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  • CW conference to explore beer history, culture

    As craft beer continues to grow in popularity, Colonial Williamsburg will explore its globe-spanning history with Ale through the Ages, a conference of brewers and beer scholars Oct. 18-21. “Today, beer is a recreational drink, but for thousands of years it was a critical source of nourishment...

      • Williamsburg Choral Guild welcomes new artistic director

        Williamsburg Choral Guild welcomes new artistic director

        The Williamsburg Choral Guild welcomes a new leader as its members prepare for the start of the fall concert season. Brian Isaac took over in July for retiring artistic director Jay BeVille, and he’s eager to build on the guild’s existing legacy. “I’m thrilled to join the Williamsburg Choral Guild...

          • "Matt and Ben" examines friendship, privilege through humor, fantasy

            "Matt and Ben" examines friendship, privilege through humor, fantasy

            Two decades ago, “Good Will Hunting” earned critical acclaim, box office success, an Academy Award for Robin Williams and another for its young writers, Matt Damon and Ben Affleck, who took Hollywood by storm with their story of an MIT janitor finding himself and embracing his genius. Clear Theater...

              • After dark, Aug. 1-5

                Friday Charly’s Airport Restaurant, Charly Baldwin, 5-9 p.m. Chowning’s Tavern: Sunset Serenade, 6-9 p.m. Aromas: Jack Enea, 7-9 p.m. Water Street Grille: Cultivated Mind, 8-11 p.m. Saturday Triangle: Joe’s Day Off, 6-9 p.m. Aromas: Diamond, 7-9 p.m. Comedy Club: Dave Waite, 8-9:30 p.m. Water Street...

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                  • WM women's tennis loses two coaches in one week

                    WM women's tennis loses two coaches in one week

                    After six seasons at William and Mary, both women’s tennis coaches, Tyler Thomson and Jesse Medvene-Collins, have resigned. Thomson, the head coach, resigned on Aug. 16, and Medvene-Collins, associate head coach, resigned earlier in the week, according to Tribe Athletics sports information director...

                      • The number to match was 25 at SuperHero 5K

                        Twenty five was the magic number last Saturday at the CDR SuperHero 5K at The Vineyards at Jockey’s Neck. It was the 25th year that a charity 5K race has been held at The Vineyards, although the 11th as a benefit for Child Development Resources. It also was the 25th consecutive Colonial Road Runners...

                          • WM and Bustamante named favorites for CAA championship

                            WM and Bustamante named favorites for CAA championship

                            The reigning champions have been picked as favorites for the title again. William and Mary’s men’s soccer team is the preseason favorite to win the Colonial Athletic Association championship title for a second straight year. Despite a daunting schedule including games against Atlantic Coast Conference...

                            • CDR 5k celebrates local superheroes

                              CDR 5k celebrates local superheroes

                              Were you at the Vineyards at Jockey’s Neck Saturday morning? If so, you would have seen neighbors waking up to start the weekend and hundreds of people dressed as superheroes running on the street on a cloudy August day. Child Development Resources, a nonprofit that serves at-risk or disabled children...

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                                • This 'enemy of the people' works in your interest

                                  The Virginia Gazette has been in publication since 1736. It has inspired debate over government practices since the days of King George II of Great Britain. One king, a revolution and 45 presidents of the United States later, The Virginia Gazette still stands for the ideals of reasoned debate among...

                                    • How Medicare covers diabetes

                                      Dear Savvy Senior, How well does Medicare cover diabetes? I’m 66 years old and was recently told by my doctor that I have pre-diabetes. If it progresses to full-fledged diabetes, what can I expect from Medicare? Recently Retired Dear Recently, Medicare actually provides a wide range of coverage...

                                        • Socialism expands the 'basic needs' list

                                          I read Wednesday’s “Last Word” on Democratic Socialism and noted with interest that the writer provided a “progressive’s idealized list” of basic subsistence essentials. Wiki differentiates “Traditional Basic Needs” as defined by the International Labor Organization World Employment Conference...

                                            • Williamsburg needs our attention as much as it ever did

                                              My first visit to Williamsburg was in August 1958. I was 12 and we lived in St. Augustine, Fla. Our family vacations were visits to our relatives or visits to an historic site or some combination thereof. It was a long trip to Williamsburg as there was no interstate and it would be another year...

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