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Donald W. Brass

Died: 2009-02-22 Williamsburg - Donald W. Brass, 72, passed away Feb. 22, 2009.  A native of Long Island, NY, Don was the son of William C. and Renee A Brass.…

Annie Sue Anderson Brown

Williamsburg - Annie Sue Anderson Brown, 104, of Atlanta, Georgia and Williamsburg, Virginia, died on Thursday, Feb. 19, 2009. …

Robert Polera

Williamsburg - Robert Polera, 52, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2009 at his residence.  He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Teresa and John Polera and Henry and Ruth Loconti.…

York Schools Budget Has Quiet Hearing

Some disquiet still exists in the halls of York County Schools despite the school board announcing no plans for teacher layoffs to close a budget gap.…

Delegate Calls WM “University of PA – Williamsburg Campus”

Lawmakers Want to Limit Non-Va. College Students…

Tensions High as Tourism Group Makes Decisions

There was heated debate at Monday night’s Williamsburg Area Destination Marketing Committee meeting, but there was one thing all present could agree on: the Historic Triangle’s tourist destinations are suffering…

VDOT Proposes Closure for Williamsburg Office

Last week VDOT Commissioner David S. Ekern proposed a six-year budget that reflects $2.6 billion in cuts. The potential cuts include employee layoffs, reduction of hours for the Jamestown-Scotland Ferry…

Check Clock Before Burning Debris

Take note of the state’s burn ban before taking care of yard debris during late winter and spring. The weather looks like it will be warming up in the next…

Senate May Ban Texting While Driving

RICHMOND – A bill seeking to ban text-messaging while driving in Virginia has won an endorsement from the Senate Transportation Committee and now will go to the full Senate for…

St. Augustine Wants Zeidler’s Help for 450th

Jamestown’s 400th anniversary celebration is history, but Williamsburg Mayor Jeanne Zeidler is just getting started.…

Lafayette Swimmers Take BRD Crowns

A number of meet records came close to being squeezed out at Friday night’s Bay Rivers District swimming championship at the Fort Eustis Aquatic Center, but just one fell.…

Dr. Decipher: Lessons We Should Learn from Military Medicine

With a new president there’s talk of changes in medical care, with movements toward more governmental control of healthcare, perhaps even socialized (publicly funded) medicine.…

AB InBev: Expect Your Check in 4 Months

A February 5th, 2009 letter to all companies who run ads for Anheuser-Busch InBev pulled no punches.…

Box Turtles, Yes; Foxhounds, Not So Much

An eastern box turtle: Common in Virginia, but rejected as state reptile. Bloggers Weigh In On State Emblems…

Good to Know: Bunko for Beyond Boobs!

Saturday night, February 28.  Women dressed to the nines, yummy food, a bar and dice. Somehow, this will end up fighting cancer and educating ladies about breast health.…