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Night of the Living Museum starts Friday (10/21/2020) - Looking for some Halloween fun this year? The Virginia Living Museum in Newport News may just be the place to go. The Night of the Living Museum, a one-way walk…
After dramatic rise, new cases slow down locally (10/21/2020) - After a sharp rise in local COVID-19 cases last week, the ongoing increase slowed down this week, with 24 new cases in Gloucester, for a total of 337, and five…
VLM holds Oyster Roast To-Go fundraiser on Nov. 14 (10/21/2020) - The Virginia Living Museum in Newport News will hold its Oyster Roast To-Go fundraiser on Saturday, Nov. 14. The fundraiser features Oyster Roast classics: soup, chowder, dessert, commemorative event glasses…
MPNN CSB offers free webinar Friday on ‘Navigating the Future’ (10/21/2020) - “Navigating the Future Through Hope, Healing and Optimism,” a free online seminar offered by the Prevention, Health and Wellness Division of the Middle Peninsula-Northern Neck Community Services Board, will be…
Salvation Army seeks bell ringers (10/21/2020) - The holiday season will be here before you know it, and the Salvation Army is looking for bell ringers for its annual Red Kettle Campaign. According to Nicole Watson, case…
In the Halloween spirit (10/21/2020) - The Hayes neighborhood of Seawell’s Trace is a real scream thanks to some of the festive residents going all out with Halloween decorations. Several of the homes in the neighborhood…
VIMS dean set to retire next year (10/21/2020) - The Virginia Institute of Marine Science’s dean, Dr. John Wells, is scheduled to retire June 30 of next year after nearly 17 years of service. Wells was appointed dean on…
Trunks of Treasures Sale Saturday at White Stone (10/21/2020) - The Woman’s Club of White Stone will hold its Trunks of Treasures Sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. The sale will take place on the White Stone Firehouse…
GCSO to participate in National Drug Take Back Day Saturday (10/21/2020) - The Gloucester County Sheriff’s Office will participate in Saturday’s National Prescription Drug Take Back Day with a collection from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the pharmacy at the Kroger…
Commendation (10/21/2020) - Abingdon Ruritan Club president Jimmy Leiffer presented club member Sandy Speers with a letter of commendation at this month’s membership meeting. She was recognized by the club for her hard…
Catch the King program volunteers map new areas of coastal Virginia (10/21/2020) - Volunteers for Catch the King, Guinness Book-recognized as the world’s largest citizen-science project, completed their fourth year of flood tide measurements on Sunday. Nearly 160 volunteers, from Girl Scouts to…
Sunrise at Hole in the Wall (10/21/2020) - Mathews County Planning and Zoning Director Thomas Jenkins snapped this sunrise photo last Thursday at Hole in the Wall while adjusting the flash settings on the lights of two of…
Nov. 2 is deadline to get Seafood Festival refunds (10/21/2020) - The Abingdon Ruritan Club’s Fall Seafood Festival, which had been planned for the third Wednesday in October, has been canceled, and those who had purchased tickets have until Nov. 2…
Sanders to hold Trunk and Treat, Halloween parade (10/21/2020) - Riverside Sanders Retirement Community, located at the corner of Walker Avenue and Heron Cove Way in Gloucester Court House, will hold a Trunk and Treat and Halloween Parade at 3…
Clean Gloucester (10/21/2020) - The Gloucester Clean Community office recognized Joanie Haury, top, and Jeannie Miller, at bottom, who cleaned up roadside litter on T.C. Walker and Paige roads during the recent fall Clean…
Some good books for fall reading (10/21/2020) - ‘Worked Over: How Round-the-Clock Work is Killingthe American Dream’by Jamie K. McCallum; c.2020, Basic Books; $28.00; 261 pagesOverworked and underpaid. It’s an old, jokey statement that’s not so funny now.…
Surprising World Series teams (10/21/2020) - Since 1903, when the first World Series was played between the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Boston Red Americans (changed to Red Sox in 1908), there have been teams reaching the…
CARE and PPE in the midst of a pandemic (10/21/2020) - Worldwide, the total number of COVID-19 cases is 40.1 million; 27.5 million recovered and 1.11 million people have died (www.nytimes.com, Oct. 19, 2020). This virus, this plague called coronavirus/COVID-19, has…
Author to be at Rosewell Oct. 30; Ghost tours begin Friday (10/21/2020) - Come join Pamela K. Kinney as she returns to summon the ghosts of Rosewell. Kinney, an award-winning author of horror, science fiction, fantasy, poetry and nonfiction ghost books, will be…
This year’s Gloucester’s Veterans Day ceremony moved to Post 75 (10/21/2020) - Gloucester’s annual Veterans Day ceremony, hosted by the Middle Peninsula Detachment #1317 of the Marine Corps League, will be held at American Legion Post #75 this year. The event will…
CircleUp to hold virtual town hall Sunday (10/21/2020) - The members of CircleUp Middle Peninsula will hold a virtual town hall meeting on Sunday with Democratic 1st Congressional District candidate Qasim Rashid, starting at 7 p.m. The NAACP groups…
Drive-thru flu shot clinic today at RWRH (10/21/2020) - A free drive-thru flu clinic will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday at Riverside Walter Reed Hospital. The shots are for persons ages 14 and up and…
Planners vote to recommend CUP (10/21/2020) - Following a public hearing Tuesday night, the Mathews County Planning Commission voted to recommend approval of a conditional use permit. The applicant, Kevin Hunter, requested the CUP to live temporarily…
Planners to review CIP projects (10/21/2020) - The Gloucester Planning Commission will meet tonight to begin reviewing Capital Improvement Plan projects for fiscal years 2022-2026. The work session will be held in the T.C. Walker Educational Center…
GHA Fall Fish Fry to be held Oct. 31 (10/21/2020) - The Guinea Heritage Association will hold its Fall Family Fish Fry Dinner from 4-7 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 31 at the Buck’s Store Museum, Bena. All money raised by the…