and developers are attempting to compromise to avoid a trial to settle a lawsuit filed by the developers.