Demolition begins at James Blair

Demolition has begun at the site of the former James Blair Middle School. (Photo courtesy of WJCC Schools)

Demolition has begun at the site of the former James Blair Middle School. External demolition of the building’s one-story wing began this week with the removal of roofing and insulation, according to a news release from the Williamsburg-James City County school division. The inside of the building has been prepared for demolition and the new […]

Where to see Independence Day fireworks in the Historic Triangle

Fireworks behind the Governor's Palace in Colonial Williamsburg (Photo courtesy of the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation)

For locals and tourists alike, the Historic Triangle offers a myriad of opportunities to view fireworks during Fourth of July celebrations. So prepare to bust out your stars and stripes, put on your red, white and blue, and get ready to celebrate Independence Day in style. Below is a break down of fireworks displays around the Historic Triangle: […]

YPSO deputy rescues fawn from traffic

The fawn rescued by Sgt. Adam Cooper sits in his police cruiser. (Photo courtesy of YPSO)

Sunday night proved to be anything but normal for one York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office deputy. While working school security at York High School, Sgt. Adam Cooper heard anguished cries coming from Route 17 right beside the school. Cooper investigated the sounds and discovered a week-old fawn preparing to walk into oncoming traffic. Thinking on his feet, […]

In draft memorandum, Dominion considers submerging power lines

A simulated view of the over-river power line from the Kingsmill area. (Photo courtesy Dominion)

Dominion Virginia Power will consider submerging power lines in the James River, but only after its proposed overhead line project reaches the end of its 50-year lifespan, according to a draft memorandum of agreement. The memorandum is a revision of a draft sent from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to Dominion and 16 consulting […]