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ECOfreak: How Not to Kill the Planet While Getting Your Calcium

I opened up my cabinet yesterday morning, and all the dozens of empty yogurt containers that I’d stacked in there very precariously fell in a jumble on top of me.…

York Odyssey of the Mind Teams Head to World Championships

The YMS team has a dress rehearsal for their performance. Pictured, from l. to r., are: Brooke Gorsica, Katherine Strike, Arielle Opachan, Kamryn Comer, Nicole Pierce, Symone Holliday and Adarrah…

Prepare for Hurricanes, Save on Sales Taxes

There are six days left to benefit from Virginia’s second annual Hurricane Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday.…

WM 2009 Grads Featured on BBC America

Recent graduates from the College of William & Mary are the focus of a series on BBC World News America looking at college graduates entering the job market during an…

Dr. Decipher: Where to Find Low- or No-Cost Healthcare

You get a call from a relative who is sick and needs medical care, but has no insurance. She is thinking about going to the ER and wants your advice…

United Way Raises Over $1M in 2008 Campaign

The United Way of Greater Williamsburg had it rough in 2008, with an influx of new residents in need and slipping donations. Still they managed to raise $1,049,000 during their…

Community Honors Citizen Sailors Ahead of Deployment to Middle East

Naval reservists bound for the Middle East enjoy a picnic in Williamsburg Sunday. There was a time where reservists had a reputation, particularly among enlisted military members, as weekend warriors,…

York County Announces Youth Award for Courage

Pictured from left are: York County Board of Supervisors Chair Walt Zaremba, Richie’s mom Aida Williams, Richie Williams, nominator and para-educator Cheryl Moore, Richie’s father Mike Williams, and nominator and…

York County Announces Youth Award for Achievement

Pictured from left are: neighbors and nominators Edward and Mary Belford, Kevin Luo’s parents Ronnie and Shirley Luo, Kevin Luo, and York County Board of Supervisors Chairperson Walt. Zaremba. Scholarship,…

Good to Know: Turning $20 into $70 is Easy with Kiwanis

So, I ran into a gentleman from the Kiwanis Club this week – I guess you’d call him a Kiwanian – and, as happens more and more often lately, he…

Community Joins to Honor ‘Citizen Sailors’ Before Deployment

With the country still at war in two theaters, several community groups have joined with the City of Williamsburg to honor a group of more than 100 naval reservists who…

York County Announces Outstanding Youth Award for Community Service

Pictured from left are: nominator Walk Akers, Ben’s parents Beth Tyree and David Tyree, Ben Tyree, and York County Board of Supervisors Chairman Walt Zaremba. Ben Tyree gives his time…

York County Announces Outstanding Youth Award for Compassion

Pictured from left are: Guidance Counselor Quesuan Wigfall, one of her nominators, math honor society sponsor Elizabeth O’Brien, her other nominator, Harmony’s mom Dr. KyungHee Kim, Harmony Lee, and York…

VDOT Lane Closure Forecast: May 24-30

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…

April Unemployment Numbers Steady in State

The state released its April unemployment rate on Friday, and though number has held steady at 6.8 percent (adjusted), the Virginia Employment Commission warns that the next month or two…