[Posted on Apr 17, 2019 | 1087 views]
As day broke on Monday, Sarah Thompson of the Virginia Department of Transportation cleared a tree from Diggs Wharf Road so power crews could move in to repair the lines. Photo by Elsa Verbyla
A fallen cedar tree on Williams Wharf Road blocked the road and not only took down utility wires with it, but also a power pole. Photo by Elsa Verbyla
A tree fell on this home on Holly View Drive at Gloucester Point early Monday morning as a result of the severe thunderstorms that passed through the area. AVFR photo
There were a number of reports of trees across roadways as a result of Monday morning’s severe storms. This is one across Gloucester Road, Gloucester Point. AVFR photo
 

No major damage was reported.


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County budget time - Gloucester approves $125M budget with no tax increase

The county’s real estate tax rate will remain at 69 cents per $100 of assessed value.

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On the air

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Amateur Radio Club members will be part of Historic Garden Week.

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VMRC considers spring ban on trophy rockfish

Recreational fishermen in Virginia may lose the chance to haul in trophy-sized rockfish.

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Earth Day

Photo: Thomas Hunter Middle School sixth grader Genesis Marroquin depicted the “3 Rs” of conservation—Reduce, Reuse and Recycle—in a drawing to celebrate Earth Day, which will be observed Monday. For more student perspectives on Earth Day, see this week’s special pages, 1C-4C.
Earth Day will be observed Monday.

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Car strikes mailboxes, structure in Dixie

The driver was taken to the hospital, where she was released on a summons.

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Planners endorse proposal to make museums a by-right use

Supervisors are expected to take the matter up at their meeting on Tuesday.

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Renovations at GHS not to exceed $36.6M

The Gloucester County Board of Supervisors made the decision during a budget work session last Wednesday.

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An estimated 27,000 attend Daffodil Festival

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Sunshine and warm temperatures made it perfect

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Hearing Monday on Mathews budget

7 cent real estate tax increase is enough to give teachers a 13 percent raise

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