Middlesex County to loan money to Water Authority
Sometimes when a water pump runs dry, it has to be primed with a little water to get water flowing again. It’s called “priming the pump.” On Tuesday, October 4,the Middlesex county Board of Supervisors agreed to “prime the pump” of the Middlesex Water Authority with cash.
posted 10.05.2016Festival captains have long history of working in the local oyster industry
The Ward brothers of Deltaville, Floyd and Milton (Mit) Ward, along with two other Wards from the next generation, Floyd Gene and John Melvin, are the captains of the 2016 Urbanna Oyster Festival.
posted 10.05.2016Urbanna inks contract to renovate town hall
During a special called meeting on September 28, the Urbanna Town Council approved a $105,000 contract to renovate the exterior of the town hall on Cross Street. This phase will include removing exterior stucco and replacing it with Hardiplank siding, which is a cement shaped into boards.
posted 10.05.2016Deltaville Ballpark renovation
Last week a crew from Walden’s Construction removed the original 68-year old roof from Deltaville Ballpark, part of the first-year phase of the renovation of the historic wooden ballpark. Construction of the new roof will take place over the next several weeks with an emphasis on rebuilding the roof as close to the original as possible.
posted 09.28.2016VDOT to determine which Urbanna sidewalks it owns
Maintenance of Urbanna’s sidewalks was on the minds of town council members when VDOT assistant resident engineer Ron Peaks was at council’s September 19 meeting.
posted 09.28.2016‘Johnny’s Rat’ dazzles WWK crowd
One car at the 21st Wings, Wheels & Keels show on Saturday, September 24, at Hummel Field in Topping made people smile. Among the field of restored classics, customs, and performance and luxury cars was a “rat rod.”