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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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                  • Have fun all solstice day with James City County Parks and Recreation

                    Have fun all solstice day with James City County Parks and Recreation

                    James City County Parks and Recreation is putting on its second annual summer solstice celebration “Project 547: Longest Day of Play.” There will be 19 different activities throughout the day, from nature walks to a four square tournament, according to Sarah O’Reilly, program coordinator for sports...

                      • Summer Reading Kick Off Party

                        Summer Reading Kick Off Party

                        On Sunday afternoon, the Williamsburg Library Plaza was full of activity. Children gleefully screamed down an inflatable water slide as others indulged in face painting, arts and crafts, henna tattoos and free popcorn. Nearby, parents ate Ben and Jerry’s ice cream under umbrellas while a D.J. played...

                          • Lights, camera, action: Movies on Prince George St. return this Sunday

                            Lights, camera, action: Movies on Prince George St. return this Sunday

                            Get your blankets and lawn chairs ready because a summer of free films is revving up with the return of Movies on Prince George Street. “We started the Turkey Trot in 2006 for the same reason as these movies and whatever other events we put on during the year,” said David Everett, owner of Blue...

                              • Concerts and competition: the WSO's 2019-2020 season

                                Concerts and competition: the WSO's 2019-2020 season

                                The Williamsburg Symphony Orchestra announced its 2019-2020 season, and the Masterworks Concert Series will serve as the final interview for five prospective music directors. “We had 194 applicants apply for the position of music director, we have selected five candidates,” said Carolyn KeurajianExecutive...

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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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