Williamsburg Contemporary Art Center unveils new face in Arts District

The newly renovated Blue Building. (Photo courtesy of WCAC)

The Williamsburg Contemporary Art Center invites the Greater Williamsburg Community to join in a grand reopening on Tuesday, April 25, at the Blue Building on 110 Westover Avenue in the Arts District. Presided over by WCAC President Janis Wood and Williamsburg Mayor Paul Freiling, festivities will include a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 5:30 p.m. with refreshments, opportunities to […]

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The Arc receives van from generous benefactor

Pictured is Diane Schwarz, Arc board member, Harold Mason, Arc Transportation Director, Mrs. Dawson, and Pam McGregor, Executive Director for The Arc.

Marian Dawson, along with her late husband, David, donated a van to assist The Arc in providing transportation to their clients with developmental disabilities. Pictured is Diane Schwarz, Arc board member, Harold Mason, Arc Transportation Director, Mrs. Dawson, and Pam McGregor, Executive Director for The Arc. For more information please go to thearcgw.org. Submitted by Pam […]

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Paving a path back to good life: Individuals with brain injury return to the joy of gardening

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Newport News, VA– The Denbigh House, a program of Community Brain Injury Services (CBIS), announces the completion of its accessible garden, which provides individuals with brain injury an opportunity to regain quality of life lost after trauma. The Denbigh House members and staff invite the public to the Garden Grand Opening on April 27, 2017 […]

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NetworkPeninsula hosts 100th workshop for local nonprofits

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NetworkPeninsula is coming full circle as it hosts its 100th Workshop at Legacy Hall on May 11, the same location where the first workshop was held in 2008 as NetworkWilliamsburg. At that time, Karen Dutro, Executive Director of then NetworkWilliamsburg, now NetworkPeninsula, rented just the small side room at Legacy Hall that barely seats 25. […]

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Abbitt Realty opens new office in Williamsburg

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Abbitt Realty Company, one of the area’s leading locally owned and operated real estate brokerages, is pleased to announce their new office location in Williamsburg, VA. The new location, at 1312 Jamestown Rd., Williamsburg VA 23185, will be the company’s newest office in Hampton Roads, and home to a growing team of market experts in […]

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Hampton Roads Academy receives grant to enhance Lower School Garden

HRA Lower School students work together to water the plants.

Newport News – Hampton Roads Academy has been selected as a recipient of the 2016 Eat. Learn. Live. & Grow School Garden Grant, sponsored by Chartwells K12 in partnership with KidsGardening.org. HRA was selected based on the viability of its proposed garden plan, as well as its creativity and ability to bring together the classroom […]

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Loudon Valley defeats Jamestown in first boys’ basketball state championship

Jamestown's Evan Wang faced off against Loudon Valley in the state 4A finals at the Siegel Center in Richmond Friday night. (Photo by Jim Agnew)

RICHMOND — Jamestown faced the hottest shooting team, Loudon Valley (30-1), in the state 4A finals at the Siegel Center in Richmond Friday night. The Vikings overwhelmed the Eagles jumping out to a 24-8 lead after the first quarter, and never looked back. Loudoun Valley controlled the game with Jordan Miller (Junior) scoring a game high […]

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