Police seek peeping Tom seen peering in woman’s bedroom window

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James City County Police are searching for a man they believe was looking into a woman’s bedroom window Sunday night. Police officers responded to a residence on Jan Rae Circle after a 31-year-old woman told police she had seen a person looking in her bedroom window, James City County Police spokeswoman Stephanie Williams said. The […]

New Colonial Williamsburg ad aimed at digital generation

The opening scene of a new Colonial Williamsburg advertisement, which was released on Facebook Wednesday. (Courtesy CW)

Colonial Williamsburg released a new advertisement this week, which encourages viewers to put down their smartphones and enjoy a journey into the past.  The ad, which aired in the Washington, D.C. area Thursday, features a young man seated on a bus, staring at his smartphone. The phone’s clock suddenly starts moving in reverse and the man is […]

Man pleads guilty to charges stemming from at-home meth lab

Paul Dunn and Katrina Welch (Courtesy Virginia Peninsula Regional Jail)

A 45-year-old man pleaded guilty to three felony charges Thursday morning in connection with a meth lab investigation at a York County home last spring. Paul Dunn pleaded guilty in the York-Poquoson Circuit Court to possession of a schedule I or II controlled substance, an amended charge of conspiracy to manufacture a schedule I or […]

D.C. woman plans to open cat cafe in Williamsburg


A new café may be opening in Williamsburg this spring, and its owner hopes to provide her patrons with tasty snacks, refreshing drinks and some quality time with felines. Meowington’s Café is the name of a prospective new business by Washington, D.C. resident Lauren Baxter. Baxter said her idea is simple: to provide a place […]

JCC: burn ban in place through April 15


A burn ban is in effect through April 15 in James City County, the fire marshal said Thursday. The measure prohibits open burning within 300 feet of woods or grass before 4 p.m., according to a release. Other open-air burning is restricted to the hours between 4 p.m. and midnight. The burn ban became effective on […]