Murder charges dropped; men cleared of all charges
Three men who had initially been charged with first-degree murder walked out of Middlesex Circuit Court as free men Tuesday after the murder charges were dropped and Judge R. Bruce Long dismissed two remaining misdemeanor charges after a six-hour trial.
posted 10.30.201356th Oyster Festival: Good times here are not forgotten
The first time I saw Urbanna was at the Urbanna Oyster Festival in 1987. We walked across the bridge and when I got to the intersection of Cross and Prince George streets I stopped. From this intersection I could see that Urbanna was unlike any place I’d ever been… Click through to download our special Oyster Festival Section or find it inside this week’s issue of the Sentinel.
posted 10.30.2013Persistence pays off for oyster reef pioneer
More than 20 years ago Captain Bob Jensen had a vision to solve the problem of the diminishing resources of the Chesapeake Bay while also improving water quality. Through his Rappahannock Preservation Society’s School of the Bay, Jensen took more than students on Rappahannock River field trips aboard his deadrise workboat “Casey Jean” to see, firsthand, environmental issues.
posted 10.30.2013Middlesex to observe Trick-or-Treat on Halloween, Oct. 31
Halloween and Trick-or-Treat will be observed from 5-8 p.m. on Thursday, October 31, in Middlesex County and the Town of Urbanna. “Scary Halloween in the Park” also will be held from 6-8 p.m. on October 31 at Deltaville Maritime Museum in Deltaville.