Stave off holiday pounds with regular exercise

JCC Rec center winter options

Winter is coming, but that’s no reason to let the cold keep you from meeting your health goals. Freezing weather may make it a little harder to stick to your fitness routines, but staying physically active on a regular basis has amazing health benefits. Working out can help you control your weight, reduce the risk of numerous […]

Blast from the Past: Thomas Paine on the American Crisis


In this series, we take a look back at news coverage from the early days of the Historic Triangle. In this essay, printed in the Virginia Gazette on Jan. 10, 1777, American author and patriot Thomas Paine writes about the crisis facing the American Revolution after George Washington’s campaigns had mostly faltered. Revolutionaries across the thirteen revolting […]

City approves resolutions to overhaul roadways in Northeast Triangle

Map of the re-zoned area on Capitol Landing Road. (Courtesy of City of Williamsburg)

Williamsburg city councilors voted unanimously Thursday afternoon to approve proposed resolutions affecting the Northeast Triangle.  The new resolutions request revenue sharing funds from the Virginia Department of Transportation for two major construction projects on Capitol Landing Road. One of the projects, the Capitol Landing Road at Bypass Road Intersection Project, aims to improve safety at the intersection. The […]

Scott Taylor wins race for 2nd Congressional District


Republican Scott Taylor won by large margins Tuesday night, beating out Democrat Shaun Brown. “What a county we live in,” Taylor said in a victory speech Tuesday. “That I could grab that passing torch and serve these people and this nation, what an honor and a profound responsibility.” Del. Scott Taylor (R) currently represents the 85th District […]

Wittman maintains seat in 1st Congressional District


Republican U.S. Rep. Robert J. “Rob” Wittman defeated opponents Matt Rowe (D) and Glenda Gail Parker (I) in the race to represent the 1st Congressional District of Virginia. Wittman, the incumbent, has been serving the 1st Congressional District of Virginia since 2007. He has expressed intentions to run for governor in 2017. “I’m a firm believer in […]

Mason wins Senate seat

Sen. Monty Mason.

Democratic Del. Monty Mason defeated Republican Thomas R. Holston and the Constitution Party’s  John B. Bloom by significant margins Tuesday in a race for the 1st Virginia Senate seat. “We had a good night,” Mason said Tuesday. “I’m really proud of the team and the effort we put together and it paid off today at the […]

Mullin defeats Cordasco in race for 93rd


Democrat Mike Mullin defeated Republican Heather Cordasco in a highly contested race to represent the 93rd Delegate District in the Virginia General Assembly. “This is a truly humbling moment,” Mullin said Tuesday. “But now we have to get to work.” Mullin and related political action committees had outraised his opponent by nearly $63,000. With 88 percent of precincts reporting […]

Meet the candidates for the 2nd Congressional District


It’s election day, and you couldn’t possibly have waited any more time before deciding between the two candidates in the race for the 2nd Congressional District. The winning candidate will represent Accomack and Northampton, York counties, the City of Williamsburg and parts of James City County. The district also includes all of Virginia Beach City and parts […]

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