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Posted on: June 23, 2021

What happened at the June 22 Board of Supervisors Meeting?

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Here’s a quick summary of actions taken by the Board of Supervisors during the June 22 Business Meeting.  The votes below represent Ayes, Nays, and Voting Members Absent.

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News Releases
Posted on: June 17, 2021

Police Make Arrest in Peeping Tom Incident

Elijah Rice

On June 11, it was reported to police that a female victim had been filmed or photographed while in a dressing room in the Polo Ralph Lauren store in the Williamsburg Premium Outlets. The victim reported that she saw a hand holding a phone in her directio...

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Posted on: June 17, 2021

Road Work to Continue on Route 5 at Powhatan Bridge

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One lane on Route 5 at the Powhatan Creek Bridge will continue to be closed Monday-Friday from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Traffic will be impacted and motorists are encouraged to use alternate routes.The lane closure is needed to allow crews to work on a water main re...

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News Releases
Posted on: June 16, 2021

Police Seek Suspects in Theft from Unlocked Vehicles Incidents

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During the overnight hours of June 8-9, an unknown person(s) entered several unlocked vehicles in Berkeley’s Green. Multiple items were stolen to include currency and electronics.If you have home security videos that may have captured the incidents and ha...

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Posted on: June 16, 2021

Abram Frink Jr. Community Center Closed June 28-July 4

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The Abram Frink Jr. Community Center, 8901 Pocahontas Trail in Grove, will be closed Monday, June 28 – Saturday, July 3 for annual cleaning as well as closed Sunday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day. Maintenance work will include cleanin...

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Posted on: June 23, 2021

Independence Day Closings Announced

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James City County offices, facilities, services, libraries and courts will observe the following schedule for the Independence Day holiday:County offices:Closed Monday, July 5James City County Recreation Center and Abram Frink Jr. Community Center:Closed,...

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Posted on: June 16, 2021

Chickahominy Riverfront Park Hosts REV3 Triathlon Events with Impacts to Route 5 and Nearby Roads

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The REV3 Triathlon may cause road delays on Route 5 near Chickahominy Riverfront Park (CRP) on Saturday, June 26 and Sunday, June 27. On Saturday, a sprint triathlon and kids duathlon will occur between 5-11 a.m. and impact Route 5 and CRP. On Sunday, Oly...

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News Releases
Posted on: June 18, 2021

Pariser Dermatology Opens New Office in New Town

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Pariser Dermatology Specialists (Pariser) has opened a seventh office located at 4808 Courthouse Street in New Town Williamsburg (New Town). The new office is located in Suite #102 and provides all general dermatology services as well as an expanded suite...

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News Releases
Posted on: June 16, 2021

James City County Development Review Committee Meeting Canceled

Development Review Committee Meeting Canceled

The James City County Development Review Committee meeting scheduled for Wednesday, June 23, 2021 has been canceled.

For more information, please contact the Planning Division at 757-253-6685 or planning@jamescitycountyva.gov.

Media Contact: Paul Holt, Dire...

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News Releases
Posted on: June 11, 2021

Celebrating 40 Years of Parks & Recreation!

James City County Parks and Recreation 40th

2021 marks the 40th Anniversary of James City County Parks & Recreation! Help us reflect on our history and the countless individuals and groups and organizations who have helped us in meeting our mission to provide the programs, parks and facilities ...

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Posted on: June 11, 2021

Water Main Replacement Project to Begin June 14

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The James City Service Authority will begin construction on Monday, June 14 on a water main replacement on Route 5 at the Powhatan Creek.  This water main broke earlier this spring and prompted the James City Service Authority to implement volunt...

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News Releases
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Police Investigate Robbery

Robbery Suspects

On May 30 at approximately 10:38 p.m., a victim was robbed by two unknown males in Heritage Trailer Park. The first suspect pointed a handgun towards the victims chest demanding money. The second suspect picked up a rock and drew back as though he was goi...

