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  • Prep roundup: Walsingham baseball wins Under the Lights game

    Prep roundup: Walsingham baseball wins Under the Lights game

    Jason Covaney pitched a complete game and Walsingham Academy got a game-ending double play to hold off Southampton Academy 3-2 Friday in the school’s Under the Lights game at the College of William and Mary’s Plumeri Park. Covaney threw 83 pitches and scattered 11 hits but gave up just two earned...

      • Prep roundup: Lions get just two hits in loss to New Kent

        Warhill managed just two hits against New Kent pitcher Grace Ellis in an 11-1, 6-inning loss Tuesday in Bay Rivers District softball play. Ellis struck out eight batters and gave up a run in the fourth inning. Taylor Nicholson brought in the only Warhill run after grounding to shortstop, with an...

          • 'Maniac' ultramarathoners make it look easy — almost

            After the sixth running of the Singletrack Maniac 50K last Saturday at Freedom Park, Williamsburg’s only ultramarathon, the only person to have completed every race is Chris Robertson, 45, of Williamsburg, and he had his fastest time ever for the technical, hilly trail race (5:25:15), and his highest...

              • Four from Walsingham to compete at college level

                Four from Walsingham to compete at college level

                Four Walsingham Academy athletes have made commitments to continue taking part in their sports at the college level. Carson Cooper, who became involved in sailing when he was 12, will sail at Christopher Newport. Delaney Riggs, who has played soccer at Walsingham and with the Virginia Legacy club...


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                  • After dark, April 25-29

                    Thursday Aromas: Open Mic Night, 7-9 p.m. Friday Aromas: LCV Project, 7-9 p.m. Cogan’s: Jacob Vanko Band, 8-11 p.m. Water Street Grille: Damn Jankes, 8-11 p.m. Saturday Aromas: Caleb Folks, 7-9 p.m. Cogan’s: Michael Clark Band, 8-11 p.m. Water Street Grille: Settle Down Jack, 8-11 p.m. Triangle:...

                      • Chamber shifts marketing efforts toward food, activities

                        Chamber shifts marketing efforts toward food, activities

                        As the Williamsburg Taste Festival offers culinary delights through Sunday, it also marks progress toward a rebranded Greater Williamsburg area. Karen Riordan, president and CEO of the Greater Williamsburg Chamber & Tourism Alliance, said she envisions Williamsburg as a destination for foodies...

                          • VCU grows with Institute for Contemporary Art opening

                            VCU grows with Institute for Contemporary Art opening

                            Richmond’s art scene continues to grow with the city’s latest gallery, the Institute for Contemporary Art at Virginia Commonwealth University, which opens with a block party Saturday. The college designed the spot to capitalize on the way in which contemporary art can spark dialogue, something...

                              • Make your child's party a hit on a budget

                                A birthday party is a fun way to recognize important milestones in a child's life. Family and friends are invited to join in the fun, and everyone enjoys a day of celebration. Behind the scenes, however, this can be a stressful experience for parents. Organizing and throwing a party can be an expensive...


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                                  • Your chance to add to the local history book

                                    As president of the Williamsburg Historic Records Association, I invite readers to consider donating family, organization or business records to us for possible acceptance into the Special Collections Research Center at Swem Library. WHRA is devoted to documenting the history of Williamsburg after...

                                      • This is what it means to be an American

                                        What makes us Americans is the ability for half the country to engage in serious discord with the other half, yet remain united under one government; other countries would have dissolved their government dozens of times. What makes us Americans is when we see the pendulum of government swing too...

                                          • Lessons learned by following in Marco Polo's footsteps

                                            Francis O’Donnell of Richmond is an artist, author, poet filmmaker and explorer. He recently taught a course on Marco Polo and the Silk Road at the Christopher Wren Association’s Lifelong Learning seminar at the College of William and Mary. “His was one of the most fascinating stories I have ever...

                                              • Guess who's not coming to dinner?

                                                Press critic Donald Trump is the first president to skip the annual White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner since Ronald Reagan in 1981. President Reagan had a good excuse: He had been shot. The celebrity-laden dinner of more than 2,500 journalists and guests that you can watch on television...

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