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  • Colonial Williamsburg offers free admission to military

    Colonial Williamsburg offers free admission to military
    Colonial Williamsburg is offering free admission to its art museums to active duty military, retired military members and veterans from Oct. 9 to 13 in honor of a special exhibition honoring Vietnam veterans.  According to a press release from...
  • USS Theodore Roosevelt rescues fishermen off Florida coast

    Sailors and Marines aboard the Norfolk-based USS Theodore Roosevelt rescued two men off the Florida Coast earlier this week after their vessel was engulfed by flames. Sailors spotted a rescue flare around 4:30 a.m. Monday about 90 miles off the coast....
  • Donation is music to Easton High School Band's ear

    Donation is music to Easton High School Band's ear
    The Easton Area High School band will get five new wind instruments thanks to a $5,000 donation from a local philanthropist. The donation from the Trigiano Foundation was presented at Tuesday night's school board meeting by Elaine Trigiano to high school...
  • Williamsburg dig unearths new clues on pioneering 1700s black school

    Williamsburg dig unearths new clues on pioneering 1700s black school
      Archaeologists exploring the grounds of a College of William and Mary dormitory where a sprig of a colonial brick footing was found last year have unearthed the remains of two outbuildings believed to be part of a landmark African-American school....
  • Colonial Williamsburg offers free tickets to Hampton Roads residents

    Colonial Williamsburg offers free tickets to Hampton Roads residents
    Colonial Williamsburg is offering free tickets to its Historic Area and art museums to residents of most cities and counties in Hampton Roads.  The free one-day tickets will be available Aug. 8 through Aug. 15 to residents of Williamsburg, James City...
  • Ebert documentary 'Life Itself' comes to town, with director making an appearance

    Ebert documentary 'Life Itself' comes to town, with director making an appearance
    'Life Itself.' Documentary filmmaker Steve James, a Hampton native, will be at the Naro Expanded Cinema in Norfolk on Wednesday night to introduce and discuss a screening of his film "Life Itself," about the life and career of Roger Ebert (pictured)....
  • Colonial Williamsburg offers discount to adults 50 and older

    Colonial Williamsburg offers discount to adults 50 and older
    Colonial Williamsburg is offering guests age 50 and older the chance to pay for a single-day admission ticket and return for free the rest of the year.  The "50+ Pay for a Day" promotion will be available to purchase through Oct. 31. The price of a...
  • Karen A. Stuart, archivist

    Karen A. Stuart, archivist
    Karen A. Stuart, a Library of Congress archivist who had been head librarian at the Maryland Historical Society, where she was also associate editor of Maryland Historical Magazine, died of cancer Aug. 19 at Stella Maris Hospice. She was 59. "As head...
  • New CW conservation lab unravels secrets of the 1700s

    New CW conservation lab unravels secrets of the 1700s
    No one who works for Colonial Williamsburg’s vast and perpetually busy collections department signs up for the job because they think it will be easy. Starting with nearly 70,000 examples of American and British fine, decorative and mechanical...
  • Ferguson Enterprises commits $1.1 million to An Achievable Dream

    Ferguson Enterprises commits $1.1 million to An Achievable Dream
    Ferguson Enterprises has pledged $1.1 million to An Achievable Dream Academy through 2024, renewing a long-standing partnership between the wholesale plumbing distributor and the school in Southeast Newport News. The company will provide scholarships...
  • Farmers market guide: A list of Peninsula markets

    Farmers market guide: A list of Peninsula markets
     The number of farmers markets in the commonwealth has more than doubled over the past 10 years, according to the state's department of agriculture and consumer services.      On the Peninsula, seasonal markets will begin dusting off their booths in...