Report is in: Williamsburg water meets or exceeds federal safety levels

Waller Mill Park in Williamsburg. (Adrienne Berard/WYDaily)

With hot summer days approaching Williamsburg residents will be relieved to know that the quality of their tap water meets or exceeds state and federal regulations. The City of Williamsburg has released their annual water quality report to its customers, which is available at the city’s website. Levels of lead, copper, fluoride, chlorine, barium, and […]

In largest gift ever, Alumni House gets $15 million donation for expansion, renovation


William & Mary announced Thursday a $15 million gift from alumna Hunter J. Smith ’51 for the expansion and renovation of the nearly 170-year-old Alumni House. This is the largest gift ever given to the university specifically to support alumni engagement. The William & Mary Alumni Association’s expansion and renovation project will cost a total of […]

Jamestown Unearthed: Archaeologists begin conservation of knight’s tombstone


Archaeologists at Historic Jamestowne are digging into one of the greatest mysteries of the first English settlement in America: a knight’s tombstone that has been laying on the floor of a church for nearly four centuries. The tombstone posed several mysteries for the Preservation Virginia team. Whose grave does it mark?  What steps should be […]

European supermarket Lidl could be opening in Lightfoot

An artist's impression of the proposed Lidl that was included in meeting documents. (Courtesy James City County)

Attention shoppers, there may be a new grocer in town.  The North Carolina-based development firm Kimley Horn has made a bid to James City County to open a franchise of the European supermarket Lidl in Lightfoot. If their proposal is approved, the store would be among the first Lidl locations in the United States. The county’s […]

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