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Posted on: May 14, 2021

Police Seek Suspects in Larceny from Ichiban

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On May 13 at approximately 2:50 p.m., three unknown females (with a toddler) left Ichiban in New Town after eating without paying their tab. Surveillance photos of the suspects were obtained.If you are able to identify these subjects or know who may have ...

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Posted on: May 13, 2021

13 de mayo, Final 4 P.M. Actualización COVID-19

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Previously released in English: https://jamescitycountyva.gov/civicalerts.aspx?AID=4793

Serán las últimas 4 p.m. Actualización COVID-19. Continuaremos enviando comunicados de prensa sobre vacunas y otra informaci&a...

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Posted on: May 13, 2021

May 13, Final 4 p.m. COVID-19 Update

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This will be the last 4 p.m. COVID-19 Update. We will continue to send out news releases about vaccinations and other COVID-19-related information as they become available. The Greater Williamsburg Clinic, operating out of the Colonial Williamsbu...

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Posted on: May 13, 2021

State-run Community Vaccination Centers to Begin Offering COVID-19 Vaccine to Adolescents on Friday

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(Richmond, Va.) — Virginia’s state-run Community Vaccination Clinics (CVCs) will begin offering the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to adolescents aged 12-15 on Friday, following federal approval Wednesday of the vaccine for that age ...

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Posted on: May 13, 2021

Greater Williamsburg Clinic in Visitor Center to Close on May 14

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The Greater Williamsburg Clinic, operating out of the Colonial Williamsburg Visitor Center, will administer its last doses of the COVID-19 vaccine on Friday, May 14, 2021.As vaccine supply has become more available in more places, the demand for a mass va...

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Posted on: May 13, 2021

What happened at the May 11 Board of Supervisors Meeting?

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Here’s a quick summary of actions taken by the Board of Supervisors during the May 11 Regular Meeting.  The votes below represent Ayes, Nays, and Voting Members Absent.G.    PUBLIC HEARING(S)   &nb...

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Posted on: May 13, 2021

Police Seek Suspect in Larceny from Polo Ralph Lauren Factory Store

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On April 16 at approximately 7:45 p.m., an unknown person entered the Polo Ralph Lauren Factory Store located in the Premium Outlets. The suspect picked up several t-shirts and left the store without paying for them. Surveillance photos of the suspect wer...

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Posted on: May 13, 2021

Virginia to Begin Vaccinating Those Aged 12-15 Following Federal Approval

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**Released May 12, 2021** (Richmond, Va.) — The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) announced that providers across the Commonwealth can begin vaccinating those aged 12-15 following federal approval today of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine ...

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Posted on: May 12, 2021

James City County Development Review Committee Meeting Canceled

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The James City County Development Review Committee meeting scheduled for Wednesday, May 19, 2021 has been canceled.For more information, please contact the Planning Division at 757-253-6685 or planning@jamescitycountyva.gov.Media Contact:Paul Holt, Direct...

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Posted on: May 11, 2021

Governor Northam Declares State of Emergency After Colonial Pipeline Ransomware Cyberattack

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RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam today signed Executive Order Seventy-Eight declaring a state of emergency in Virginia to address gasoline supply disruptions throughout the Commonwealth. On May 7, 2021, the Colonial Pipeline system, which is the ...

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Posted on: May 11, 2021

Crews Respond to Fire at Historic Powhatan Resort Timeshare

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On May 11 at 10:36 a.m., Emergency Communications received a call about a fire at the Historic Powhatan Resort timeshare. Units from the James City County Fire Department responded and arrived on the scene at 10:41 a.m. to find a two-story unit on fire. T...

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Posted on: May 11, 2021

Turf Love and Lawn Rangers - This Week in James City County

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Robyn Woolsey, Urban Conservationist with the Colonial Soil and Water Conservation District, is our guest on the podcast this week. We talk about the great Turf Love program and what you need to to arrange a visit from a Lawn Ranger! Check it out and let ...

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Posted on: May 11, 2021

Statement from Vaccination Coordinator on FDA Authorization of Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccine for 12+

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**Released on May 10, 2021**(Richmond, Va.) – Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration expanded the emergency use authorization (EUA) for the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to include adolescents aged 12 to 15. The EUA previously covered those aged ...

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Posted on: May 10, 2021

10 de mayo, 4 p.m. Actualización COVID-19 y un enlace para las citas de vacunas del 14 de mayo

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Previously released in English: https://jamescitycountyva.gov/civicalerts.aspx?AID=4779

Nuestra próxima actualización de las 4 p.m. se publicará el jueves 13 de mayo. Seguiremos enviando información urge...

