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Good News, Lower Taxes; Bad News, Lower Home Values

Today’s mail will likely bring some good news and bad news to some 5,000 James City County property owners.…

Everything Almost A-OK at Busch’s Sesame St.

Soon, visitors to Busch Gardens’ new Sesame Street attraction will be able to ride Grover’s Alpine Express coaster, pictured above. Busch Gardens is finishing construction and paving the way for…

Green Building Confab Coming to JCC

An example of a What makes a building green – aside from using a lot of paint – and why is James City County interested?…

VDOT Working on Coleman Bridge Signal Timing

The Virginia Department of Transportation signal technicians are working to correct the signal timing at the intersection of Route 17 and Lafayette at Gloucester Point.…

Legisl8trs ban txtN yl drivN (Or, No More Texting While Driving)

RICHMOND – The General Assembly has approved a bill to make text-messaging while driving an offense punishable by a fine.…

York Crime Line Looking for a Little Help

A security camera captured this photo of a suspect in a Feb. 11 residential burglary during which a credit card was taken. The York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office needs information on the…

It’s a Wrap: Sgt. Cheerleader Premieres at W&M

The largest student film production in the history of the College of William and Mary is a wrap and ready for its premiere.…

3-Person Focus Group Looking for What’s Best for City

The Focus Group on Rental Properties Near the College of William and Mary established their interests, not positions, during their weekly meeting Thursday night.…

Kaine Urges ‘Right Tone’ In Battle for Governor

Candidates Deeds, Moran and McAulliffe RICHMOND, Feb. 26 — Gov. Timothy M. Kaine on Wednesday predicted a hard-fought three-way Democratic gubernatorial primary and said he has approached other party leaders…

Corps of Engineers to Rule on Asian Oyster Farming in the Bay

The Virginia Seafood Council wants to import and then grow millions of Asia oysters in the Chesapeake Bay and along Virginia’s Eastern Shore. The Chesapeake Bay Foundation says the impact…

Walsingham Closes Friday to Nip Flu Bug

The students who are well at flu-stricken Walsingham Academy get a break today. Upper School Principal Peter Bender announced Thursday the Williamsburg private school would be closed Friday.…

All the Dirt: How to Manage those Pests

Last November we discussed the topic of controlling insects and diseases from attacking our gardens as part of Busch Gardens’ Integrated Pest Management program. Now I want to take a…

Symphony Cancels 2 Dates, But Stays the Course

The Virginia Symphony Orchestra continues to survive despite a curtailed schedule.…

Grimes Named ECAC Rookie of the Year

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – William and Mary freshman running back/kickoff returner Jonathan Grimes received the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Association Rookie of the Year Award at the conference’s annual awards banquet…

G.A. to Bars: No Smoking but Guns Are Fine

Gun-rights advocates argue that being able to enter a drinking establishment with a concealed weapon is important for their self-defense and would not increase violence.…

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