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2017 festival (3/24/2021) - A couple photos from the 2017 Gloucester Daffodil Festival. At left, Gloucester High School senior Brianna Miller, the daughter of Paul and Judy Miller, was crowned Daffodil Festival Queen. At…
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Grand marshals (3/24/2021) - Popular Gloucester restaurateurs served as Daffodil Festival grand marshals twice in recent years. In 2013, John Gordon of Chick-fil-A was honored (photo at left). Two years later, Kim and Doug…
Daffodil Festival … a decade ago (3/24/2021) - A look back to the 2011 Gloucester Daffodil Festival, when huge crowds filled the food court area as many gathered to listen to the opening ceremony of the 25th annual…
Great activities to embrace this spring (3/24/2021) - (METRO) Spring arrived in the Northern Hemisphere on Friday, bringing with it visions of more hours of sunshine, warmer temperatures and ample opportunities to embrace the great outdoors. Now that…
The history of Easter bonnets (3/24/2021) - (METRO) When celebrating Easter, many Christians don their best apparel to attend church services and family gatherings. On Easter Sunday, gentlemen often put on their best suits and women their…
Reviving an old home after decades of emptiness (3/17/2021) - The charred wall of one of the two upstairs bedrooms can be seen in the photo above, as well as the one-story kitchen addition. Brothers Neil and Tim Nord- heim…
Tips to improve Wi-Fi reception around the house (3/17/2021) - (METRO) Speedy, reliable internet is something people have quickly grown accustomed to. That’s no doubt why dropped Wi-Fi signals can be so frustrating. Various things can contribute to slow or…
Learn the right ways to clean lawn, patio furniture (3/17/2021) - (METRO) Once the days begin to grow a little bit longer and the numbers on the thermometer creep a tad higher, outdoor entertaining season is right around the corner. Homeowners…
3 techniques to keep mosquitoes out of your backyard oasis (3/17/2021) - (METRO) The value of a retreat-like backyard was never more apparent than in 2020. Over the last year-plus, much of the world has been forced to stay home as a…
Safety first when power washing your home this spring (3/17/2021) - (METRO) Spring cleaning is a great way for homeowners to clear their homes of clutter. As people spend extra time indoors in winter, items can quickly pile up around the…
Should I do it myself? (3/17/2021) - (METRO) A do-it-yourself mentality has taken hold in millions of households across the globe. Popular television channels like HGTV and DIY Network as well as accessible home improvement content on…
Build your portfolio on a solid foundation (1/20/2021) - Asset allocation is to investment planning what the foundation is to a house or the chassis is to a car. It’s what everything else is built upon. And just as…
How to raise kids with money smarts (1/13/2021) - Parents have a responsibility to teach their children about finances—and that’s true for wealthy families and less affluent families alike. Kids are smart enough to pick up on signals that…
AARP volunteers to aid in preparing taxes from home (1/13/2021) - To keep everyone as safe as possible, the AARP Tax Aide preparers will work from home this year. The volunteer tax preparers will schedule 15 minute appointments to scan clients’…
Charting a course for a successful financial future (1/13/2021) - Good sailors chart a course, adjusting to wind shifts and currents along the way. That’s how sailor Samantha “Sam” Van Saun, president of Van Saun Financial in Irvington, works with…
Celebration in Lights opens Thanksgiving night (11/24/2020) - Celebration in Lights, Virginia’s first drive-thru holiday light event, opens for its 28th season on Thanksgiving night, Thursday, Nov. 26. Newport News Park will be transformed by over a million individual…
Stephen Blue’s Deltaville Lights to begin Dec. 4 (11/24/2020) - Stephen Blue’s Deltaville Lights, a holiday light display, will open to the public early next month in a field at 16598 General Puller Highway (Route 33), between Mason Realty and…
Caroling on the Creek (11/24/2020) - Mobjack Kayaking will host Caroling on the Creek at Hudgins Horn Harbor Marina on Dec. 12 at 4:30 p.m. Pictured is a scene from last year’s excursion.
Made in Mathews open studio tours begin Friday (11/24/2020) - Made in Mathews, the annual showcase for local artists and artisans, will celebrate its 19th year beginning Friday. And although the COVID-19 pandemic has caused some changes to be made…
Youth musical at the Moose Lodge (11/24/2020) - A youth musical production of “A Seussified Christmas Carol” will be presented on Dec. 12 and Dec. 13 and 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. on each day at the Moose…
Getting ready in Gloucester (11/24/2020) - A Christmas tree has been recently set up at the Court Circle on Gloucester Main Street for the holiday season. At right, Wreaths have been hung on lampposts along Gloucester…
Handcrafted gifts (11/24/2020) - Artful Giving gets underway along with Small Works at a First Friday exhibit on Dec. 4 at Arts on Main, Gloucester. Hours of the opening are 5-8 p.m., with timed…
Music and more (11/24/2020) - A string quartet from the Courthouse Community Orchestra will give a free holiday concert at 1 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 13 at Arts on Main, Gloucester. Reservations are required; call 804-824-9464.…
What’s happening in neighboring communities? (11/24/2020) - Friday, Nov. 27 FOODS & FEASTS: The American Revolution Museum at Yorktown will host its Foods & Feasts of Colonial Virginia event on Nov. 27 and 28 from 9 a.m.…
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