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Posted on: May 10, 2021

May 10, 4 p.m. COVID-19 Update Includes Link for May 14 Vaccine Appointments

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Our next 4 p.m. update will be released on Thursday, May 13. We will continue to send urgent information as needed.  Vaccine Appointments Available May 14!The Greater Williamsburg Clinic, operating out of the Colonial Williamsburg Visitor Center,...

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Posted on: May 7, 2021

Parks & Recreation Releases Summer Brochure!

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Parks & Recreation invites you to a spring and summer of fun – we’ve got over 60 summer camps for the kids, special events designed to connect and cultivate community and hundreds of family programs and outings, classes and activities. Copies of the b...

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Posted on: May 6, 2021

6 de mayo, 4 p.m. Actualización COVID-19 y un enlace para las citas de vacunas del 7 y 14 de mayo

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Previously released in English: https://jamescitycountyva.gov/civicalerts.aspx?AID=4776

Nuestra próxima actualización de las 4 p.m. se publicará el lunes 10 de Mayo. Seguiremos enviando información urgen...

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Posted on: May 6, 2021

May 6, 4 p.m. COVID-19 Update Includes Links for May 7 and 14 Vaccine Appointments

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Our next 4 p.m. update will be released on Monday, May 10. We will continue to send urgent information as needed.  It’s time to get back to the people you love. Get fully vaccinated. Same day appointments and walk-ins are available in our communi...

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Posted on: May 5, 2021

Scott Stevens Covers Recent Board of Supervisors Meetings and More on This Week in James City County

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Scott Stevens, County Administrator for James City County, is our guest on the podcast this week. We talk about Board of Supervisors meetings, vaccines, recycling and more. Check it out and let us know what you think!  Video: https://youtu.be/-ZV...

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Posted on: May 4, 2021

Parks & Recreation Announces May Events

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May EventsAs the impacts of COVID-19 continue to be felt, we ask for your patience, flexibility and support in following safety and social distancing guidelines as regularly released by the Governor of Virginia, the Virginia Department of Health and the C...

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Posted on: May 4, 2021

Vintage Summers, Ltd. Opens Brick and Mortar Location

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Vintage Summers, Ltd. has opened a brick and mortar location at 3303 Poplar Creek Lane. The retail store offers a variety of vintage home décor, clothing, jewelry and collectibles as well as eco-friendly products from local vendors and artists. These prod...

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Posted on: May 4, 2021

3 de mayo, 4 p.m. Actualización COVID-19 y un enlace para las citas de vacunas del 7 y 14 de mayo

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Previously released in English: https://jamescitycountyva.gov/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=4764

Nuestras próximas 4 p.m. La actualización se publicará el jueves 6 de mayo. Continuaremos enviando información urgente seg&a...

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Posted on: May 3, 2021

May 3, 4 p.m. COVID-19 Update Includes Links for May 7 and 14 Vaccine Appointments

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Our next 4 p.m. update will be released on Thursday, May 6. We will continue to send urgent information as needed.  Vaccine Appointments Available May 7 and May 14!The Greater Williamsburg Clinic, operating out of the Colonial Williamsbu...

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Posted on: April 29, 2021

29 de abril, 4 p.m. Actualización COVID-19

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Previously released in English: https://jamescitycountyva.gov/civicalerts.aspx?AID=4758

Nuestra próxima actualización de las 4 p.m. se publicará el lunes 3 de mayo. Seguiremos enviando información urgente seg&...

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Posted on: April 29, 2021

April 29, 4 p.m. COVID-19 Update

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Our next 4 p.m. update will be released on Monday, May 3. We will continue to send urgent information as needed. Vaccine Appointments Available TOMORROW, April 30!

The Greater Williamsburg Clinic, operating out of the Colonial Williamsburg Visitor Center...

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Posted on: April 28, 2021

Colonial National Historical Park Seeks Public Input

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The National Park Service (NPS) at Colonial National Historical Park (Park) is seeking public comments regarding a proposal to implement recurring, temporary closures of a seven-mile portion of the Colonial Parkway to motor vehicles. The temporary closure...

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Posted on: April 27, 2021

SBA Announces Application Opening for $28.6 Billion Restaurant Revitalization Fund

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SBA Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman today announced the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) will begin registrations on Friday, April 30 at 9 a.m. and open applications on Monday, May 3 at noon for the Restaurant Revitalization Fund. The onlin...

