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Show reception Friday at Bay School (9/28/2022) - An opening reception for Dreamweavers, the October show at the Bay School Community Arts Center, will be held from 5-7 p.m. Friday at the Arts Speaks Gallery on Main Street,…
arts bay concerts bobby blackhat Bobby ‘BlackHat’ to perform at MHS (9/28/2022) - Concerts by the Bay will present a Virginia favorite, Bobby “BlackHat” Walters in concert at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 16, in the Harry M. Ward Auditorium at Mathews High…
Jason Cale Band to perform at Music on Maple (9/28/2022) - Music on Maple will have its final courtyard concert under the stars of the year on Friday, Oct. 7 in downtown Mathews. The Jason Cale Band will present a blend of New Orleans funk, blues,…
Night scene (9/28/2022) - Ann Davis of Susan captured this photograph of the moon rising over Horn Harbor in Mathews.
Rabies clinic to be held Saturday (9/28/2022) - Mathews County Animal Control will hold a rabies clinic from 9-11 a.m. Saturday at Animal Care of Mathews, 10746 Buckley Hall Road. All dogs and cats are required by law…
general broadband grant oversight State officials oversee local broadband projects (9/28/2022) - Representatives from the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development visited Gloucester and Mathews counties on Friday to see how two grant-funded broadband projects are coming along. Judy Rowe, chair…
Mathews Library to host series of orchestral presentations (9/28/2022) - Mathews Memorial Library has been selected by the Virginia Symphony Orchestra to host a series of “Meet the Families” presentations showcasing various families of instruments in concert. The first concert…
Free after-school art class for teens (9/28/2022) - The Bay School Community Arts Center is offering a free after-school class for teenagers on Mondays from Oct. 3 through Dec. 12 at the gallery on Main Street in Mathews.…
Mathews to welcome fall with Autumn on Main event (9/21/2022) - The Mathews County Visitor and Information Center is inviting the public to “welcome fall and the best that downtown Mathews has to offer” at this year’s Autumn on Main and…
Blood drive (9/21/2022) - Sixty-nine units of blood were collected at the Mathews community blood drive held on Tuesday, Sept. 13 at the Piankatank Ruritan Club building in Hudgins. Nancy Jagger was the only…
Book donated to library (9/21/2022) - Mathews County Historical Society recently donated “Pocahontas and the English Boys: Caught between Cultures in Early Virginia” by Karen Ordahl Kupperman in memory of longtime member and donor Richard Hollerith…
Raffle winners (9/21/2022) - PEO Chapter CA in Mathews has presented winners of its Market Days raffle items their prizes. At left, recording secretary Sue Clary, left, presents a globe to Kevin and Peggy…
Oct. 7 blood drive to honor Sean McNulty Jr. (9/21/2022) - Gloucester Volunteer Fire Department’s Junior EMS and Fire Cadets will host a blood drive from 1-7 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 7, at Station 1 on Main Street in Gloucester. The…
gloucester 911 Remembering 9/11 (9/21/2022) - Caden Hutson watches the American flag being lowered in front of the Gloucester Volunteer Fire and Rescue Station 1 on Sunday, Sept. 11 in observance of the 21st anniversary of…
Early voting begins Friday (9/21/2022) - In-person voting for the 2022 general election begins Friday in Virginia, and registrar offices in both Gloucester and Mathews counties are prepared for those who decide to cast their ballots…
canine Main estate donated to Canine Companions (9/21/2022) - The estate of the late Helen and Murray Main, longtime Mathews property owners, has left a major bequest to a national organization that trains service dogs for children and adults…
It’s fall, y’all (9/21/2022) - Fall begins today with the autumnal equinox occurring at 9:04 p.m. From now until spring, each 24-hour period will have more darkness than daylight.
Plea agreement reached in Hooper case (9/21/2022) - A plea agreement was reached recently in the case of the United States of America vs Robin Hooper, owner of the former Williams Wharf Oyster Company in Mathews. Hooper, who…
record mathews sheriff award edwards Inv. Edwards receives award from U.S. Attorney’s Office (9/21/2022) - Investigator April Edwards of the Mathews County Sheriff’s Office was one of three people who received 2022 Public Service Awards earlier this month from the United States Attorney’s Office of…
Survey of older Virginians underway (9/21/2022) - The Virginia Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services has contracted with Polco to seek the public’s insight on the Community Assessment Survey for Older Adults. The survey will be used…
1,200+ expected at Mathews Seafood Festival (9/16/2022) - This year’s rain-or-shine Mathews Seafood Festival promises to be an exciting event, with 1,200 or more people expected to attend and enjoy “a fantastic spread” of seafood and barbecue, shop…
mathews mkt days 22 10 pony ride 5,000+ attend Mathews Market Days (9/14/2022) - Mathews Market Days drew an impressive crowd of more than 5,000 to the court green and Main Street area over the weekend, according to chairperson Morgan Hudgins. The popular festival…
Machens to take part in Covid forum (9/14/2022) - Ruth Machen of Foster will sing “God Bless America” and her brother Peter will lead the Pledge of Allegiance at a Covid forum from 1-4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 1,…
Two hearings on Mathews board agenda (9/14/2022) - The Mathews County Board of Supervisors will hold two public hearings at 6 p.m. next Wednesday, Sept. 21, in the historic courthouse on Court Street. One hearing will be for…
Post 83 raises price of its monthly breakfasts (9/14/2022) - Because of inflation and increased food prices, American Legion Post 83, Mathews, has been forced to increase the price of its 1st Sunday “World Famous Breakfast” to $10 for adults;…
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