The much-criticized closure of the crossover on Route 17 by the Gloucester Library will not be as lengthy an inconvenience as was previously forecast.
Mathews supervisors grilled planning and zoning director John Shaw during the Dec. 20 board of supervisors meeting.
The board is expected to elect its officers for 2012, including a chair and vice chair.
New Year’s holiday closings
The Mathews County Wetlands Board will consider two applications for work that will disturb wetlands during its meeting Jan. 4
Fort Nonsense, a set of Civil War fortifications at the county line, has been transferred to county ownership.
The goal is $100,000.
Circulation for November totaled 3,465 this November, compared to 2,094 in November 2010.
Children ages 1-18 are encouraged to bring gently-used books from Jan. 4-31 to the main library.
The project has been delayed at least several weeks while transportation officials scurry to get a permit they were supposed to have in hand before the project started this fall.