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Mathews YMCA to take part in Bright Beginnings program (7/29/2010) - The Mathews Family YMCA will join with Hands Across Mathews, the Mathews County Department of Social Services and others to take part in the Bright Beginnings program, providing school supplies…
League program on Friday to focus on schools (7/29/2010) - The Middle Peninsula League of Voters (MidPenVOTE) will focus on schools at its next Lunch with the League program at noon on Friday at First Presbyterian Church, Gloucester. Speakers include…
Gloucester County Fair opens tonight (7/28/2010) - There will be plenty to do for all members of the family this week during the annual Gloucester County Fair at Ark Park, said Rachael Burnette, long-time chairman of the…
Settlement reached in assessment lawsuit (7/28/2010) - A settlement has been reached in a lawsuit against Gloucester County regarding unfair assessment. Bill Dodson Jr. of Clay Bank, representing himself, filed suit in Gloucester Circuit Court in late…
Mathews to take part in national health survey (7/28/2010) - The Mathews Board of Supervisors got a preview Tuesday of what will be involved in a county-wide federal health survey that will be conducted in Mathews in September. During the…
Two die in separate Gloucester traffic accidents (7/28/2010) - Two men, including a pedestrian, died in separate vehicle accidents this past weekend in Gloucester, raising the number of traffic fatalities in the county to 13 for 2010. A Belroi…
Morgan disappointed Mathews not pursuing Put-In Creek project (7/28/2010) - Del. Harvey B. Morgan (R-Middlesex) expressed regret Monday that Mathews County has decided not to proceed with a proposed project to dredge Put-In Creek. "I’m very enthusiastic about it and…
Waiting for breakfast (7/28/2010) - A great blue heron on Put-In Creek in Mathews waits for breakfast.
Civil War day camp (7/28/2010) - A Civil War-themed day camp was held Saturday at the Tompkins Cottage in Mathews Court House. Sponsored by the Mathews County Civil War Sesquicentennial Committee and the Mathews Historical Society,…
DAV breaks ground on new home (7/28/2010) - Members of General Anthony Wayne Chapter 58, Disabled American Veterans, and its Auxiliary broke ground Monday afternoon on its new chapter home on Short Lane in Gloucester. When completed, the…
Renaissance fair (7/28/2010) - A Renaissance Fair came to Gloucester recently.
Internet data pole goes up in Hallieford (7/28/2010) - A data pole for wireless internet was installed at the Hallieford Post Office on Saturday. David Mower, managing partner for Northern Neck WiFi of Kilmarnock, said it could be a…
Mathews planner maps out suggested priorities (7/28/2010) - Planner Matt Rowe of the Mathews County Department of Planning and Zoning during a brief meeting on Tuesday, July 20, presented the Mathews Planning Commission with a prioritized list of…
Gloucester board to hold five public hearings Tuesday (7/28/2010) - The Gloucester County Board of Supervisors has five public hearings scheduled Tuesday in its meeting to begin at 7 p.m. in the colonial courthouse. One hearing will discuss amending the…
Humane society returning use of animal control building (7/28/2010) - The Gloucester-Mathews Humane Society is returning use of the former Gloucester Animal Control building on Beehive Drive to the county, according to humane society executive director Ellen Thacker. For more…
Planners review comp plan survey results (7/28/2010) - The Gloucester Planning Department held three meetings in June so the public could learn about the county’s comprehensive plan update that’s now underway. Surveys were handed out at each meeting…
State tightens up wastewater discharge rules (7/28/2010) - A ceremonial signing of a recently-passed piece of environmental legislation will be held at 1:30 p.m. today in Gov. Bob McDonnell’s conference room in the Patrick Henry Building in Richmond.…
Girls get hooked on robotics in engineering camp (7/23/2010) - An all-girl group of fourth and fifth graders spent last week building robots and programming them for some stiff competition in the 2010 Engineering Camp held at Botetourt Elementary School.…
Richards to step down from school board (7/23/2010) - Dr. Michael Richards, a member of the Mathews County School Board since 2008, announced Tuesday night that he is stepping down from that post, effective Aug. 31. Richards made the…
Celebrity waiter nights planned to raise money for drunk driving simulator (7/23/2010) - Waiting To Serve You, a celebrity waiter night at Rosemary and Wine at 17 Plaza in Gloucester, to raise funds to purchase a $15,000 driver’s education simulator known as Sidne,…
Top Latin students honored at GHS (7/23/2010) - Gloucester High School Latin teacher Shirley Ryan has announced her students’ results on the 2010 National Latin Exam. Matthew Cross, a 2010 graduate and fourth year Latin student, posted a…
Two GHS students attend law cadet program (7/23/2010) - Jesse Pearsall of Hayes, and Christina Sherman and Austin White of Gloucester, were among the 37 high school students who completed the 21st annual Junior Law Cadets Program at the…
Gloucester school personnel are appointed (7/23/2010) - Nicholas DeMet of Gloucester, was named the coordinator for technology services for Gloucester Public Schools by the Gloucester School Board in personnel actions during its July 13 meeting. Also, Sydney…
Chesapeake Bay conference (7/23/2010) - The second session of the Gloucester Rotary Club’s 2010 Chesapeake Bay Conference for high school students included Paul Crook, Brian Moy, Shirley Chabur, Caitlin Ennis, Amanda Pietroski, Emily Gale, Kathleen…
Mobjack rowers capture 3 golds, 7 medals total in Philly (7/23/2010) - Youth rowers from Gloucester and Mathews, representing Mobjack Rowing Association, traveled to Philadelphia Saturday to race in the Philadelphia Youth Regatta held on the Schuylkill River. The regatta hosted 30…