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Moscow fights back after sanctions; battle rages near Ukraine crash site

Russia fought back on Wednesday over new U.S. and EU sanctions imposed over Ukraine even as G7 leaders warned of further steps, while...

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Deer killed on Centerville Road

JAMES CITY - A Gazette reader reported a large female deer dead on Centerville Road Wednesday.

4th Circuit Court's same-sex marriage ruling lauded, lambasted in Williamsburg area

One day after a panel of judges from the U.S. 4th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a ruling that struck down Virginia's ban on same-sex...

Rabies positive raccoon found in James City

JAMES CITY - A raccoon seen in the 2000 block of Jolly Pond Road has tested positive for rabies, according to a news release from...

Republican challenger has economic growth agenda

WILLIAMSBURG — If Ed Gillespie has his way you'll know him a lot better by the first week in November than you do now.

Police: James City man accused of peeping into Williamsburg apartment

WILLIAMSBURG - A county man is facing seven misdemeanor charges after police say he was caught in security photos last week peeping into the...

Hotel occupancy low in June as primary tourist season begins

Hotel occupancy rates in the Historic Triangle in June were down, prompting a quick promotional push by the area's tourism industry to...

Williamsburg Players and StageLights flew high with 'Peter Pan'

Two Peter Pans took flight this month for area audiences to enjoy.

NetworkPeninsula offers grant writing workshop for teachers

WILLIAMSBURG – Teachers interested in learning about grant writing can sign up for a local two-day workshop, offered by the...

Volunteers needed for annual Day of Caring

Altruism and fun. That's a winning combination for volunteers who join forces for the United Way of Greater Williamsburg's annual Day of...

Parking permits for Williamsburg residents available starting Aug. 1

WILLIAMSBURG – Residents of the city will be able to purchase new parking permits beginning Aug. 1, city officials announced Tuesday.

Chesapeake Bank collecting school supplies for children in need

WILLIAMSBURG – Too soon to start thinking about back to school shopping? Not for local Chesapeake Bank branches.

Greenwood Christian Academy to hold open house Aug. 3

Greenwood Christian Academy, a private, not-for-profit school serving students in preschool and the elementary school grades, will hold an...

James City father convicted of child abuse

WILLIAMSBURG — A James City man whom police say stuck his finger down his baby's throat in February was convicted Tuesday on a...

Two students help launch William and Mary Bike Initiative to encourage riding instead of driving

WILLIAMSBURG — Elaborate fix-it stations, new bike racks, a cycling class and the beginning stages of a bike share and bike shop are...

Business: Customer service pet peeves

WILLIAMSBURG — "The customer is always right."

Rising seas a potential danger to barrier islands in Virginia and abroad

Virginia Beach and the Outer Banks are relatively young barrier islands, geologically speaking, making them particularly vulnerable to...

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