Though no formal vote was taken, a majority of the Gloucester County Board of Supervisors voiced support for a switch to categorical funding for the county’s school system during a joint work session between the two boards on Tuesday night in the Gloucester Library’s community room.
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 Gloucester County Wetlands Board approved two shoreline improvement applications following public hearings Sept. 8 in the colonial courthouse.
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.