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Kale on books: Geroux delights with another sea adventure

This is a new adventure for me, or at least the first in 25 years. I’ve been a professional writer for nearly 55 years, either working at newspapers, state government or in retirement. There have been few days when I’ve not written something, hopefully worthwhile. In 1992-93, my last year in the...

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  • Top 10 for June 5-11

    Top 10 for June 5-11

    10 Youth Choral Concert: A performance by the Pioneer Singers from Lynnfield Middle School in Massachusetts, with director Stephen Bloom. 8-9 p.m. Saturday, Bruton Parish Episcopal Church, 201 W. Duke of Gloucester St. Free. 9 Learn to play Pickleball: Pickleball is a combination of tennis, badminton...

      • After Dark

        Thursday Aromas: Open Mic, 7-9 p.m. Capriccio Ristorante: John Ashby, 8:30-11:30 p.m. Sweet Tea and Barley: Good Shot Judy, 7 p.m. Friday Aromas: Wyatt Baldwin, 7-9 p.m. Berret’s Taphouse: Zack Salsberry, 7-10 p.m. Cogan’s: Dog Street Boys, 8-11 p.m. Red Hot and Blue: Billy Joe Trio, 7-9 p.m. Sweet...

          • History Channel competition show comes to the Historic Triangle

            History Channel competition show comes to the Historic Triangle

            Four of the world’s strongest men sat around a table in Yorktown’s Riverwalk Restaurant. Between them, a tray piled high with 96 soft-shell crabs. The challenge pit the four in a race against the clock to see who could eat the most crabs in two minutes. That’s just one of the challenges you can...

              • New museum exhibition explores experiences of free and enslaved blacks in Revolutionary War

                New museum exhibition explores experiences of free and enslaved blacks in Revolutionary War

                In the time of tumult that was the American Revolution, enslaved and free blacks found themselves on both sides of the conflict. The stories of how African Americans shaped and were shaped by the American Revolution are told in “Forgotten Soldier,” a new special exhibition at the American Revolution...

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                  • Williamsburg National hosts 29th VSGA Junior Match Play Championship

                    Williamsburg National hosts 29th VSGA Junior Match Play Championship

                    More than a hundred of the best young male golfers in Virginia came to Williamsburg this week as the Williamsburg National Golf Club hosted the 29th Virginia State Golf Association Junior Match Play Championship, from June 18-21. Beginning with 121 golfers on Tuesday, the tournament came down to...

                      • Williamsburg girls rowing team bring home medals, celebrate friendship and teamwork

                        Williamsburg girls rowing team bring home medals, celebrate friendship and teamwork

                        Despite the relatively short history of the rowing programs at the Williamsburg Rowing Club, and the fact that the team they sent had only been together this season, the club’s team of five amateur girls wrapped up the spring rowing season with a third place finish in the US Rowing U17/U15 National...

                          • Tribe Athletics to hold town hall discussion

                            Tribe Athletics to hold town hall discussion

                            The College of William and Mary Athletics Department will hold its first Town Hall Discussion Tuesday with Samantha Huge, director of athletics, as she approaches two years in the role. The forum will be the first of a series of engagement opportunities for Tribe fans and alumni to ask questions...

                              • Lafayette baseball wins state quarterfinals against Midlothian match 8-0

                                Lafayette baseball wins state quarterfinals against Midlothian match 8-0

                                Thanks to a combination of strong hitting and some capable work on the mound and infield, the Lafayette Rams baseball team defeated the Midlothian High School Trojans, 8-0, in their state quarterfinal match. Pitcher Geo Rivera, who enjoyed a good night both on the mound and behind the plate, including...

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                                  • Graduation reminds us about the connectedness of things

                                    “I hope you all realize the whole point of the last four years was to understand the connectedness of everything.” -- Dr. Thomas Graves, President, College of William and Mary, at 1984 Commencement The champagne corks had already popped by that time, in salvos on the larger undergraduate side...

                                      • There are reasonable ways to stay safe

                                        I read the letters and editorials dealing with guns and the recent murders in our communities. Over the past years, there have been many calls for legislation to “do something.” Usually this takes the form of restrictions on gun ownership. On the surface this seems quite reasonable, and in many...

                                          • Traveling to U.S. is a risk worth taking

                                            Why would Guatemalians dare come to the United States? As a frequent volunteer in an indigenous village in the mountains, I want to shed some light on the dilemma which Guatamaltecas face every day. I am a nurse. For the past 14 years, I have worked in the community of Santiago de Atitlan for months...

                                              • Need more information on CW finances

                                                The 2018 Colonial Williamsburg Annual Report was just released with financial results that included the first full year of outsourcing and restructuring. Despite its importance, there was only one page of “Condensed Consolidated Statement of Financial Position,” with emphasis on “condensed.” The...

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