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Governments Hope to Avoid ‘Devastating’ Cuts

Triangle governments and agencies most affected by Governor Tim Kaine’s proposed budget say the cuts would be devastating, but they hold out hope the new administration will shift the burden…

Public School Budgets Look Grim After Kaine Speech

For the first time since the recession hit, Virginia public schools will be forced to slash budgets with no protection from stimulus funds.…

Dr. Decipher: Top Medical Stories of 2009

Another year has flown by and there were many interesting medical stories. These included promising research studies such as the discovery of a gene, ApoE, that may be a marker…

Good to Know: The Bigs Need a Little Help

I had a chance to sit down and talk with Big Brothers Big Sisters Chief Executive Officer Elizabeth Chisolm recently and I discovered that, like most other nonprofits in the…

Pfac Explores Williamsburg Artist Carlton Abbott’s Art Without Boundaries

The Carlton Abbott-designed Archaearium at Jamestown houses artifacts from the renowned dig. The role of art in defining a community, and an individual artist’s influence on their environment, is explored…

City Youth Win Big at Martial Arts Championship

Destiny Kirk, on her way to a gold medal. (Photo courtesy City of Williamsburg.) Twelve students from the Williamsburg Youth Achievement Tae Kwon Do Program participated in the 2009 Holiday…

York’s 911 Innovation Earns Another Accolade

The York County 911 call center. A simple link between private security companies and public emergency responders that made good sense to York County and Richmond continues to earn national…

BBC Updates W&M Grads’ Job Hunts

BBC America recently caught up with four members of William & Mary’s Class of 2009 to see how they have fared in the job market during this tough economy.…

All the Dirt: A Holiday Treat

It’s quite a unique plant that I want to talk about today that blooms during the holiday season. It is a Camellia (kuh-mee-lee-a) sasanqua (suh-san-kwuh) and the cultivar is called…

Lists Yule Love: Your Holiday Haikus

We asked, you delivered. Below are a slew of holiday haikus submitted to WYDaily over the past week or so. Some folks, like Cindi Eicher and pbbatton, were prolific. Others…

Lists Yule Love: Your Holiday Memories

We asked and you remembered. For the past 10 days or so we’ve been asking our WYDaily readers and Tide and BACHfm listeners to share their best holiday memories and…

Racimo con Brio: Dog Wisdom

Whoa folks – while I was sleeping last night, my Jack Russell Terrrrrrierrrrrr, Clancy, must have sneaked into my office, opened up my computer, pushed power, gone into my files…

Florimonte’s to Take Over WISC Grille

Local favorite Florimonte’s Fine Foods and Deli will be taking the reins at the Williamsburg Indoor Sports Complex Grille starting January 4.…

Redistricting Maps “Outdated,” So WJCC Removes Them

As Education Logistics, Inc. prepares new redistricting options for Williamsburg-James City County schools, the district has chosen to remove the original drafts from its Web site.…

New Hope for York’s Stalled Marquis

York County’s Marquis Shopping Center, as originally conceived. York County’s Marquis Shopping Center might soon see an end to its financial woes.…