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Posted on: February 22, 2019

Do you participate in curbside recycling? We want to hear from you!

Give us your feedback by participating in our recycling survey

NORFOLK, VA –The City of Norfolk would like residents’ feedback to help city staff develop a strong solution to address curbside recycling. Please take 3 minutes to participate in our recycling survey. The recycling market is not as r...Read on...
Posted on: February 22, 2019

Nauticus Salutes Military with Special Admission Price

In celebration of the Battleship Wisconsin’s 75th Anniversary year, Nauticus will show appreciation for our military by offering a $12 admission rate throughout March to all active duty, retired, and veteran military members and their adult dependents.

Nauticus Salutes Military with Special Admission Price 
 NORFOLK, Va. – In celebration of the Battleship Wisconsin’s 75th Anniversary year, Nauticus will show appreciation for our military by offering a $12 admission...Read on...

Posted on: February 22, 2019

Investing in the Future

Norfolk Seeks Innovative Financial Solutions for St. Paul’s Area Redevelopment

Finance charrette explores investment opportunities NORFOLK, VA -  The City of Norfolk held the first ever finance charrette Tuesday, February 19th to explore innovative financing approaches and investments opportunities in the St. Paul&rsqu...Read on...
Posted on: February 22, 2019

Governor Northam Announces 2018 Governor’s Fire Service Award Recipients

VIRGINIA CAREER FIRE CHIEF OF THE YEAR: Jeffrey Wise, Fire Chief – Norfolk Fire-Rescue (Retired)

RICHMOND, VA — Governor Ralph Northam today announced the ten recipients of the 2018 Governor’s Fire Service Awards, who will be recognized at an awards ceremony during the Virginia and Fire Rescue Conference on Saturday, February 23, ...Read on...

Posted on: February 21, 2019

The Work Session and Formal Session agendas for February 26 City Council are now available.

The current City Council Agendas are available here

Posted on: February 15, 2019

Norfolk Lifeguards Awarded for Life-Saving Work

Norfolk Lifeguards Awarded for Life-Saving Work

In recognition for their life-saving work, these lifeguards were awarded 2018 Dr. Frank Pia Lifesaving Awards at the Virginia Lifeguard Association Annual Aquatic Management Symposium on February 15, 2019.

 NORFOLK, VA – On September 1, 2018, City of Norfolk lifeguards responded to a spinal medical emergency at the Sarah Constant Beach in Ocean View.  A 31-year old swimmer had attempted to flip from an elevated drainage pipe into...Read on...

Posted on: February 12, 2019

Norfolk Animal Care and Adoption Center Expands Dog Foster Program

NACC seeks loving temporary homes for large and medium dogs

NORFOLK, VA – The Norfolk Animal Care Center (NACC) is excited to announce a new foster program for medium and large dogs!   NACC seeks volunteers to host medium and large dogs in their homes, with support from NACC including ...Read on...
Posted on: February 11, 2019

Amtrak Increases Daily Weekday Service to Norfolk

Flexible options to travel from Virginia to the Northeast

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Posted on: February 9, 2019

The Historic Attucks Theatre: The Apollo of the South

The Historic Attucks Theatre: The Apollo of the South video documentary is now available. Click here to view. This 26-minute documentary celebrates the rich history, performances and 100th anniversary of the Attucks Theatre.Read on...

Posted on: February 7, 2019

Hampton Blvd. Taskforce Meeting Update

The final meeting of the Hampton Blvd. Taskforce was held today.

Hampton Blvd. Taskforce Meeting Update

NORFOLK, VA - The final meeting of the Hampton Blvd. Taskforce was held today.  To review the data collected in the study area from Redgate Ave. to Admiral Taussig Blvd – click here. To review th...

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Posted on: February 6, 2019

IKEA Norfolk to Open Wednesday, April 10

Customers can begin lining up at the store at 5:00 a.m. ET on Wednesday, April 10

Norfolk, VA -- IKEA U.S., the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today announced that its future Norfolk store will open at 9:00 a.m. ET on Wednesday, April 10. IKEA Norfolk will be the Swedish company’s second location in Virg...Read on...

