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Racimo con Brio: Being Grateful

In giving thanks, we look to, remember, what we’re thankful for, to the people and events that changed our lives for the better. It’s a day to remind ourselves –…

Local Shops Looking for Big Crowds; Outlets Will Have Black Friday Shuttles

  Love a crowd? Then go to just about any store on the day after Thanksgiving. Ready, set, spend! That’s what local retailers are hoping will be the rallying cry…

W&M Senior Crowned Miss Virginia USA

Samantha Casey Samantha Casey, a senior majoring in marketing at the College of William & Mary, has been named Miss Virginia USA 2010. A native of Jeffersonton, Va., Casey will…

JCC Supes Pass Comprehensive Plan in 3-2 Vote

The James City County Board of Supervisors approved the 2009 comprehensive plan at their Tuesday night meeting, concluding a two-year planning process that led to heated arguments between supervisors.…

Where to Find the Best (and Most Authentic) Thanksgiving Feast

Jamestown Settlement visitors to the re-created Powhatan Indian village will learn how Powhatans prepare stew over an open fire. (Photo courtesy Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation.) If you’re looking to have an authentic,…

Tunnel Vision: Holiday Travel Horrors

So, it’s Thanksgiving tomorrow. And my family is traveling again. My wife and I moved our family from Canada to Williamsburg in part because we’d end up avoiding madcap travel…

York Schools Set Make-up Day for Nor’easter Closures

York County school division students take note – the school board voted last night to make up one of the days missed during the nor’easter earlier this month.…

One Last Comp Plan Discussion for JCC Supes

James City County supervisors will finish discussing the comprehensive plan at a work session today and likely vote on it later that night at their meeting, but some supervisors continue…

Tribe Dozen Earn All-CAA Honors; Webb a Top Rookie

After posting one of the best regular seasons in the 115-year history of William and Mary football, 12 Tribe players earned 15 all-conference awards based on voting by the league’s…

Sidelined by Illness, Colley ‘Probable’ On Call at Tribe FCS Opener

Jay Colley prepares for a broadcast with Tribe football Head Coach Jimmye Laycock. (Photo courtesy of Tribe Athletics.) Longtime voice of the William and Mary Tribe Jay Colley was a…

Lafayette Grad, Now W&M Senior a Rhodes Scholar

Kira Allmann She submitted proof of citizenship, a personal statement, a resume, eight recommendation letters and a letter of institutional endorsement. She endured rounds of cuts to become a finalist.…

ECOfreak: Mr. McGlennon Goes to Washington

Last week, James City County supervisor John McGlennon joined other local government officials on Capitol Hill for Local Climate Action Week. I wasn’t too sure what this was all about,…

Busch Gardens Extends Christmas, Daily

Christmas Town elves Holly and Jolly stopped by the WYDaily-Tide Radio offices last week to spread some pre-Christmas cheer. Christmas will last a little longer at Busch Gardens Williamsburg, park…

Tribe Draws Weber State – at Home – In Playoffs

William and Mary football’s Adrian Tracy (center, in black argyle sweater) shows what he thinks of the Tribe’s NCAA first-round pairing. (Photo courtesy of Jim Agnew/Tribe Athletics.) Following their heartbreaking…

Ida May Have Brought Record Tides to Bay

VIMS new Vessels Operation Center was built on an elevated foundation, which allows it to avoid storm-surge flooding like this, shot at 7:59 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 12. (Photo courtesy of…