[Posted on Aug 27, 2014 | 142 views]
Linden Barrick, one of five new teachers this year at Thomas Hunter Middle School in Mathews, prepares a poster board for Tuesday’s opening day of class. Photo by Amy Page Hauser
Petsworth Elementary music teacher Ashleigh Lewis was busy with some cleaning after being allowed back into her classroom on Monday. The Petsworth HVAC system and roof were replaced over the summer, and cleanup continued this week in preparation for today’s open house. Photo by Kim Robins
 
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Storm damages lower Gloucester

Photo: Tidemill Road resident Alice West stands next to the roof that was lifted off her backyard patio during Friday’s strong storm, just missing her house. A large tree next to her home was also uprooted, causing minor damage. Photo by Quinton Sheppard
Some of the strongest winds throughout the entire area were felt at Gloucester Point and Hayes.

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Emergency closure approved for fishery

Speckled trout season will be closed during March, maybe longer

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Schools, sheriff need more money in coming year

Board agrees to refinance 2006 school bond issue

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