Mathews residents found out a bit more last week about a Community Development Block Grant the county’s Department of Planning and Zoning wants to pursue for the Court House area.
Gloucester is one of three localities in Virginia to receive an “A+” rating on its website, www.gloucesterva.info.
The plan will go before the board of supervisors next week.
Two applications for construction that will impact wetlands were approved by the Mathews Wetlands Board on Oct. 6.
A fire at Advanced Finishing Systems Saturday night on Route 17 at Hayes caused an undetermined amount of damage to several large plastic vats containing material used for metalwork, as well as electrical connections in that area of the building.
The Gloucester County Board of Zoning Appeals will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the colonial courthouse. One public hearing is scheduled.
Oyster season opened throughout the Chesapeake Bay on Oct. 1 and is slated to remain open until the end of December.
The first Gloucester History Crawl, with stops and culinary delights at Rosewell, Fairfield and Walter Reed’s Birthplace, has been postponed until Nov. 13.