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Here’s what’s closed for MLK Day in the Historic Triangle

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is Monday and localities in the Historic Triangle will close offices, libraries and other government run buildings to observe the national holiday.

WYDaily complied a list of closures for Williamsburg, York County and James City County so you can plan ahead. The following facilities are closed on Monday, Jan. 18 unless otherwise noted.

Williamsburg

The City of Williamsburg Normal services will be available on Tuesday, Jan. 19.
Waller Mill Park will follow normal operating hours, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Quarterpath Recreation Center has been closed since March due to COVID-19.

Garbage will be collected on Monday and Tuesday as scheduled. For water emergencies after hours, weekends, and holidays, residents should call 757-220-2331. More information can be found on the city’s website by clicking here.

A convenient 24-hour bill payment drop box is located at the front of the Municipal Building, 401 Lafayette St., for City transactions. Payments can also be made online. Drop box payments made on Jan. 18 will not be posted until Tuesday, Jan. 19.

York County

The following York County government offices and courts will be closed in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday on Monday, Jan. 18:

  • County government offices
  • Courts
  • York-Poquoson Social Services
  • Virginia Cooperative Extension
  • York County Libraries

The Transfer Station, recycling drop off, and VPPSA Compost Facility located at the Waste Management Center will be open; however, the on-site administrative offices will be closed.  Citizens needing assistance are reminded to submit requests via the Customer Service Request Portal – www.yorkcounty.gov/requests.

Garbage and recycling are not affected by the holiday.  Residents are reminded to place their trash and recycling containers at the roadside on their regular collection day.

James City County

  • County offices: Closed
  • Libraries: Closed
  • Courts: Closed
  • Chickahominy Riverfront Park office: Closed
  • James City County Marina office and store: Closed

All county parks are open. Convenience centers and garbage transfer stations are open and there is no change to curbside recycling schedule. The James City County Recreation Center and the Abram Frink Jr. Community Center are open during normal hours.

Julia Marsiglianohttp://wydaily.com
Julia Marsigliano is a multimedia reporter for WYDaily. She covers everything on the Peninsula from local government and law enforcement agencies to family-run businesses and weather updates. Before WYDaily, she covered Hampton and Newport News for WYDaily’s sister publication, HNNDaily before both publications merged in December 2018. Julia was born in Tokyo, Japan and moved to Long Island, New York in 2001. A true New Yorker, she loves pizza, bagels and good Chinese food. Send comments, tips and other tidbits to julia@localvoicemedia.com. You can follow her on Twitter at @jmarsigliano

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