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White Knuckles: Missing the Far-Flung Family

I just drove away from Richmond International Airport, having dropped off my sister and her baby boy for their flight back to Toronto. I miss them already.…

The Biggest Gingerbread House in Va. to Open Dec. 3

Soon guests at Great Wolf Lodge will be able to dine inside the state’s largest gingerbread house, built in the lodge lobby. (photo by Sam Thrift) Plenty of families have…

Community Notebook: Adopt a Family for Holidays, Eat Breakfast with Santa

The holiday spirit is upon us! Give back this season by adopting a family in need through Avalon: A Center for Women and Children. Families can enjoy breakfast with Santa…

New Victory Center Project Begins Early Next Year

The new Yorktown Victory Center will feature several new exhibits and artifacts, including an eight-foot-tall portrait of King George III. It’s been six months since Governor Bob McDonnell announced the…

Dare Students Expected to Move Into Trailers Dec. 12

  York County Schools anticipates moving students into temporary classrooms Dec. 12. Dare Elementary School students could begin moving into an eight-classroom portable unit on Dec. 12, according to a…

WJCC Parents Share Ideas for Strategic Plan; Forum Scheduled for Thursday

A small but passionate group of parents and citizens gathered in the James River Elementary School cafeteria Tuesday to share ideas for the future of Williamsburg-James City County Schools.…

Bay Rivers Boys Basketball Season Preview

There was so much parity in the Bay Rivers boys basketball season last winter that over half the teams in the district finished with winning records and a tiebreaker was…

McDonnell’s Reform Measures Have Little Impact

ALEXANDRIA – Gov. Bob McDonnell released a flurry of reform proposals aimed at streamlining government, but his plan would do little to reduce a state budget gap of $1.5 billion.…

The Score: Bay Rivers & Private School Hoops Results (Tuesday, 11/29)

                Grafton, Bruton, Tabb and Lafayette win Bay Rivers District girls basketball openers; Williamsburg Christian and Hampton Roads Academy boys dominate in season…

Holiday Dining at the Lodge in Colonial Williamsburg

There are so many dining events going on at the Lodge, and you won’t want to miss any of them! You can have Tea or Dinner with Dickens and enjoy…

Richmond Office Source of Continued Mail Problems

  Excessive delayed mail in Richmond’s staging area, photo from a recent audit of the office. James City County has sent another letter of complaint to the Postmaster General about…

ECOfreak: Pare Down the Feast

My family shared Thanksgiving dinner last week, and seven of us sat down to a delicious spread. I love spending time with my family, but I cringed this year when…

Williamsburg Regional Library Completes Strategic Plan

Libraries are being forced to adapt quickly to the new realities of declining revenues combined with interest in new ways to consume their products. To face those challenges, the Williamsburg…

Williamsburg Property, Real Estate Taxes Due Thursday

City residents have until Thursday to pay personal property and real estate taxes.…

Bay Rivers Girls Basketball Preview

  With last season’s All-Bay Rivers and All-Region I Player of the Year Morgan Heath gone, does Grafton still have enough to repeat as district champs? (Photo by Will Armbruster).…

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