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pet page animal control New officer joins Gloucester Animal Control (8/17/2022) - Brooke Hudgins, a native of Mathews, was recently named a new Deputy Animal Control Officer for Gloucester County. From an early age, she has enjoyed a love of animals that…
Abingdon Ruritan donations (8/17/2022) - PHOTOS BY DEAN MARZOCCA The Boys & Girls Club of Gloucester, located in the Hayes Shopping Center, was recently presented with a $1,000 donation check from the Abingdon Ruritan Club.…
other david foster Hayes resident files as independent for 1st CD seat (8/17/2022) - David Bruce Foster of Hayes, is running as an independent candidate in the 1st Congressional District race, appearing on the November ballot alongside incumbent Republican Rep. Rob Wittman and Democratic…
point machicomoco Storytelling at Machicomoco (8/17/2022) - Professional storyteller Katrina White Brown, center, is surrounded by fellow park rangers at Machicomoco State Park following the debut of her program on Algonquin and African American fables, “When the…
gloucester robin hogge 40 years’ service (8/17/2022) - Captain Robin Hogge of the Gloucester County Sheriff’s Office—the longest tenured current employee in Gloucester County—was recognized this week on his 40 years of service to the residents of Gloucester.…
point masons top photo Achilles Masons receive Masonic Veterans Pins (8/17/2022) - Achilles Lodge No. 281, AF&AM had a big night on Aug. 9, with the awarding of Masonic Veterans Pins to two Masons acknowledging their years of service to the fraternity.…
gloucester library comix con stormtrooper and pilot by T 2,000+ take part in Comix Con (8/17/2022) - More than 2,000 guests took part in Saturday’s Comix Con at the Gloucester Library, Main Street Center, looking for comics while taking part in games, trivia contests and other activities.…
Gloucester, Mathews not facing major teacher shortages (8/17/2022) - While Gloucester and Mathews school systems have had their share of challenges in hiring and retaining quality teachers, the situation locally is not nearly as dire as it is in…
Planners adopt code of ethics, new bylaws (8/17/2022) - The Mathews Planning Commission met Tuesday night in the historic courthouse, where it unanimously voted to approve its code of ethics and a change to its bylaws. Additions to the…
Merenda, Skyler GCSO investigating shooting death of 18-year-old woman (8/17/2022) - A shooting incident that resulted in the death of a young woman in the 4300 block of Bufflehead Drive early Monday morning is still under investigation. Major Ryan Cookson of…
gloucester vfrs donations to kentucky Local firefighters help flood-ravaged Kentucky (8/17/2022) - When Gloucester Volunteer Fire and Rescue Squad’s Assistant Chief Jon Williams recently saw photos on television showing fire trucks partially submerged in water in Kentucky, he realized that his own…
point werowocomoco archeobotany Werowocomoco archeobotany report completed (8/10/2022) - Archebotanical (the study of human history through the lens of plant remains) research was conducted by the College of William and Mary and Werowocomoco Research Group between 2003 and 2005.…
National Night Out (8/10/2022) - The Waterview neighborhood at Gloucester Point gathered on Tuesday, Aug. 2 at Lafayette Park on the York River for its annual celebration of National Neighborhood Night Out. Four members of…
point abingdon shriners Supporting Shriners (8/10/2022) - The Abingdon Ruritan Club presented a $1,000 donation Monday to the Shriners Transportation Fund. At Shriners Hospitals for Children, all care and services are provided regardless of the family’s ability…
Signups underway for Guinea Jubilee activities (8/10/2022) - Registration forms for a slew of events connected to the Guinea Jubilee are now available online. The jubilee, the annual festival celebrating all things Guinea, will be held on Sept.…
gloucester planning meeting Gloucester planners recommend public utilities guidance (8/10/2022) - The Gloucester Planning Commission met last Thursday night in the colonial courthouse to discuss a proposal to add an appendix to the comprehensive plan to provide guidance for the evaluation…
Brent and Becky’s to observe National Honey Bee Day Aug. 20 (8/10/2022) - National Honey Bee Day will be celebrated from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 20, at Brent and Becky’s Bulbs, Ware Neck, with demonstrations and information provided by the Colonial…
NARFE luncheon Tuesday at Olivia’s (8/10/2022) - Chapter 1757 of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees will meet at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Olivia’s in the Village, Gloucester. Jane Wenner, Gloucester County’s Emergency Management Coordinator, will…
Upcoming library events include Comix Con Saturday (8/10/2022) - Gloucester Library will hold its Comix Con event this Saturday from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at its Main Street Center location. Come dressed as your favorite character. There will…
Supervisors approve pay raise for officers (8/10/2022) - The Gloucester Board of Supervisors voted unanimously at its Aug. 2 meeting to provide additional appropriations to Gloucester Sheriff’s Office for the state compression-based pay raise that was approved by…
gloucester lottery winner Gloucester man wins $1M in Virginia Lottery (8/10/2022) - Duane McFarland is a paramedic and a second-generation firefighter. Now he has another title to add: Lottery winner! The Gloucester man matched the first five winning numbers in the Virginia…
COVID-19 case numbers continue to decline (8/10/2022) - COVID-19 cases decreased slightly across the U.S. during the past week, with about 117,500 known cases recorded per day. There was also a decrease of cases in Virginia, according to…
gloucester harper's list 2 edit ‘Harper’s List’: A thank you to the GSO (8/10/2022) - Several weeks ago, Brittany Monroe and her daughter Harper were in the car when they passed an on-duty police officer on Route 17. “Harper said to me ‘we should really…
1a guinea jubilee file photo Festival to have renewed emphasis on all things Guinea: After 2-year hiatus, Jubilee returns Sept. 23-24 (8/10/2022) - “We need to bring the ‘Guinea’ back to the Guinea Jubilee,” said Melissa Ashe, giving a renewed emphasis to and appreciation of the cultural traditions that set this festival apart…
What feeds the fish in the Chesapeake Bay? (8/10/2022) - Aquatic forage species—the small fish, worms and other out-of-sight species that feed all the others—are the lifeblood of the Chesapeake Bay. So, to better assess the health of nation’s largest…
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