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New Quilts Exhibition Opens June 9 At Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum

Some of the nation’s most treasured quilts were produced around the middle of the 19th century influenced by quiltmaking in the nation’s third largest city of the time, Baltimore. A…

Did Colonial Women Die Because their Petticoats Caught Fire?

Every day – in museums and historic sites across America – myths are repeated and spread. Many believe that so many colonial women died from burns when their petticoats caught…

Hometown: Williamsburg Hosts Trails Day Events

  One of the trails at Waller Mill Park. The City of Williamsburg Parks and Recreation Department is celebrating National Trails Day on Saturday by offering two special walks at…

National Parks to Waive Fees for GO Day

Entrance fees to local national parks will be waived for National Get Outdoors Day on June 9.…

York, Grafton Both Advance Past Region I Baseball Quarters; Semifinal Showdown Looms

Exactly how efficient was York senior Clark Siebels’ outing in the Falcons’ Region I tournament opener against Eastern View Monday?…

Bay Rivers Dominates Day One of Region I Tennis Tournament

Day One of the Region I tennis tournament held at Jamestown High School Monday was a dominant one for the Bay Rivers, which featured three of the four singles semifinalists…

10 Questions With Walsingham’s Valedictorian

We asked Walsingham Academy valedictorian Robert Rust to humor us and fill out our annual questionnaire. Read on to learn about his achievements, future goals and summer plans.…

Williamsburg Farmers Market Celebrates 10 Years

On Saturday mornings, locals and visitors alike gather in Colonial Williamsburg’s Merchants Square for the Williamsburg Farmers Market. They ask about the vegetable varieties (what are those little orange tomatoes?),…

Jamestown High Standout Golfer Presumed Drowned in College Creek Accident

James City County Police and Fire Marine units are expected to resume the search this morning for a Jamestown High School senior who was last seen swimming with difficulty in…

DoG Street Pub Damaged in Early Morning Fire

Williamsburg fire investigators are looking into an early morning fire at a soon-to-open pub on Merchants Square.…

York Notebook: Public Comprehensive Plan Meetings; Writing Workshops

York County will have two public meetings to discuss the Comprehensive Plan, a York County student received a scholarship from the York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office and Tabb Library is holding free…

Walsingham Class of 2012 Graduates Saturday

Walsingham Academy will say goodbye to 62 seniors when they graduate from the school on Saturday. The class of 2012 earned $4.2 million in scholarship offers and 235 college acceptances.…

Twilight Golf at Its Finest

Where else can you play one of the game’s first island greens and one of the first father-and-son course designs, all in a place where freedom was born? That’s the…

Hometown: Republicans Host Headquarters Grand Opening

The James City County Republican Committee (JCCRC) will celebrate a grand opening for its headquarters on Saturday.…

Game On: Tabb’s Shetty, York’s Plawska Named BRD Tennis POYs

The all-Bay Rivers District tennis awards were handed out this past week to familiar faces, as Tabb’s Chiraag Shetty and York’s Wiktoria Plawska repeated as district Players of the Year.…