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Construction of a project to reduce driver delay at the intersection of Route 3/Route 14 (John Clayton Memorial Highway) and Route 17 Business (Main Street) in Gloucester County will begin after the Labor Day holiday, on Wednesday, Sept. 9. When construction is complete in February 2021, Route 17 Business traffic will have dual left turn … Continue reading “Project Begins to Improve Route 3, Route 14 and Route 17 Business (Main Street) Intersection in Gloucester”


Gloucester Main Street businesses will see an infusion of $40,000, and over 400 health care workers from Riverside Walter Reed Hospital will receive $100 gift certificates to shop in the Gloucester Village, thanks to the recently launched Downtown Dollars program, an innovative economic recovery program spearheaded by the Gloucester Main Street Preservation Trust and made … Continue reading “Iconic Main Street Launches Downtown Dollars Program, Infuses $40,000 Into the Gloucester Village Thanks to Donors”


Governor Ralph Northam today announced a diverse group of leaders participating in the Commonwealth’s COVID-19 Business Task Force, which will continue to provide advice and guidance to the Cabinet on a safe, responsible strategy for easing restrictions on businesses and individuals. Included on the task force is Jenny Crittenden, Executive Director for the Gloucester Main … Continue reading “Governor Northam Taps Jenny Crittenden from Main Street for Broad Group of Leaders for COVID-19 Business Task Force”


The Gloucester Main Street Preservation Trust and the Gloucester Revolving Loan Fund jointly announced today the launch of a zero-interest emergency loan program for restaurant, retail, hospitality and personal service businesses along Gloucester’s Main Street. The purpose of the program will be to provide a quick source of cash flow to help Gloucester Village businesses … Continue reading “Gloucester Main Street Preservation Trust Partners with Gloucester Revolving Loan Fund to Create a Zero Interest Emergency Loan Fund for Small Businesses”


Following guidance from federal, state and local officials, including the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Virginia Department of Health, the 2020 Gloucester Arts Festival will be cancelled for June 2020 and will return in 2021, steering committee leadership of the annual event announced today. The cancellation will include the previously planned … Continue reading “Gloucester Arts Festival 2020 Cancelled Amid Novel Coronavirus COVID-19”


Announces over a Million Dollars in Investment in downtown facades & interiors since 2011. Special Dates to Remember: Applications Due: Friday, March 20th – 3PM Awards Announced: Friday, May 1st The Main Street Preservation Trust has opened applications for 2020 for business and property owners along Main Street in Gloucester who wish to improve their … Continue reading “Main Street Preservation Trust opens applications for grant funding for Façade & Interiors for 2020”


The Riverside Walter Reed Hospital team of volunteers are delighted to announce that the community can kick off its holiday shopping Monday, Dec. 2 and Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Daffodil Gift Shop at the hospital just off of Main Street, located at 7519 Hospital Drive, Gloucester, Virginia 23061. … Continue reading “Holiday Shopping at Riverside Walter Reed Hospital Gift Shop”


The 2019 Annual VersAbility Resources Gala, presented by Old Point National Bank, raised $92,800, a record for the organization’s signature fundraiser. VersAbility Resources has been supporting people with disabilities for over 65 years as a nonprofit serving over 1,700 people with disabilities of all ages with Early Childhood, Student Services, Day Support, Housing, and four … Continue reading “Puller Center’s VersAbility Resources Raises Record Funds at 2019 Annual Gala”


Kelsick Specialty Market Awarded 2019 Retailer of the Year and Smith’s Florist and Gift Shoppe Earned Peninsula Top Award GLOUCESTER, Va. – Two staple businesses from Gloucester Main Street took home the Retail Alliance’s top 2019 honor and the Peninsula region’s highest award. The Retail Alliance, a non-profit trade association that represents businesses across Hampton … Continue reading “Gloucester Main Street Businesses Take Home 2019 Retail Alliance Honors”


Gloucester Main Street. The Downtown. The Gloucester Village. Gloucester Courthouse. Whatever you call this historic retail corridor in the heart of the Middle Peninsula, one thing is for certain – there is a lot of support for local business here. It very much is the definition of businesses supporting businesses. That’s why YOU ARE INVITED … Continue reading “Let’s Get Visual: A Dynamic Visual Merchandising Session on Tuesday, May 14, 2019”


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