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Cinco de Mayo (5/11/2022) - The Gloucester Mathews Care Clinic held its Cinco de Mayo fundraiser last Thursday in the clinic parking lot. A total of 222 Mexican fare meals-to-go were purchased online, and patrons…
Marker to be dedicated for RI Academy (5/11/2022) - A state historical highway marker for the Rappahannock Industrial Academy will be dedicated at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 21, in Dunnsville. The public dedication and unveiling ceremony will take place…
VIMS dedicates new Acuff Center for Aquaculture at Point campus (5/11/2022) - Representatives from academia, state government, and the shellfish-farming community joined on April 29 to dedicate the new Acuff Center for Aquaculture at the College of William and Mary’s Virginia Institute…
Hamfest (5/11/2022) - In spite of inclement weather and frequent mist showers, the Middle Peninsula Amateur Radio Club’s second annual Hamfest at the Abingdon Ruritan Club event field in Hayes was well attended…
Volunteers sought for Werowocomoco (5/11/2022) - The Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail, a branch of the National Park Service, is looking to recruit Community Volunteer Ambassadors to dedicate a year of service to build…
Mathews Rotary grants (5/11/2022) - The Mathews Rotary Club presented grants recently to several county nonprofit organizations as part of its community service programs. At the presentation were, front row from left, Community Service Committee…
The home of his youth (5/11/2022) - It took Jerry Sadler some 500 hours of detailed work to reconstruct the home of his youth—in HO scale. Sadler, who lives on Pine Hall Road, grew up a little…
Tour de Chesapeake (5/11/2022) - The 23rd annual Tour de Chesapeake is almost here. Cycling enthusiasts from across the country will be coming to Mathews on Saturday, May 21. With Thomas Hunter Middle School as…
Mathews Continentals (5/11/2022) - The Mathews chapter of the Continental Society, Inc., recently installed its officers for the year. Leading the organization in 2022 are, front row from left, first vice president Lorraine Forrest,…
Hearing Tuesday on county-owned Gwynn’s Island property (5/11/2022) - The Mathews County Board of Supervisors and Planning Commission will hold a joint public hearing Tuesday to consider a proposal to rezone the county’s two-acre property at 897 South Bay…
Gloucester NAACP to hold Community Health Fair on May 21 (5/11/2022) - The Gloucester Branch NAACP will hold its Community Health Fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 21, at Grace Covenant Presbyterian Church, Main Street, Gloucester. The event,…
Organizations invited to take part in Memorial Day service (5/11/2022) - American Legion Post 75 will hold its annual Memorial Day service at 3 p.m. on Sunday, May 29, at the Courts Building on Justice Drive. Gloucester resident and Navy veteran…
Kiwanis Club to hold spaghetti fundraiser (5/11/2022) - The Gloucester Kiwanis Club will hold a spaghetti dinner fundraiser to support the organization’s many charitable efforts from 5-7 p.m. on Friday, May 20, at the Courthouse Restaurant, Main Street,…
Gloucester’s vehicle tax decreases to $2.30 (5/11/2022) - While Gloucester taxpayers will experience a 3¢ increase on their real estate tax rate as a result of the recently approved budget, the FY 2023 budget, a new personal property…
USCG to move boats (5/11/2022) - The U.S. Coast Guard will remove two of its boats from Station Milford Haven during work that’s scheduled to be completed on the Gwynn’s Island bridge between Aug. 19 to…
County earns national award for podcast (5/11/2022) - “Current Conversations,” Gloucester County’s podcast, has been recognized with an Achievement Award from the National Association of Counties. The awards honor innovative, effective county government programs that strengthen services for…
Case numbers stable in health district (5/11/2022) - COVID-19 case rates continued to increase nationwide during the past week, with about 70,410 new cases recorded per day over a seven-day average. Virginia case rates increased slightly, with about…
Sentara Healthcare and Optima Health support GMCC (5/11/2022) - A $35,000 grant from Sentara Healthcare and Optima Health through the Sentara Cares program has been awarded to the Gloucester Mathews Care Clinic and will boost several important patient services.…
Keeping youth programs going (5/11/2022) - American Legion Post 75 adjutant Rick Ward and American Legion Auxiliary Unit 75 president Carolyn Vasta (at left) presented a plaque to Gloucester Ruritan Club president Jackie Beyea at the…
Inclement weather doesn’t put damper on May Faire (5/11/2022) - May Faire 2022, Celebrating Mathews Watermen, was a bit drizzly and cool, but that didn’t stop people from participating and enjoying it. Throughout the day, rain or shine, people attended…
Prioritize safety when grilling this spring, summer (5/11/2022) - As temperatures continue to climb, grilling season is heating up. But before barbecue buffs fire up their grills for the first time this year, it’s important that they inspect them…
Participants sought for Young Adult Survey (5/11/2022) - Are you 18 to 25 years old and living in the Middle Peninsula/Northern Neck region? If so, you’re invited to take part in the Virginia Young Adult Survey. The Virginia…
100th birthday (5/11/2022) - James E. Travenski of Hallieford, will turn 100 on Tuesday. He entered the military out of high school in 1940 and served 22 years, retiring at Fort Eustis. He has…
Meet-and-greet (5/4/2022) - Mathews County had a meet-and-greet in the county administration building prior to the April 26 board meeting for residents to meet new county administrator Ramona Wilson, center, who began her…
Market Days to return in September (5/4/2022) - Mathews Market Days will return this year on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 9 and 10, on and around Mathews court green, after being canceled the last two years due to…
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