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Here’s what’s closed for the Christmas holiday

(WYDaily file photo/Courtesy of Pexels)
(WYDaily file photo/Courtesy of Pexels)

The peak of the holiday season is here and city office hours will vary by locality.

WYDaily has compiled a list of localities on the Peninsula, including James City County, York County, Williamsburg, Hampton and Newport News, whose government offices are closed (unless otherwise noted) on the holidays.

James City County

  • County offices, closed Tuesday, Wednesday and Jan. 1.
  • James City County Recreation Center, closed Tuesday, Wednesday, Dec. 31, and Jan. 1.
  • Abram Frink Jr. Community Center, closed Tuesday, Wednesday, Dec. 31, Jan. 1.
  • Freedom Park store and office, closed at noon Tuesday, closed Wednesday and Jan. 1.
  • Chickahominy Riverfront Park store and office, closed Tuesday, Wednesday, and Jan. 1.
  • James City County Marina store and office, closed Tuesday, Wednesday and Jan. 1.
  • Little Creek Reservoir Park store and office, closed Tuesday and Wednesday and Jan. 1.
  • Garbage Transfer Station, closed Wednesday and Jan. 1.
  • Convenience Centers, closed noon on Tuesday, closed Wednesday and Jan. 1.
  • Williamsburg Regional Library, closed Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Dec. 31 and Jan. 1.

All parks will remain open. Curbside recycling will be delayed by one day from Dec. 25-27.

Williamsburg

  • Municipal Building, closed Dec. 24,25,31 and Jan. 1.
  • Waller Mill Park, closed Dec. 24, 25 and Jan. 5. The dog park will be closed on Dec. 31.
  • Quarterpath Recreation Center and Administration Offices, closed Dec. 24, 25, 31 and Jan. 1.
  • Williamsburg-James City County Courthouse, closed Dec. 24-26, Dec. 31 and Jan. 1.

There will be no leaf collection for the blue route on Dec. 24-25. There will be no collection for the red route on Dec. 31 and Jan.1. Collection will take place on Monday, Thursday and Friday.

York County

  • York County Courts closed Tuesday and Wednesday.
  • County offices closed Tuesday and Wednesday.
  • York-Poquoson Social Services closed Tuesday and Wednesday.
  • Virginia Cooperative Extension closed Tuesday and Wednesday.
  • Waste Management Center administrative offices closed Tuesday and Wednesday.
  • Garbage and recycling usually collected on Wednesday will be moved to Thursday, Thursday to Friday, and so on with services ending Saturday.
  • The VPPSA Compost Facility closes Tuesday afternoon through Dec. 26.

Hampton

  • City offices closed Tuesday and Wednesday.
  • City schools are closed through Jan. 6.
  • No recycling, refuse, bulk trash, or yard waste collection on Wednesday.
  • Landfill, closed Wednesday.
  • Yard Waste Site closed Wednesday.
  • No street sweeping on Tuesday and Wednesday.
  • City libraries are closed Tuesday and Wednesday.
  • City Courts closed Tuesday and Wednesday.
  • Health Department and clinics are closed Tuesday and Wednesday.
  • Social Services closed Tuesday and Wednesday.
  • All administrative park offices are closed Tuesday and Wednesday.
  • Community centers are closed Tuesday and Wednesday.

Newport News

  • City offices & libraries – closed Dec. 24-25.
  • City schools- closed until Jan. 6.
  • Garbage, recycling and bulk waste collections – Collections on Monday and Tuesday as scheduled; Wednesday’s collections take place on Thursday and Thursday’s collections on Friday.
  • Recovery Operations Center (i.e., landfill) – closed Dec. 24-25.
  • Peninsula Regional Animal Shelter- closed Dec. 25.
  • Mariners’ Museum and Park- closed Dec. 25.
  • Peninsula Fine Arts- closed Dec. 25.
  • Virginia Living Museum – closed Dec. 24-25.

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