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Williamsburg Lawyer Accused in Timeshare Scheme

Williamsburg Lawyer Accused in Timeshare Scheme

A 43-year-old woman who co-owns a law practice in Williamsburg is suspected of mail and wire fraud as a result of participating in a timeshare scheme. Federal prosecutors…

Meeting to Discuss Future of York River State Park Set for Tonight

Meeting to Discuss Future of York River State Park Set for Tonight

Plans to build a new park office, welcome center, campgrounds and an overnight educational building for York River State Park will be discussed at a public meeting tonight.…

Dominion Launches New Program to Recycle Old, Wasteful Appliances

Dominion Launches New Program to Recycle Old, Wasteful Appliances

Old refrigerators and freezers using outdated technology drive up power bills for homes across the state, adding as much as $100 per year to electric bills. Dominion Virginia…

Death of Eagle in Yorktown Highlights Consequences of Littering

Death of Eagle in Yorktown Highlights Consequences of Littering

The recent autopsy of a young eagle discovered in Yorktown found two balloons, several pieces of cardboard and paper, an aluminum soda can tab, a thumb tack, plastic particles,…

Williamsburg Winery’s Winemaker Goes to Argentina to Craft Special Wine

Williamsburg Winery’s Winemaker Goes to Argentina to Craft Special Wine

In the second half of 2016, customers of the Williamsburg Winery will have a chance to enjoy a classic Malbec made in Argentina by the winery’s winemaker, Matthew Meyer.…

Sports

Marcus Thornton Sees Limited Playing Time in First NBA Action

Marcus Thornton Sees Limited Playing Time in First NBA Action

William & Mary alumnus Marcus Thornton started his NBA career Monday night as the Boston Celtics began…

Legacy 76 Loses Close Contest to Fredericksburg FC

Legacy 76 Loses Close Contest to Fredericksburg FC

Virginia Legacy 76 dropped its third consecutive game, losing to Fredericksburg FC 1-0 on the…

Virginia Venom Celebrates Six Years, Maintains Mission to ‘Fill a Niche’

Virginia Venom Celebrates Six Years, Maintains Mission to ‘Fill a Niche’

Though the Virginia Venom came from humble beginnings, the youth organization has quickly transformed into…

Quarterpath Recreation Center to Host Colonial Volleyball Camp in July

Quarterpath Recreation Center to Host Colonial Volleyball Camp in July

The College of William & Mary’s head volleyball coach Melissa Shelton will be teaching four-day…




Local News

New App Offers Glimpse W&M Campus Through Historic Pictures

New App Offers Glimpse W&M Campus Through Historic Pictures

Visitors to the College of William & Mary’s campus can take a step back in time with a new mobile app. The college launched a new campus walking…

This Week in Crime: JCC SWAT Team Arrests One in Cocaine, Pot Bust

This Week in Crime: JCC SWAT Team Arrests One in Cocaine, Pot Bust

This week, a man is suspected of selling marijuana and cocaine, and a woman was arrested after police found multiple jars and bags of marijuana in her car.…

JYF Honors Long-Serving Employees, Volunteers

JYF Honors Long-Serving Employees, Volunteers

The group that runs the Jamestown Settlement and Yorktown Victory Center honored 178 people for service milestones at a June 11 event. Three employees received merit awards for…

Yorktown Fireworks Canceled Due to Weather

Yorktown Fireworks Canceled Due to Weather

Event organizers have made the decision to cancel the fireworks and festivities at Yorktown tonight due to an approaching storm that is expected to hit at about 8:30…

Obituaries

Marshall Jeffrey Spaan, 94, recognized as 1983 Kiwanis Man of the Year

Marshall Jeffrey Spaan, 94, recognized as 1983 Kiwanis Man of the Year

Marshall Jeffrey Spaan, a resident of Patriots Colony in Williamsburg, died peacefully on Sunday, June 21, 2015, at the age of 94. The…

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Hometown

Summer Breeze Concerts Bring Music to Merchants Square

The Summer Breeze concert series returned last week for its 24th year of music and fun in downtown Williamsburg. This summertime staple kicked off last Wednesday with a…

This Week In Crime

This Week in Crime: JCC SWAT Team Arrests One in Cocaine, Pot Bust

This week, a man is suspected of selling marijuana and cocaine, and a woman was arrested after police found multiple jars and bags of marijuana in her…

W.Y.D.

What You’ll Do: July 2-5

If you’ve checked out our Events Guide, you already know about all the interesting Fourth of July celebrations taking place in the Historic Triangle area over the next few…

Get Schooled

Get Schooled: Hornsby Students Swap Out Sugar on Social Media

Students at Lois S. Hornsby Middle School received a sweet surprise after rallying against sugary drinks. Hornsby was selected as the “Biggest Splash Online” award winner by the…

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