Federal judge orders Virginia voter registration deadline extended

Voters mulled constitutional amendments

The deadline to register to vote has been extended due to a federal judge’s ruling. The decision comes after the state’s registration website experienced a glitch earlier this week. A federal judge has ordered that Virginia’s voter registration process be extended until 11:59 p.m. Friday,  according to a news release from Governor Terry McAuliffe’s office. “I am pleased […]

Race heats up for the 93rd House of Delegates seat in Wednesday night forum

Heather Cordasco (R) and Mike Mullin (D) shake hands after the League of Women Voters of the Williamsburg area forum.

Candidates for the 93rd House of Delegates District squared off in a raucous debate Wednesday night at the League of Women Voters of the Williamsburg Area’s Forum. The two candidates often rebutted one another’s opinions over education, government transparency issues, Virginia’s projected budget shortfall, and gun control. The forum, moderated by local attorney Stuart Spirn, gave […]

Blast from the Past: That time Patrick Henry tried to start a revolution but it had already started

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In this series, we take a look back at news coverage from the early days of the Historic Triangle. In this story that occurred just after the first battles of the American revolution and well before news could arrive, Virginian revolutionaries were locked in a fierce dispute with the Colonial Governor after he absconded with […]

Candidates for 93rd House of Delegates District to face off at forum

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As the countdown to November’s election winds down, the race for the 93rd House of Delegates District heats up. Two candidates are preparing to define their future plans for the region. The candidates for the 93rd District of Virginia House of Delegates, former school board member Heather Cordasco and criminal prosecutor Mike Mullin, will square […]

‘We are really at a real critical juncture in Virginia’s history,’ Gov. McAuliffe tells W&M forum

Gov. Terry McAuliffe pauses in between thoughts at a Tuesday morning College of William & Mary sponsored conference on Data Analytics and the Humanities in Williamsburg.

Gov. Terry McAuliffe talked about jobs, education, and the future of Virginia’s high-tech economy Tuesday morning at the College of William & Mary’s Data Analytics and Humanities Summit. The summit was designed to bring students, educators, and business people from across the Commonwealth together to discuss an increasingly challenging job market, public-private partnerships, and skills-based learning […]

Police investigating death of W&M student

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Vice President for Student Affairs Ginger Ambler sent the following message to the campus community the morning of Oct. 15, 2016 – Ed. Dear William & Mary Community, With deep sadness I am writing to tell you of the death of one of our students, Tiancheng “Austin” Zheng, a junior from Suzhou, China. Shortly after […]

City rezones Northeast Triangle into ‘culinary arts’ and tourism district

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In a move to generate urban redevelopment, the Williamsburg City Council passed multiple rezoning ordinances for districts in the Northeast Triangle Thursday.  At Thursday’s meeting, the council unanimously approved proposed zoning ordinances #16-14 and #16-16. The first of which lists the businesses that can now freely operate in the rezoned area, such as brew pubs, restaurants and bake shops. The […]