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  • Dominion Power, preservationists face off over proposed towers across James River

    Dominion Power, preservationists face off over proposed towers across James River
    JAMES CITY — Virginia's largest electricity provider will face off against James City County and preservationists this week in a battle over proposed new electrical towers crossing one of the nation's most historic waterways. The battleground is...
  • 2015 travel, from major anniversaries to sporting events

    2015 travel, from major anniversaries to sporting events
    The year 2015 teems with major anniversaries, from the 50th remembrance of the Selma Bridge Crossing in Alabama to the 450th birthday of St. Augustine, Fla., and the 800th staging of the Lord Mayor's Show in London. Check these out on our annual calendar,...
  • Jamestown settlement and Yorktown Victory Center revenues down

    The Jamestown Settlement and Yorktown Victory Center living-history museums' admission revenue was down 2.5 percent in 2014 compared to 2013. Admission revenue amounted to $5,026,279 in 2014. "The overall decline in visitation was mitigated by an...
  • Colonial Williamsburg exhibit marks 300 years at Bruton Parish Church

     Colonial Williamsburg exhibit marks 300 years at Bruton Parish Church
    When builders started to put the finishing touches on Bruton Parish Church in late 1714, Duke of Gloucester Street was little more than a meandering horse path that dipped out of sight while crossing the deepest of early Williamsburg's many ravines. But...
  • Colonial Williamsburg Foundation board adds two trustees

    Colonial Williamsburg Foundation board adds two trustees
    The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation board of trustees has elected management consulting executive Joseph Christopher "Chris" Simmons and university representative Y. Ping Sun to serve as foundation trustees. Simmons of McLean is a former managing...
  • Home Gardener Day workshops Jan. 19 explore power of different gardening styles

    When all is dormant and brown outdoors, moss can be very much alive and green. Look around moist spots in your yard or nearby woods and you will likely find a patch of bright green moss. Gently lift some of that pretty patch and transplant pieces into...
  • Chef David Everett feeds Williamsburg community through restaurants, local projects

    Chef David Everett feeds Williamsburg community through restaurants, local projects
    Looking out the kitchen window of his latest project, the Colonial Capital Bed & Breakfast on Richmond Road, David Everett can see the house where his mother grew up. He wanted to buy that house, but it wasn't available. So he and his wife, Kathryn...
  • 'It's a Wonderful Life' on the big screen

    'It's a Wonderful Life' on the big screen
     For some folks - a lot of folks, actually - Christmas wouldn't be Christmas without "It's a Wonderful Life."  It's a holiday classic, one of the gems of the American cinema. The great Frank Capra called it his favorite among all the films he made....
  • Newport News, Norfolk, Williamsburg all hosting restaurant weeks around the same time

    Newport News, Norfolk, Williamsburg all hosting restaurant weeks around the same time
    The "restaurant week" promotion offered by several Hampton Roads cities presents a nice diversion for the cold weeks of January and February. It's an opportunity to explore a new restaurant or revisit an old favorite at a reasonable cost. Most...
  • Check out Williamsburg Restaurant Week through Jan. 25

    Check out Williamsburg Restaurant Week through Jan. 25
    Williamsburg brings back its restaurant week now through Jan. 25. Sponsored by the Williamsburg Area Restaurant Association, the event features two-course lunches for $10.15 and three-course dinners for $20.15 or $30.15.  Colonial Williamsburg also...
  • Colonial Williamsburg releases three historic-based condiments

    Colonial Williamsburg releases three historic-based condiments
    Colonial Williamsburg is offering three historically inspired products — Old Stitch Brown Ale Mustard, Mad Mary Tomato Catsup and Jane Vobe’s Tomato Conserve — to spice up your holiday table. In 18th-century England and the colonies,...