Fire near Urbanna leaves five homeless
A fire on Friday afternoon left five people without a home. By the time volunteer firefighters arrived, flames were shooting out back windows and smoke was billowing from the eaves. The residents stood across Old Virginia Street and watched helplessly as fire trucks from Urbanna, Water View and Deltaville arrived.
posted 01.22.2014Police costs were down 10% at 2013 Oyster Festival
The cost to hire law enforcement personnel to patrol and monitor the 2013 Urbanna Oyster Festival cost $30,540, which is down 10% from 2012. Previously, police costs were asmuch as $45,000.
posted 01.15.2014Retired Supreme Court Justice will be guest speaker at King Breakfast
The Honorable Patricia Polson Satterfield, a Middlesex County native who became a Justice of the Supreme Court of the State of New York, Queens County, will be the featured speaker at the annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast at 9 a.m. on Monday, January 20, at The Beacon in Topping.
posted 01.15.2014Large projects total $13 million in proposed CIP
Middlesex County’s Capital Im-provement Plan (CIP) is a tool that lists long-term county building projects that have a useful life of more than 5 years and construction costs exceeding $50,000.