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  • Gloucester policy for providing free or reduced price meals

                                            MEDIA RELEASE 2014-2015                POLICY FOR PROVIDING FREE OR REDUCED PRICE MEALS                                                                                                                          ...
  • Campaigning Warner visits vets in Gloucester

    Campaigning Warner visits vets in Gloucester
    GLOUCESTER – Senator Mark Warner told a group of veterans in Gloucester Monday that both the health care system and culture of the Veterans Administration needed to change, but it wouldn't be an easy fix. "We have a messed-up system," he said. "I'...
  • Reader feedback Aug. 22: Redesign, McDonnell trial

    •I'm calling to let you all know I certainly do like the new layout of the paper. Run with it. It looks far more professional to me. Thank you. •Jerry, Hampton: I don't know if anyone else has noticed that you have gone in the local section to...
  • Mathews convocation kicks off school year

    Mathews convocation kicks off school year
    MATHEWS – Public education is at a critical point in time, according to Ben Kiser, executive director of the Virginia Association of School Superintendents, the guest speaker at Tuesday's opening convocation for Mathews County Public Schools....
  • Register now for the 2014 Senior Safety Fair

    For the second year, the Gloucester Commonwealth's Attorney and the Sheriff's Office are partnering to present a Senior Safety Fair. The event, set for Sept. 17, is geared toward residents who are at or near retirement age and will include speakers...
  • Gloucester explores year-round school program

    Gloucester explores year-round school program
    GLOUCESTER – Over 3,000 schools across the country are on a year-round schedule and Gloucester County Public Schools may soon explore that option. "Children can really benefit from less time away from instruction," said Dr. Chuck Wagner,...
  • Former Gloucester student faces effects of concussions with determination

    Former Gloucester student faces effects of concussions with determination
    GLOUCESTER – As a sophomore at Gloucester High School, cheerleading was everything to Joelle Castle. "It was my life. I loved it," Castle said. "I would eat, sleep and breathe cheerleading." On top of her athletic ability, Castle was an honor...
  • 'Most endangered' relics nominated

    A 19th-century stove that may have caused the devastating fire at Fairfield plantation in Gloucester County and a heavy howitzer used by the Imperial German Army during World War I — housed at a museum in Newport News and one of only 14 in existence...
  • Virginia makes Top 10 states for number of farmers markets

    Virginia makes Top 10 states for number of farmers markets
    Farmers markets are alive and well in Virginia, which was cited as a top ten state for the number of markets available in a new United States Department of Agriculture report. With 249 markets listed, the Commonwealth comes in at No. 9, with...
  • Thursday's multi-sport high school roundup: Gloucester, Jamestown win golf regular-season matches; Wilder's son commits to play football for ODU

    Golf: Gloucester led the way at 366 Thursday in the Peninsula District’s second regular-season match to increase its overall lead to 17 shots on second-place Warwick. Menchville, second at 375 for the day at Williamsburg National, is third...
  • Sharks play a key role in the Chesapeake Bay, the oceans

    Sharks play a key role in the Chesapeake Bay, the oceans
    Two good things to know during Shark Week: First, sharks aren't on the prowl for us — they much prefer traditional meals, such as seal. And second, if they mistake us for a seal and try to chow down, there's a good chance they won't like us....
  • Oil painting continues at Gloucester Arts on Main

    Oil painting continues at Gloucester Arts on Main
    GLOUCESTER — Renate Bumgarner is an award winning European born artist who studied and worked during her early years in Germany. On almost every Thursday afternoon, Bumgarner is at Gloucester Arts on Main where she is teaching oil painting for...