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Posted on: December 11, 2018

The Holidays Come Alive at Slover Library

Santa, elves and animals from the famed Coleman Collection on display

NORFOLK, VA – Get into the holiday spirit with a visit to Slover Library and delight in the animatronic figures from the Coleman Nursery signature collection. Carolers, a singing bear trio, Santa and his elf and woodland animals come to life in ...Read on...

Posted on: December 6, 2018

The Work Session and Formal Session agendas for December 11 City Council are now available.

The current City Council Agendas are available here

Posted on: December 6, 2018

New Dog Park, Basketball Court and Playground Opens at Meadowbrook Park

The park features a fenced dog park, shaded playground and a half basketball court for sports.

NORFOLK, VA – Recreation, Parks and Open Space (RPOS) worked closely with the local community to bring new amenities to Meadowbrook Park, located at 1625 W. Little Creek Road. The park features a fenced dog park, where unleashed small and large ...Read on...

Posted on: December 4, 2018

City of Norfolk Receives $1.2 Million Grant to Construct Lindenwood-Barraud Park Living Shoreline

Norfolk’s innovative approach to increasing its resilience earned the city a $1,252,500 million grant from the National Coastal Resilience Fund (NCRF) to construct the Lindenwood-Barraud Park Living Shoreline.

NORFOLK, VA – Norfolk’s innovative approach to increasing its resilience earned the city a $1,252,500 million grant from the National Coastal Resilience Fund (NCRF) to construct the Lindenwood-Barraud Park Living Shoreline. Matching fu...Read on...

Posted on: December 3, 2018

Jordan-Newby Anchor Branch Library Plaque Dedication Honors Two Distinguished Norfolk Families

Norfolk Public Library invites the public to share in a Plaque Dedication Ceremony to honor the Jordan and Newby families on Saturday, December 15 at 11:00 a.m. at the Jordan-Newby Anchor Branch Library at Broad Creek on 1425 Norchester Avenue.

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Posted on: November 30, 2018

ODU Students Create Holiday STEM Toys for Pediatric Patients

Old Dominion University industrial technology students in the Darden College of Education and Professional Studies will use their classroom experience to make the holidays a little brighter for children.

Norfolk, Va. – November 29, 2018 – For the third consecutive year, Old Dominion University industrial technology students in the Darden College of Education and Professional Studies will use their classroom experience to make the holid...Read on...

Posted on: November 28, 2018

Norfolk Fire Marshal's Office Releases 2018 Holiday Fire Safety For Commercial Properties

Fire Safety & Codes For Commercial Buildings

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Posted on: November 28, 2018

Southside Connector Project Public Information

We heard citizen concerns about the Virginia Natural Gas Southside Connector Project.

City staff addressed those concerns by hiring leading experts in gas pipeline safety and engineering to review the project.Their safety assessments were presented to Norfolk City Council on November 20th.You can watch the presentations here  ht...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...

Posted on: March 8, 2018

City Data Sets Now Available Through NorfolkOpenData Portal

Residents now have city data sets at their fingertips to improve neighborhoods, build businesses, and stay informed.

The City of Norfolk’s new open data portal, called NorfolkOpenData, offers a world of information anytime, free of charge, with...Read on...

Norfolk's OpenData Portal
Posted on: December 6, 2017

IT Launches SOS Cybersecurity Alert Email Campaign

SOS Secure Our System logo

Cybersecurity is a serious concern for our City. Every day, IT staff work diligently to protect our network from cyberattacks. But we know we can’t do it alone – everyone on Team Norfolk must remain vigilant. Cybercriminals use snea...Read on...

Posted on: December 7, 2017

IT Helps Protect the Public by Providing Advanced Technology to First Responders

These improvements have two goals: enhance the safety and response time for first responders and better align Norfolk’s equipment with that of our Hampton Roads partner cities to improve intercity communications.   The first i...Read on...

Police

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Posted on: December 11, 2018

3 wanted in Sprint store robbery

NORFOLK, Va. (NPD) -- Norfolk detectives are seeking the public’s help in identifying three men who robbed a Sprint store in Norfolk Sunday night.

The suspects walked into the store at 1710 East Little Creek Road around 7 p.m. armed with guns....

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Posted on: December 10, 2018

Motorcyclist dies following single-vehicle crash on Granby Street

NORFOLK, Va. – A motorcyclist has died following a single-vehicle crash on Granby Street Monday afternoon.

Around 4:45 p.m., a police officer observed a speeding motorcycle, recklessly weaving in-and-out of traffic in the 4100 block of Granby Str...

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