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Candle Factory Plan to Board with Plan Comm.’s Approval

A second public hearing was held for the proposed Candle Factory residential and commercial developments on Richmond Road during Wednesday’s James City County Planning Commission meeting. The seats were empty,…

Realty Check – How Good/Bad is the Local Real Estate Market?

WYDaily talks each week to the local experts to find out the latest news, trends and developments, so to speak, about homes and property values in the Historic Triangle.…

Judge Agrees: Some KW Reservoir Decisions ‘Arbitrary and Capricious’

A federal judge has sent plans for the King William Reservoir back to the City of Newport News, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.…

Playboy’s Recruitment of Girls at Tech Causes Concern

Virginia Tech is a member of the Atlantic Coast Conference, but Playboy is trying to recruit co-eds into a whole new league.…

Obama Gives Queen iPod with CW and Jamestown Video

LONDON—Finally! An answer to the question that everyone has been dying to know, especially after the debacle of the gift exchange last month when the Obama’s gave British Prime Minister…

W.Y.D.: What You’ll Do, April 3-5

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…

Honors for JCC Efforts to Get Help for Those in Need

The James City County Department of Social Services designed a new way to increase the number of eligible people using food stamps, and it worked. The department recently received a…

Dominion Pursues Another Rate Hike

Utility Requests 6.9% Increase for Costs And Boost to Profits…

Tribe’s Derek Cox: Pursuit of the NFL

Derek Cox is gassed. The College of William and Mary senior cornerback is sprinting across the hard-worn turf of an indoor soccer field on the industrial outskirts of Richmond, Va.,…

Safety of City Water in Question

Camp Peary will host a public meeting on April 8 to discuss possible contamination of Waller Mill Reservoir, the source of Williamsburg residents’ water, with pollutants leeching from an old,…

Tunnel Vision: Death Fantasies, and Other Hazards of Commuting

On Monday afternoon, unless I’m sick between now and then, I will traverse the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel for the 100th time since I became a commuter.…

Nothing But the Real Thing at CW: Coke Products

Move over, Pepsi; CW is now serving Coke products. Good news for Coke drinkers and colonial history buffs alike: Colonial Williamsburg now offers Coca-Cola products throughout the Historic Area, which…

Kaine Signs Bill Creating ‘Choose Life’ License Plate

RICHMOND, March 30 — Gov. Timothy M. Kaine came under fire Monday for signing a bill to create a “Choose Life” license plate, a move that abortion rights activists say…