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W.Y.D.: What You’ll Do, July 4 Edition

The Fourth of July is a Saturday this year, so there is plenty of time to plan your weekend of independence. Here are the local fireworks displays and general Fourth…

Survey Shows Rapid Expansion of VA’s Oyster Aquaculture

Virginia’s oyster hatcheries saw a more than 18-fold increase in the number of seed and larvae sold between 2007 and 2008, according to a survey of shellfish farmers conducted by…

Racimo con Brio: How to Save the Local Arts Scene

This is Part Two of a lively and exciting conversation I had with Steven Breese, currently the director of the Virginia Shakespeare Festival’s production of “Much Ado About Nothing” which…

Kaine Delivers Praise to Public School Principals

Gov. Tim Kaine Virginia Governor Tim Kaine was in Williamsburg Tuesday to address the Virginia and Middle School Principals Conference. He followed on the heels of the gubernatorial candidates, Republican…

JCC Officer Charged in Chickahominy Crash

James City County Patrol Officer Robert Paul was charged Monday in connection with a Chickahominy River boat crash June 20.…

Local Crime Prevention Efforts Awarded Stimulus, State Funds

Three grants totaling more than $830,000 have been awarded to area agencies to improve criminal justice services in James City County and Williamsburg.…

Dominion Raises Power Costs; Surcharge to be Added in Sept.

Dominion customers will see a surcharge added to their power bills beginning Sept. 1 in an effort to recover costs associated with the regional electric transmission system. The surcharge was…

Hornsby Quits as Wolseley CEO

Claude Chip Hornsby has quit as chief executive officer of Wolseley Plc, ending a three-year tenure that saw shares of the building materials, plumbing and timber company slump 75 percent.…

Tunnel Vision: Time Travel (He Wishes)

TORONTO – AAA Mid-Atlantic’s annual holiday weekend travel tips and forecast offers suggestions for motorists to avoid a nightmare ride to their vacation destination.…

Dent Named Williamsburg Fire Chief

Williamsburg Fire Chief Pat Dent The City of Williamsburg has a new fire chief.…