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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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Posted on: February 1, 2023

Investigators Seek Assistance Identifying Larceny from Motor Vehicle Suspects

Williamsburg Police Department is asking for the public’s help to identify two people suspected of stealing items and money from an unlocked vehicle. 

On Jan. 9, 2023, at approximately 2:20 p.m., officers responded to the 400 block of South Englan...

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Posted on: February 1, 2023

VDEM: Nuclear Power Stations Transition from Siren Warning System to Integrated Public Alert System

RICHMOND, VA – Effective today, Feb. 1, 2023, those living within an approximate 10-mile radius of Dominion Energy’s North Anna Power Station (NAPS) and Surry Power Station (SPS), will no longer hear siren alerts in the event of an emergency. Dom...

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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 Hampton Roads area’s 17 mu...

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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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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 a...

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Posted on: January 26, 2023

Tourism Development Fund Grant Program Opens Feb. 1

The Tourism Development Fund (TDF) Program will begin accepting online applications Feb. 1, 2023. 

The Tourism Development Fund is intended to increase patronage to restaurants, attractions, hotels, and events in the City of Williamsburg through f...

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Posted on: January 25, 2023

Update: Water Service Restored on Matoaka Court

Update: Water service on Matoaka Court has been restored. Thank you for your patience.

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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 an...

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Posted on: January 25, 2023

Shooting Incident on 700 Block of Scotland Street

On Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2023, at approximately 12:47 a.m., officers were dispatched to the 700 block of Scotland Street for a shooting with injuries.

The first officer, who was nearby and heard the gunshots, arrived to the scene within seconds and found a 3...

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Posted on: January 23, 2023

Suspects Sought in Motor Vehicle Theft Investigation

On Dec. 3, 2022, at approximately 8 a.m., officers responded to the 300 block of 2nd Street to take a report for a past-occurred motor vehicle theft. On Dec. 8, 2022, the stolen vehicle was recovered in the 12000 block of Jefferson Avenue in Newport News,...

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