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  1. City of Williamsburg to Host State of the City Event, In-Person and Streaming

    The City of Williamsburg’s biennial State of the City Address will be presented during a public reception and stream online on Thursday, Dec. 8, 2022. Read on
  2. High Street View Structure Fire – 150 Kings Manor Drive

    Firefighters prevented a blaze from extending into the living space of an apartment building this morning. Read on
  3. Williamsburg’s Seventh Annual Toy Drive

    The Williamsburg Police Department, in partnership with Williamsburg Human Services, is pleased to announce the seventh annual “Stuff the Cruiser” Toy Drive. Read on
  4. Thanksgiving Holiday Closings, Schedule Adjustments

    In observance of the Thanksgiving holiday, City of Williamsburg offices will be closed Thursday, Nov. 24, and Friday, Nov. 25, 2022. Read on
  5. City of Williamsburg Chosen as One of the Top Digital Cities in the U.S.

    The Center for Digital Government announced the winners of its 2022 Digital Cities Survey, and Williamsburg placed third in the U.S. of populations less than 75,000. Read on
  6. Veterans Day Schedule, Closings

    The City of Williamsburg will observe Veterans Day on Friday, Nov. 11, 2022. All City offices will be closed. Read on
  7. Help Place Flags on Graves of Veterans in Honor of Veterans Day

    The City of Williamsburg invites the public to help place flags on the graves of veterans in Cedar Grove Cemetery at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2022. Read on
  8. City Announces Residential Curbside Leaf Collection Schedule

    Between November and January, citizens can rake loose leaves to the curb for free collection on select weeks. Read on
  9. Investigators Seek Help Identifying Armed Robbery Suspects

    Investigators are asking for the community’s help to identify two armed robbery suspects. Read on
  10. Home First Williamsburg Program Moves First Families into Stable Housing

    The Home First Williamsburg program moved its first three families into stable housing in October. Read on
  11. City of Williamsburg to Host Info Sessions on Capitol Landing Road Projects

    The City of Williamsburg will host public information sessions on two Capitol Landing Road projects on Thursday, Oct. 27, 2022. Read on
  12. City of Williamsburg Halloween Guidelines

    Trick-or-treat hours in the City of Williamsburg are from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 31, 2022, for children 12 and under. Read on
  13. Paving to Begin on Richmond, Bypass Roads This Weekend

    Milling and paving on portions of Richmond and Bypass roads in the City of Williamsburg will begin this weekend. Read on
  14. New Kent Man Charged with Unlawfully Filming a Woman

    The Criminal Investigations Bureau charged Richard Lee Gibson, 59 of New Kent, with unlawfully creating an image of another and possession of obscene items. Read on
  15. City of Williamsburg to Host Drug Take Back Event

    The Williamsburg Police Department will host a Drug Take Back Event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29, 2022, in the parking lot of the Municipal Building. Read on
  16. Grand Larceny Suspects Charged

    Andreia Anghel, 29 of Queens, NY, and Sandor Anghel, 33 of Hemet, CA, are wanted for committing grand larceny and conspiring to commit larceny. Read on
  17. Williamsburg Area Arts Commission Opens FY24 Grant Application

    ?The Williamsburg Area Arts Commission is now accepting applications for Fiscal Year 2024 funding. Read on
  18. Williamsburg Area Arts Commission Opens FY24 Grant Application

    ?The Williamsburg Area Arts Commission is now accepting applications for Fiscal Year 2024 funding. Read on
  19. Take a Survey on Transportation Planning for the Region

    The Hampton Roads Transportation Planning Organization (HRTPO) is updating the Long-Range Transportation Plan (LRTP) to the horizon year 2050. Read on
  20. Portsmouth Man Wanted on Felony Larceny Charges

    On Sept. 27, 2022, investigators from the Criminal Investigations Bureau obtained warrants against Arley Vaughn Nemo III, 42 of Portsmouth. Read on
  21. Waller Mill Park, Quarterpath Rec Center to Close Early Friday

    Waller Mill Park will close at 1 p.m. today, Friday, Sept. 30, 2022. Quarterpath Recreation Center will close at 4:30 p.m. Read on
  22. WPD Sponsors Blood Drive on Oct. 6

    The Williamsburg Police Department is sponsoring a Red Cross blood drive from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 6, 2022. Read on
  23. Waller Mill Park, Quarterpath Rec Center Adjust Weekend Schedule

