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Posted on: June 10, 2022

Virginia Regional Ballet Wins 2022 Business Appreciation Award

Virginia Regional Ballet has been named the recipient of the 2022 Business Appreciation Award by the Williamsburg Economic Development Authority.

Mayor Douglas Pons presented co-founder Adelle Carpenter with the award during the City Council meeting on Thu...

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Williamsburg News – Economic Development
Posted on: April 12, 2022

Williamsburg Public Art Council Seeks Virginia-Based Artists for Midtown Row Murals

The Williamsburg Public Art Council is looking for Virginia-based artists to design two murals in Midtown Row. 

The City of Williamsburg posted a Request for Quotation/Information (RFQ) for the mural design proposals on Friday, April 1, 2022. The ...

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Williamsburg News – Economic Development
Posted on: November 8, 2021

Winners Announced for Start Peninsula 2021

Following four virtual micro pitch competitions and a final pitch competition, Start Peninsula is pleased to announce its three winners for 2021: Bonilla Pet Studio, EWedded and Pocket Properties App.

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Williamsburg News – Economic Development
Posted on: October 21, 2021

City Launches Phase 3 of COVID Relief Grants for Small Businesses

The City of Williamsburg has launched Phase 3 of the COVID-19 Small Business Grant Program to reimburse small businesses for rent or mortgage expenses during the coronavirus pandemic.

This grant program is run in partnership with York County and the City o...

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Williamsburg News – Economic Development
Posted on: October 8, 2021

Williamsburg Economic Development Wins Award from International Organization

The City of Williamsburg’s Economic Development Department won a Gold Rank from the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) for its 2019 Annual Report.

The honor was presented Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2021, at an awards ceremony during the IEDC...

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Williamsburg News – Economic Development
Posted on: September 21, 2021

Home-Based Business Conference Returns Virtually for 2021, Offers Vacation Giveaway

The Peninsula Home-Based Business Network is pleased to announce that the 5th annual Home-Based Business Conference will return on Wednesday, October 13, 2021, from 8:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. and will be offered virtually via Zoom on the Whova event platform....

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Williamsburg News – Economic Development
Posted on: September 16, 2021

Third Set of Finalists from Start Peninsula Micro Pitch Announced

Last night, the third set of finalists for the 2021 Start Peninsula was announced following an online Micro Pitch Competition. The finalists were Bonilla Pet Studio, LetsVidya, and NerdFlex. in total, 10 pitchers participated.

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

Williamsburg Public Art Council to Host Education Session

The Williamsburg Public Art Council (WPAC) wants to educate the community and hear its vision for public art in Williamsburg.

The Williamsburg Public Art Council Education Session will be virtual at noon Thursday, Sept. 23. Registration for the ev...

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Williamsburg News – Economic Development
Posted on: September 10, 2021

City Launches Residential, Small Business Real Estate Tax Relief Program

City of Williamsburg property owners who have struggled with the economic impact of COVID-19 can now apply for real estate tax relief to offset the recent tax rate increase.

City Council voted unanimously on Thursday, Sept. 9, 2021, to establish two relief...

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Williamsburg News – Economic Development

 
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