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    GUTTERING: Starling Guttering Inc.

    Glen Starling started his business in 1975 offering home improvement services.  In 1984, Glen and his wife, Linda, decided to concentrate on installing gutters as their only service. So they set out to find the best gutter system available to offer to their customers. They purchased the Leafguard...

  • INSULATION SPECIALIST - Atlantic Spray Systems, Inc.

    INSULATION SPECIALIST - Atlantic Spray Systems, Inc.

    Atlantic Spray Systems, Inc. “Better Insulation for Comfortable Living” Residential Insulation Services - New Construction - Existing Homes - Crawlspaces - Attics  www.atlanticspray.com (757) 566-4892  What We Bring to Your Project Whether your project is residential or commercial, you can rely...

  • Interior Design: Jackson Thomas Interiors

    Interior Design: Jackson Thomas Interiors

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  • LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT: Custom Gardens

    LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT: Custom Gardens

    A Landscaping Company Serving the Local Community Design Build Landscape Architecture & Maintenance for Homes & Businesses in the Williamsburg, Yorktown, Virginia Peninsula & Surrounding Areas. Custom Gardens is a full-service landscaping company and provides comprehensive commercial and residential...

  • LEATHER, VINYL, & PLASTIC REPAIR: Dr.Vinyl

    LEATHER, VINYL, & PLASTIC REPAIR: Dr.Vinyl

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  • Walsingham's Carter, Stanko to play college baseball

    Walsingham's Carter, Stanko to play college baseball

    In front of a small crowd of family, friends, coaches and staff in the Walsingham Academy Upper School's library, two student athletes made commitments to their futures. Christian Carter and Zach Stanko, two members of the Walsingham Trojans baseball team, were both offered full scholarships to...

      • Indoor, winter golf tourney raises money for local charities

        Indoor, winter golf tourney raises money for local charities

        Dozens of people gathered, many with drinks in hand, to watch teams of golfers compete over nine virtual holes in the second Charity Winter Golf Tournament. Bob Tubbs, who has organized the event both years, and spends much of his free time raising money for charity, says there is a lot that makes...

          • HRA senior offers a $1,500 golf scholarship

            HRA senior offers a $1,500 golf scholarship

            A local high school senior has created a $1,500 scholarship, and she is looking for a local student athlete to award it to. Anna Hohlrieder is a senior at Hampton Roads Academy in Newport News, where she has been on the HRA golf team since her freshman year. All seniors must complete a senior project...

              • Runners sprint into the new year

                Runners sprint into the new year

                The new year got off to a running start Tuesday, with the 13th annual Hair of the Dog 5K. Slightly soggy conditions did nothing to slow the runners down or dampen their spirits as they put the right foot forward to cross the finish line in 2019. Runners — 548 in all — from the area and as far away...

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                  • Winter Blues Jazz Fest Sunday stage moved indoors due to expected cold weather

                    Winter Blues Jazz Fest Sunday stage moved indoors due to expected cold weather

                    Winter Blues? That’s what Williamsburg’s fifth annual Winter Blues Jazz Fest is feeling because of the weather. The festival’s organizers at Culture Fix announced in a Thursday Facebook post the Sunday Jazz Wind Down would be moved indoors to the Colony Room at the Williamsburg Lodge. The event...

                      • Get your appetite ready Williamsburg Restaurant Week

                        Get your appetite ready Williamsburg Restaurant Week

                        Make sure not to fill up on the bread basket if you’re out to dinner, because Williamsburg Restaurant Week is back with new, tantalizing specials from Jan. 21-31. Debi Schaefer, executive director of the Williamsburg Area Restaurant Association, said 35 restaurants have signed up to participate...

                          • Art on the River extends application deadline

                            Art on the River extends application deadline

                            The deadline for artist applications for Art at the River has been extended to Jan. 28. The show accepts original works in painting, clay, glass, fiber, metal, basketry, leather, wood, graphics, photography, musical instruments and mixed media. The juried art show has had more than 100 area artists...

                              • How to help your birds survive the next winter storm

                                How to help your birds survive the next winter storm

                                Most of the year, bird feeding is for your enjoyment, and for the birds it is just icing on Nature’s cake of insects and native plants. But for a few days each year, the readiness of your feeder array will mean life of death for some of your flock, especially ground-feeding sparrows and cold-intolerant...

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                                  • Congress, president need to resolve impasse

                                    OK, Congress and the president are at an impasse. Government employees who need an income sooner than Congress and the president are going without pay. Maybe both Congress and the president should volunteer to go without pay until the issue is resolved. If they can’t step up to the plate to do...

                                      • VSO's Broadway Pops featured some stellar moments

                                        The Virginia Symphony Orchestra brought a Pops program to the Ferguson Center Friday titled “Broadway to Z…Abba to Les Miz.” Well, it wasn’t exactly that since “Les Miz” was dropped from the list of potential works to be done and of the 16 selections offered, three were from “Phantom of the Opera.”...

                                          • Bogle was a thoughtful man and smart investor

                                            John C. Bogle, who founded the Vanguard Group of Investment Companies and built it into a mutual fund company with $4.9 trillion in assets under its management, died last week. He was 89. I interviewed him several times for the Gazette and, having been neighbors in Lake Placid, New York, where...

                                              • We can make a difference in using plastic

                                                Plastic straws — and plastics in general — that are not properly disposed of are a major environmental problem. It has been estimated that for the United States alone, we use up to 500 million drinking straws a day. That is enough to circle the Earth two and a half times. Worldwide, some scientists...

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