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Gloucester Point

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  • School Board taps Troy Andersen to fill vacant seat

    The Gloucester County School Board unanimously appointed Troy Andersen on Thursday night to represent the Gloucester Point District. Andersen takes the seat on the seven-member board that was vacated upon the death of Jean Pugh. Andersen was appointed...
  • The annual VIMS Marine Science Day is Saturday

    The annual Virginia Institute of Marine Science "Marine Science Day" will be held Saturday at the Gloucester Point campus from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The open house features exhibits, a parade, children's activities, seining on the York River, lab tours,...
  • Saturday, May 18, FREE gardening/nature events for families and anyone interested in great outdoors

    Saturday, May 18, FREE gardening/nature events for families and anyone interested in great outdoors
    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...
  • Breathing new life into old Gloucester country store

    Breathing new life into old Gloucester country store
    The first time John Warren walked into the old Pointer Brothers store in the Guinea section of Gloucester, he felt like he'd stumbled into something special.     Though the original sales and display area on the first floor had been cut up by a maze of...
  • VIMS to study microplastics in the Chesapeake Bay and ocean environments

    VIMS to study microplastics in the Chesapeake Bay and ocean environments
    A seabird snared by plastic six-pack rings, plastic pellets filling up a fish's stomach — such images aren't new. But what happens when tons of plastic debris slowly break down in the open ocean and leach toxic chemicals, furnish an unnatural reef...
  • Four Gloucester Point residents seek open seat on School Board

    Four Gloucester Point residents are seeking the open seat on the Gloucester County School Board that was vacated upon the death of longtime member Jean Pugh. The four candidates for the open position are: --Troy Andersen, a Gloucester County native...
  • Traffic at Gloucester Point is ... getting lighter?

    For those of you who travel through Gloucester Point every day, or very nearly every day, you should take what you are about to read sitting down. Oh wait, you probably already are sitting down. That's good. Because according to Virginia Department of...
  • School Board seeks Gloucester Point candidate

    The Gloucester County School Board is seeking applicants for the Gloucester Point District seat that was vacated upon the death of Jean Pugh. The term will begin Dec. 10 and end Dec. 31, 2013, said a spokeswoman for the School Board. Interested...
  • VIMS professor confirms accelerating sea level rise

    VIMS professor confirms accelerating sea level rise
    Sea level rise in Hampton Roads and other points along the Eastern Seaboard is accelerating at unprecedented rates, according to new research announced Monday. John Boon, emeritus professor at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS) in Gloucester...
  • Climate change could hike pollen counts, allergy rates

    Climate change could hike pollen counts, allergy rates
    An unusually cool March has kept seasonal allergy sufferers in Hampton Roads indoors, out of the line of fire of springtime pollen — and breathing easier because of it. But the word from climate scientists and allergists is to enjoy it while it...
  • Gloucester County 2013-14 proposed budget Q & A

    Perusing this year's proposed $138 million Gloucester County budget led to several questions. In that spirit, here's a question and answer session with the answers courtesy of Gloucester County Finance Director Nickie Champion via email. Included in...
  • Gloucester seeks volunteers for various boards

    Gloucester County has several openings for residents to serve on boards and commissions. The open positions include: --One seat on the Mosquito Control District Commission, which provides direction and advice for the county's mosquito control program....