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Cameron Riley, left, of Fort Collins, Colorado, whose father has a seasonal home in Mathews, came to town with four friends for Thanksgiving and took the annual Made in Mathews Open Studio Tour. With her are Stephani Sacco and Carmella DuBois of East Haddan, Connecticut, Christina Hermes of Cape Cod, Massachusetts, and Grace Knof also of Fort Collins. The ladies picked up such items as a soap kitty at The Studio at Puddin’s Creek, a shelf from The Cottage, and a sweater and Beanie Babies from Dilly Dally Emporium. Photo by Sherry Hamilton
Shopping at The Silver Box on Main Street at Gloucester on Friday were Tanisha Carteret, from left, and her children Tessa and Tyler. Owner Martha Soles is on the right. Photo by Bill Nachman
Clara Cox, left, of Richmond and her daughter Betsy Cox of Charlottesville look over large decorative cushions at Doodlebugs consignment shop. They said they came to Mathews a number of years ago for the Open Studio Tour and they’ve come shopping in the town on the day after Thanksgiving ever since. Photo by Sherry Hamilton
Mary Bonniville of Gloucester, right, tries on a cut-out top at Yolanda’s on Main, Gloucester, while owner Yolanda Teschner offers style pointers. Photo by Bill Nachman
Sweetie Davis, left, of North had her Swarovski window crystals on display at the Bay School Community Arts Center over the weekend. Here, her friend Gail Kemper of Richmond admires some of the pieces. Photo by Sherry Hamilton
Mimi Lindsay of Cardinal selects gifts at Dilly Dally Emporium in Mathews on Black Friday. Photo by Bill Nachman
Pam Collins, left, of North Carolina, displays the Santa Claus she purchased at The Cottage while visiting Joanna Rouzie, center, of Mathews. With them is Joanna’s daughter, Andrea Collins. Photo by Sherry Hamilton
Rachel Mitchem, left, shops at Dollar General in Mathews as Don McCue, store manager, assists her. Photo by Bill Nachman
Restaurants in Mathews were packed on Black Friday. Here, with the weather perfect for outdoor dining, a friendly group gathers on the sidewalk outside of Mi Casa Azteca. Photo by Sherry Hamilton
Plenty of shoppers checked out clothing and other bargains at Peebles Department Store, Hayes, on Friday. Shown inside the store are customers, from left, Makalia Marshall, Jayla Clayborne, Jessy Haley and Adrianna Clayborne, with store manager Sue Bittner. Photo by Bill Nachman
James and Deb Luxford of Chesapeake have a milkshake at Richardson’s. They were camping at Thousand Trails in Gloucester for the weekend and decided to go for a drive, ending up in downtown Mathews. Photo by Sherry Hamilton
 
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2017 reassessment completed

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Notices should arrive in property owners’ mailboxes today.

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Serving up the spirit of Thanksgiving

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  A free Thanksgiving meal was a way of giving thanks to the community.

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Hometown Albums are on the way

The albums were due to be shipped Wednesday from a bookbindery in Pennsylvania.

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County board receives report on Lee-Jackson roof

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Also considers an aircraft landing strip, approves Seabreeze contract, sets public hearing on meals tax ordinance

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A busy holiday weekend is coming up

A variety of activities available throughout the Middle Peninsula

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