[Posted on Apr 23, 2014 | 166 views]
A large crowd attended last Thursday’s public hearing for Mathews County’s 2014-2015 budget, which was held in the historic courthouse. The Mathews County Board of Supervisors adopted the budget Tuesday, a budget that includes increases in both the real estate and personal property tax rates. Photo by Sherry Hamilton

Increases support a $24,018,000 budget

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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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