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Posted on: June 29, 2021

Small Businesses Eligible for Up to $15K in New Phase of COVID Relief Grants

York County, in partnership with the cities of Williamsburg and Poquoson, is launching Phase 2 of the COVID-19 Small Business Grant Program to reimburse small businesses for rent or mortgage expenses during the coronavirus pandemic.

This new iteration of t...

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Williamsburg News – Economic Development
Posted on: June 11, 2021

Oishii Wins 2021 Business Appreciation Award

Oishii

Oishii, a Japanese ramen and hibachi grill restaurant, is the recipient of the City of Williamsburg’s 2021 Business Appreciation Award.  

Mayor Douglas Pons presented co-owners Amy Lau and David Lam with the award during the City Council meeting o...

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Williamsburg News – Economic Development
Posted on: April 19, 2021

City Seeks Input on Designs for Downtown Wayfinding Project

The City of Williamsburg is seeking public input on the proposed designs for the Downtown Wayfinding Project.

The survey can be found at yeswilliamsburg.com/wayfinding and closes at 5 p.m. Wednesday, April 28.

The city is developing a plan to enhance the ex...

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Williamsburg News – Economic Development
Posted on: April 6, 2021

Williamsburg Area Arts Commission Presents Virtual Spring Forum

The Williamsburg Area Arts Commission (WAAC) is hosting a spring forum on Wednesday, April 14.

The event’s topic is “Survive, Revive & Thrive: How We Emerge from the Recent Virtual Past.” It will feature keynote speaker Ru...

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Williamsburg News – Economic Development
Posted on: March 24, 2021

City Economic Development Department Wins Award

The City of Williamsburg’s Economic Development Department won the 2021 Community Economic Development Award for their efforts in advancing economic vitality during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Virginia Economic Developers Association (VEDA) issued two award...

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Williamsburg News – Economic Development
Posted on: March 22, 2021

First Set of Finalists from Start Peninsula Micro Pitch Announced

On Thursday, March 18, the first set of finalists for the 2021 Start Peninsula were announced following an online micro pitch competition. The finalists were C.A.S.S.I.E., Green Light and Pocket Properties App. In total, nine pitchers participated.&nb...

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Williamsburg News – Economic Development
Posted on: March 15, 2021

City Seeking Nominations for the 2021 Business Appreciation Award

The City of Williamsburg is accepting nominations for the annual Business Appreciation Award. 

The award seeks to recognize City businesses whose hard work and dedication make the City of Williamsburg a better place to live, work, and visit. Any p...

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Williamsburg News – Economic Development
Posted on: March 13, 2021

EDA Awards Incentive Grants to New Restaurant Concepts

The City of Williamsburg Economic Development Authority (EDA) voted unanimously at its meeting March 10, 2021 to award incentive grants to two new restaurants that plan to open this summer. 

Another Broken Egg Cafe will open at 1412 Richmond Road,...

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Williamsburg News – Economic Development
Posted on: January 14, 2021

City to Host Virtual Public Meeting on Downtown Wayfinding Project

The City of Williamsburg is inviting the public to provide their input on its Wayfinding Project in a virtual meeting at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021.

A link to attend the meeting can be found at yeswilliamsburg.com/wayfinding. No registration is requi...

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Williamsburg News – Economic Development

 
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