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Trip planned to see The Big Flea (3/11/2020) - Gloucester Parks, Recreation and Tourism is sponsoring a trip to The Big Flea, an antiques show at the Hampton Roads Convention Center, from noon to 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, March…
Bland Music Competition (3/11/2020) - Winners of the Gloucester Lions Club’s 2020 Bland Music Competition were, from left, Ada Zhang, third-place instrumental; Meiling Fan, first-place instrumental; Aaron Kelly Cirillo, third-place vocals; Hailey Rae Williams, second-place…
Bird walk to be held March 19 at Beaverdam Park (3/11/2020) - The Middle Peninsula Bird Club will guide participants in a bird walk on Thursday, March 19, at Beaverdam Park in Gloucester; meet at the main entrance at 8 a.m. to…
Unknown when new Page baseball diamond will be built (3/11/2020) - A baseball field is planned for Page Middle School, but it is still not known when the diamond will be put in place, the Gloucester School Board was told in…
Spring coaches prepare for season at GHS (3/11/2020) - Gus Morande As spring begins, so does a new sports season at Gloucester High School. The teams have already constructed their rosters, and begun to hold scrimmages with other schools.…
Montessori School students hold successful cleanup (3/11/2020) - The elementary students at Gloucester Montessori School took advantage of some good weather on Thursday, Feb. 27, to get an early start on Clean Gloucester Day. Students collected six bags…
‘Bloom and Grow’ gets children into daffodil fun (3/11/2020) - Children ages 6-13 are invited to take part in a free flower-arranging session on Saturday, April 4, at Arts on Main, during the Gloucester Daffodil Festival. With the theme “Bloom…
GHS grads off to good start with EMU softball (3/11/2020) - Gloucester High School graduates Emma West and Courtney Hall have gotten their freshmen year with Eastern Mennonite University’s softball program off to a good start. Emma West West recorded her…
Daffodils and Art event part of festival (3/11/2020) - Arts, daffodils and imagination will combine in the annual Daffodils and Art event to take place Saturday and Sunday, April 4 and 5, at Arts on Main during the Gloucester…
Census mailings are on the way; the 2020 count seeks broad response (3/11/2020) - Beginning today, homes around the country will start receiving official mail from the U.S. Census Bureau with detailed information on how to respond to the 2020 Census, either online, by…
Bass fishing series begins at Beaverdam (3/11/2020) - The Rippin’ Lips Open Bass Series kicked off Saturday at Beaverdam Park with 42 boats taking on the cold and windy day. The tournament saw four bass weighing more than…
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‘Singspiration’ to benefit Guinea Heritage Association (3/4/2020) - The Guinea Heritage Association continues its 2020 series of events to celebrate the opening of C.B. Rowe and Son’s Store 100 years ago. On Feb. 28, Graham Blake presented a…
Flood Awareness Week begins Sunday (3/4/2020) - Gloucester is recognizing the danger posed by flooding as well as steps individuals can take to protect themselves and their property as the county observes Flood Awareness Week in Virginia,…
GHS W.E.B. Du Bois Honor Society inducts 9 (3/4/2020) - Nine new members were inducted into Gloucester High School’s chapter of the W.E.B. Du Bois Honor Society during a ceremony on Feb. 26 at the school. Nijaliya Billups, Diya Cheema,…
Special education meeting Tuesday (3/4/2020) - A meeting on federal funds to benefit children with special education needs will be held at 9 a.m. Tuesday in room A111 of the T.C. Walker Education Center. Local private…
Klezmer band to perform at Gloucester Point (3/4/2020) - The Bagels & Fraylox Klezmer Band, shown above will perform at 4 p.m. on Sunday, March 22, in the sanctuary of Bethany United Methodist Church, 1860 Hayes Road, Gloucester Point.…
Jon Hatch returns to coach GHS tennis (3/4/2020) - Former Gloucester High School teacher, coach and athletic director Jon Hatch will return to the GHS campus this spring to coach boys’ tennis. Hatch retired in 2013 but was appointed…
Rosewell ruins preservation plans being finalized (3/4/2020) - Members of the Rosewell Foundation Board of Directors met recently with Eric Kuchar, project manager for Mesick Cohen Wilson Baker Architects, to finalize plans for the preservation of the Rosewell…
Planners to discuss possible business rezoning at Glenns (3/4/2020) - The Gloucester County Planning Commission will discuss the potential rezoning of B-4 (rural business) properties at the intersection of Route 17 and Route 33 at Glenns to the B-1 (Business)…
Smith to perform at First Friday (3/4/2020) - Singer-songwriter Connie Austin Smith will perform during Arts on Main’s First Friday reception, from 6-8 p.m. on March 6 at the gallery on Main Street in Gloucester. Smith has performed…
Youth karate classes begin next week (3/4/2020) - Gloucester Parks, Recreation and Tourism sponsors karate classes for ages 4 and older. Classes meet on Mondays or Wednesdays at the T.C. Walker Education Center, beginning March 11 and 16.…
Road issues dominate Gloucester board meeting (3/4/2020) - Transportation and road improvement projects were the main topics of discussion at this week’s Gloucester County Board of Supervisors meeting. Supervisors heard two presentations in regard to Gloucester’s continued infrastructural…
GHS students win at regional FBLA competition (3/4/2020) - Gloucester High School students were among the winners at the 2020 Regional Future Business Leaders of American competition held Saturday at Heritage High School. William Westerkamp took first place in…
Bass, pickerel and crappie being caught at Beaverdam (3/4/2020) - Largemouth bass, chain pickerel and black crappie are keeping anglers coming back to the Beaverdam Reservoir, according to park ranger Elizabeth Keefer. Keefer said a fisherman caught three bass from…