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WM Honor Code May Not Be 3-Person Rule Hammer

The Focus Group on Rental Properties Near the College of William and Mary met with three college representatives to discuss the school honor code’s reach off-campus, but the discussion quickly…

Surprise Vote for WJCC Teachers’ Longevity Pay

The seats were nearly full in the audience at Thursday night’s special meeting of the WJCC School Board. Most were occupied by teachers who turned out in large numbers to…

Soderberg Leads Membership at Two Rivers Course

Mark Soderberg The Two Rivers Country Club has named Mark Soderberg as their new membership director.  A Virginia Beach native, Soderberg will focus on working with the club’s membership committee…

H.S. Musicals, A Duel

Jamestown High School’s cast of But that’s why weekends have two days, so see them both.…

Saturday, One Hour: Turn Off the Lights

Over 1,100 cities in 80 countries have agreed to turn off their lights Saturday in support of Earth Hour 2009. Williamsburg, James City County and York County are not coordinating…

Scholar, WM Honoree John Hope Franklin Dies at 94

John Hope Franklin (photo courtesy of Duke University) John Hope Franklin, one of the most prolific and well-respected chroniclers of America’s torturous racial odyssey, died of congestive heart failure yesterday…

Delayed City Night Club to Open Within Year

Williamsburg’s nightlife — or lack thereof — is overdue for a renovation. Within the next year the Green Leafe Cafe will introduce the Underground, a venue featuring live music, a…

With Fewer Volunteers, York Scales Back 4th Festivities

July 4 visitors gather at the Yorktown Victory Monument for musical entertainment. Those who are expecting the traditional Fourth of July Celebration in Yorktown this year may be disappointed.…

Not a Bar, Not a Theatre, But a Movie Tavern

The Movie Tavern in High Street is having its official grand opening this weekend – that’s right, you can have dinner and watch a movie, all at once, without getting…

Triangle Collaborative Opposes Ferry Cuts

The Historic Triangle Collaborative, an informal group of 11 influential Historic Triangle community leaders, weighed in on the debate over the reduction in hours of the Jamestown-Scotland Ferry through a…

Racimo con Brio: High-Profile & High Concept Disappointments

I want to talk about two high profile controversial productions I saw in the last two weeks.…

W.Y.D.: What You’ll Do, March 27-29

It’s a Thursday night. The weekend is looming large. You sit at the dinner table and ask your spouse, “So what do you want to do this weekend?” Here at…

Hands-On History Lessons

Time’s Writer Talks to CW Curator of Plants.…

Expect Tourists from NY, DC and Points Nearby

Representatives from government and business got a glimpse of the Historic Triangle’s various tourism marketing campaigns Tuesday at Busch Gardens. Tourist season is approaching and the Greater Williamsburg Chamber and…

Trimming, Not Clear Cutting, on Monticello

Rt. 199 Ramp at Monticello in Williamsburg It turns out talk of clear cutting a stretch of trees on Route 199 was just a rumor.…