The incorporation of Urbanna was a dream
The May 11, 1902 headline of an article on the Town of Urbanna in the Richmond Times stated: “Urbanna, The Central Town of the Rappahannock River.” A sub-headline, placed below the main headline, stated: “A Town In Which No Whiskey is Sold or Handled.”
posted 04.03.2013Town businesses to help sponsor Urbanna Regatta
The Urbanna Cup Regatta will be held Saturday, May 18, on Urbanna Creek. This regatta will be a day of Cocktail Class boat races on Urbanna Creek at the Town of Urbanna Marina at Upton’s Point, and will be an all-day event.
posted 04.03.2013Menhaden: Overfished or bad research?
A new scientific study released February 1 on the status of menhaden along the Atlantic coast has resulted in more questions than answers on whether the species are overfished.
posted 04.03.2013Urbanna Town Treasurer resigns
Urbanna Town Treasurer Bob Calves resigned Monday, March 25. His letter of resignation, dated March 25, cites “irreconcilable differences between myself and the Town Attorney and a faction of the Town Council.”
posted 03.27.2013Proposed jail budget cut
The board of the Middle Peninsula Regional Jail Authority has reduced its budget for the fiscal year 2013-14 (FY14), which begins July 1. The FY14 budget is $6.45 million, which is about $108,000 less than the $6.56 million current FY13 budget.