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Bands Along the Bay at GHS Saturday (10/22/2021) - Gloucester High School will host a band competition, Bands Along the Bay, in the GHS stadium on Saturday. Gates open at 3 p.m. and the Mathews High School band will…
Happy birthday, USN (10/20/2021) - Members of the Retired Officers of Mathews County Association (ROMCA) gathered for dinner on Oct. 13 at the Piankatank River Golf Club, Hartfield, on the occasion of the 246th birthday…
Mathews Rotary Club now accepting grant applications for community projects (10/20/2021) - Mathews Rotary Club is taking applications for two types of grants in supporting the club’s efforts in the county. The first is a local Mathews community service project grant for…
Fall festival Saturday in Bohannon (10/20/2021) - The West Mathews Community League will hold its fall festival from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at the league building located in the former Peninsula School on East River Road, Bohannon.…
Library to host archaeology lecture (10/20/2021) - The Gloucester Library is hosting a lecture about the excavations at the former site of Fairfield plantation on Thursday, Nov. 4 at 6 p.m., at Main Street Center. Thane Harpole,…
Shoreline project approved (10/20/2021) - The Gloucester County Chesapeake Bay Preservation and Erosion Commission met Oct. 13 to consider one request from a resident seeking to encroach the 100-foot buffer zone.Lee and Shelly Haywood of…
3 hearings on Monday’s BOS agenda (10/20/2021) - The Mathews County Board of Supervisors will hold three public hearings when it meets Monday. The meeting will be held in the Harry M. Ward Auditorium at Mathews High School,…
County maps available at MCVIC (10/20/2021) - Detailed maps of Mathews County are once again available at the Mathews County Visitor and Information Center, located in the old Sibley’s General Store at 329 Main Street, Mathews. Thanks…
Supervisors select applicants to interview (10/20/2021) - The Mathews County Board of Supervisors held a closed meeting on Monday to hear a report from its consultant The Berkley Group regarding applicants for the position of county administrator.…
Political forums tonight, next week (10/20/2021) - A pair of political forums featuring candidates for Mathews County Board of Supervisors and Mathews School Board will be held this morning and tonight in Mathews, and a third has…
Harvest Festival (10/20/2021) - The Gloucester Moose Lodge held its third Harvest Festival on Saturday as a fundraiser for Toys for Tots. Among the activities were hayrides (above). Later in the day there was…
‘Boo Bash’ (10/20/2021) - Gloucester Library, Main Street Center, hosted its “Boo Bash” on Saturday morning, an event that included Halloween activities, refreshments, crafts and games. Here, library specialist Sissi Mise (dressed as Cruella…
VIMS to host lab on bioluminescence on Tuesday (10/20/2021) - The Virginia Institute of Marine Science will host a Discovery Lab on Bioluminescence on Tuesday from 6-7 p.m. online via Zoom. According to VIMS, there are many species of marine…
Pumpkin painting (10/20/2021) - Mom Lindsay Nazak and her son Asher Nazak, and Sabrina and Alexis Davis, above from left, try their hand at decorating pumpkins during Saturday’s Fall Festival at Bethany United Methodist…
Statement of Mathews Commonwealth’s Attorney Tom Bowen III on Mike Rowe charge (10/20/2021) - On Oct. 7, Mike Rowe, a member of the Mathews County Board of Supervisors and candidate for reelection, was served with a summons charging him with stealing, on Oct. 1,…
Bowen to file motion to dismiss charge against Rowe (10/20/2021) - Mathews County Commonwealth’s Attorney Tom Bowen is dropping a charge of petit larceny filed on Oct. 7 against Mathews County Board of Supervisors’ chairman Mike Rowe. Bowen said in an…
New Point Comfort Lighthouse shines once more (10/20/2021) - A bright timed light is beaming again atop New Point Comfort Lighthouse, 58 years after the Coast Guard abandoned the structure in 1963 and moved its warning signals to an…
6 Gloucester residents, one in Mathews die last week from COVID (10/20/2021) - While pandemic numbers have been steadily decreasing locally and statewide over the past few weeks, COVID-19 deaths in the tri-county area have continued to occur. Six Gloucester residents, one Mathews…
VDOT names McKnight new Saluda Residency Administrator (10/20/2021) - Lee McKnight has been named Saluda Residency Administrator for the Virginia Department of Transportation in the Middle Peninsula region. He succeeds Joyce McGowan, who served the Saluda residency in various…
BRTA awarded $500,000 in regional drug grant (10/20/2021) - The Bay Rivers Telehealth Alliance has been awarded $500,000 over three years in federal grant funds by the Health Resources and Services Administration of $500,000 to provide treatment, recovery and…
How to help lower breast cancer risk (10/20/2021) - If you are at risk for breast cancer, it does not necessarily mean you will develop the disease. However, many women are concerned and want to understand the risk factors…
Are there different types of breast cancer? (10/20/2021) - (METRO) Millions of women are diagnosed with breast cancer every year. According to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation, more than 2.3 million women across the globe were diagnosed with breast…
Sheriff’s office takes part in ‘No Shave November’ (10/20/2021) - The Mathews County Sheriff’s Office is participating this year for the first time in the national cancer awareness fundraiser “No Shave November.” Because so many cancer patients lose their hair…
Jo Ann Davis Ride to be held Oct. 31 (10/20/2021) - A motorcycle ride to honor the late Jo Ann Davis, raise awareness for breast cancer, and raise donations for the Virginia Breast Cancer Foundation will be held on Sunday, Oct.…
Biondolillo: Make sure you get your yearly checkup (10/20/2021) - In August, Cheryl Biondolillo of Gloucester, received the news no one wants to hear when she was diagnosed with breast cancer. The diagnosis came after a mammogram in July, after…
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