A great blue heron on Put-In Creek in Mathews waits for breakfast.
A Civil War-themed day camp was held Saturday at the Tompkins Cottage in Mathews Court House.
The 6,400-square-foot structure will provide space to conduct daily DAV business and to assist area veterans with Veterans Administration-related claims.
A Renaissance Fair came to Gloucester recently.
The equipment will eventually enable Hallieford residents to have internet speeds of up to 40 megabytes per second.
The Mathews Planning Commission was presented with a list of suggested items for future consideration.
One hearing will discuss amending the county’s ordinance pertaining to water and sewage.
The Gloucester-Mathews Humane Society is returning use of the former Gloucester Animal Control building on Beehive Drive to the county.
The Gloucester Planning Department held three meetings in June so the public could learn about the county’s comprehensive plan update that’s now underway.
A ceremonial signing of a recently-passed piece of environmental legislation will be held at 1:30 p.m. today in Gov. Bob McDonnell’s conference room in the Patrick Henry Building in Richmond.
Mathews Fire Department volunteers were glad to see justice done Monday, when Judge R. Bruce Long found former treasurer Paul Reardon guilty of embezzling the department’s funds and ordered him sent to jail, but they wonder if $200,000 is just the tip of the iceberg.
Paul Joseph Reardon, former treasurer of the Mathews Volunteer Fire Department, appeared before a packed courtroom in Mathews County on Monday and pleaded guilty to embezzling more than $200,000 over a two-year period from the organization he had served for 30 years.
A project to dredge Mathews County’s Put-In Creek and create a turning basin as a way to encourage visitors to come to the county by boat was shelved because of the impact dredging would have on wetlands.
Plans to dredge Put-In Creek to draw boaters to downtown Mathews were dropped by the county in May after the Army Corps of Engineers said permits for the project would be tough to come by. But at least a couple of folks think the county dropped the initiative too soon.