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  • Sewer services coming to Gloucester Point neighborhoods

    Sewer services coming to Gloucester Point neighborhoods
    The cost of hooking up to county sewer lines extending into several Gloucester Point neighborhoods could run up to $6,500 per household for dozens of homeowners, according to county projections. But the county is pursuing grant funding to cover a...
  • Information on expansion of sewer in Gloucester Point at Jan. 23 meeting

    Information on expansion of sewer in Gloucester Point at Jan. 23 meeting
    Residents in the Terrapin Cove Road area of Gloucester Point can get an update on the status and progress of the proposed sewer extension project in the area at a meeting on Jan. 23. The county is expanding sewer services in the area. Scheduled speakers...
  • Washington's victory at Yorktown began with a trench carved out by picks and shovels

    Washington's victory at Yorktown began with a trench carved out by picks and shovels
    When the British army woke up on the morning of Oct. 7, 1781, one of the most decisive moments in the Siege of Yorktown and the winning of American independence had already come and gone. American and French troops digging under the cover of darkness...
  • Gloucester School Board approves personnel changes

    Appointments: Amanda Conner, of Gloucester Point, a paraprofessional I for kindergarten at Achilles; Donna Danaher, of Gloucester, a paraprofessional II for kindergarten at Bethel; Hope Hutson of Gloucester Point, a paraprofessional II at Botetourt;...
  • Terrapin Cove sewer extension meeting on Monday night

    An informational meeting on the sewer extension in the Terrapin Cove Road area will be held Monday at 7 p.m. in Watermen's Hall at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science. The meeting will give residents the status of the project, which the county...
  • A Gloucester man pleads guilty to child pornography possession charges

    A 70-year-old Gloucester man pleaded guilty on Monday to multiple counts of possession of child pornography. Randall Keefer, a resident of the 1900 block of Hayes Road in Gloucester Point, faces sentencing on Dec. 16 in Gloucester County Circuit Court...
  • New global study has fresh take on hotspots of fish biodiversity

    New global study has fresh take on hotspots of fish biodiversity
    Tropical coral reefs are long considered hotspots for fish biodiversity … but are they the hottest hotspots in the ocean? According to a new study, maybe not. An international research team that includes a professor and grad student from the...
  • Gloucester store clerk thwarts robbery attempt

    A clerk at High Tyde Trading & Tobacco in Gloucester Point proved to be no pushover during a robbery attempt Sunday night. About 10:08 p.m. a black male and white male wearing ski masks entered the business, according to a Gloucester County Sheriff's...
  • Gloucester smoke shops take a hit

    Gloucester smoke shops take a hit
    For the second time in less than a year two Gloucester smoke shops were raided by law enforcement officer for the sales of illicit synthetic drugs such as spice. High Tyde Trading & Tobacco in Gloucester Point and Lutie's Lair Martial Arts Equipment...
  • Proposed condominium development endorsed in Gloucester Point

    Proposed condominium development endorsed in Gloucester Point
    An 11-acre parcel in Gloucester Point that's been targeted for development for nearly a decade is now in its third life. Earlier this month, the Gloucester County Planning Commission recommended for approval to the Board of Supervisors a zoning change...
  • Archaeologists to teach course on Gloucester in Civil War

    Archaeologists to teach course on Gloucester in Civil War
    Archaeologists David Brown and Thane Harpole will teach a course through Rappahannock Community College on life in Gloucester during the Civil War. The three-week course is called, "Civil War Home Front in Gloucester County: Landscapes of Struggle and...
  • Revolutionary War artifacts from Gloucester Point to go on display

    Revolutionary War artifacts from Gloucester Point to go on display
    A splendid collection of Revolutionary War artifacts unearthed in Gloucester Point will be put on public display to commemorate the Battle of the Hook event. The artifacts include a British bayonet and .69 caliber musket balls -- .69 caliber! -- a...