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  • Williamsburg residents cast their votes on priorities for city

    Williamsburg residents cast their votes on priorities for city
      WILLIAMSBURG - City residents got a chance to weigh in on the city's Goals, Initiatives and Outcomes program Thursday evening, and some of their responses were surprising. About 50 people turned out for the meeting at the Community Building. Mayor...
  • Williamsburg's room tax revenue takes summer plunge

    Williamsburg's room tax revenue takes summer plunge
    Two months into the new fiscal year, the city is enduring a 12 percent drop in its rooms tax revenue. Rooms tax revenues fell to their lowest level in the last five years in both June and July. July's rooms tax revenue was lower than June's. City...
  • Williamsburg officials talk economic development during goal-development retreat

    Williamsburg officials talk economic development during goal-development retreat
    Economic development — including opportunities for expanded tourism, business and population growth, and infrastructure planning — is a hot-button topic in the greater Williamsburg area, and on Saturday, city officials met for a nearly four-...
  • Explore chocolate's rich colonial heritage at Colonial Williamsburg

    Explore chocolate's rich colonial heritage at Colonial Williamsburg
    WILLIAMSBURG — Who doesn't like chocolate? According to Rodney Diehl at Colonial Williamsburg's Pastry Shop, at least half of his staff doesn't care for the 18th-century chocolate they make there. "It's about 50/50," he said in a phone...
  • Colonial Williamsburg offers discount to adults 50 and older

    Colonial Williamsburg offers discount to adults 50 and older
    Colonial Williamsburg is offering guests age 50 and older the chance to pay for a single-day admission ticket and return for free the rest of the year.  The "50+ Pay for a Day" promotion will be available to purchase through Oct. 31. The price of a...
  • Ebert documentary 'Life Itself' comes to town, with director making an appearance

    Ebert documentary 'Life Itself' comes to town, with director making an appearance
    'Life Itself.' Documentary filmmaker Steve James, a Hampton native, will be at the Naro Expanded Cinema in Norfolk on Wednesday night to introduce and discuss a screening of his film "Life Itself," about the life and career of Roger Ebert (pictured)....
  • Colonial Williamsburg offers ticket deal to visitors 50 and up

    Colonial Williamsburg offers ticket deal to visitors 50 and up
    WILLIAMSBURG - Guests age 50 and up can take advantage of a special opportunity through the end of October. For the price of a single-day admission, they have the privilege of unlimited visits to the Revolutionary City and the Art Museums of Colonial...
  • Williamsburg craft brewer's beer anchored in history

    Williamsburg craft brewer's beer anchored in history
    WILLIAMSBURG — Small breweries are a becoming a big deal in Virginia. The Virginia Tourism Corporation marketed August as Virginia Craft Beer Month, noting there are 60 craft breweries across the state. There's even a beer lover's tour of Virginia...
  • Virginia Gazette Last Word for Aug. 30: Back to school; For your own good; Redskins defended

    Virginia Gazette Last Word for Aug. 30: Back to school; For your own good; Redskins defended
    Back to school "I recently learned the 'back to school night' events were not scheduled this year for the middle and high schools. The school 'open houses' are poorly attended due to summer vacations and their early time of 4-6 pm. Work schedules also...
  • Virginia Gazette Last Word for Aug. 27: Dangerous intersection; Cheaper gas; Truism

    Virginia Gazette Last Word for Aug. 27: Dangerous intersection; Cheaper gas; Truism
    Dangerous intersection "The traffic light at the intersection of Monticello Avenue and Courthouse Commons shopping center has been malfunctioning for months. Cars waiting to turn left onto Monticello, or go straight across into Courthouse Commons from...
  • Ferguson Enterprises commits $1.1 million to An Achievable Dream

    Ferguson Enterprises commits $1.1 million to An Achievable Dream
    Ferguson Enterprises has pledged $1.1 million to An Achievable Dream Academy through 2024, renewing a long-standing partnership between the wholesale plumbing distributor and the school in Southeast Newport News. The company will provide scholarships...
  • Letter: First Night needs your help

    First Night Williamsburg has been a New Year's Eve presence in the community for 21 years. Providing a safe, non-alcoholic environment for all ages, the concept has worked well. People have flocked to the city to attend First Night from all over...