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

(File photo)

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 […]

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 […]

Nominations sought for 2017 Historic Preservation Awards

The Norge Depot received a state historical marker in 2016. (file photo)

The James City County Historical Commission is calling for nominations of individuals, groups, or organizations for the 2017 Historic Preservation Awards, according to a news release. The commission will take entries that meet certain criteria, such as an act or project that contributed to the preservation of James City County’s history or historic resources, and occurred […]

JCC holding hazmat drop-off Saturday

Paint and other household chemicals can be properly disposed of on Saturday Feb. 11. (Ty Hodges/WYDaily)

Have you ever wondered how to get rid of old paint cans? James City County is holding a free hazardous materials drop-off from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 11 at Sanford B. Wanner Stadium, 5700 Warhill Trail, according to a release. The stadium is next door to Warhill High School.   Residents can […]

JCC Planning Commission looks to update definition of ‘group home’


Update Feb. 6: The James City County Planning Commission Policy Committee is postponing addressing the group home zoning ordinance until a related group home bill is addressed within the General Assembly, according to the JCC Planning Office. The Policy Committee will reevaluate the bill once the group home bill moves through the General Assembly. Original story: James […]

DomPower: Skiffes Creek necessary to avoid rolling blackouts or worse

What the proposed Skiffes Creek project would look like from the East end of Jamestown Island looking Southeast, according to Dominion Power. Courtesy of Dominion Power.

Dominion Power has raised the spectre of a total blackout to 150,000 customers on the peninsula as part of a contingency plan in an “extreme case scenario.” The power company released an update to the Skiffes Creek transmission line project Friday which suggested it was working with partners to plan a “Remedial Action Scheme.” If […]

Del. Mullin introduces bills aimed at removing derelict vehicles, reshaping City housing commission

(Courtesy Mike Mullin for House of Delegates/Katherine Sparks)

Sixty-three days after Mike Mullin was elected Delegate for the 93rd District of the House of Delegates, Mullin has introduced legislation to the General Assembly that will fulfill two very different requests from the City of Williamsburg and James City County. One of the proposed bills will allow James City County to address its ongoing […]

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