Approximately 15 people attended a town meeting Sept. 14 at Abingdon Elementary School to discuss improving the business climate in lower Gloucester, said Christi Lewis, the county’s Director of Community Education who coordinated the meeting.
The Gloucester County Board of Zoning Appeals will hold two public hearings beginning at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the colonial courthouse.
The Virginia Marine Resources Commission will consider amendments to restrictions on shellfish during a public hearing at noon Tuesday at VMRC headquarters in downtown Newport News.
Marvin Crane will be honored as grand marshal of the Guinea Jubilee this weekend.
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.
The Gloucester County Board of Supervisors and the Gloucester County School Board will discuss lump sum vs. categorical funding of the school system during a joint work session Tuesday at 6 p.m. in the Gloucester Main Library Community Room.
The George P. Coleman Memorial Bridge will be closed to traffic two nights next week, unless the contractor can release traffic one or more times each night through the work zone.
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.
The Cook Foundation’s annual street painting festival known as Chalk Fest will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday on Carriage Court in the Gloucester Village across the street from SunTrust Bank.
Two candidates for county supervisors’ seats in November 2011 announced they were going to run during the Gloucester County Republican Committee meeting last Thursday evening in the colonial courthouse.
Dozens of people who attended Mathews Market Days were a bit richer when they left there Saturday.