Foreclosure settlement spawning mortgage scams

VA Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli announced this week that claim forms are going out to approximately 46,600 Virginia borrowers who lost their home to foreclosure between Jan. 1, 2008 and Dec. 31, 2011 and who may be eligible for payment under the $25 billion national mortgage foreclosure settlement. Eligible borrowers had mortgages serviced by Ally/GMAC, […]

Carters Grove Not in a shambles

Since 1755 the Carter’s Grove plantation house and grounds has been variously a working plantation, a family home, a house museum and archaeological site owned by the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation (CWF), and then again, in 2007, a private residence. Sixteen archeological sites have been identified on the Carter’s Grove property. One dates back to around […]

Vote for Williamsburg Farmers Market

Let the world know you love Williamsburg Farmers Market by casting your vote in American Farmland Trust’s America’s Favorite Farmers Markets ™ contest today! As of today we are #2 in Virginia.   Cast your vote here Voting, closes at midnight on Labor Day (September 3). The leader board is available here   In […]

James City County maintains positive bond rating

Two major national credit rating agencies, Fitch Rating, Moody’s Investor Service, Poor all renewed James City County’s triple-A credit rating.  In addition, Moody’s Investors Service affirmed its Aa1 rating for General Obligation Bonds and revised its outlook to positive. The positive outlook represents an improvement in Moody’s rating from its previous Aa1 which had no […]

Neighborhood Pool opens in New Town

GREAT NEWS for New Town residents. The neighborhood pool in New Town pool has passed all inspections and is now open for regular use. The pool is a 25 meter six lane pool with a zero entry splash area for kids. The New Town pool is open now through September 30, 2012, including Labor Day, […]

W&M ranked in top 10 best value by Princeton Review

The College of William & Mary has been ranked again among the nation’s best colleges. The university is included in The Princeton Review’s “The Best 377 Colleges: 2013 Edition,” which was released today. William & Mary is also included in the book’s ranking of best-value public colleges. The College ranked sixth on the “Top 10 […]

W&M among ‘America’s Top Colleges’

William & Mary is among the country’s top universities, according to rankings released by Forbes on Aug. 1. In the “America’s Top Colleges” guide to 650 undergraduate institutions, the College is the second-highest ranked state-supported school in the country. The university comes in at fourth among the country’s public universities (including military institutions) and 40th […]