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Applegate now a Certified Master Inspector (9/9/2020) - Randy Applegate of Gloucester is now credentialed as a Certified Master Inspector—the industry’s top professional designation for home and commercial inspectors. The certification was awarded by the National Association of…
Main Street Trick or Treat canceled this year (9/9/2020) - Trick or treating on Gloucester’s Main Street will not happen this year. Jennifer Haggerty, director of the Gloucester Main Street Association, said the annual event had to be canceled “due…
5 tips for navigating SBA Paycheck Protection Program loan forgiveness (9/9/2020) - The Small Business Administration recently opened its forgiveness portal for small business owners who participated in the SBA Paycheck Protection Program. Many lenders are beginning to process forgiveness applications, including…
Gloucester lavender farm holds ‘Dessert Under the Stars’ event (9/2/2020) - Under the Stars Farm held its inaugural “Dessert Under the Stars” event on Saturday at the lavender farm located in northern Gloucester County. The event was an outdoor dessert contest…
Mad Batter Café holds grand opening (9/2/2020) - The Mad Batter Café and Nook, located at the Shops on Hickory Fork in Gloucester, combines two passions of owner Angela Wojtaszczyk—baking and books. The new store, located on Hickory…
Marks joins staff of Morgan & Edwards (9/2/2020) - Ginger Marks has joined the staff of Morgan & Edwards Real Estate as the newest agent at the Mathews firm that specializes in waterfront real estate. A native Virginian, Marks…
Pumpkin crop at Belmont Farm destroyed by deluge (9/2/2020) - Belmont Pumpkin Farm at North, a mainstay of autumn entertainment with pumpkin festivals, hayrides and a corn maze, will not be open this fall. Cammie Gustafson, who owns the farm…
Master Gardener to speak at Brent & Becky’s (9/2/2020) - Bob Beyea of Gloucester Master Gardeners will speak on the topic, “What Plants Need: Main Nutrients, Micro Nutrients and Trace Elements,” at 10 a.m. Saturday at Brent & Becky’s, Gloucester.…
Vintage Pearl coming to Mathews Main Street (8/26/2020) - The Vintage Pearl, an artisan collective featuring home décor, is coming soon to the site of the former Hudgins Pharmacy on Mathews Main Street. Kim Genduso of Mathews said the…
Eastfields Farms raises $2,871 for GMHS (8/26/2020) - Peter and Diane Perina, owners of Eastfields Farms in Mathews, closed out their pick-your-own blueberry season this past weekend with their annual collection for the Gloucester-Mathews Humane Society. Diane Perina…
Deadline approaches for local business grants (8/26/2020) - The deadline to apply for round two of Back to Business grants through the Middle Peninsula Planning District Commission is this Sunday, Aug. 30. The grants are designed to provide…
Gloucester heating and cooling businesses join forces (8/26/2020) - Point Services Heating & Cooling of Gloucester Point announced this week that it will be merging the business with local home services company, Miller’s Services of Saluda. In September, the…
Langley FCU awards $50,000 in grants (8/26/2020) - Langley Federal Credit Union has approved $50,000 in grants to six local organizations through its charitable giving program in the third quarter of the fiscal year. Grants were awarded to…
Fulcrum Concepts receives FAA repair certification (8/19/2020) - Fulcrum Concepts, LLC, has been certified by the Federal Aviation Administration as a Part 145 Repair Station. A ceremony marking the certification was held on Aug. 7 at Fulcrum Headquarters…
Dominion offers help to small business, residential customers (8/19/2020) - Small business and residential customers facing financial hardship can receive support on their energy bills through Dominion Energy’s EnergyShare program. Dominion is supplementing its $13 million annual program contribution in…
$7M+ awarded in Virginia housing grants (8/19/2020) - White Stone and York County are among seven Virginia communities awarded a total of more than $7 million in Virginia Housing Rehabilitation and Community Development block grants last week. The…
Dog Days promotion to benefit GMHS (8/12/2020) - Area businesses for the fifth year are putting on the Dog Days of Summer, offering incentives to customers and supporting the Gloucester-Mathews Humane Society. During August, participants will promote the…
Grand opening (8/12/2020) - Holtzman Propane of Tappahannock celebrated the grand opening of its new showroom on Sunday, Aug. 1, with an open house and raffle. The celebration included free food and drinks, product…
Young entrepreneurs (8/12/2020) - Two Gloucester youth—Josephine and Paul Williams—have been flexing their entrepreneurial muscles during the pandemic, launching a pair of businesses serving their Lewis Avenue neighborhood. Josephine’s Bake Shop specializes in scratch-made…
Move Over Middlesex (8/12/2020) - ACI Fire & Safety of Gloucester recently lent a hand to Urbanna Oyster Festival Queen candidate Sara Murray and Little Miss Spat contestant Caroline Ward. The girls are promoting the…
HII’s second-quarter revenues down 7.4% (8/12/2020) - Huntington Ingalls Industries, the parent company of Newport News Shipbuilding, reported second-quarter 2020 revenues of $2.0 billion, down 7.4 percent from the second quarter of 2019. Operating income in the…
GMHS staying busy this summer; Animal Care in need of volunteers (8/5/2020) - The Gloucester-Mathews Humane Society has been thriving this summer, despite the continuation of theCOVID-19 public health crisis. As many businesses furlough and lay off employees, GMHS has maintained full staffing…
Back to Business grants available in Mathews (8/5/2020) - Back to Business grants are available to help businesses on the Middle Peninsula cover the costs of complying with COVID-19 pandemic guidelines, but Mathews businesses haven’t been taking advantage of…
Sales tax holiday this weekend (8/5/2020) - Virginia will hold its three-day sales tax holiday this weekend, beginning at 12:01 a.m. Friday and ending at 11:59 p.m. Sunday. At this time, you can buy qualifying school supplies,…
Seafood Shack’s new truck (7/29/2020) - Amy Blanock and Robert Martin, from left, recently re-opened The Seafood Shack, operating out of their new food truck in the parking lot of M&M Building Supply in Mathews. The…