‘Taking history and making it come to life’
Chowning and John England founded the Urbanna Oyster Festival “Education Day,” and then guided it for eight years. It is now known as the Marine Science Legacy Program and Urbanna Oyster Festival Education Day.
posted 04.20.2016Budget includes 3% raise for county employees
The non-school part of the proposed Middlesex County 2016-17 (FY17) budget is $12,166,073 and includes a 3% “cost-of-living” raise for county employees, with the exception of constitutional officers.
posted 04.20.2016Urbanna budget talks begin Friday
The Urbanna Town Council will hold a special meeting on Friday, April 22, at 3:30 p.m. to discuss the upcoming budget. The public is invited to the meeting to be held on the second floor of the town hall.
posted 04.20.2016BB&T official: Decision to close town branch ‘difficult’
When Urbanna was selected as the town site for Middlesex County in 1680, Ralph Wormeley of Rosegill was paid in tobacco for the 50 acres allotted to create a town, but for over 20 years he would not let surveyors on town property.