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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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                • Limelight, Aug. 15-19

                  Limelight, Aug. 15-19

                  Pick Your Paddle: Explore the wetlands at York River State Park, paddle provided. 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at 9801 York River Park Road. Canoes $9-16, registration required by calling 566-3036. Celebrate Yorktown Committee summer concert series: The Grace Episcopal Church series continues with...

                    • After dark, Aug. 15-19

                      Thursday Triangle: Joe Duggan and Friends, 6-9 p.m. Friday Charly’s Airport Restaurant: Nathan Lienard, 5-9 p.m. Aromas: The LCV Project, 7-9 p.m. Triangle: The Jukes, 7:30-10:30 p.m. Water Street Grille: Good Shot Judy, 8-11 p.m. Saturday Aromas: Tom Holden, 7-9 p.m. Comedy Club: Mike Riccadonna,...

                        • Virginia Regional Ballet preps adaptive dance classes

                          Virginia Regional Ballet preps adaptive dance classes

                          The Virginia Regional Ballet is working to become more inclusive with its latest endeavor. The school’s new adaptive dance classes, designed for kids with special needs including autism and physical disabilities, launch Sept. 10. “I’m so excited about this program,” said Adelle Carpenter, VRB’s...

                            • WSO 35th season tickets, subscriptions on sale

                              WSO 35th season tickets, subscriptions on sale

                              Subscriptions and single ticket sales are underway for the Williamsburg Symphony Orchestra’s 35th year and music director Janna Hymes’ final season with ensemble. The season debuts with a masterworks concert at the Kimball Theatre Sept. 10-11 and runs through May. The season opener includes Mozart’s...

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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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