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Posted on: February 6, 2023

City of Williamsburg Launches Cybersecurity Training Pilot Program for Residents

The City of Williamsburg has launched a Resident Cybersecurity Training, a free pilot program that teaches residents how to raise their awareness of cybersecurity threats.

The Resident Cybersecurity Training uses a course from KnowBe4, an industry leader i...

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Williamsburg News – General
Posted on: January 31, 2023

Mayor Pons Elected Chair of Hampton Roads Planning District Commission

Mayor Douglas Pons was elected chair of the Hampton Roads Planning District Commission (HRPDC) on Jan. 19, 2023. 

HRPDC is a regional organization – one of 21 planning district commissions in Virginia – that includes the Hampto...

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Williamsburg News – General
Posted on: January 29, 2023

UPDATE: North Henry Street Rail Crossing Now Open

UPDATE: The crossing at North Henry Street is now open.----  

Due to technical issues, a freight train is stopped at the North Henry Street crossing. 

The crossing may be blocked for a few hours. Please use an alternate route. 

We ...

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Williamsburg News – General
Posted on: January 26, 2023

WATA to Offer Free Service For Transit Equity Day, Feb. 3

Williamsburg Area Transit Authority (WATA) will offer free transit service on Friday, Feb. 3 in observance of Transit Equity Day.

Transit Equity Day is observed annually to promote public transit as a civil right and a strategy to combat climate change. It...

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Williamsburg News – General
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Update: Water Service Restored on Matoaka Court

Update: Water service has been restored on Matoaka Court. 

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A contractor has hit a water line in the 200 block of Matoaka Court. Water will be cut off in that area as the line is repaired.

We apologize for the inconvenience and th...

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Williamsburg News – General
Posted on: January 12, 2023

Martin Luther King Jr. Day Holiday Closings, Schedule Adjustments

City of Williamsburg offices will be closed Monday, Jan. 16, 2023. This includes all offices in the Municipal Building on Lafayette Street and Quarterpath Recreation Center.

Waller Mill Park will follow normal operating hours, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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Williamsburg News – General
Posted on: January 10, 2023

Pons, Kern-Scheerer Sworn In to City Council; Pons, Dent to Serve as Mayor, Vice Mayor

Douglas G. Pons and Stacy Kern-Scheerer were sworn in to the Williamsburg City Council on Jan. 6, 2023, at the Courthouse of 1770 on Duke of Gloucester Street.

Pons is serving his fourth term on City Council, and Kern-Scheerer is serving her first. Their f...

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Williamsburg News – General
Posted on: January 4, 2023

Portion of Lafayette St. to Close Thursday, Jan. 5 for Sewer Line Maintenance

The northbound lane of Lafayette Street between 721 Lafayette St. and Wythe Avenue will be closed for maintenance work on a sewer line between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 5, 2023.

Only one lane will be open while the work is being performed, alternati...

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Williamsburg News – General
Posted on: December 15, 2022

Holiday Closings, Schedule Adjustments

City of Williamsburg offices will be closed Friday, Dec. 23 and Monday, Dec. 26, as well as Friday, Dec. 30 and Monday, Jan. 2. This includes all offices in the Municipal Building on Lafayette Street.

Quarterpath Recreation Center will be closed Friday, De...

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