Press "Enter" to skip to content

Mathews News

mathews tour de chesapeake 2024 preview 2 25th anniversary Saturday of Mathews cycling tour (5/15/2024) - This Saturday will mark the 25th anniversary of the Tour de Chesapeake, a premier bicycling event that annually draws hundreds of cyclists to Mathews County and offers activities for visitors…
Chesapeake Bay Program working toward meeting pollution goals (5/15/2024) - The six states in the Chesapeake Bay watershed, and Washington, D.C., continue to chip away at pollution entering the bay. The Chesapeake Bay Program announced last Thursday that the seven…
Public asked to report sick, dead birds (5/15/2024) - The public is encouraged to report sick or dead birds to help prevent the spread of avian flu. The Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources recently has seen an uptick in…
buy build sell hunley store 1 Building a museum ‘country store’ to preserve a collection (5/15/2024) - Ray Hunley of Mathews has built something close to his heart and history: a room in the Mathews Historical Museum to house his father’s country store collection. A grand opening…
Registration open for well water testing (5/8/2024) - Registration is now open for the Lower Middle Peninsula Well Water Clinic, offered by Virginia Cooperative Extension. Sample kits will cost $70 this year, but limited scholarship funds are available…
Legislators meet with DeJoy over mail delay issue (5/8/2024) - U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine (both D-VA) and Reps. Rob Wittman (R-Montross) and Jennifer McClellan (D-Richmond) met April 29 with U.S. Postmaster General Louis DeJoy to discuss…
mathews visitor center mobi mat Couple looks to make Haven Beach handicapped accessible (5/8/2024) - Buz and Tammy Rollins of the Mathews Visitor and Information Center are hoping to raise the funds to place a Mobi-mat at Haven Beach to provide access to the beach…
mathews dumpsters ‘Keep it clean y’all’ (5/8/2024) - Last week, Mathews Visitor Center Executive Director Kat Larkin, at left, and board president Bobbi Hatton went out and helped with the placement of two new dumpsters that MCVIC has…
Canine Companions seeks permits for Mathews property (5/8/2024) - Two years after the estate of the late Helen and Murray Main donated the couple’s 220-acre property in Mathews to the national nonprofit organization Canine Companions for Independence, Inc., the…
mathews supes sue haywood retirement 23 years’ service (5/8/2024) - Sue Haywood, at left, retired as the Mathews County Building Department’s permit technician on Tuesday, April 30, after nearly 23 years of service. She was recognized both for the “pride…
IMG_8323 Large crowds turn out for May Faire (5/8/2024) - Saturday’s May Faire, the annual spring heritage festival sponsored by the Mathews Historical Museum, attracted one of the largest crowds in its six-year history, as visitors to the Mathews court…
Board keeps tax rates unchanged (5/8/2024) - The Mathews County Board of Supervisors held a special called meeting last Wednesday, May 1, to set the tax rates for the 2024-2025 fiscal year and to appoint an interim…
mathews hitw dredge 1 HITW dredging (5/8/2024) - Mathews supervisor Mike Walls gave the Gazette-Journal a boat ride out to Hole in the Wall on Friday to observe the dredging project that’s underway in the channel. A large…
Mathews Sheriff’s Office to hold service Tuesday to mark Police Appreciation Week (5/8/2024) - The Mathews County Sheriff’s Office will hold a service to mark National Police Appreciation Week at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Piankatank Ruritan Club, Hudgins. The public is invited. In…
other news bay aging annual report Bay Aging releases FY2023 annual report (5/8/2024) - Bay Aging served a total of 34,439 people in 2023, provided 130,711 rides to ensure essential transportation services and distributed 180,452 nutritious meals to those in need. Those are just…
Saturday’s May Faire has ‘something for everyone’ (5/1/2024) - Mathews County’s spring festival, May Faire 2024: A Rural Life will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday on the Mathews Court Green and at the Mathews Historical…
mathews harriet galbraith photos 1 Bridal memories restored thanks to online sleuths (5/1/2024) - Longtime Mathews resident Harriet Galbraith has had her image splashed across television screens and in magazines and newspapers across the nation for the past few months, all because of a…
Early voting starts Friday in June 18 dual primary (5/1/2024) - Early voting begins Friday in two primary elections held in Gloucester and Mathews counties, and across Virginia. Locally, Democrats will be asked to choose between two candidates for the 1st…
Events May 2-9 (5/1/2024) - Thursday PARKS AND REC: The Mathews County Parks and Recreation Committee will meet at 4:30 this afternoon, Thursday, May 2, in the historic courthouse. PLANNING COMMISSION: The Gloucester County Planning…
Board touches on number of topics, from Smart Poles to county park (5/1/2024) - During the Mathews County Board of Supervisors’ April 18 meeting, county administrator Ramona Wilson and several supervisors touched on a variety of topics, from Smart Pole usage to the possibility…
mathews boat safety Boat Virginia (5/1/2024) - U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 66, Mathews, held a Boat Virginia class on April 20. Students and instructors at the class were, seated from left, Arthur B. Call Jr., Brent…
mathews library litter critters ‘Litter critters’ (5/1/2024) - Mathews Main Street got a sprucing up recently when members of Mathews Memorial Library’s Dungeons & Dragons Club accepted the challenge to become “litter critters” for the afternoon. Those who…
Dine to Donate to help purchase school supplies (5/1/2024) - The Gwynn’s Island Civic League Foundation will hold a Dine to Donate event from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Richardson’s Café, Main Street, Mathews. Richardson’s has agreed to…
mathews supes deputy recognition Mathews deputy receives life-saving commendation (5/1/2024) - Mathews Sheriff April Edwards recognized Deputy Bryan Longest during the Mathews Board of Supervisors’ April 18 meeting for three incidents in 2022 and 2023 in which he was instrumental in…
mathews supes animal control recognition Animal Control Week (5/1/2024) - The Mathews County Board of Supervisors recognized the week of April 14-20 as Animal Control Appreciation Week and acknowledged appreciation of the county’s animal control officers during the board’s April…

Subscribe to Receive Weekly Updates and Announcements