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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. Read the June 2022 Newsletter

    The June 2022 newsletter is now available. Read on
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. Juneteenth Holiday Closings, Schedule Changes

    City of Williamsburg offices will be closed Monday, June 20, 2022 in observance of Juneteenth. Read on
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. City Launches Phase 3 of COVID Relief Grants for Small Businesses

    The City of Williamsburg has launched Phase 3 of the COVID-19 Small Business Grant Program to reimburse small businesses for rent or mortgage expenses. Read on
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    Fourth Set of Finalists from Start Peninsula Micro Pitch Announced

    The fourth set of finalists for the 2021 Start Peninsula was announced following an online Micro Pitch Competition. Read on
  18. IEDC Award

    Williamsburg Economic Development Wins Award from International Organization

    Williamsburg’s Economic Development Department won a Gold Rank from the International Economic Development Council for its 2019 Annual Report. Read on
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    Third Set of Finalists from Start Peninsula Micro Pitch Announced

    On Sept. 14, 2021, the third set of finalists for the 2021 Start Peninsula was announced following an online Micro Pitch Competition. Read on
  20. Spotlight - WPAC Education Session

    Williamsburg Public Art Council to Host Education Session

    The Williamsburg Public Art Council (WPAC) wants to educate the community and hear its vision for public art in Williamsburg. Read on
  21. Spotlight - Real Estate Tax Relief Programs

    City Launches Residential, Small Business Real Estate Tax Relief Program

    City of Williamsburg property owners who have struggled with the economic impact of COVID-19 can now apply for real estate tax relief. Read on
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  23. Blue W - CORE

    Downtown Wayfinding Project

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

    Downtown Wayfinding Project

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