VMRC wants fewer oystermen
“No one will lose a license, except by their own choice!” said Virginia Marine Resources Commissioner John Bull after the commission approved measures that are intended to lower the number of public fishery oyster licenses.
posted 08.31.2016Urbanna Founders’ Day celebration to offer variety
Exhibitions and displays will be set up by 10 a.m. when the Moody Crewe Pirates will fire black powder weapons to signal the start of festivities. A town crier will ring a bell to announce events as they are about to take place.
posted 08.31.2016Photographing the Perseid meteor shower
Stephen Blue of Deltaville took the photo above at about 3:30 a.m. on Saturday, August 13, at a place called Hole in the Wall—the inlet from the Chesapeake Bay in between Gwynn’s Island and mainland Mathews.
posted 08.24.2016County attorney leaves office with many fond memories of Middlesex
On August 31, 2016 Michael T. Soberick of Gloucester will end his 27-year journey as Middlesex County Attorney. Soberick resigned, effective August 31, in a July 15 letter to the Middlesex County Board of Supervisors.