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  1. Sept. 2 Letters: Virginia Symphony, customer supportRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 1 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Recently a Daily Press article mentioned that once again the Virginia Symphony would be performing free concerts on the Peninsula. The concert in Yorktown is Saturday.

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  2. Virginia Symphony presents free outdoor concerts this week in Williamsburg and YorktownRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 1 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    The Virginia Symphony's free outdoor Symphony Under the Stars concerts will take place Thursday, Sept. 3, in Williamsburg and Saturday, Sept.

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  3. Independent evaluator lowers Colonial Williamsburg ratingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    An independent charity evaluator has downgraded the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation's rating because the nonprofit is spending fewer dollars on programs. The non-profit foundation last achieved a four-star rating in 2008, since then it has repeatedly bounced from three stars to two, in Charity Navigator's yearly ratings.

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  4. Peninsula's Project CARE seeking emergency fundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Project CARE, a nonprofit organization that coordinates referrals to free specialty care for uninsured patients from the Peninsula's 10 safety-net clinics, plans to close on Friday unless it receives emergency funds, physician and longtime board member Fred Lindsay said. "It would dramatically decrease access to specialty care," said board member Ralph Robertson, medical director of the Lackey Free Clinic in Yorktown, which is second only to the Gloucester-Mathews Free Clinic in specialty referrals for patients, with more than 100 annually.

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  5. 3 Yorktown neighborhood homes struck by bullets in 2 shooting incidents, official saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    The York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office is investigating after three Tabb neighborhood homes were struck by bullets in two separate shootings Tuesday, an official said. Deputies responded to the 100 block of Lord Pelham Way early Tuesday morning to a report that a house had been shot, spokesman Lt.

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  6. New retail center planned for PoquosonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Growth continues to flow along Victory Boulevard into Poquoson, as another development team is eyeing land along the corridor for a new shopping center and grocery store. Mike A. Culpepper, a principal broker with Virginia Beach-based CRES-EG LLC, confirmed Tuesday that his firm has placed six parcels totaling 8.87 acres near the intersection of City Hall Avenue and Victory Boulevard under contract for an undisclosed amount.

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  7. Residents voice concerns for Poquoson developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    A City of Poqouson historical marker stands alongside woods that line Victory Boulevard near City Hall Avenue. The Legacy of Poquoson project, a proposed 100-acre mixed-use development for land near Poquoson City Hall, could be approved by the City Council this week.

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  8. Lands End highest bidder not high enoughRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    The auction of the Lands End estate in Gloucester County ended Sunday without a winning bidder after the current owner rejected the highest offer of $800,000. Under the terms of the auction, the owners of the estate, Jeff and Donna McDermott, had to approve the highest bid before an agreement could be reached.

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  9. Massive Poquoson development set for final vote MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    A massive development project that is set to transform a thicket of dense woods along Victory Boulevard in Poquoson could be approved by the City Council this week. A final public hearing has been scheduled for area residents to voice their opinions regarding the Legacy of Poquoson project - a proposed 100-acre mixed-use development set to take a sizeable bite out of the Big Woods, a 260-acre undeveloped swath of land surrounding Poquoson City Hall.

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  10. More Americans, Virginians identifying as religiously unaffiliatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Aiden Barnes, Jay Gunn, Wanda Brooks and Paul Presenza are members of the Southeastern Virginia Skeptics. The group promotes discussions of science and critical thinking.

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  11. William & Mary weekly news digestRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    William & Mary is ranked as one of the best colleges for its libraries and commitments to community engagement, according to a report issued by The Princeton Review Monday. The university is included in the Review's annual guide to the nation's best colleges, and it also landed on two of the book's top-20 rankings.

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  12. James River power line work signals stepped-up preventive maintenanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2015 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Vital maintenance work on Dominion Virginia Power transmission towers that cross the James River from Isle of Wight County to Newport News - and supplies most of the power to the Peninsula. Vital maintenance work on Dominion Virginia Power transmission towers that cross the James River from Isle of Wight County to Newport News - and supplies most of the power to the Peninsula.

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  13. Aug. 3 Letters: Southeast community pollution, stray cats, UberRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2015 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Air pollution has become a big concern for residents in the Southeast Community because of the many sources of close-by pollution including the massive coal piles, the shipyard, Interstate 664 and its vehicle and truck emissions as well as the sewage treatment plant, to name a few. The Southeast CARE Coalition based out at the Moton Community Center has created a sign-on letter to Virginia Secretary of Natural Resources, Molly Ward.

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  14. Federal grant brings new program to TNCCRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2015 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    A federal grant will help bring a successful retention, graduation and transfer program to the Historic Triangle campus of Thomas Nelson Community College. The two-year college received a five-year, $1.15 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education to expand TRiO Student Support Services, an educational outreach program to improve graduation rates for low-income, first-generation and disabled students.

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  15. Founder of Lackey Free Clinic dies at 70Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Dr. James Shaw checks the blood pressure of Mary Giles, 69, as volunteer nurse Russell Lockely, of Yorktown takes a phone call from a church member inquiring about choir practice at Rising Sun Baptist Church in Lackey, Va. on June 13, 1996.

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  16. Yorktown Market Days to celebrate National Farmers Market WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2015 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    A series of musical and entertainment acts will be on hand at the Yorktown Market Days to celebrate National Farmers Market Week. The scheduled entertainment for Aug. 8 is Diken & Vallet, a band that features swing, blues, country and ragtime tunes, according to a news release.

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  17. New senior-living development slated for YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2015 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    In the next 30 days, a patch of dense woods near a heavily traveled intersection in central York County will be cleared to make way for the Peninsula's newest senior-living facility. Court Rosen, vice president of strategic initiatives for Smith/Packett Med-Com LLC, confirmed Monday that his firm has purchased an 8.43-acre site at 3540 Victory Blvd., near the intersection of Hampton Highway and Victory Boulevard, and plans to build a 102-unit facility called The Crossings on the Peninsula.

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  18. For these folks, vegetable gardening is good gardening, no matter how you do itRead the original story

    Jul 26, 2015 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Heather Mahr and Ryan Clayton of Yorktown tend to the community garden plot in York County. Photo courtesy of Heather Mahr Heather Mahr and Ryan Clayton of Yorktown tend to the community garden plot in York County.

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  19. Feet on the ground: Experience the Peninsula by landRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2015 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Several stone markers mark the entrances to the Noland Trail at the Mariner's Museum Park in Newport News. The 15th anniversary of the trail is coming up and there will be week long events to celebrate.

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  20. York County seeks to fill art commission vacanciesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Calling all art enthusiasts. Would you like to help bring funding of the arts to York County? If so, the York County Board of Supervisors is taking applications from county residents interested in serving on two arts commissions: The York County Arts Commission - Open to all residents of York County.

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