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COVID vaccine now available for adolescents (5/13/2021) - The COVID-19 vaccine is now available to adolescents aged 12-15 at various distribution sites throughout the Middle Peninsula and across Virginia. Dr. Richard Williams, Medical Director of the Three Rivers…
MCRC to meet virtually May 20 (5/12/2021) - The Mathews County Resources Council will meet via Zoom at 9:15 a.m. next Thursday, May 20, with sign-in beginning at 9:05. Laura Matthews, Manager of the Mathews Active Lifestyle Center…
Online real estate inquiry tool now available (5/12/2021) - The Gloucester County Treasurer’s Office has launched an online tool for the public to access real estate tax information without having to contact the office, Treasurer Tara Thomas announced. According…
Dale seeks first elective term as Gloucester’s clerk (5/12/2021) - Gloucester Circuit Court Clerk Cathy L. Dale is seeking her first elective term to that office, and is looking to win the endorsement of the county’s Republican Party at next…
‘They Live in Guinea’ to be shown at Genealogical Society meeting (5/12/2021) - The Gloucester Genealogical Society of Virginia will hold its first in-person meeting since COVID-19 struck, at 10 a.m. Monday, May 24, in the Community Room of the Gloucester Library, Main…
Corley named Gloucester’s tourism coordinator (5/12/2021) - Brooke Corley brings a wealth of tourism-related experience and enthusiasm about local history to her new position as Gloucester’s new Tourism Coordinator, Gloucester County Parks, Recreation and Tourism Director Katey…
Mathews Broadband Advisory Board discusses local initiatives (5/12/2021) - The Mathews County Broadband Advisory Board met on May 4, discussing the local initiatives it’s involved in. One matter that was briefly discussed and decided was the naming of the…
Atlantic Broadband doing field walkouts for project (5/12/2021) - Atlantic Broadband is conducting field walkouts in Mathews and Middlesex counties in advance of a $7.2 million broadband development project covering four localities on the Middle Peninsula. The project is…
MCVIC adds retail manager (5/12/2021) - Now in its 20th year of operation, the Mathews County Visitor and Information Center has experienced a growth spurt. In spite of going through one of its toughest years of…
New members (5/12/2021) - Karen Lawson, above, second from left, was one of three new members welcomed by the Abingdon Ruritan Club at its May membership meeting. Pictured with Lawson are, at left, club…
Care Clinic receives $30,000 grant from Sentara Cares (5/12/2021) - The Gloucester Mathews Care Clinic was awarded a $30,000 grant from Sentara Healthcare as part of the Sentara Cares program that seeks to foster equitable health in the community and…
Armed robbery suspects arrested (5/12/2021) - A Sunday afternoon robbery in Gloucester resulted in the arrest of two North Carolina residents. The Gloucester Sheriff’s Office responded around 2:30 p.m. Sunday to the armed robbery of a…
Gloucester Community Foundation awards total of $87,400 in grants (5/12/2021) - The Gloucester Community Foundation recently awarded a total of $87,400 in grants to local nonprofits and organizations through its 2021 Community Impact Grants Program. GCF seeks to improve quality of…
2 blood drives to be held in May (5/12/2021) - Two American Red Cross blood drives will be held later this month in Gloucester County. From 1-7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 25, a drive will be held at Abingdon Episcopal…
Conner to step down as Mathews County Administrator (5/12/2021) - Mathews County Administrator Mindy Conner announced that she will be retiring as of July 31. Conner said her retirement is both for health reasons and because she will officially have…
Pulling weeds (5/12/2021) - Mathews Memorial Library patron Hunter Owens, at the urging of his mother and library staff member Carol Owens, visited the library on Friday and applied his gardening skills to the…
Planners table solar energy proposals; recommend BLA amendment (5/12/2021) - The Gloucester Planning Commission met last Thursday night in-person for the first time in months to hold three public hearings at the T.C. Walker Educational Center auditorium. The first two…
60-year pin (5/12/2021) - Carter M. Borden of Gloucester received his 60-year Masonic Veterans’ pin and certificate during the May 4 stated meeting of Botetourt Lodge No. 7. Friends and family of Borden attended…
Page ball field project on Tuesday’s agenda (5/12/2021) - The Gloucester County Board of Supervisors will hear from Superintendent of Schools Dr. Walter Clemons when the board meets at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the colonial courthouse. Clemons is expected…
Waiting to fill up (5/12/2021) - Motorists line up for their turn at the pump on Wednesday morning at the 7-Eleven on Route 14 at Gloucester. They were the lucky ones, as other gas stations have…
Tour de Chesapeake returns Saturday (5/12/2021) - After having to cancel last year due to COVID-19, Mathews County, along with the Mathews Visitor Center and Mathews Land Conservancy are teaming up to host the 22nd annual Tour…
A mission to bring broadband to Mathews (5/12/2021) - Judy Rowe of Grimstead has spent years fighting to bring broadband to Mathews County. She attended school board and supervisors’ meetings, talked to legislators, and made numerous phone calls to…
Virginians have until Monday to submit their state tax returns (5/12/2021) - Virginia taxpayers who haven’t filed their individual income taxes have to submit their returns by Monday, a news release from Virginia Tax stated. “This year, the typical May 1 filing…
Mathews board adopts budget on 3-2 vote (5/12/2021) - The Mathews County Board of Supervisors took just three minutes to pass the $28.13 million FY 2021-2022 budget on Tuesday during a special meeting called for that purpose. The vote…
Republicans select slate of statewide candidates (5/12/2021) - The Republican slate of candidates for statewide office is now set, following Saturday’s Republican Party of Virginia 2021 State Convention. Glenn Youngkin tops the ticket as the GOP candidate for…