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museum_open_house Museum open house (12/11/2019) - Tompkins Cottage Museum will have a Christmas Open House from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. The cottage is decorated for Christmas in the traditional style of the mid-1800s. Available…
Haiku House to hold Christmas brunch (12/11/2019) - The Haiku House (10941 Buckley Hall Road, Mathews) is inviting the public to a brunch on Christmas, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 25. Those attending are…
Christmas Blessing Fund kicks off next week (11/26/2019) - For the first time, the Mathews Ruritan Club Christmas Blessing Fund will have a pair of honorary co-chairpersons, with Ron and Debbie Lambert serving in that post this year. Solicitation…
Mathews Christmas Tree Lighting Sunday (11/26/2019) - The Mathews Community Christmas Tree Lighting will be held on Sunday, beginning at 5 p.m., on the court green beside the Mathews County School Board office. The Mathews Visitor and…
Mathews Christmas Store returns Dec. 13-14 (11/26/2019) - The annual Mathews County Christmas Store, sponsored by the Mathews County Department of Social Services and community volunteers, will be held all day Friday and Saturday, Dec. 13 and 14,…
Coast Guard honors members who have ‘crossed the bar’ (11/26/2019) - In a day of remembrance and reflection, active duty Coast Guard men and women gathered alongside Coast Guard Auxiliarists at United States Coast Guard Station Milford Haven on Nov. 8…
No December meeting for Mathews BZA (11/26/2019) - There will be no December meeting of the Mathews County Board of Zoning Appeals. No cases were filed.
Blood drive Tuesday in Mathews (11/26/2019) - An American Red Cross bloodmobile will be held from 2-7 p.m. Tuesday at the Piankatank Ruritan Club in Hudgins. This Mathews blood drive is being sponsored by American Legion Post…
County files response to Morrow suit (11/20/2019) - The Mathews Board of Supervisors has filed its response to county supervisor G.C. Morrow’s Oct. 17 complaint asking the court to restore him as board chairman. Morrow was ousted from…
Car fire (11/20/2019) - A 1999 Ford Explorer located in the 700 block of Tabernacle Road in Mathews was destroyed by fire on Monday. Ricky Tomlinson of Mathews Volunteer Fire Department said the vehicle,…
Peggy Hudgins to lead this year’s Christmas Parade (11/13/2019) - Longtime community volunteer Peggy Hudgins will be honored for her many contributions to the county as grand marshal of this year’s Mathews Christmas Parade. The Mathews Visitor and Information Center…
Planners endorse aviation zoning change (11/13/2019) - The Mathews County Planning Commission on Tuesday night endorsed a change to the zoning ordinance that would allow aviation facilities with a conditional use permit in the rural and industrial…
Bay Aging VP to speak to MCRC (11/13/2019) - The Mathews County Resources Council will meet at 9:15 a.m. next Thursday, Nov. 21, at Mathews Memorial Library. Michael B. Norvell, Vice President of Development and Marketing for Bay Aging,…
Mathews Maritime Foundation to view ‘Great Unknown’ (11/13/2019) - John Bonner will present the film, the “Great Unknown” during the Mathews Maritime Foundation’s next speaker meeting, at 7 p.m. next Thursday, Nov. 21, at the MMF Museum, Main Street.…
Daum replaces Wilks as interim building official (11/13/2019) - Stephen Daum of Gloucester has joined the staff of Mathews County as the interim building official. He replaces Jamie Wilks, who ended seven-plus years with the county on Friday. Wilks…
Mathews Historical Museum open Saturday for Veterans Day (11/6/2019) - The Mathews Historical Museum will be open from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday in honor of Veterans Day. The museum posted this year a Wall of Remembrance, containing more than 800…
Fall cleanup to be held Nov. 16 in Mathews (11/6/2019) - The Mathews fall roadside cleanup is scheduled to take place from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Nov. 16, with a rain date of Saturday, Nov. 23. Twice a year…
Mathews planners to hear about funding for CIP project (11/6/2019) - The Mathews County Planning Commission will hear a presentation on funding sources for capital improvements to county-owned properties on Tuesday. The planners will meet at 7 p.m. in the historic…
County to proceed with revitalizing court green (11/6/2019) - Mathews supervisors approved a design for revitalization of the county’s historic court green during the board’s Oct. 22 meeting. The vote was 3-2, with supervisors Charles Ingram and G.C. Morrow…
Broadband survey starts Friday (10/30/2019) - The Mathews County Broadband Advisory Board launches its broadband survey tomorrow. The online survey will be available at mathewscountyva.gov/bbsurvey, while paper copies will be available at the Mathews County Treasurer’s…
Recognizing historic properties (10/30/2019) - Preservation Mathews is sponsoring a plaque program to recognize historic properties in Mathews County. Downtown Mathews and the court green are all part of an historic district recognized by the…
Legionnaires to hold Veterans Day Dinner (10/30/2019) - Mathews Post 83 of the American Legion and Ladies Auxiliary will host their annual Veterans Day Dinner and Awards Program at 6 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 11, at the post…
‘Hometown Heroes’ (10/23/2019) - New Point and Gwynn’s Island RV resorts, both part of Sun RV Resorts, held a pig and oyster roast fundraiser, “Fall by the Bay for our Hometown Heroes,” at the…
Mathews Farmers’ Market season ends Saturday (10/23/2019) - The last regular season Mathews Farmers’ Market will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. this Saturday on the court green. The Mathews Farmers’ Market is finishing its 31st…
Fall Festival Saturday in Bohannon (10/23/2019) - The West Mathews Community League will hold its sixth annual Fall Festival from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Saturday at the league building in Bohannon. The league owns and maintains…