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Verizon (800-483-2000) offers residential and business telephone services and DSL.

Cox Communications (757-224-1111) offers digital telephone, high-speed Internet services and cable television for residential and business use.


The Virginia Gazette serves as the local Williamsburg area newspaper and is published twice each week (Wednesday and Saturday).

The Daily Press, a sister publication to the Virginia Gazette, publishes a daily newspaper for the greater Peninsula including the Williamsburg area.

The Virginian Pilot, another sister publication to the Virginia Gazette and the Daily Press, is a daily paper providing coverage of the southside Hampton Roads area with some coverage of the Peninsula.

The Richmond Times-Dispatch, is a daily paper focusing on the greater Richmond area and the upper Peninsula, available in the Williamsburg region.

Online Local News

The WY Daily provides online daily news for the Williamsburg area.


Five area stations offer local broadcasting:

Cox Communications provides cable television services for the area. Local government and WJCC school information is broadcast on cable channels 46 through 48.


WMBG 740 AM and 93.5 FM – The Burg broadcasts from downtown Williamsburg.

WCWM 90.9 FM broadcasts from William & Mary.

The Tide 92.3 FM broadcasts from the Williamsburg area.

WBACH 107.9 broadcasts from the Williamsburg area.    .  

City Publications

The following is a sample of some of the City publications that can be found on the City’s website (

Comprehensive Plan

Comprehensive Annual Financial Report

National Citizen Survey Results

Fiscal Year Budget

Goals, Initiatives and Outcomes

Water Quality Report

Monthly eNewsletter

Resident Information Guide

Neighborhood Guide