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ECOfreak: Worms Rule His World (& Could Save Ours)

In a previous blog, I talked about my new interest in trying out vermicomposting, or using worms to get rid of organic waste. Thanks to one of my readers, my…

Symphonia’s New Program Delivers Music to Kids

Jackson Livanec practices with his classmates at Stonehouse Elementary on his new cello, courtesy of The Williamsburg Symphonia. Yo-Yo Ma might have some competition in the fifth grade at Stonehouse…

Closings, Postponements for Tuesday, Feb. 2 – Updated 10:35 A.M.

The weekend’s snowstorm has caused all sorts of havoc with schedules, both social and professional. Here’s the latest list of closings/cancellations/postponements for Tuesday, Feb 2. If you know of additional…

A-B’s Latest Launches, Is Brewed in JCC

Following success in dozens of test markets, Anheuser-Busch has launched its newest light beer, Select 55, around the nation. The beer is brewed locally at the James City brewery.  …

GA Considers Another Specialty License Plate

RICHMOND – At the suggestion of a Colonial Heights woman, the General Assembly is considering a bill to provide special license plates for people with certain medical conditions.…

Dr. Decipher: Naked Feet are Happy Feet

As a child I loved going barefooted. Our neighborhood in the 70s was full of barefoot kids in cut-off jeans and t shirts. Then we grew up, became parents ourselves,…

Closings, Postponements for Feb. 1-Updated 9:05 P.M.

The weekend’s snowstorm has caused all sorts of havoc with schedules, both social and professional. Here’s the latest list of closings/cancellations/postponements for Monday, Feb. 1 and Tuesday, Feb 2. If…

Tribe Hits Free Throws in Win Over Drexel

Returning home in the midst of a momentum-sapping, three-game losing streak, the College knew that it badly needed a win to remain in the picture at the top of a…