100-plus rally against Trump’s plan to defund Chesapeake Bay cleanup efforts


Area politicians, activists, and environmental groups rallied in Williamsburg Saturday morning against the proposed slashing of all federal funding designated for cleanup programs at the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries. Nearly 150 people met at College Landing Park on College Creek Saturday to rally in support of keeping the $73 million of funding for the […]

Photos: Virginia First Lady Visits Tabb, Bethel Manor Elementary Schools

Virginia First Lady Dorothy McAuliffe visits second graders eating breakfast in the classroom Feb. 19, 2016 at Tabb Elementary School. (Matthew P. Best/ WYDaily)

  Virginia First Lady Dorothy McAuliffe visited two York County elementary schools Friday morning to learn about school division initiatives and accomplishments. The first stop was Tabb Elementary School, where McAuliffe met with students as they enjoyed meals through the York County School Division’s “Breakfast in the Classroom” initiative. The program is part of the state’s […]

Dorothy McAuliffe to Attend W&M’s Service Year Summit

Dorothy McAuliffe

University and college presidents from across the Commonwealth of Virginia will gather at William & Mary Oct. 4 and 5 to discuss opportunities for students to engage in a year of national service. The Virginia Governor’s Higher Education Presidents’ Summit on the Service Year is being hosted by Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe and First Lady Dorothy McAuliffe, William […]