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Who's on Team Gloucester?Fires that erupted around Gloucester over the weekend charred more than 1,500 acres and damaged homes, outbuildings, hunting lodges, boats, vehicles and other property. At the height of Saturday's conflagration between Starvation and Island roads in the...
Who's on Team Gloucester?Gloucester gained 2,078 residents over the last decade, according to the 2010 census results. The county's population is set at 36,858, up from 34,780 in 2000, according to census results posted on the Virginia Public Access Project. The 6 percent......
Who's on Team Gloucester?We've gotten quite a response about yesterday's entry concerning Ben Kiser's proposed school budget. So here's a little more information to chew on.His proposal for an additional $3,441 in county funding represents a 0.01 percent increase from the 2008-09...
Who's on Team Gloucester?Gloucester County supervisors on Tuesday designated Bay Aging its Community Action Agency, a distinction that carries hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of funding to create social service programs.Supervisors made their decision (a 6-1 vote with...
Local poetry groups offer support April is National Poetry Month. According to the website of the Academy of American Poets, this now-annual event began in 1996 to “celebrate poetry and its vital place in American culture.” Since starting...
Tags: Arts, Poetry, Fine Artists, Hampton Roads, Arts and Culture
Sen. John Miller, D-Newport News, has asked the General Assembly to include $100,000 in its budget amendments to help preserve the 350-year-old Jamestown Church Tower. The church tower is one of the last remaining original structures from Virginia's...
We all face troubles in life, and how we deal with and confront those problems can be as unique as our DNA makeup. For those with a writer's heart, it might mean jotting down those feelings, those deep and painful secrets, in some form or another: maybe...
Tags: Authors, Williamsburg (Virginia), Book
Head of Americans for Tax reform Grover Norquist criticized Gov. Bob McDonnell's transportation plan which swaps out the state's gasoline tax for a o.8 percent increase in the state sales tax. "The plan as it stands now fails in its goal to prioritize...
Learn and Grow Series with Art in the Garden Linda Miller, Artist and Virginia Master Naturalist, will help children 7 and older create a botanical portrait in colored pencil or watercolor from plant materials they select in the Williamsburg Botanical...
Tags: Science, Oysters, Seafood, Science and Technology, Agriculture
In the history of the American people, many places are precious. But none reaches back so far -- or did so much to shape the nation's identity -- as the first permanent English settlement at Jamestown. Twelve years after the first colonists landed in 1607...
The National Weather Service has issued a weather warning of showers and thunderstorms for the Peninsula Tuesday night and Wednesday, with heavy rain possible in some local areas. Cities impacted by the warning include Newport News, Hampton, York...
The Virginia Living Museum has announced the winners of the first Birding Cup Challenge, according to a news release. The team Eagle Eyes was the Birding Cup Champion counting 97 species during the 24-hour competition April 12-13. Team members were:...
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