[Posted on May 25, 2016 | 290 views]
A reception was held on Friday evening at Gloucester Arts on Main to open this year’s 37th annual Virginia Watercolor Exhibition. Members of the Virginia Watercolor Society’s 2016 executive board stand with show judge Mel Stabin, who selected a piece titled “The Water Taxi Driver” by Holland Wentz Etheridge (top right) as Best in Show. Board members attending included, from left, Pam Doss, Wanda Friend, Connie Fulton, Bill Andersen, Stabin, Leslie Belvin, Carol Negus-Rosenfeld and Betsy Henderson. Andersen and Belvin served as exhibition co-chairs. Entries from this statewide contest will be displayed at Gloucester Arts on Main through June 25. Pictures of the winners can also be viewed at www.gloucesterarts.org. Photo by Peter Teagle
A reception was held on Friday evening at Gloucester Arts on Main to open this year’s 37th annual Virginia Watercolor Exhibition. Members of the Virginia Watercolor Society’s 2016 executive board stand with show judge Mel Stabin, who selected a piece titled “The Water Taxi Driver” by Holland Wentz Etheridge (top right) as Best in Show. Board members attending included, from left, Pam Doss, Wanda Friend, Connie Fulton, Bill Andersen, Stabin, Leslie Belvin, Carol Negus-Rosenfeld and Betsy Henderson. Andersen and Belvin served as exhibition co-chairs. Entries from this statewide contest will be displayed at Gloucester Arts on Main through June 25. Pictures of the winners can also be viewed at www.gloucesterarts.org. Photo by Peter Teagle
 
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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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