    Waller Mill Park and Quarterpath Recreation Center have announced closures due to the expected storm. Read on
  24. Williamsburg Public Art Council Awards Mural Design for Midtown Row

    The Williamsburg Public Art Council voted to select the mural design by artist Silas Baker for Midtown Row after a bid process earlier this year. Read on
  25. Williamsburg Public Art Council Awards Mural Design for Midtown Row

    The Williamsburg Public Art Council voted to select the mural design by artist Silas Baker for Midtown Row after a bid process earlier this year. Read on
  26. WPD Seeks Information on Robbery Suspects

    On Sept. 23, 2022, at approximately 8:30 p.m., officers responded to the 3000 block of Richmond Road for an armed robbery that had just occurred. Read on
  27. WPD Seeks Public Assistance on Burglary of Landscaping Equipment

    The Williamsburg Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance concerning a recent burglary of landscaping equipment from the Colonial Williamsburg area. Read on
  28. Brush Fire Damages Footbridge at Redoubt Park; Area Closed to Public Indefinitely

    A downed power line caused a brush fire in Redoubt Park during the early morning hours of Monday, Sept. 26, 2022. Read on
  29. City Asks Residents to Fill Out Priorities Survey

    The City of Williamsburg is asking the public to provide input on the City’s priorities for the next two years through an online survey. Read on
  30. In-Person Early Voting for November General Election Begins Today

    In-person early voting for the November General Election begins today, Friday, Sept. 23, 2022. Read on
  31. Stolen Property from Vehicles Remain Unclaimed

    The Williamsburg Police Department is currently in possession of property recovered earlier this month during an investigation of larcenies from vehicles. Read on
  32. Williamsburg Fire, Police Face Off in Charity Softball Game

    The City of Williamsburg’s Fire and Police departments will go head-to-head in a charity softball game to benefit Heritage Humane Society on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022, at Quarterpath Park. Read on
  33. VDOT to Host Public Information Meeting for Route 199 Corridor Transportation Study

    ?The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will hold public information meetings on Monday, Sept. 19 and Tuesday, Sept. 20 for the Route 199 Project Pipeline Study Read on
  34. HTRFA Selects Firm to Design, Build Sports Complex

    HTRFA voted to negotiate an interim agreement with MEB to design and build a regional indoor sports facility on property in the City of Williamsburg. Read on
  35. City of Williamsburg's COVID Budget Strategy Wins Innovation Award

    Virginia Municipal League awarded the City of Williamsburg with a 2022 Innovation Award for its COVID budget strategy. Read on
  36. Missing Person with Disabilities

    On Sept. 4, 2022, at approximately 7 p.m., officers took a report of a missing adult - James Robert Cox, 61 - with mental disabilities from the 200 block of Parkway Drive Read on
  37. 8th Annual Adventure Race Returns to Williamsburg

    Participants will tackle Amazing Race-style challenges throughout the City on Sunday, Sept. 25. Read on
  38. Read the August 2022 Newsletter

    The August 2022 newsletter is now available. Read on
  39. WPD: Two Men Wanted on Fraud Charges

    On June 29, 2022, at approximately 5:35 p.m., officers responded to a bike shop at 100 College Row for a report of a suspicious incident. Read on
  40. City of Williamsburg Wins Gold Award for Water Treatment

    The City of Williamsburg’s Water Treatment Plant was awarded the 2021 Gold Award from the Virginia Department of Health’s Office of Drinking Water. Read on
  41. Labor Day Schedule, Closings

    The City of Williamsburg will observe Labor Day on Monday, Sept. 5, 2022. All City offices will be closed. Read on
  42. City of Williamsburg to Celebrate National Night Out on Oct. 4

    City of Williamsburg residents are invited to attend the 2021 National Night Out event on Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022, from 4:30 to 7 p.m. at High Street. Read on
  43. VDH: Fox Tests Positive for Rabies Virus

    One fox was captured in Williamsburg and tested positive for the rabies virus. Read on
  44. Fiscal Year 2023 Adopted Budget Is Now Online

    ?The complete Fiscal Year 2023 Adopted Budget can now be viewed in its entirety on the City of Williamsburg website. Read on
  45. Fox Bites 5 People, 1 Dog and 1 Cat; Rabies Test for Fox is Pending