Posted on: December 20, 2018

Virginia Beach Blvd. & Brambleton Ave. Lanes Close for Pump Station Renovations

The renovations include repairs to the pumps, valves and piping, and modifications to the storm drains.

 NORFOLK, VA – Beginning the first week in January, Norfolk Public Works crews will renovate two pump stations at the underpasses of Virginia Beach Blvd. and Tidewater Dr. and Brambleton Ave. and Tidewater Dr. The renovations include re...Read on...

Posted on: October 12, 2018

City & TFC Extend Recycling Contract

TFC will collect recycling past original November 1st deadline

NORFOLK, VA – City staff has been working with Tidewater Fibre Corporation (TFC) and both parties have agreed to extend TFC’s current contract through March 31, 2019. This extension will give Norfolk time to find an adequate solution f...Read on...

Posted on: September 21, 2018

National Speaker Series Comes to Slover Library

A former Norfolk librarian’s legacy lives on in upcoming lecture series

NORFOLK, VA –  Catherine “Kate” Lee Brinkley was a professional librarian at the City of Norfolk’s Kirn Memorial Library.  She loved people and was dedicated to educating the citizens of Norfolk th...Read on...


Information Technology

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Posted on: November 6, 2018

Hampton Roads Scores Grand Prize During 2018 Smart Infrastructure Challenge

Council members Andria McClellan (Norfolk) and Ben Davenport (Virginia Beach) hold a copy of the winning presentation.

In collaboration with the Hampton Roads Planning District Commission, the five Southside cities competed as a region against over 69 teams from across the country.  The challenge culminated in a showdown where each team gave a Shark Tank-style pr...Read on...

Posted on: November 6, 2018

Norfolk Named 2018 Digital Cities Survey Winner

Now in its 18th year, the annual survey recognizes cities using technology to tackle social challenges, enhance cybersecurity, improve transparency and much more. The survey honors cities in five population classifications: 500,000 or more, 250,000 to 499...Read on...


Police

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Posted on: February 22, 2019

Police asking for assistance identifying 2 men involved in a commercial robbery

NORFOLK, Va. (NPD) – Norfolk police are asking for the public’s assistance identifying the two men who robbed a Verizon Wireless Store.

Around 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 21, 2019 two men entered the Verizon Store located at 2019 Co...

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Posted on: February 22, 2019

Police remind citizens of E-Commerce Exchange Zones

NORFOLK, Va. (NPD) – The Norfolk Police Department encourages community members to use the E-Commerce Exchange Zones when buying or selling items through mobile classified apps.

These Exchange Zones are designated safe areas t...

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Posted on: February 20, 2019

Police arrest man for abducting a woman on N. Military Highway

NORFOLK, Va. (NPD) – Norfolk police arrested a 26-year-old man after he abducted a woman from a gas station earlier today.

Around 2:30 p.m., police were called to the Shell Gas Station located at 500 N. Military Highway for a possible abduction....

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Posted on: February 18, 2019

85-year-old woman dies following hit-and-run crash; detectives seeking information

NORFOLK, Va. (NPD) – Vinnie Lanier, 85, died yesterday at the
hospital following injuries she sustained in a crash earlier this month anddetectives need the public’s help catching the hit-and-run driver.

On February 8, 2019 around 7 p...

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Posted on: February 18, 2019

Police ID man who died after Norview Avenue crash

NORFOLK, Va. (NPD) – Police have identified the 23-year-old
man who died following a two-vehicle crash on Norview Avenue as Austin M. Cookof Norfolk.

The crash occurred in the 1400 block of Norview, near the I-64 overpass around 6 p.m. Sunday...

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Posted on: February 17, 2019

Man dies following 2-vehicle crash on Norview Avenue Sunday evening

NORFOLK, Va. (NPD) – A man has died following
a two-vehicle crash on Norview Avenue Sunday evening.

Around 6 p.m., Norfolk police were called to the 1400 block of Norview Avenue, at the overpass of Interstate 64, for a two-vehicle crash with i...

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