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Letter: Concert raises money for ‘Gloucester 40’

Editor, Gazette-Journal:

The silken voices of Tri-County Express serenaded more than 100 friends of the "Gloucester 40" during a fundraiser Saturday in Gloucester. The event was held to raise money for legal expenses incurred by the 40 Gloucester voters sanctioned by a substitute judge in 2008 for circulating petitions to have four members of the county Board of Supervisors removed from office for alleged misconduct.

The group has appealed to the Virginia Supreme Court fines the judge levied against them totaling $80,000. Four of the group have also incurred legal expenses fighting subpoenas brought against them for computer information in a civil lawsuit three of the supervisors filed against Commonwealth’s Attorney Robert D. Hicks. Teresa Altemus, the fourth supervisor, who was subsequently defeated in her bid for re-election, is also a plaintiff in the lawsuit.

Arnold Nye, an organizer of the petition drive who called the fundraiser "a huge success,"...

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