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Hospitals Keep H1N1 Visitation Restrictions

H1N1, the microscope view. It might have slipped from the headlines, but H1N1 is still a threat to Virginia citizens.…

W.Y.D.: What You’ll Do, Jan. 29-31

Another weekend is upon us and it looks interesting. We find ourselves having to choose between wishing for snow (a likelihood as of Friday morning) and hoping the warm temps…

W&M Student Declares City Council Candidacy

When Williamsburg goes to the polls in May to elect two new city council members, College of William and Mary student Scott Foster will be on the ballot.…

Tribe Drops 3rd in a Row, Another Close Game

The Tribe’s second-half rally fell short as the William and Mary men’s basketball team dropped a 65-63 road decision at James Madison on Wednesday night. It was the team’s third…

NCAA Uses Banned W&M Logo

Three and half years after forcing the College to dispose of a logo deemed “hostile and abusive” to Native Americans, the NCAA has continued to display that symbol on its…

WJCC Schools Redistricting Inches Forward

The Williamsburg-James City County School Board narrowed its options for redistricting in a special call meeting Wednesday night. Two new schools – J. Blaine Blayton Elementary and Lois Hornsby Middle…

Racimo con Brio: In Honor of Good Dog Clancy

April 28, 1991, 18 years, 8 months, and 29 days ago, a rambunctious Jack Russell Terrorist, named Clancy, was born and shortly afterwards, came into my life. I didn’t think…

House Subcommittee Nixes Medical Marijuana Bill

RICHMOND – A House subcommittee on Wednesday rejected legislation that would have decriminalized marijuana possession and allowed doctors to legally prescribe the drug to their patients for various illnesses.…

Mathews a Finalist for Louisiana Job

Williamsburg James City Schools Superintendent Gary Mathews is on a short list of applicants to lead a small Louisiana public school division.…

JCC Makes Plans for Layoffs, Outlaws Skateboards and Bikes on Sidewalks

At their meeting Tuesday evening, James City County supervisors voted to approve two personnel cost-cutting policies and an ordinance to prohibit skateboards, bikes and the like on certain county sidewalks.…

JCC Supes Choose 2 New Planning Commissioners

At their Tuesday night meeting, James City County Supervisors chose two new planning commissioners and refused to reappoint an incumbent after weeks of discussion.…

Gov Pledges to Hold Off on School Funding Change

Gov. Bob McDonnell has pledged to freeze the Local Composite Index scores that determine how much state funding school divisions should receive. McDonnell’s office confirmed Friday the new governor will…

A $13 Million Mile Will Ease Route 17 Bottleneck

A project to widen Route 17 in York County will expand, albeit on a much smaller scale than originally planned.…

Tunnel Vision: Could Technology Save Commuters?

I woke up Monday morning after a great weekend to the sound of rain being whipped up against my bedroom windows. Commuting hell.…

School Bd. Takes Another Look at Redistricting Tonight

The Williamsburg-James City County School Board will discuss redistricting in a special meeting today.…