Proposed living shoreline receives $25,000 grant
A group of organizations proposing to build a “living shoreline” on Urbanna Creek has been awarded a $25,000 planning grant by the Dominion Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Dominion Resources, the parent company of Dominion Virginia Power.
posted 09.24.2014Pee wee pumpkin picker
Evelyn Vergara stacks pumpkins and gourds at last Saturday’s Urbanna Farmers’ Market, getting ready to sell the autumn decorations that were grown by her parents, Rebecca and Brandon Vergara, on their farm near Water View. Fall begins on Monday, September 22.
posted 09.17.2014Mayor candidates favor keeping town incorporated
Both candidates for the office of Urbanna Mayor in the upcoming November 4 election addressed the Middlesex Kiwanis Club and about 20 members of the public on September 8. The forum was held at Urbanna United Methodist Church.
posted 09.17.2014‘Spice’ store owners sentenced to 10 years in prison
The owners of a Gloucester store that sold synthetic marijuana and synthetic amphetamines were each sentenced recently to 10 years in prison, followed by 3 years of supervised release, and were ordered to forfeit $425,000 as proceeds of their drug distribution activities.