[Posted on Apr 26, 2018 | 78 views]
Hostess Diane Stringer pointed out highlights to visitors to Cottage Point on Saturday during the Garden Club of Gloucester’s annual Garden Tour. Photo by Kim Robins
Tourists were directed to the waterfront side of Auburn to enter the estate via the front entrance. Photo by Kim Robins
Hostess Amelita Thomas, at right, offered some background on the furnishings at Dunham Massie from her post in the home’s kitchen. Photo by Kim Robins
Hostess Vivian Shackleford, at center on the landing, offered tourists an introduction to Auburn before they entered the house during the Garden Tour. Photo by Kim Robins
Hostess Lisa Goodman, center, greeted visitors and discussed the features in the dining room at Auburn during the Garden Tour. Photo by Kim Robins
Jean Howard, at left, listened while Cindy Gebhard described some of the plantings at Dunham Massie. Howard had worked at the estate in the past while Gebhard has been a gardener at Dunham Massie for 28 years. Photo by Kim Robins
 

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Underwater archaeologists search for artifacts from Battle of Cricket Hill

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Archaeologists were at work on Gwynn’s Island Monday and Wednesday.

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Budget deliberations cause strain between two boards

Since the budget was adopted, the school board has opted to discontinue monthly dialogue it has had with the board of supervisors.

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Historical Society receives update on shipwreck survey

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Updates were given on projects pertaining to wrecks from the American Revolution, Civil War, and late 19th century.

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May Faire to have plenty of children’s activities

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The event will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 5.

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Future of former Page site on Tuesday’s agenda

The board has expressed interest in using the site for economic development purposes.

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Morgan gives talk on Battle of Cricket Hill to SAR chapter

Talk was at Indian Creek Yacht and Country Club in Irvington

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Kitchen fire

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Firefighters able to extinguish quickly

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Play ball!

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Opening day held at Little League

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Bay health improving

New study shows significant vegetation growth

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