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County anticipates restaurant reopening on Friday (5/26/2022) - The County of Mathews has issued a statement regarding closure of the Hole in the Wall restaurant on Gwynn’s Island. In it, the county states that a solution is being…
Mathews residents to get tax bills next week (5/26/2022) - Mathews residents can expect to receive their tax bills in the mail sometime next week, with the due date for the first payment on real estate taxes extended to June…
Power outage (5/25/2022) - An accident on Main Street last Thursday afternoon left 1,921 customers without power for 33 minutes when a vehicle hit a Dominion Energy pole and it broke into several pieces.…
‘Riverball’ to be held June 18 (5/25/2022) - “Riverball,” Mathews Main Street’s bi-annual fund- raising gala and celebration of summer, will be held from 6-9 p.m. on Saturday, June 18, at the Mathews Yacht Club on Yacht Club…
Rotary to hold ‘Party with a Purpose’ on June 4 (5/25/2022) - The Mathews Rotary Club will hold its “Party with a Purpose” from 4-7:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 4 at Williams Wharf. The event features live music, food trucks, dessert bars…
A gift for GMCC (5/25/2022) - The Gloucester Mathews Care Clinic was the beneficiary of a generous donation from Canon earlier this month. The business donated four printers with extra-large ink cartridges for the clinic and…
Fixed broadband equipment arriving; network buildout underway (5/25/2022) - Despite international and national supply chain issues, fixed wireless broadband equipment is arriving, and the network buildout is underway. Open Broadband is working on the first phase of the local…
Joint meeting June 7 on Mathews school budget (5/25/2022) - The Mathews County School Board and Board of Supervisors will hold a joint work session at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, June 7, in the Mathews High School media center. The…
775 cyclists take part in 23rd annual Tour de Chesapeake (5/25/2022) - Mathews County rolled out the red carpet on Saturday to 775 cyclists from up and down the East Coast and beyond for the 23rd annual Tour de Chesapeake. “This ride…
COVID-19 cases increasing across Three Rivers Health District (5/25/2022) - COVID-19 cases continue to surge across the Three Rivers Health District with an average of 30 new cases recorded per day. Cases are also increasing both statewide (an average of…
Memorial Day services Sunday (5/25/2022) - Memorial Day observances will be held Sunday afternoon in Mathews and Gloucester counties, beginning with a 2 p.m. rifle salute and bell ceremony at American Legion Post 83 on Route…
Engineer’s report leads to restaurant closure (5/25/2022) - The popular Hole in the Wall restaurant on Gwynn’s Island was slated to be closed by Mathews County on Wednesday morning after Mathews supervisor Dave Jones, speaking during Tuesday night’s…
Offices close in observance of Memorial Day (5/25/2022) - All post offices, courts, county offices, schools, and DMV customer service centers in Gloucester and Mathews will be closed on Monday in observance of the Memorial Day holiday. Mathews Memorial…
Happy summer! (5/25/2022) - The weather is warming up, teachers and students alike are anxiously awaiting the sound of the final bell and families are planning activities to make memories and keep kids occupied…
G.I. Festival to be held June 25 (5/25/2022) - The Gwynn’s Island Festival promises to be exciting this year, with all-day music, food, arts and crafts, and children’s activities. Highlights will include military and first responder exhibits, a Lord…
Community summer events and activities 2022 (5/25/2022) - FRIDAY, MAY 27 BRIDGE: The Gloucester Library, Point Branch, will hold beginner classes on how to play bridge today and Fridays, June 3, 10 and 17 at 10:30 a.m. Registration…
Daylong sailing and seamanship class offered June 18 (5/25/2022) - The Colonial Seaport Foundation, the Mathews Outdoor Club and the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, Mathews Flotilla 66, are teaming up to offer an introductory “Sailing Skills and Seamanship” class on…
Get outside (5/24/2022) - Whether you decide to participate in a local race or simply spend the day at the beach, be sure to make good use of the warm weather and get outside…
July 4 fireworks return in Mathews (5/25/2022) - July 4 fireworks are back in Mathews! “These past two years have been difficult for all, but with your support, we are excited to bring back our 23rd annual Independence…
Mathews Market Days returns Sept. 9-10 (5/25/2022) - After a two-year hiatus because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Mathews Market Days is back. The festival, a Mathews tradition since 1975, will be held on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 9…
Anthem LemonAid fundraiser benefits CHKD (5/25/2022) - The Anthem LemonAid annual fundraiser is back, with in-person lemonade stands to sweeten the summer. Virtual fundraising pages are also available to ramp up the effort to help kids with…
Mathews school board considers textbook adoption (5/18/2022) - The Mathews County School Board took up the somewhat contentious issue of textbook adoption Tuesday night, with the board approving five high school science texts, as well as two for…
Tour de Chesapeake returns this weekend (5/18/2022) - Mathews County, the Mathews County Visitor and Information Center and Mathews Land Conservancy are teaming up to host this weekend’s 23rd annual Tour de Chesapeake cycling event. Registration begins Friday…
Planners recommend approval of Dollar General (5/18/2022) - By Melany Slaughter The Mathews Board of Supervisors and Planning Commission held a joint meeting Tuesday night in the historic courthouse to conduct two public hearings issues, including one on…
Sand displacement (5/18/2022) - A considerable amount of sand displacement occurred at Bethel Beach Natural Area Preserve in Mathews during last week’s storms and high tides. A large amount of fine sand was deposited…
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