Archive for Around the ‘Burg

Master Craftsmen Shop closes: After 35 years, Holly Shields decides to retire

Master Craftsmen Shop closes: After 35 years, Holly Shields decides to retire

Posted On: November 13, 2017

Thursday, Nov. 2, after 35 years of business in the Williamsburg community, the Master Craftsmen Shop on North [...]

Panel on poverty seeks to create relationships with impoverished

Panel on poverty seeks to create relationships with impoverished

Posted On: November 13, 2017

Wednesday, Nov. 8, Greater City hosted its second annual panel on poverty and homelessness entitled “Deconstructed: Homelessness and [...]

UndocuTribe organizes walkout to promote visibility for undocumented students

UndocuTribe organizes walkout to promote visibility for undocumented students

Posted On: November 06, 2017

Nov. 1 at 11:11 a.m., a small number of students rose from their seats and walked toward the [...]

Voteline attempts to make voting easier for residents, facilitate change, improvement

Voteline attempts to make voting easier for residents, facilitate change, improvement

Posted On: November 06, 2017

For many, Tuesday’s gubernatorial elections in Virginia and New Jersey will mark the most major of political events [...]

City officials plan to roll out parking changes: 2016 survey highlights need for downtown fees, enforcement officers

City officials plan to roll out parking changes: 2016 survey highlights need for downtown fees, enforcement officers

Posted On: October 23, 2017

The City of Williamsburg issued a release Oct. 19 detailing plans to implement a new parking plan for [...]

Out of the blue: Over two-year period, police responded to 49 “blue light” activations where no one was at phone or in area

Out of the blue: Over two-year period, police responded to 49 “blue light” activations where no one was at phone or in area

Posted On: October 02, 2017

The 90 “blue lights” scattered across the College of William and Mary’s campus are ubiquitous reminders of university [...]

New Williamsburg police chief focuses on student outreach

New Williamsburg police chief focuses on student outreach

Posted On: September 25, 2017

Williamsburg Chief of Police Sean Dunn has been on the job for 90 days but is already in [...]

Community members gather, hear forum on Trump, Supreme Court

Community members gather, hear forum on Trump, Supreme Court

Posted On: September 18, 2017

Students, faculty and community members gathered to hear a forum on the U.S. Supreme Court under U.S. President [...]

Williamsburg changes stance on rentals

Williamsburg changes stance on rentals

Posted On: September 18, 2017

With the recent advent of tools such as Uber and cheap ticket-finding websites, technology is making it easier [...]

Diesel spill cleared, cost unknown

Diesel spill cleared, cost unknown

Posted On: September 11, 2017

When a  fueling system malfunction occurred Tuesday, Sept. 5, a diesel spill was reported behind the Earl Gregg Swem [...]