    A wild gray fox bit five people, one dog, and one cat in the City of Williamsburg during the overnight hours of Monday, Aug. 22 and Tuesday, Aug. 23. Read on
  46. City of Williamsburg to host Future Festivals to gather public input

    The City of Williamsburg will host a series of Future Festivals to gather public input as part of its biennial Goals, Initiatives, and Outcomes (GIO) process. Read on
  47. Williamsburg Police Department to Host Open House

    The community is invited to an open house at the Williamsburg Police Station, 425 Armistead Ave., between 3 and 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 19, 2022. Read on
  48. Williamsburg Man Dies After Tree Falls on Car

    ?A Williamsburg man died after a tree fell on his moving vehicle on Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2022. Read on
  49. Jamestown Road Closed Between John Tyler Lane & Mill Neck Road

    Jamestown Road between John Tyler Lane and Mill Neck Road is closed due to a motor vehicle incident. Read on
  50. Part Failure Caused Wastewater Overflow; Pump Station Is Operating

    An investigation into a wastewater overflow at Pump Station 10 has determined the cause to be a part failure at the pump. Read on
  51. City of Williamsburg Investigating Wastewater Overflow

    City of Williamsburg crews are investigating a wastewater overflow at Pump Station 10, located near Monticello Avenue and the W&M School of Ed driveway. Read on
  52. Williamsburg Police to Conduct Training Exercises at Matthew Whaley Elementary

    On Friday, July 29 and Friday, August 5, the Williamsburg Police Department will conduct practical training exercises at Matthew Whaley Elementary School. Read on
  53. Suspicious Device Found in Midtown Row Determined to Be a Rubber Toy

    A suspicious device found in the parking lot of Midtown Row – on the Earth Fare side – has been determined to be a rubber toy. Read on
  54. Read the June 2022 Newsletter

    The June 2022 newsletter is now available. Read on
  55. Independence Day Holiday Closings, Schedule Changes

    City of Williamsburg will observe Independence Day on Monday, July 4, 2022. All City offices will be closed. Read on
  56. City to Conduct 2022 National Community Survey

    The City of Williamsburg begins its biannual citizen survey using the National Community Survey (NCS) this month. Read on
  57. Waller Mill Park to Resume Daily Schedule; $19/Hr. Part-Time Rate Yields 28 New Hires

    Starting Friday, July 1, 2022, Waller Mill Park will be open seven days a week. Read on
  58. City of Williamsburg, William & Mary, Colonial Williamsburg to Celebrate Community Appreciation Day

    On Sunday, July 3, the City of Williamsburg, William & Mary, and Colonial Williamsburg will host Community Appreciation Day on the lawn of the Art Museums. Read on
  59. Williamsburg Truth and Reconciliation Committee to Continue Work for Another Year

    The City of Williamsburg has asked the seven members of the Williamsburg Truth and Reconciliation Committee (TRC) to continue serving for another year. Read on
  60. Juneteenth Holiday Closings, Schedule Changes

    City of Williamsburg offices will be closed Monday, June 20, 2022 in observance of Juneteenth. Read on
  61. Virginia Regional Ballet Wins 2022 Business Appreciation Award

    Virginia Regional Ballet has been named the recipient of the 2022 Business Appreciation Award by the Williamsburg Economic Development Authority. Read on
  62. Virginia Regional Ballet Wins 2022 Business Appreciation Award

    Virginia Regional Ballet has been named the recipient of the 2022 Business Appreciation Award by the Williamsburg Economic Development Authority. Read on
  63. Police Seek Information on Abduction/Motor Vehicle Larceny Suspect

    On June 5, 2022, at approximately 9:30 a.m., officers responded to 1500 Commonwealth Avenue for a report of an abduction/motor vehicle larceny that occurred earlier that morning. Read on
  64. Williamsburg Public Art Council Seeks Virginia-Based Artists for Midtown Row Murals

    The Williamsburg Public Art Council is looking for Virginia-based artists to design two murals in Midtown Row. Read on
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    Downtown Wayfinding Project

    City to Host Virtual Public Meeting on Downtown Wayfinding Project Read on...
  67. Yes Williamsburg Economic Development

    Downtown Wayfinding Project

    City Seeking Citizen Input through Survey on Downtown Wayfinding Project Read on...
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