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ECOfreak: Waste Not, Want Not

Okay, so most of us (especially if we live in the Historic Triangle) recycle our paper, metal, glass and plastic. What’s left that fills up those couple of bags that…

Sexual Assault Mock Trial to Engage Public as Jury

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and York County organizations want to raise awareness.…

Traffic Changes at Gloucester Point Thursday

Changes are coming Thursday for motorists who use Route 17 at Gloucester Point, the north end of the Coleman Bridge.…

WM Hosts CAA Lacrosse Championship

Tickets for the 2009 Colonial Athletic Association Women’s Lacrosse Championship hosted by the College of William and Mary will be available on game days at Albert-Daly Field. Tickets are $5…

Officials Renew Call to Dismantle Ghost Fleet

The James River ‘Ghost Fleet’: Peninsula officials are calling it a disaster waiting to happen. Roughly 31 ships float in the James River, rotting, and Peninsula officials want them gone.…

What the Annual Toll of Drunk Driving Looks Like; Tues. at W&M

It can be hard to conceive the scope of the toll drunk driving takes on America’s communities. Two weeks ago a Williamsburg teen was killed by a driver who’s since …

Dr. Decipher: Healthcare Reform, Medicare & Crying Wolf

Remember the Aesop Fable about the boy who cried wolf? He entertained himself by crying wolf and alarming the villagers. Then, one day when the wolf really did come, the…

Recent Campus Attacks Not Gang-Related

A freshman at the College of William and Mary was reportedly stabbed in the thigh in a attempted mugging nearly two weeks ago on campus. A few days before, three…

ABInbev Invests in Ping Pong

A group of sports and entertainment marketers is betting ping pong will be the next game to sweep the nation, and Anheuser-Busch InBev’s U.S. unit is getting into the action.…

WM’s Derek Cox Drafted by Jacksonville

College of William and Mary senior cornerback Derek Cox was selected with the 73rd overall pick in the NFL draft this morning by the Jacksonville Jaguars, becoming the first Tribe…

Bay Rivers Tracksters Score at Milestat Classic

Brandon Miles has been involved with the Virginia high school track circuit for so long that one could forget that he just turned 25. And why not? As a high…

Good to Know: Mi Casa, Blue Casa

A child used as a human shield to deflect the blows of a baseball bat. Sounds like something that would never happen here – but it did.…

CW Chief Talks About Global Citizenship

Colin Campbell Colin G. Campbell, president and chief executive officer of The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, discussed citizenship and its history, the development of American citizenship and the challenges and potential…

VDOT Lane Closure Forecast: April 26-May 2

In an effort to keep you informed, VDOT publishes the following scheduled highway lane closures that may affect traffic in Hampton Roads. These closures are subject to change due to…

Colonial Nat’l Park Gets Stimulus Funds

Better parking is in store for visitors to the Historic Jamestowne Glasshouse, thanks to federal stimulus dollars. Colonial National Historical Park is among the state’s “winners” of federal stimulus funds.…