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Nine hearings on Mathews Wetlands Board agenda (5/6/2020) - The Mathews County Wetlands Zoning Board was scheduled to hold public hearings on nine requests for proposed projects at its meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday night. The meeting can be…
Market Days poster contest theme is ‘Strength in Community’ (5/6/2020) - The 46th annual Mathews Market Days has announced that the theme for its official poster contest is “Strength in Community: Maintaining Strong Bonds through Tough Times.” “This has been a…
MCVIC sponsors DIY community cleanup (5/6/2020) - The Mathews Visitor Center bi-annually hosts its community cleanups, during which residents gather to pick up trash along the roadways of Mathews. This year’s spring cleanup was canceled to prevent…
HRSD to keep rates at current levels (5/6/2020) - The Hampton Roads Sanitation District Commission’s FY 2021 budget is holding wastewater rates at current levels through June 30, 2021. A planned 9 percent regional wastewater rate increase that would…
Visit through window ‘better than any medicine’ (4/30/2020) - The effects of this pandemic are far reaching, and perhaps the most heartbreaking are the stories of those who are isolated from their loved ones and may not know exactly…
People delaying emergency care in age of coronavirus (4/29/2020) - Hospitals and urgent care facilities across the country have seen a significant and troubling decrease in non-coronavirus related patients since March. “Nationally, according to data from the Urgent Care Association,…
Mathews adopts $28.71M budget (4/29/2020) - The Mathews County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday adopted a $28.71 million FY2021 budget as presented by County Administrator Mindy Conner. The vote was 4-1, with supervisor Paul Hudgins dissenting.…
Mathews blood drive exceeds goal (4/29/2020) - The April 21 American Red Cross blood drive at the Piankatank Ruritan Club building in Hudgins exceeded its goal, with 69 units collected, according to volunteer Nan Cross. The drive’s…
Mathews Rotary Club holds its first online meeting (4/29/2020) - County supervisors, school boards and other governmental bodies aren’t the only ones confronted with unique challenges of getting together to handle business in the midst of this current pandemic. The…
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COVID-19 cases increase slightly locally (4/29/2020) - The number of COVID-19 cases in Gloucester and Mathews counties increased slightly this past week, with Gloucester adding two more cases, for a total of 23, and Mathews adding one,…
YMCAs to hold food drive Tuesday (4/29/2020) - In partnership with the Virginia Peninsula Foodbank, YMCAs in Gloucester and Mathews are helping to combat food shortages due to the COVID-19 pandemic by having food drives in both counties…
Dominion grant to support GMCC telemedicine initiative (4/29/2020) - Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation, a Community Health Partner of the Gloucester Mathews Care Clinic, has provided a $2,600 grant to the clinic through its COVID-19 relief funding effort. The funds…
Let us know how you’re doing (4/29/2020) - When Gloucester and Mathews joined the rest of the nation in the COVID-19 shutdown, the Gazette-Journal started to wonder how people were coping with the sudden changes in their lives.…
Resident attends Navy ship commissioning (4/29/2020) - New Point resident Lynda Lancaster-Loyd and friends attended the commissioning of the USS Hershel “Woody” Williams on March 7 in Norfolk. The ship is an Expeditionary Mobile Base, or ESB-4,…
COVID-19 cases stand at 21 in Gloucester; 3 in Mathews (4/22/2020) - The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Gloucester and Mathews counties increased by one each—for a total of 21 in Gloucester and three in Mathews—compared to last Wednesday, according…
Mathews supervisors to hold budget work session; regular meeting Tuesday (4/22/2020) - The Mathews County Board of Supervisors will hold two electronic meetings on Tuesday. The first, a budget work session, will be held at 1 p.m. The second, the regular monthly…
Drive-by birthday (4/22/2020) - The Cardinal neighborhood turned out in full force on Sunday to celebrate the 98th birthday of Maggie DeVita of Hicks Wharf Road. With social distancing concerns, the neighbors found a…
Fourth book in historic homes series to be released soon (4/22/2020) - The fourth book in the series Historic Homes and Properties of Mathews County, Virginia Pre-Civil War is ready to be launched once restrictions are lifted, announced Reed Lawson, president of…
G.I. Festival joins list of cancellations (4/22/2020) - The 2020 Gwynn’s Island Festival has been canceled because of the COVID-19 pandemic, festival chair Jan Bassett has announced. She noted that the festival, traditionally held the last Saturday in…
Blood drive Tuesday in Mathews, today in Gloucester (4/15/2020) - Several appointment slots remain open for the upcoming American Red Cross blood drive, to be held on Tuesday at the Piankatank Ruritan Club in Hudgins. The drive will run from…
Mathews tax rates to remain unchanged (4/15/2020) - Following technical glitches that forced Monday’s public hearing to be continued to the following night, the Mathews County Board of Supervisors approved keeping its tax rates the same for the…
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