A ban on open burning has been adopted for Mathews County until further notice.
Mathews residents will be able to celebrate the county’s rich maritime history from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the fifth annual Maritime Heritage Day at Horn Harbor Marina, Port Haywood.
The Mathews Board of Supervisors will meet at 1 p.m. Tuesday in the historic courthouse.
The Mathews County Wetlands Board will consider three applications for work that will impact wetlands during its meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 6, in the historic courtroom on Court Street.
The Mathews County Planning Commission and the Mathews County Board of Supervisors will hold a joint public hearing on the draft Mathews Comprehensive Plan 2030 at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the historic courthouse on Court Street.
Seven candidates, including two former Mathews County School Board members, have filed for the vacancy on the board created when Dr. Michael Richards stepped down at the end of August for health reasons.
Four people were taken to the hospital with injuries last Wednesday following an automobile accident at the corner of Route 198 and Hallieford Road in Mathews.
The 36th Mathews Market Days celebration, known as “The Showcase of a Creative Community,” will kick off Friday and continue through Saturday in and around Main Street, Mathews.
The ultralight flyover, a special tradition in Mathews, will again take place during opening ceremonies of Mathews Market Days on Saturday morning.
Trailers have been set up in the parking lot of the Piankatank Ruritan Club at Hudgins and an office is opening today on Court Street in downtown Mathews for the upcoming National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey.
Hurricane Earl wasn’t being forecast to make landfall on the East Coast as of noon Wednesday, but officials with the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the National Hurricane Center said that could change by Thursday.
Plans to dredge Put-In Creek to attract boaters to the Mathews Court House area may still have some life, after the Mathews Board of Supervisors gave the go-ahead Tuesday night to an Army Corps of Engineers’ study.