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Posted on: April 27, 2021

Portion of Virginia Capital Trail to Close Temporarily for Bridge Work

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JAMES CITY COUNTY – Starting as early as May 10, the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will temporarily close a portion of the Virginia Capital Trail (VCT) at the wooden bridge located near Jamestown High School between Eagle Way and ...

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Posted on: April 26, 2021

26 de abril, 4 p.m. Actualización COVID-19

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Previously released in English: https://jamescitycountyva.gov/civicalerts.aspx?AID=4745

Nuestras próximas 4 p.m. La actualización se publicará el jueves 29 de abril. Continuaremos enviando información urgente seg...

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Posted on: April 26, 2021

April 26, 4 p.m. COVID-19 Update

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Our next 4 p.m. update will be released on Thursday, April 29. We will continue to send urgent information as needed.  BY THE NUMBERS as of 10 a.m., April 29Current 7-Day Positivity Rate PCR OnlyState: 5.4%Peninsula Health District: 5.9%James Cit...

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Posted on: April 26, 2021

VDH and DCLS Launches COVID-19 Variants of Concern Dashboard

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Released by the Virginia Department of Health on April 23, 2021 (Richmond, Va.) — Today, the Virginia Department of Health (VDH), in collaboration with the Department of General Services’ (DGS) Division of Consolidated Laboratory Servi...

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Posted on: April 26, 2021

Statement from State Vaccination Coordinator on Federal Action Regarding Johnson & Johnson Vaccine

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Released by the Virginia Department of Health on April 23, 2021(Richmond, Va.) — Today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) lifted their recommended pause on the use of the Johnson &am...

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Posted on: April 22, 2021

Governor Northam Announces Expanded Capacity, Social Gathering Limits to Begin May 15

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RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam today announced that sports and entertainment venues in Virginia may begin to operate with expanded capacity, and social gathering limits will increase beginning Saturday, May 15th. The announcement comes as vacci...

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Posted on: April 22, 2021

Second Set of Finalists from Start Peninsula Micro Pitch Announced

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Last night, the second set of finalists for the 2021 Start Peninsula were announced following an online Micro Pitch Competition. The finalists were EWedded, eZverifi and Spellcross. In total, nine pitchers participated.

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Posted on: April 23, 2021

Saving Grace Home Care Relocates to Jamestown Road

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Saving Grace Home Care has relocated to 1309 Jamestown Road, Suite 103. Saving Grace Home Care provides private duty home care aides and experienced sitters to come and care for your loved ones. This gives you a piece of mind knowing that your loved one i...

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Posted on: April 19, 2021

Advanced Medicine & Modern Aesthetics Open Now

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Advanced Medicine & Modern Aesthetics (AMMA) is now open by appointment only at 5239 Monticello Ave, Suite B. AMMA is a medical spa and is their mission to help clients become the best version of themselves by providing the most advanced and effective...

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Posted on: April 19, 2021

SBA Announces Official Restaurant Revitalization Fund Application and Guidelines

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Yesterday, SBA Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman announced key details on application requirements, eligibility and a program guide for the Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RFF). The restaurant industry has been among the hardest-hit sectors during th...

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Posted on: April 5, 2021

Parks & Recreation Is Hiring!

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Award-winning James
City County Parks & Recreation is looking for job applicants with apassion for providing outstanding customer service! Part-time seasonal and
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Posted on: April 2, 2021

Police Remind Citizens to Lock Vehicle Doors

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Larcenies from unlocked motor vehicles are one of the most prevalent crimes in James City County. Residents are encouraged to always lock their car doors even when they are at home. Residents should also always remove valuables (especially electronics and...

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Posted on: March 26, 2021

Proposed FY2022 Budget Released

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County Administrator Scott Stevens released his proposed Fiscal Year 2022 budget for James City County on March 26. This is the second year of the biennial FY2021-2022 budget. The FY2022 Proposed Budget is 7.5% above the FY2021 budget at $224.4 million, w...

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Posted on: June 23, 2020

Police Remind Citizens to Lock Vehicle Doors

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Larcenies from unlocked motor vehicles are one of the most prevalent crimes in James City County. Residents are encouraged to always lock their car doors even when they are at home. Residents should also always remove valuables (especially electronics and...

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Posted on: May 22, 2020

James City County Parks & Facilities

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April 2, 2021 Due to the continued impacts of COVID-19 and social distancing guidelines, some programs and park/facility amenities remain closed. Thank you for your support and flexibility as we adjust...

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