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Trump needs time to fix the nation

I am so fed up with uninformed, unthinking people writing into the Last Word about President Trump and alleged chaos and lack of progress. He has done more in a little over a month to return the country to sanity than anybody in living memory. These people forget that it is the Congress that makes...

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  • Last Word on first impressions, Feb. 18

    Last Word on first impressions, Feb. 18

    First impressions Getting off the Parkway onto Parkway Drive heading towards Capitol Landing is not the view that this town would want visitors to see. There is a motel on the left where a lot of people are living full time. They are throwing their trash over the hill. So as you approach Capitol...

  • Last Word on real threats, Feb. 15

    Last Word on real threats, Feb. 15

    Information, please I have been getting mixed messages about the disposal of televisions. Some people say they won't take them at the landfill; others say they do, and I really don't know what to do with my old television. I'd be willing to have somebody come by and pick it up and dispose of it...

  • Last Word on Williamsburg Shopping Center, Feb. 11

    Last Word on Williamsburg Shopping Center, Feb. 11

    City redevelopment So Williamsburg Shopping Center has been sold. The city hopes that it can be reimagined as a more "urban" center with possible stores and apartment above, and perhaps a parking deck. They want it more walkable because they say there are lots of people within walking distance....

  • Last Word on Longhill Road, Feb. 8

    Last Word on Longhill Road, Feb. 8

    Williamsburg Inn The Williamsburg Inn is not just another outstanding luxury hotel. It is an historic American treasure, a beautiful guest house. Change is not always improvement. Please leave this charming building alone. Just like the Augusta National Golf Club/Resort, it stands above change...

  • Last Word on great pancakes, Feb. 4

    Last Word on great pancakes, Feb. 4

    Pancake supper Thursday, I was driving on Richmond Road when I saw a sign that read "Pancake Supper Tonight" in front of Astronomical Pancake House. As I like pancakes and am new to the area, I thought I would give it a try. It turns out there was a women's organization called Soroptimist that...

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  • Peninsula Health District looking for dog

    Peninsula Health District looking for dog

    The Peninsula Health District is looking for a medium size brown dog that bit someone Sunday at Grove Community Park at 111 Grove Heights Avenue in James City County, according to a news release. If the dog is not found, the victim may have to get shots for rabies prevention, the release states....

      • Williamsburg Police: Man charged with attempted murder after shooting

        Williamsburg Police: Man charged with attempted murder after shooting

        A Williamsburg man was charged with attempted murder after officers say he shot at a man in a hotel parking lot Sunday, according to Williamsburg police. The man, 33-year-old Brian Keith Lyons, was arrested in the parking lot shortly after officers arrived on scene in the 900 block of Capitol Landing...

          • York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office hosting Citizen Academy

            York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office hosting Citizen Academy

            The York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office will be holding its next Citizen Academy from March 13 through May 30. The Citizen Academy is a 43-hour block of instruction designed to give the citizens of York County and Poquoson a working knowledge of the Sheriff’s Office and the criminal justice system. ...

              • Virginia High School League has scholastic bowl at William and Mary Sadler Center

                Virginia High School League has scholastic bowl at William and Mary Sadler Center

                The Virginia High School League held its twentieth annual scholastic bowl on Feb. 25 in the Sadler Center at the College of William and Mary.More than 20 teams from around the state competed in by answering questions whose subjects ranged from Beethoven's music to foreign policy, 19th-century poetry...

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