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James City Launches New Glass Recycling Program

JAMES CITY-On September 22, James City County officially launched a new pilot glass recycling program in partnership with Owens-Illinois (O-I). James City County officials including County Administrator Scott Stevens,  Economic Development Director Christopher Johnson, and Stonehouse District Board Supervisor Sue...

Is A Second Broadband Option Also Coming To James City County?

JAMES CITY-It appears James City County may follow Williamsburg’s lead when it comes to offering residents an additional choice for cable and Internet. On September 9, Williamsburg City Council approved a franchise agreement with Shenandoah Cable Television LLC, or Shentel,...

Craft Show Fundraiser To Benefit Windsor Great Park Pool

NEWPORT NEWS—The Military Spouses’ Society of Virginia will be hold its“Fall Into Autumn” Craft Show on Saturday, September 25 from 10am to 3pm at Windsor Great Park, located at 701 Balthrop Road in Newport News. There will be more...

Start Peninsula Announces Third Round of Finalists In Micro Pitch Competition

NEWPORT NEWS- On September 16, the third round of finalists for the 2021 Start Peninsula Micro Pitch Competition was revealed. The finalists include Bonilla Pet Studio, a photo studio for pets; LetsVidya, which assists organizations with connecting with their teams...

Coffee Shops Are Bustling With Independent Workers Again

Workers have slowly started returning to the office following the covid-19 pandemic. Freelance workers who may have typically worked from home in the past are also starting to venture out, occupying space and time at local coffee shops. Coffee shops...

Register Now For Virtual Women In Innovation Conference On September 22

The second annual Women in Innovation conference will be held virtually this year on Wednesday, September 22. The conference is being presented by the Virginia Secretary of Administration in collaboration with the Virginia Information Technology Agency Innovation Program, and...

Williamsburg Paints The Town Purple In Honor Of Annual Walk to End Alzheimer’s

WILLIAMSBURG-Local businesses are showing their support for those who are suffering from Alzheimer’s disease and dementia by decking out in purple hue as the annual Walk to End Alzheimer’s approaches in October. More than two dozen businesses throughout the Greater...

Traffic Shifts Scheduled For I-64 East In York County

YORK COUNTY—A traffic shift and closures have been scheduled, weather permitting, in the third segment of the Interstate 64 Widening Project, moving eastbound traffic on I-64 into a new traffic configuration starting from the western limits of the project...

Williamsburg-Jamestown Airport Celebrates 50 Years

JAMES CITY-Larry Waltrip, owner of the local airport Williamsburg-Jamestown Airport on Marclay Road, is inviting the public to a free open house event on Sunday, September 19 to commemorate its 50th Anniversary. Waltrip, along with his parents and his brother,...

Second Broadband Service Provider Approved For Williamsburg

WILLIAMSBURG-On September 9, Williamsburg City Council unanimously approved a franchise agreement with Shenandoah Cable Television LLC (Shentel) to provide additional broadband services to city residents and businesses. The agreement now allows for Internet, television, and phone service competition in Williamsburg....

Breeze Airways Expands Route Options Out Of Norfolk

Breeze Airways, a new carrier out of Norfolk International Airport (ORF), has expanded the number of routes it currently serves, giving travelers better access to smaller U.S. destinations. Initially, Breeze will target mid-sized U.S. city pairs that don’t currently...

Williamsburg City Council To Consider Adding Another Broadband Service Provider

WILLIAMSBURG-A public hearing is scheduled for this Thursday, September 9 during the Williamsburg City Council meeting to discuss the possibility of adding a second broadband service provider. Currently, Cox Communications is the only broadband service provider within the city of...

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Lucky Junque Hosts Vintage Market

Lucky Junque’s 3rd Annual Vintage Market will take place on Saturday, October 9, from 10:00am – 4:00pm. The event will be held rain or shine at 7787 Richmond Road in Toano near the Big Yellow Chair. Come out and...

ASPIRE Hosts Presentation On How To Reduce Work Stress

WILLIAMSBURG-ASPIRE will host the professional development session “Simple Self-Care Practices To Reduce Workday Stress” on Thursday, September 30 at 9am.  Rebecca Reimers Cristol, a certified professional life coach, will offer tips and advice on how to reduce work stress,...

Find Something Unique For Your Home At Joni’s Consign & Design

JAMES CITY-Joni Spangler, owner of the consignment shop Joni’s Consign and Design in the Colony Square Shopping Center on Jamestown Road, is one business owner who decided to turn a long-time hobby into a job. “I’m one of those people...