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Gloucester task force on drugs, gangs and domestic violence disbanded (8/11/2010) - The Gloucester County Board of Supervisors voted Aug. 3 during its regular meeting in the colonial courthouse on a resolution to dissolve the Gloucester Task Force on Community Concerns, which…
Stars of Tomorrow champs (8/4/2010) - The Gloucester 12U All Stars won the Stars of Tomorrow Baseball Tournament played July 28-31 in Lancaster. The Gloucester boys bested teams from Richmond County, Denbigh, West Point and Glen…
Governor’s Cup Regatta this weekend (8/4/2010) - The Virginia Governor’s Cup Regatta will be held Saturday and Sunday at the Ware River Yacht Club in Ware Neck. This venerable race that fills local waters with sailboats of…
YMCA to hold Super Sports Soccer program (8/4/2010) - Registration is underway for the Mathews Family YMCA’s Youth Super Sports Soccer program. The session runs from Aug. 30 through Oct. 30 at Thomas Hunter Middle School for boys and…
Registrations held for Mathews fall ball (8/4/2010) - The Mathews County Little League will register players for its fall baseball and softball seasons on two consecutive Saturdays, Aug. 14 and 21, from 9 a.m. to noon each day…
Mathews Big League team finishes fifth in state (8/4/2010) - The Mathews Big League team competed in the state tournament in July in Pound, placing fifth in the competition after losing the first game to the eventual state runners-up from…
Cobia biting in local waters (8/4/2010) - The cobia bite has been really good in the Chesapeake Bay over the last week, according to Chuck Ashe with York River Feed & Fishing Supplies, Gloucester Point. He said…
Sports shorts (8/4/2010) - Field hockey tryouts begin Aug. 16 Conditioning and tryouts for the Page Middle School field hockey team will begin on Monday, Aug. 16, with a session from 5 to 8…
Local school leaders take part in ‘Lunch with the League’ forum Friday in Gloucester (8/4/2010) - Leaders of two local school systems discussed the budgeting process, the future of education and more Friday during a Middle Peninsula League of Voters (MidPenVOTE) "Lunch with the League" forum…
Fair attendance down this year (8/4/2010) - Attendance was down at this year’s Gloucester County Fair, after losing Thursday night’s activities to a torrential downpour, and the traditional Sunday date because carnival providers had to leave for…
School briefs (8/4/2010) - Chelsea Clifford graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor of science degree in biology from Carleton College in Northfield, Minn., during commencement ceremonies June 12. She was also selected for…
GHS to get drunk driving simulator car (8/4/2010) - A celebrity waiter fundraiser last week was a big success and will support the purchase of a drunk driving simulator for use by the Gloucester High School driver education program.…
Condemned waters in Gloucester, Mathews show sharp decline (8/4/2010) - For the second straight year, the acreage of local waters condemned for shellfish harvesting has shown a sharp decline. The total area of condemned waters in Gloucester and Mathews counties…
Applications to be accepted for interim school board position (8/4/2010) - Applications will be accepted for those interested in an interim appointment to the Mathews County School Board, with the four remaining board members expected to make a decision on a…
High-speed internet needed for business growth (8/4/2010) - Mathews is at a disadvantage in recruiting new businesses because it lacks reliable high-speed internet service in many parts of the county, several people said during an economic development forum…
School calendar (8/4/2010) - SPECIAL ED: The Board of Control for the Middle Peninsula Regional Special Education Program will meet at 8 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 11, in Room 305 of the Gloucester County Public…
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Mathews Historical Society gets treasure trove of documents from J. Martin Diggs estate (8/4/2010) - Mathews County has a treasure trove of historical documents, photos and artifacts, thanks in no small part to the efforts of the late J. Martin Diggs. A teacher, principal, civic…
Supervisors decline to consider school board request (8/4/2010) - The Gloucester County Board of Supervisors voted 4-3 during its meeting Tuesday night in the colonial courthouse not to entertain a request on behalf of the Gloucester School Board to…
Planners to hold panel discussion on high-speed internet (8/4/2010) - The Gloucester County Planning Commission will meet at 7:30 o’clock tonight at the historic courthouse. A panel discussion will be held about high-speed internet service. Planner Chris Perez said that…
No BZA meeting in August (8/4/2010) - The Gloucester County Board of Zoning Appeals will not meet during August because no applications were received by the meeting submission date, codes compliance director Ron Peaks said Tuesday.
Market Days to be held Sept. 10-11 (8/4/2010) - The 36th annual Mathews Market Days will be held on Sept. 10 and 11 at Mathews Court House. The festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday,…
Wetlands board to hold two hearings next week (8/4/2010) - The Gloucester County Wetlands Board will hold public hearings on two shoreline improvement applications during a meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 11, in the colonial courthouse. Richard Pearce has…
Gloucester Legion team earns state tourney bid (7/29/2010) - For the second consecutive year, the Gloucester Post 75 team earned a spot in the American Legion state baseball tournament. The team advanced by winning the district championship on Friday…
Local rowing alumni excel in championships (7/29/2010) - A number of local rowing alumni have recently been putting in great performances across the collegiate, summer and international championship racing scenes. Tucker Witt, who rowed for Gloucester High School…