[Posted on Apr 26, 2017 | 331 views]
Guests Shelley Craft of Topping and Cammy Carleton of Mathews check in with head hostess Annie Rex and hostesses Carol Boyd and Marianne Bowles, from left, before they tour Green Mansion during Saturday’s Historic Garden Week local tour. Photo by Quinton Sheppard
Exchange homeowner Marilyn Muron and her daughter Catherine Asher of Richmond, catch a break from greeting guests at the home Saturday morning, and sit on one of the benches on the grounds of the historic property. Photo by Quinton Sheppard
Jill Russell of Yorktown, Sue Trull of Poquoson and Gwen Robbins of Bena, from left, visited Exchange, the Gloucester home of Dr. and Mrs. David Muron, during Saturday’s local Historic Garden Week tour. Photo by Quinton Sheppard
Green Mansion hostesses Nancy Moffitt, left, and Beth Johnson stand in front of “Ladybug Cottage,” which is adjacent to the main home and has two guest rooms and a bath. Photo by Quinton Sheppard
Kay Warfel of Illinois, left, and Jen Kimball of Gloucester, center, chat with Amelita Thomas, one of the hostesses at Exchange during Saturday’s local Historic Garden Week tour. Photo by Quinton Sheppard
Meryl Clarke of Mathews, Linda Killmeier of Middlesex and Jan Delf of Hallieford, from left, tour the vegetable and herb gardens at Exchange during Saturday’s tour. Photo by Quinton Sheppard
Several people play croquet on the back lawn of Green Mansion at North. The Middle Peninsula Croquet Club regularly uses this spot for its games. Photo by Quinton Sheppard
Head hostesses Anne Marshall, left, and Darlene Talbott, center, are shown with homeowner Susan McCreary inside Green Mansion’s foyer during Saturday’s local Historic Garden Week tour. Photo by Quinton Sheppard
Ted Bartley, Will Grant and Lee Brown, from left, helped park visitors at Green Mansion Saturday during the local Historic Garden Week tour. Photo by Quinton Sheppard
 

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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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