Rappahannock River oysters will be at festival
Most of the oysters at the Urbanna Oyster Festival this year will be local oysters harvested in the Rappahannock and Potomac rivers and Chesapeake Bay. The Oyster Festival was started 52 years ago as a way to honor an industry that played such a dynamic role in the economic life of the Town of Urbanna and Middlesex County.
posted 11.04.2009Town dog confinement begins Monday
Starting November 9 and continuing through November 18, dogs in Urbanna must be “confined to the homes or lots of their owners,” under a provision of the town code. Dogs can be walked on a leash or “under immediate control” during the confinement period.
posted 11.04.2009Methadone dealer receives 20-year sentence
Taylor Drew Munson, 22, of Deltaville was sentenced this week to 20 years of imprisonment for distribution of methadone. Munson admitted that from approximately April 2008 through March 3, 2009, he illegally distributed to others liquid methadone that had been prescribed for his own use.
posted 11.03.2009State funds to RCC cut by 13%
At a meeting of the Rappahannock Community College President’s Planning Advisory Council on September 30, RCC president Dr. Elizabeth Crowther explained to the assembled faculty and staff the budget implications of the latest reductions in state funding for community colleges.