Colonial Williamsburg welcomes its first Revolutionary in Residence

Michael Twitty at work in the Peyton Randolph House kitchen in the Historic Area. (Courtesy Joe Straw)

WYDaily.com is your source for free news and information in Williamsburg, James City & York Counties. Colonial Williamsburg is launching a new Revolutionaries in Residence program, and its first resident will be an acclaimed culinary historian and author. The Revolutionary City will host modern-day innovators “with fresh perspectives that capture the spirit and relevance of […]


‘Threshold level’ of lead detected in W&M dormitory tap water

Jefferson Hall. (Courtesy William and Mary)

WYDaily.com is your source for free news and information in Williamsburg, James City & York Counties. Students living in William and Mary’s Jefferson Hall have been alerted that a “threshold level” of lead has been detected in the dormitory’s tap water. William and Mary students received an email from Deb Boykin, Associate Vice President for […]


Defendant enters guilty plea for Henry Street shooting

Williamsburg-James City County Courthouse (Sarah Fearing/WYDaily)

WYDaily.com is your source for free news and information in Williamsburg, James City & York Counties. Barhamsville’s Marques Raquan Stephens-Graves pleaded guilty Thursday to possession of a firearm by a nonviolent felon in relation to a September 2015 shooting in Williamsburg. Stephens-Graves, 20, entered into a plea agreement with the prosecution at Williamsburg-James City County Circuit […]


Williamburg planners discuss future priorities for city, highlight 34 major projects

The Planning Commission's meeting took place at the Stryker Center Wednesday. (City of Williamsburg)

WYDaily.com is your source for free news and information in Williamsburg, James City & York Counties. Assistant City Manager Andrew Trivette provided Williamsburg’s Planning Commission with a presentation to review the progress of the Capital Improvement Plan at their monthly meeting Wednesday afternoon. The CIP refers to any capital improvement that is scheduled for completion […]


Colonial Williamsburg Foundation seeks City approval for $40 mil museum 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)

WYDaily.com is your source for free news and information in Williamsburg, James City & York Counties. Colonial Williamsburg Foundation has submitted a proposal to Williamsburg’s Planning Commission for the rezoning and subsequent $40 million expansion of the Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum and the DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum, located at 301 Nassau Street. […]


Williamsburg City Council adopts Hazard Mitigation Plan

(Kim Lenz/WYDaily)

WYDaily.com is your source for free news and information in Williamsburg, James City & York Counties. While it may be impossible to predict when a natural disaster will strike, the City of Williamsburg has placed itself in a better position to respond to such hazards. Williamsburg’s City Council adopted the Hampton Roads Hazard Mitigation Plan […]


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