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  • Mobile museum celebrates Virginia's everyday war heroes

    Mobile museum celebrates Virginia's everyday war heroes

    The world wars of the 20th century operated on a scale so large it can be difficult to comprehend beyond abstract pages in a history book. A mobile museum soon visiting the Williamsburg Regional Library aims to add perspective with more personal stories of fellow Virginians who contributed to some...

      • Fundraiser 5K brings superheroes to life

        Fundraiser 5K brings superheroes to life

        At their core, superheroes like Batman and Captain America aim to inspire people, both young and young at heart. That's also the goal Child Development Resources, a nonprofit group that serves developmentally disabled kids in Williamsburg, James City and York counties, and Poquoson. The organization's...

          • Cardboard boat regatta supports, enriches center for autism

            Cardboard boat regatta supports, enriches center for autism

            Jumping into a handmade, cardboard, two-person boat won't be a mistake come Aug. 12 – it'll be the organized plan of more than 25 local racing teams. The Williamsburg Jaycees, a community leadership club for residents ages 21-40, is hosting its annual cardboard boat regatta on Saturday on the York...

          • Concert series brings range of artists to Busch Gardens

            Concert series brings range of artists to Busch Gardens

            After a day filled with theme park thrills and simmering summer heat, sometimes it's nice to cool off and unwind before heading home. Busch Gardens hopes to offer park guests such a sendoff with its Summer Nights Concert Series, which features artists like Switchfoot and Ne-Yo performing through...

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              • Need some love? Foster a dog

                If you've ever considered being a foster parent for a dog but worry about long term commitments or getting too attached, we'd like to tell all the dog lovers out there to try it! It's a wonderful way to give rescue dogs a good start toward a new life. Our friends always ask, "Won't you fall in...

                  • Kim Jong Un's Swiss education tells us a little

                    Are the United States and North Korea on the brink of a nuclear war? According to foreign policy experts, it depends mostly on two individuals: President Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un, the dictator of North Korea. Their decisions may be influenced by their personality, temperament and character....

                      • Gallery serves many valuable roles

                        I was overjoyed to read your recent article which values the contributions being made by the newly established Williamsburg Art Gallery. At such a time it is important for people to remember that "Creativity takes courage," as Matisse said. Whether this is for solving a crisis or producing art....

                          • Charlottesville tested more than free speech

                            My heart breaks for the dead and injured this past weekend in Charlottesville. These violent acts are intolerable in our society and should be considered an outright attack on our common democratic values. We have a Constitutional right to assembly and free speech, not violence and coercion. Last...

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