VDOT: Monticello Ave reopens earlier than expected

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A stretch of Monticello Avenue between Centerville Road and John Tyler Highway reopened to traffic Wednesday after emergency roadwork started Dec. 12, according to a Virginia Department of Transportation news release.  The road had been slated to reopen on Friday, Dec. 23. The Virginia Department of Transportation has indicated they will provide an update on why the roadwork […]


Zoning approved for Lafayette auxiliary gym

Plans dated Sept. 20, 2016. (Courtesy WJCC Schools)

The James City County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a special use permit required to bring the proposed auxiliary gym at Lafayette High School into conformance with county zoning ordinances. Supervisor Kevin Onizuk said the measure was another step toward creating a facility the Lafayette community has spent more than a decade advocating for.  “We’ve had […]


After 40 years of service, Williamsburg Police Chief heads into retirement

Front Row: Immediate Past President Chief Gary Roche (Pulaski); Third VP Chief Kelvin Wright (Chesapeake); President Chief Dave Sloggie (Williamsburg); First VP Chief Thierry Dupuis (Chesterfield County), Second VP Chief Chris Perkins (Roanoke). 
Back Row: At-Large Executive Board Members Chief DeWitt Cooper (Tazewell), Chief Doug Goodman (Ashland), Chief Howard Hall (Roanoke County), Chief Steve Sellers (Albemarle County) & Chief A.J. Panebianco (Middleburg).
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Mayor Paul Freiling announced the retirement of the Williamsburg Chief of Police David Sloggie in a City Council meeting Thursday afternoon. The council unanimously passed a resolution honoring Sloggie’s four decades of public service solely spent in the Williamsburg Police Department. Mayor Freiling cited the national accreditation of the Williamsburg police department as well as […]


VDOT unveils plans for Longhill Road widening project

The Virginia Department of Transportation presented a plan to widen Longhill Road to James City County residents Tuesday. (Steve Roberts, Jr./WYDaily)

The Virginia Department of Transportation held a public hearing at LaFayette High School Tuesday to unveil plans for the widening of Longhill Road and the reconfiguration of several intersections. Dozens of residents attended the crowded hearing. The proposed infrastructure project is expected to expand 0.7 miles of Longhill Road between Buford Road and the Humelsine Parkway to […]


Blast from the Past: Catching a Winter Cold

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In this series, we take a look back at news coverage from the early days of the Historic Triangle. In this letter, printed on August 13, 1772 in the Virginia Gazette, Captain John Stott of His Majesty’s Ship JUNO wrote about a wonder medicine called Doctor Norris’s Antimonial Drops. The second highest monthly total cases […]


For JCC Registrar, Trump’s allegation of Virginia voter fraud is insult to Dept. of Elections

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President-Elect Trump alleged Sunday that there was serious voter fraud in Virginia, according to a tweet he posted. The problem with Trump’s allegation: it’s false. “The claims of voter fraud in Virginia during the November 8 election are unfounded,” Virginia Department of Elections Commissioner Edgardo Cortes announced on Twitter and Facebook Monday. “Virginia’s election was well […]


Open House: A modern home near campus

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A modern home, just less than a mile from the campus of the College of William & Mary, is currently on the market with realtor Sharon Baker. The spacious home has seen dramatic price decreases recently, and remains below the median neighborhood price and the assessed price of the property. According to Baker, the hardwood […]