Video: Sen. Mason featured in ‘Local Voices’ interview series with 92.3 The Tide

Sen. Monty Mason

  Sen. Monty Mason (D-1) visited the WYDaily newsroom and 92.3 The Tide studios Friday and chatted with Hometown Host Aimee Bowen about partisanship in the General Assembly, environmental funding and the importance of having constituents reach out to their representatives to Richmond. Mason represents the City of Williamsburg, parts of James City County, York County […]

Colonial Williamsburg breaks ground on $40M art museums’ expansion

An artist's rendering of the planned entrance to the combined Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum and DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum to be built on South Nassau Street. (Photo courtesy Colonial Williamsburg Foundation)

The art museums of Colonial Williamsburg hosted a groundbreaking ceremony Thursday evening to commemorate their expansion and upgrade. The project will enhance the Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum and the DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum, according to a press release from the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. A capital campaign that began two-and-a-half years ago raised […]

Keeping communities safe: McAuliffe & local officials find common ground with policing crime

Gov. Terry McAuliffe signed legislation today proposed by Del. Mike Mullin (D-93) to get tougher on domestic violence. Pictured from left to right: Sen. Monty Mason, Del. Brenda Pogge, Gov. Terry McAuliffe, Glenda Turner, Secretary of Public Safety and Homeland Security Brian Moran, and Del. Mike Mullin.

They don’t have much in common — Gov. Terry McAuliffe and Sen. Bryce Reeves — but they both agree on at least one point: policing crime is more than just arresting people. It is about keeping communities safe. To that end, Democrat McAuliffe, signed legislation Thursday at the Avalon Center of Greater Williamsburg, which toughens […]

Month-long review for state’s audit into PAC-backed $4.5M airline loan

The Newport News-Williamsburg International Airport. (Andrew Harris/WYDaily)

Peninsula Airport Commission members may have to wait another month to find out how a now-defunct airline spent a $4.55 million loan which the airport agency backed. Brad Gales, the Director of Virginia Department of Transportation’s Insurance Office, is leading a special review of the loan between TowneBank and People’s Express. People Express defaulted on […]

Police seek man who stole drill from York County Lowes

Police are asking for help in finding a man who stole a drill from a York County Lowes in January. (Courtesy YPSO)

Police are asking for help in finding a man who stole a drill from a York County Lowes in January. Investigators believe a man entered the Lowes, located in the 800 block of East Rochambeau Drive, on Jan. 23 and took the drill, according to a York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office news release. The release included two surveillance […]

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