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Colonial Parkway Repairs To Get Underway in 2023

Long overdue repairs to the Colonial Parkway are set to begin in 2023, work that will begin to address a massive backlog in road paving, bridge maintenance, and waterfront stabilization on the 23-mile scenic route that connects Jamestown to Yorktown. Earlier this year, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) put out...

York County Recipient Of Virginia Community Development Block Grant

YORK-York County is one of several jurisdictions across Virginia to be awarded recently a Community Development Block Grant from the commonwealth. Grant funding goes toward housing rehabilitation, water and sewer improvements, and community development projects. More than $11.5 Million in Community Development Block Grant funding was handed down to assist...

New Roadway Connecting Route 143 and Route 60 In James City County Now Open

JAMES CITY-The opening of a new roadway as part of the Virginia Department of Transportation’s Skiffes Creek Connector Project was announced on Thursday, November 17, following nearly two years of work. The project involved the establishment of a new roadway...

More Coffee Options Coming For College Of William & Mary Students

WILLIAMSBURG – Although it won’t open in time for cramming during this year’s final exams, a new coffee shop is under construction adjacent to the campus of the College of William & Mary. Starbucks will soon open a location on...

Additional Shops Being Pitched Along Monticello Avenue In James City County

JAMES CITY-A new commercial development along Monticello Avenue is in the early stages of consideration. Verdad Real Estate, Inc., would like to develop on parcels of land located on Old News Road and Ironbound Road for retail use, across from...

Williamsburg Planning Commission Turns Down Strawberry Plains Townhouse Project Over Abundant Concerns

WILLIAMSBURG–Landmark Village, a proposed townhouse community along Strawberry Plains Road, ran into two obstacles it could not overcome at the Williamsburg Planning Commission's November 16 hearing on a request to rezone 14 acres from single-family homes to higher density...

Maymont In Richmond Seeking Architects and Engineers For Major Expansion Projects

RICHMOND-The Maymont historic site in Richmond has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for architectural and engineering design services for upcoming major expansion projects. Maymont is seeking bids from firms to help with upgrades to the Maymont Mansion as well...

Gloucester Schools Making Bus Violators A Priority

GLOUCESTER – Soon after Tanya Deckard was named the director of transportation for Gloucester County Public Schools in 2019, she noticed a disturbing trend. There had been an increase in the number of drivers illegally passing stopped school buses. Close...

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Hampton Mayor Delivers State Of The City Address

HAMPTON—On Thursday, December 1, more than 500 people gathered at the Hampton Roads Convention Center in Hampton to hear the State of the City...

Urban Air Adventure Park Slated To Open In Newport News In 2023

NEWPORT NEWS-Urban Air Adventure Park, an indoor amusement facility, has been given the go-ahead to open a location on the Peninsula. On November 22, the...

The Georgia Peach Boutique Opening In Hilton Village

NEWPORT NEWS-Holiday shoppers searching for home décor and women’s clothing gifts have a new option to check out in Hilton Village. The George Peach...