The Williamsburg Institute Launches to Prepare Leaders for the Future

The Williamsburg Institute Launches to Prepare Leaders for the Future By John Womeldorf, Mr. Williamsburg On Friday evening, October 6, 2023, over 170 people gathered on Williamsburg’s historic Duke of Gloucester Street to witness a robust conversation about navigating political shifts and differing ideologies. While the speakers’ manner of dress betrayed their identities as 18th-century […]

Home Prices Expected to Keep Rising Through 2027

By John Womeldorf, Local Williamsburg VA Real Estate Agent If you’re planning to buy a home, one thing to consider is what experts project home prices will do in the future. While you may have seen negative news over the past year about home prices, they’re doing far better than expected and are rising across […]

W&M’s Year of the Arts kicks off a whirlwind of performances, exhibits and talks 

The new semester brings with it a vast array of opportunities for people to enjoy the arts at William & Mary. For more events happening at W&M this semester, see the university’s online calendar. – Ed.  William & Mary will celebrate the Year of the Arts in 2023-2024 with a community-wide celebration of artistic accomplishments, showcasing the […]

Glamping Available at Chickahominy Riverfront Park

Enjoy the comforts of home while spending the night in the great outdoors at the new glamping sites at Chickahominy Riverfront Park in James City County, Virginia. The Timberline Glamping Company has opened six glamping Safari tents on the 140-acre park, which is located at 1350 John Tyler Hwy. The glamping tents feature two queen-sized […]

James City County Approves Golf Cart Use in Windsor Forest

Residents of Windsor Forest in James City County can now drive golf carts on public roads, making it the fifth neighborhood in the county to do so. The James City County Board of Supervisors approved a golf cart use permit for the neighborhood at their July 11 meeting. However, some residents have concerns about the […]

New Free Bus Route to Colonial Williamsburg Starting September 10th Replacing CW buses

The Williamsburg Area Transit Authority (WATA) will be launching a new free bus route to Colonial Williamsburg on September 10th. The route, which will be called Route 15: Colonial, will replace the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation’s current shuttle service. The new route will operate from 9am to 9pm Monday through Saturday and 8am to 6pm on […]

Colonial Heritage Neighborhood Newsletter

Weekly Happenings at Colonial Heritage Special Notice: Cox Working Onsite-Isaac Circle Cox contractors are on site to do site work to provide service to Section 5.2. This project will take several days to complete and will impact 3801-3823 Isaac Circle along with 3820 Isaac Circle.  No service interruptions to customers are anticipated. Resurfacing of Tennis Courts The tennis […]

Williamsburg Named Among Best U.S. Cities by Travel + Leisure Readers!

I am thrilled to share some fantastic news with all of you! Williamsburg, Virginia, has once again been recognized for its unparalleled charm, rich history, and vibrant community. In a recent survey conducted by Travel + Leisure, our beloved city has been named among the Best U.S. Cities to visit, as chosen by their readers! […]

MEB seeks 33 million in funding for new performance venue in Williamsburg

A group of local businesses and organizations is proposing to build a new performance venue in Williamsburg, Virginia.The venue would be located at the Colonial Williamsburg Visitor Center and would be a multi-purpose facility that could host a variety of events, including concerts, performing arts, corporate functions, and festivals.The group is requesting $33 million in […]

James City County Board of Supervisors Elects to Terminate Joint School Contract

On July 25, 2023, the Board of Supervisors elected to preemptively terminate the Contract for the Joint Operations between James City County and the City of Williamsburg, effective at the close of the 2025-2026 school year. The reason for this action is to ensure the County has as much time as possible to prepare for […]