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Board mulls alternative septic system for restaurant (9/25/2019) - The Mathews County Board of Supervisors gave the green light Tuesday night for the possibility of implementing an alternative septic system at Hole in the Wall restaurant on Gwynn’s Island.…
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Trial begins this week in Mathews child sex case (9/25/2019) - The trial of Scott Marshall, 37, of Marsh Hawk Road in Mathews began with jury selection Wednesday in Williamsburg/James City County Circuit Court. It is scheduled to continue through Friday.…
Autumn on Main returns to Mathews (9/25/2019) - The second annual Autumn on Main and Vintage Market will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 5 in downtown Mathews. This event features more than…
Planners table decision on hauling business request (9/18/2019) - The Mathews County Planning Commission tabled a decision Tuesday on an application by John W. Allen of J&Z Hauling LLC for after-the-fact approval of a conditional use permit to operate…
Broadband group moves ahead with grant application (9/18/2019) - The Mathews Broadband Advisory Board has been forging ahead since it was established in June by the Mathews County Board of Supervisors. Less than a month into its mission, the…
Manning joins Mathews Circuit Court staff (9/18/2019) - Beth Brown Manning of Bavon has joined the staff of the Mathews County Circuit Court as a deputy clerk. She began work on Aug. 19. As a deputy clerk, Manning…
Constitution Week to be celebrated at Mathews Memorial Library (9/12/2019) - Mathews Memorial Library, with the help of the Cricket Hill Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution, has arranged a special display in observance of Constitution Week, Sept. 16–23.  The…
4 public hearings on Tuesday’s agenda (9/11/2019) - The Mathews County Board of Supervisors and Planning Commission will hold four public hearings during the regular meeting of the planning commission, beginning at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the historic…
Blood drive Tuesday (9/11/2019) - An American Red Cross blood drive will be held from 2-7 p.m. Tuesday at the Piankatank Ruritan Club building on Buckley Hall Road in Hudgins. Appointments can be made at…
Specifications changed for aids to navigation (9/11/2019) - After receiving no bids on a request for proposals that was issued in June, Mathews County has changed the specifications for aids to navigation to be installed in Davis Creek…
WMCL to tour new firehouse (9/11/2019) - The West Mathews Community League will meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday in the league building at Bohannon. After a potluck supper, the group will tour the new fire house at…
‘Mathews Men’ author to discuss latest work in Topping (9/11/2019) - William Geroux, author of “The Mathews Men,” will discuss his latest work, “The Ghost Ships of Archangel: The Arctic Voyage that Defied the Nazis,” at next week’s meeting of the…
2-year-old child dies in apparent drowning (9/11/2019) - A 2-year-old child died after apparently falling off a pier into Billups Creek in Mathews on Sunday, the Mathews County Sheriff’s Office reported. The sheriff’s office communication center received a…
Market Days to be Saturday only (9/4/2019) - With Hurricane Dorian looming off the coast and threatening an impact to the area, this year’s 45th annual Mathews Market Days will be a one-day event, opening Saturday at 9…
HRSD pump station exterior to be completed later this year (9/4/2019) - The new pump station being erected on Mathews Main Street by the Hampton Roads Sanitation Division is due for completion sometime next March, but residents will know what the finished…
Antique sale (9/4/2019) - Some of many antiques that will be available for sale this weekend at the Mathews Historical Museum. They were donated to benefit the museum by a Virginia estate, a release…
Safe boating class to be held in Mathews (9/4/2019) - U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Mathews Flotilla 66 will conduct a Boating Safety Class beginning at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 21, at the Mathews Volunteer Rescue Squad, Hudgins. The course,…
MCRC to meet Sept. 19 (9/4/2019) - The Mathews County Resources Council will meet at 9:15 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 19, at Mathews Memorial Library. The meeting will include election of officers for the coming year. Chesapeake…
G.I. sewer extension could cost $4M (8/28/2019) - It could cost upwards of $4 million to get sewer service to a portion of Gwynn’s Island—a move that would be a tough pill for taxpayers to swallow, but would…
No Walls serves 336 as students prepare for school year (8/28/2019) - An overcast day with mild temperatures created the perfect setting for the fourth annual No Walls Community Day in Mathews. The event, which has a goal of reaching young people…
Survey a crucial next step in broadband project (8/28/2019) - A countywide survey of residents’ internet access and needs is the next step in the process of getting improved broadband coverage throughout Mathews County, according to Chuck Kirby, vice president…
School calendars: 2019-2020 (8/28/2019) - School officials in Gloucester and Mathews counties have announced the following calendars for the upcoming school year. GLOUCESTER Sept. 3, First day of school Oct. 17, Early dismissal (1:30 p.m.)…
Offices close for Labor Day holiday (8/28/2019) - All post offices, courts, county offices, school board offices, and DMV customer service centers in Gloucester and Mathews will be closed Monday in observance of the Labor Day holiday, Sept.…
‘Seasons of Mathews’ (8/28/2019) - P. Buckley Moss, right, creator of the 45th anniversary Mathews Market Days poster, describes the work, “Seasons of Mathews,” as Market Days committee member Dee Russell stands at left after…