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Posted on: June 3, 2021

Police File Charges of Abduction, Assault and Credit Card Theft

Robert Luke Swift

On June 2, 2021, a victim reported to police details about incidents of domestic assault, credit card theft and abduction that had occurred at a residence in Toano as well as in a vehicle while driving in James City County on May 27 and June 1. The victim...

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Posted on: June 1, 2021

Parks & Recreation Announce June Events

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Arts/Special Interest Classes

Preschool Summer Chocolate Making • Ages 3-5 with parent/guardianSaturday, June 26, 10-11:30 a.m.; $20James City County Recreation CenterHave fun in this summer-themed chocolate-making workshop. You’ll make chocolate shells, s...

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Posted on: May 27, 2021

James City County’s Outdoor Pools Open for Summer

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City County’s two outdoor pools and splash pad open May 29, Memorial Dayweekend! The pools are located at Chickahominy Riverfront Park and Upper County
Park. The splash pad, also located at Chickahominy, features a zero-depthcamping themed aqu...

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Posted on: May 27, 2021

Masala Craft Indian Kitchen Now Open

Masala Craft Indian Kitchen

James City County is pleased to announce that Masala Craft Indian Kitchen (Masala Craft) is now open at 5223 Monticello Avenue, Suite E in the Courthouse Commons Shopping Center. Masala Craft has both lunch and dinner hours and are only closed for lunch o...

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Posted on: May 27, 2021

County Announces Pilot Program with Owens-Illinois

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James City County is pleased to announce a new pilot program for glass recycling in partnership with Owens-Illinois (O-I). The program will establish glass-only recycling containers at several locations throughout the County. The glass collected in these ...

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Posted on: May 25, 2021

Police Offer Firearm Safety Courses

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James City County Police Department is offering free firearm safety courses to the public in the coming months. Each one-session class will cover basic safety, handling, storage and laws related to carrying a concealed handgun in the Commonwealth of Virgi...

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Register News Releases
Posted on: May 24, 2021

Jamestown Beach Event Park Parking Fees

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Parking fees are charged for nonresidents at Jamestown Beach Event Park Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day. Effective Saturday, May 29 through Monday, Sept. 6, the nonresident parking fee is charged Monday through Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. and on weekends...

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Posted on: May 24, 2021

JCSA Customers Asked to Follow Voluntary Water Conservation Measures After Water Main Break

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Due to a break in one of the James City Service Authority’s (JCSA) primary distribution lines, JCSA is entering into Stage 1 of its Water Conservation Plan.  As a result, the following actions are in effect: 

  • Voluntary water conservation ...
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News Releases
Posted on: May 21, 2021

Police Announce Service Awards

Officer of the Year, Mike Ferriero

On May 20, Police held their annual Service Awards Ceremony recognizing many officers for their continued high levels of service and dedication to safety in the community.Citizens and other County employees who have supported the Department’s ef...

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Posted on: May 17, 2021

Outdoor Fitness Stations Installed

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Thanks to a generous donation from Eco Discovery Park Founder and Spoke & Art Provisions Co. owner, Steve Rose, exercise enthusiasts may now add strength training to their normal walking, jogging and cycling routine along the&nbs...

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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: 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
year-round positions are available assisting with camps, at the outdoorpools and wi...

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Posted on: June 23, 2020

Police Remind Citizens to Lock Vehicle Doors

Lock Your Car Doors

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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County Parks, Centers & Facilities Update June 11, 2021In all parks and facilities and for all programs, events and activities: In compliance with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), all youth and adults wh...

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Posted on: June 19, 2021

Police Conduct Homicide Investigation

Travis Lamar Bradsher

On June 19 at approximately 7:30 a.m., James City County Police Department and Fire Department responded to the 1800 block of Ferrell Drive. Personnel arrived and located a 29-year-old male suffering from a gunshot wound. The male was pronounced deceased ...

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