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Proposed Arts Complex is W&M’s Most Expensive Plan Ever

The Muscarelle at night: If W&M’s plans move ahead, the Muscarelle would be demolished to make way for a performance and fine arts complex. Plans to build a $355 million…

Police Team Up to Stock FISH Pantry

The William & Mary Police Department (WMPD) will be collecting food items April 28 and 29 for donation to the FISH food pantry in Williamsburg. Non-perishable food items will be…

W&M Focus Group Closing In on Student Housing Remedy

The Focus Group on Rental Properties Near the College of William and Mary started discussions on changing the three-person ordinance over two months ago. With one potential meeting left on…

VDOT’s New Rules of Roads: Fewer Cul-de-Sacs, More Connections

VDOT’s Nick Donohue addresses the crowd at Thursday’s meeting. Expect to see fewer cul-de-sacs and narrower streets in future subdivisions.…

Realty Check: “Stuff” You Must Undo to Sell Your House

Realty Check is our weekly column where WYDaily talks to the local experts to find out the latest news, trends and developments in homes and property values in the Triangle.…

All the Dirt: One Cool Plant that Looks Hot Come Fall

The Euonymus (yoo-on-ih-mus) alatus (a-lay-tus) is usually called the winged burning bush or the winged spindle bush. There is also a cultivar called ‘Compacta’ which looks very small in comparison…

CW Course Jumps 53 Spots on Golf Digest’s Top 100

Picture perfect: the signature par-3 #16 on the Golden Horseshoe Gold Course. Golf Digest has named the Golden Horseshoe Gold Course number 32 on its biannual list of America’s 100…

W&M Grad Programs Tops in U.S. News Rankings

The William & Mary Law School, School of Education and School of Business climbed in U.S. News & World Report’s 2010 graduate school rankings released today. The Law School jumped…

W&M Gymnasts Involved in Theft at NCAA Champs

Eight College of William and Mary gymnasts were involved in an after-hours incident last weekend at the NCAA Gymnastics Championships at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis. According to a…

Norge Residents Weigh In On Possible Land Use Changes

This land along Peach Street in Norge is part of a swath under consideration for a land use change. Norge residents received a letter from James City County last week…

No Resting on Laurels, However Green, at Earth Day Fest

A York County student models a skirt fashioned from plastic bags – part of an elaborate eco-fashion show. Earth Day celebrations are more than just self-congratulatory eco parties, they’re a…

A-B InBev Renews Major League Lacrosse Deal

You may not have known there was a major league for lacrosse in the U.S., but there is and they have an official beer sponsor.…

W.Y.D.: What You’ll Do, April 24-26

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…

Racimo con Brio: Hope for Native Arts

It’s Earth Day today, Wednesday, and what could be a more timely and meaningful celebration than the news this morning that yesterday, the Ford Foundation launched the Native Arts and…

York Sheriffs Investigate Exploding Soda Bottles

York County sheriff’s investigators are warning residents about explosive devices that have been left in vehicles and mailboxes in the Tabb area. The devices are made with a soda bottle…