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Shortage of H1N1 Vaccine Hits Home; Clinics Postponed

On Thursday night, Williamsburg mom Rachel Moore waited two hours at Matthew Whaley Elementary School to get herself and her two young children vaccinated against H1N1. She was among 1,230…

All the Dirt: Ah, October

It’s that time of the year when the nights cool down and your utility bill drops from the heat of those summer days. Although it feels like you can kick…

Transgender Homecoming Queen a First for W&M

Jessee Vasold ’11 made history at the College of William and Mary Wednesday when “ze” was announced as the school’s first transgender homecoming queen, representing the Class of 2011. Vasold…

64th House District Candidates Square Off on Budget, Coal Plant and Transportation

Thursday night’s debate between candidates vying for the 64th district House seat centered on transportation, the state’s dire budget issues and whether a coal-fired power plant should locate in Surry…

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Colonial CSB Warns that Eastern State Patients Could Be Limited to Those Facing Criminal Charges

Colonial Community Services Board officials are asking the state for more time to develop a plan for downsizing at Eastern State Hospital, which runs the risk of becoming a hospital…

W.Y.D.: What You’ll Do, Oct. 23-25

Fall went quickly this year, didn’t it? This weekend will be back to spring temps and those rain showers that make all things grow. Fortunately, there is once again an…

More Trolley Time, Saturday Bus Schedule Changes for WATA

Williamsburg Area Transit Authority is changing some of its bus schedules slightly, both for its regular bus line and for the trolley, beginning this Saturday. As of October 24, Williamsburg…

Arrest in Gun Store Burglary

The York Poquoson Sheriff’s Office on Thursday arrested of a 25-year-old York County man in connection with the bold June burglary of Winfree Firearms on Route 17. Nicholas Martin was…

York Schools Gain in On-Time Graduates

York County schools saw more students in the class of 2009 graduate on time and fewer drop out, according to numbers released Tuesday by the Virginia Department of Education.…

Schools’ Drop-out, Discipline Data Hard to Track Together; Board Wants More Info

The same day the district received its graduation rate numbers from the Virginia Department of Education, the Williamsburg-James City County School Board met for a work session to discuss how…

64th District Candidates Debate Tonight at WRL

Candidates for the 64th district House race will meet for a debate at the Williamsburg Regional Library Thursday at 7 p.m. The debate is sponsored by the League of Women…

Racimo con Brio: Have Something in Common with Yo-Yo Ma

Q. What do Renee Fleming, Yo-Yo Ma, Joshua Bell and JoAnn Falletta have in common? A. These world-class artists have each performed works by composer Bezhad Ranjbaran.…

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High Marks for Online School Assignment Tool

Schoolchildren in York County might have a harder time explaining bad test grades or missed homework this year.…