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Good to Know: Who Grove Helps, In Their Own Words

I talk about Grove Christian Outreach Center a lot in this blog. I know. I think one of the reasons it has really captured my attention is that the people…

VDOT Lane Closure Forecast: May 30-June 5

In an effort to keep you informed, VDOT publishes the following scheduled highway lane closures that may affect traffic in Hampton Roads. These closures are subject to change due to…

Grant Honors Legacy through Leadership

From l. to r., WPD Lt. Tim Davis, Police Chief Mike Yost, Maj. Susan Geary, Lackey Paparis and Lt. Kenny Lawson. The Williamsburg Police Department has received a $10,000 grant…

Hurricane Season: ’10 Names and Sales Tax Holiday

The State of Virginia is encouraging residents to prepare for hurricane season by holding a Hurricane Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday through Monday, May 31.…

Area Featured in AirTran Mag

Virginia’s Historic Peninsula, namely Hampton, Newport News and Williamsburg, will be the focus of a feature story in Go Magazine, AirTran Airways’ inflight publication.…

Weekend Events Honor Military in Triangle

York County’s War Memorial at York Hall, where a service will be held Monday at noon. The Historic Triangle will remember its military history and service members this weekend with…

New Lacrosse, Soccer Stadium for W&M

Martin Stadium: Ready for some winning Tribe teams. (Rendering courtesy of W&M) The College of William and Mary’s lacrosse and soccer teams will have a new stadium this spring, thanks…

Get Schooled: And the Winners Are…

Ladies and gentlemen, put your hands together. As the school year is drawing to a close, it seems I hear more and more about students who deserve to be honored…

Hotel Assoc., CW Pursue Similar Visitor Center Goals

Though both organizations say they want to foster collaboration in the Triangle tourism industry, Colonial Williamsburg and the Williamsburg Hotel Motel Association are ramping up their separate efforts to be…

Segways Coming to Yorktown Waterfront

The Segway PT, a 21st century two-wheeler soon to be available in Yorktown. Tourists zooming around on Segways has long been a common sight in large cities such as Washington,…

NN/W’burg Airport Announces $4M Plans for Air Commerce Park

The Peninsula Airport Commission and Orion Air Group are developing a $4 million hangar and office space complex at Air Commerce Park at the Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport.…

War of Words, Numbers Waged in York

Tensions threaten to boil over in York County as various residents and government officials argue over whether real estate tax rates are too high. An informal group of county residents,…

Racimo con Brio: Festival Williamsburg, Be There (But If You’re In NYC, Hit These Free Spots)

Paleeze catch the last weekend of the Virginia Arts Festival here in town – it’s a winner line-up. Highlights are: Kelly O’Hara at the Lodge (saw her starring in “South…

Clever Kids’ Odyssey Leads to World Finals

Elementary students from Hampton Roads Academy are headed to the world finals today through Saturday for Odyssey of the Mind. The world’s greatest problem-solvers are meeting in Michigan this week…

A 10th Grade for Providence Classical

Nine years after its founding, James City County’s Providence Classical School is expanding once again, in what is becoming a yearly ritual.…