Thursday, October 6, 2022

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Williamsburg Symphony Orchestra In-Person Concert Set For July 1 at WRL

WILLIAMSBURG-The Williamsburg Symphony Orchestra and The Williamsburg Symphony Orchestra league will host one of its first in-person events following the pandemic at Williamsburg Regional Library on Thursday, July 1. The Morning Coffee Concert performance will be a classical quartet led...

WATA Will Resume Charging Bus Fare on July 5

WILLIAMSBURG-Riders who utilize the Williamsburg Area Transit Authority (WATA) public transportation will once again be required to pay fare. WATA will resume fares on Monday, July 5 for the first time since the covid-19 pandemic began. WATA began waiving the...

VLM Hosting Super Science Live This Summer

NEWPORT NEWS—The Virginia Living Museum (VLM) is bringing science to life in fun and engaging ways this summer. Join their amazing astronomers and educators every weekend until September 6 to observe different eye-opening experiments. Each weekend includes a new experiment,...

Riverside Will Host Vaccine Clinic For Newport News Residents on June 26

NEWPORT NEWS-Riverside Health System will host a local covid-19 vaccine clinic at Carver Memorial Presbyterian Church, 830 25th St. in Newport News on Saturday, June 26. The event, titled “Carver’s Crew….We Got You!,” will take place from 12pm to...

Sentara Welcomes Two New Physicians

Two new physicians have recently joined the fray at Sentara Healthcare System. Dr. Nizar Hariri recently joined Sentara Vascular Specialists, which has offices on Coliseum Drive in Hampton and on Sentara Circle in Williamsburg. Hariri is a board-certified vascular surgeon...

The Virginia Beer Company Named Small Business Of The Year

WILLIAMSBURG-The Virginia Beer Company has been named 2021 Small Business of The Year by the Greater Williamsburg Chamber and Tourism Alliance-Business Council. Greater Williamsburg Chamber and Tourism Alliance-Business Council made the announcement on June 24. In addition, The Prescription Shoppe...

Newport News Launches Regional STEM Ecosystem

NEWPORT NEWS—The City of Newport News has partnered with the Teaching Institute for Excellence in STEM (TIES) as well as other businesses and community organizations to launch the Coastal Virginia (COVA) STEM HUB, a STEM Learning Ecosystem. This innovative...

Virginia Governor Allocates More Than $11 Million In Growth And Opportunity Grants

Governor Ralph Northam announced recently that more than $11.1 million in Growth and Opportunity for Virginia (GO Virginia) grants have been allocated to help advance economic recovery efforts across the commonwealth. The funding will support 20 projects focused on...

Literacy For Life Welcomes Six New Board Members

WILLIAMSBURG-Six new community members with expertise in business, health care, and education have been named to the Board of Directors for the Literacy for Life organization for adults. In May, Literacy for Life welcomed new board members Jane Wilson and...

Dunkin’ Drive Thru Set To Open June 26 in Newport News

NEWPORT NEWS—Residents and visitors to Newport News will soon be able to experience Dunkin’s store of the future, as the brand announced the grand opening of its newest drive-thru only restaurant at 692 J. Clyde Morris Boulevard on Saturday,...

Dominion Energy Customers Will Benefit From Stronger Grid

Dominion Energy Virginia customers will continue to experience more reliable service, new tools to manage energy usage, and greater access to clean energy sources as efforts continue on the Company’s 10-year plan to transform the electric distribution grid. With Phase...

Tradition Brewing Company Turns 5

NEWPORT NEWS-Tradition Brewing Company is celebrating a milestone anniversary in June, its fifth birthday. The brewery, located on Thimble Shoals Boulevard near City Center at Oyster Point, will host a three-day festival in honor of the anniversary June 25-27. The celebration...

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Tambora Latin Cuisine In York County Closes

YORK-A Latin restaurant on George Washington Memorial Highway has closed after two years in operation. Tambora Latin Cuisine, located at 1900 George Washington Memorial Highway, shut its doors in September. The restaurant shared news of its closure in a social media...

Newport News Looking To Redevelop Sherwood Shopping Center

NEWPORT NEWS-Sherwood Shopping Center on Warwick Boulevard may soon be getting a facelift. During a joint meeting with the Newport News City Council, Planning Commission, Economic Development Authority and Newport News Public Library Board of Trustees on September 27, city...

Regional Economic Forecast is Mostly Cloudy With A Chance of Recession

YORK-The economy is “quite strange right now,” said Greg Grootendorst, chief economist with the Hampton Roads Planning District Commission, who presented a sobering update to the York County Board of Supervisors during its work session on Tuesday, October 4....