Urbanna, VA


'Heartbreaking and devastating:' Fireman still in ICU after July car crash

HURT, Va. (WSET) — Thomas Page was driving with his daughter when his family's lives were changed forever. A car accident with an alleged drunk driver in Williamsburg on July 23 left Thomas with severe injuries. He was transported to a hospital in critical condition, and doctors didn't even expect him to survive.
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William & Mary star Nate Lynn overcame early knockdown to become one of the nation’s best defensive linemen

Nate Lynn’s road to Football Championship Subdivision stardom began not so much with a roadblock, but a pancake block. The hit came on the first play of the William & Mary defensive end’s first practice three years ago. Lynn, then 17, tried to rush past Tribe center Nick Wimmer, five years his senior, by using a swim move — an arm maneuver similar to a freestyle swim stroke — to gain ...
Urbanna Southside Sentinel

Middlesex school bus routes for 2022-2023 school year

The first day of 2022-2023 school year classes for students attending Middlesex County Public Schools (MCPS) is Monday, Aug. 22. MCPS bus routes for the 2022-2023 school year will be as follows, with possible minor modifications being made during the first few weeks of school:. Bus # 1 — Zion...
Urbanna Southside Sentinel

Middlesex Elementary PTO seeks school supply donations

Middlesex Elementary School’s Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) is hosting a community-wide school supplies donation drive now until Aug. 16. The collected supplies will go directly to students in need. Monetary donations are also appreciated. Checks can be made out to “MES PTO,” earmarked “School Supplies” and can be dropped...
Rappahannock Record

Country meets rock and soul

RTC Band (above) will be featured on the Music by the River stage from 6-8 p.m. Saturday, August 13, at Belle Isle State Park, 1632 Belle Isle Road, Lancaster. The band is recognized throughout the Richmond area for covering a variety of music: country, classic and Southern rock, beach music, funk, soul and Motown. Picnics are welcome. A limited number of picnic tables will be available. Bring lawn chairs or blankets. Sponsored by the Friends of Belle Isle, the show is free. However, there is a $5 parking fee payable at the park entrance.

Proposed ordinance will limit street performers in Merchants Square

Street performers in Merchants Square may soon find themselves restricted on when, where and how loudly they may perform. At Monday’s work session, Williamsburg City Council heard a proposal for an update to the city code to establish regulations on street performances in and around the Historic Area. “We saw an increase in downtown performance art, and at times it has been bothersome to both ...
Rappahannock Record

Paparella and Chamber exchange well wishes

KILMARNOCK—The Lancaster by the Bay Chamber of Commerce on Thursday, August 4, bid a fond farewell to former executive director Anne Paparella, who resigned the position to take a job in Richmond. Speaking on behalf of the Chamber at a farewell reception at Good Luck Cellars, president Justin Burke...
Commercial Observer

Romspen Refis Virginia Shopping Center with $31M Loan

Developers Realty Corporation has landed a $30.5 million debt package to refinance a retail asset in Williamsburg, Va., Commercial Observer can first report. Romspen, a Canadian non-bank lender, provided the fixed-rate bridge loan for the sponsor’s New Town Shops on Main property. Colliers arranged the transaction with a team led by Dylan Kane and Zach Redding, managing directors in the firm’s New York capital markets group.

Historic windmill finds a new home in the heart of Colonial Williamsburg

As the sun rose Monday morning, the streets were quiet, save for crickets and birds. Then, a rumble. Down North Henry Street, an entourage of utility cars and police escorting a 25-foot windmill house peeked out from above the hill, quickly proceeding down Duke of Gloucester Street and settling at the windmill’s new home at the corner of Francis and Botetourt streets. A small crowd of bikers, ...

MHS golfers open season; edged 172-171

By Tom Chillemi – — The Middlesex High School (MHS) golf team lost by one stroke to defending state champion Lancaster on Friday in a nine-hole match at the Golden Eagle Golf Course in Irvington. The final score was Middlesex 172, Lancaster 171. Middlesex played an 18-hole match...

Deltas rally past Tides to reach championship

Alexander Crittenden drove in four runs, including the final two of a five-run eighth-inning rally, to push the Deltaville Deltas ahead of the Tappahannock Tides by the score of 9-2 on Saturday night. Defeating the Tides — the second place team in the Richmond NABA East Division — in Saturday...

Nellie Jane Harrow

Nellie Jane Harrow, 89, of Deltaville went to be with the angels on Monday, Aug. 1, 2022. Nellie was born in Deltaville on March 19, 1933, to Clarice and Dudley Montgomery. Nellie married Eugene Harrow and together they had two children. Nellie is survived by her daughter, Janie Harrow Ruark;...

Hartfield croquet whizz Essick wins U.K. world championships

Matthew Essick, a member of Hartfield’s Chesapeake Bay Croquet Club (CBCC), won the Golf Croquet World Championships in southern England on Sunday, Aug. 7. The world golf croquet championships are conducted every other year and this year was the 14th time they have been conducted and only the second time an American has won. This year the nine-day championships took place in the U.K.’s Shoreham-by-Sea and 62 croquet players from 22 countries competed for the title.