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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…
Gloucester Housing Partnership receives $10,000 grant (3/4/2020) - The Gloucester Housing Partnership, Inc., an organization whose mission is to provide basic home repair to qualified low-income homeowners in Gloucester County, recently received a financial boost. GHP representatives were…
Daylight Saving Time begins Sunday (3/4/2020) - Daylight Saving Time begins at 2 a.m. Sunday and will remain in effect until Nov. 1. Timepieces should be set ahead one hour (“spring forward”) upon retiring Saturday night. Residents…
Gloucester receives award for budget presentation (3/4/2020) - Gloucester County’s Department of Financial Services has received the Government Finance Officers Association’s Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for its budget for the fifth consecutive year. The award represents a significant…
Perfect attendance (3/4/2020) -
‘Love, Loss and What I Wore’ comes to Flat Iron (3/4/2020) - Tickets are available for the upcoming show “Love, Loss and What I Wore,” an off-season adult comedy being presented by the Court House Players and Flat Iron Crossroads on Friday…
Gloucester Wetlands Board approves four requests (2/26/2020) - The Gloucester County Wetlands Board approved all four requests that came before it during the Feb. 12 meeting in the colonial courthouse. The first request was from James A. Alexander…
New board members join Gloucester Preservation Foundation (2/26/2020) - The Gloucester Preservation Foundation recently announced its new board of directors, with Dr. David A. Brown of the Fairfield Foundation taking the leadership role. “I am honored to assume the…
guinea_buck Guinea Heritage Association celebrates Buck’s Store centennial (2/19/2020) - Good things are happening at Buck’s Store Museum. This is a big year for Guinea Heritage Association with a year-long celebration of the 100th anniversary of the C.B. Rowe and…
County seeking info on those with Revolutionary War roots (2/19/2020) - Did your family live in Gloucester during the Revolutionary War? The county is seeking information from local historians or residents who have roots back to the colonial days in Gloucester.…
dss_job_assistance Gloucester Social Services opens career center to help job seekers (2/12/2020) - Gloucester Social Services has a new service available to the community to help employers, workers and job seekers with career services. Gloucester Social Services has partnered with Virginia Career Works-Greater…
Traffic light at Brays Point Road installed (2/12/2020) - Virginia Department of Transportation crews installed traffic signal equipment on Route 17 at the intersection with Brays Point Road on Sunday and Monday evenings. A new traffic signal pole was…
Planners recommend small-scale manufacturing changes (2/12/2020) - The Gloucester Planning Commission unanimously voted to recommend a code amendment allowing small-scale manufacturing as a by-right use in the county’s business and industrial zoning districts at its February meeting,…
CircleUp to examine continuing effects of Jim Crow (2/5/2020) - CircleUp Middle Peninsula will take a look at the continuing effects of Jim Crow laws when the community action group meets on Sunday. Dr. “Soji” Akomolafe, Executive Director of the…
Planners to consider small-scale manufacturing change (2/5/2020) - The Gloucester Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on a proposed code amendment addressing small-scale manufacturing at its February meeting which begins at 7 o’clock tonight in the colonial…
County seeks volunteers for local committees (2/5/2020) - There are several volunteer opportunities available for Gloucester residents interested in serving their community. Gloucester County is looking for citizens to serve on several local committees, as there are a…
guinea_heritage_02_06_20 Guinea Heritage Association to honor Eldridge Cook (2/5/2020) - The Guinea Heritage Association is celebrating the 100th anniversary of the C.B. Rowe and Son General Store with a series of public events throughout the year. The store opening in…
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