Hotel slated to become new W&M dorms robbed by Williamsburg man, police say

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Police arrested a Williamsburg man Tuesday for allegedly stealing more than $200 after breaking into the Days Inn on Richmond Road — the same property slated for summer renovation into new dorms for the College of William and Mary. Peter Daniel Biles, 41 was charged Tuesday with burglary and grand larceny. He was transported to Virginia […]

Police: Man defrauds Walmart with refund scam

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Police are looking for a man accused of attempting to commit fraud at a Williamsburg Walmart in January. The incident occurred Jan. 20 when the individual allegedly presented an old receipt with items totaling $33.45 to customer service seeking a refund of those items listed, according to a York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office Facebook post. According to the […]

Colonial Williamsburg considers fencing off Historic Area to raise revenue

The Governor's Palace in Colonial Williamsburg. (Steve Roberts, Jr./WYDaily)

Strolls down Duke of Gloucester Street may come with an admission fee if the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation follows through with an idea to build a fence — informally presented to members of City Council earlier this month. The Foundation says it’s losing as much $2.3 million annually in profits because tens of thousands of visitors have unpaid access to the […]

Activists, local politicians join forces to hold ‘Save the Bay’ rally Saturday


Activists and elected officials are teaming-up to host a “Save the Bay’ rally in Williamsburg Saturday to protest a proposed slashing of all federal funding designated for clean-up programs at the Chesapeake Bay and its estuaries. The $73 million budget allocation slated to be cut under President Trump’s proposed federal budget for fiscal year 2018, […]

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