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Posted on: April 28, 2017

Celebrate Norfolk’s International Heritage This Weekend

From Town Point Park to Norfolk Scope and the skies above the Elizabeth River, Norfolk celebrates its international connections this weekend with something for everyone. Virginia International Tattoo. The Virginia International Tattoo continues al...Read on... NATO Festival
Posted on: April 28, 2017

Beach Safety Tips, Stay Safe in the Surf

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Norfolk’s recreation officials offer the following safety tips for residents and visitors planning to enjoy Norfolk’s beaches during the near-record high temperatures forecast for this weekend. 

  • Lifeguards do not come on duty at the thre...
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Posted on: April 27, 2017

The Work Session agenda for May 2 City Council is now available.

The current City Council Agenda is available here

Posted on: April 26, 2017

City Council actions on the April 25, 2017 formal agenda.

The current City Council Agenda actions are available here

Posted on: April 25, 2017

The Work Session and Formal Session videos for April 25 City Council are now available.

The current City Council video is available here

Posted on: April 25, 2017

Are You Ready to Ride? Norfolk Bike Month is in May

Cyclists of all ages and abilities are invited to a variety of rides and bike-related events in Norfolk throughout May. Norfolk Bike Month, now in its seventh year, is a community celebration of biking as an economical, environmentally friendly form of re...Read on...

Riding in Norfolk
Posted on: April 21, 2017

Jet Activity April 26-30

Between April 26-30, France's aerobatic jet team, Patrouille de France will be based out of Chambers Field at Naval Station Norfolk and residents living or working in the vicinity of the base may see and hear the jets throughout the duration of their 5-da...Read on...

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Posted on: April 20, 2017

The Work Session and Formal Session agendas for April 25 City Council are now available.

The current City Council Agendas are available here

Posted on: April 20, 2017

Call for Norfolk Senior Olympics Participants

First-time, experienced, and “in-it-for-the-fun” athletes are invited to join the camaraderie and competition of the 34th Annual Norfolk Senior Olympics, May 8-11 on the campus of Old Dominion University in Norfolk. Olympic ev...Read on...

Registration and event information
Posted on: April 17, 2017

Job Skills Training and Hiring Event Put Residents on Pathway to Prosperity

Norfolk residents looking for a job or an opportunity to sharpen their interview skills are getting a chance to do both. The Pathway to Prosperity Job Skills Training & Job Fair will offer May workshops at four convenient locations. Then on June 1, a ...Read on...

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Posted on: April 18, 2017

Mary Elizabeth Ferguson: The Legacy of Her Labor Lives on in Norfolk Botanical Garden

Norfolk Botanical Garden lost a piece of its history this week with the passing of Mary Elizabeth Ferguson, who, at 97, was the last known living Works Progress Administration (WPA) garden worker.  She was instrumental in telling the story of the...Read on...

Posted on: April 10, 2017

Do You Know a Neighborhood Hero?

Do you know a Neighborhood Hero? Nominate them for a 2017 Neighbors Building Neighborhoods (NBN) Award. The Awards recognize the “difference makers” in our neighborhoods, from the individual resident, to civic organizations, to neighbo...Read on...

Posted on: February 10, 2017

Real Estate Tax Relief Program Accepting Applications

Community Information Sessions to be Held Across the City

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