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Posted on: January 18, 2019

Additional Amtrak Service to Norfolk to Begin March 4th

Second passenger train to Norfolk will help ease highway congestion, increase multimodal options, and boost economic vitality for Virginia

Richmond, VA – Hampton Roads citizens will soon have more options to avoid traffic and congestion in tunnels and on Interstates 64 and 95 with the Monday, March 4, debut of a second Amtrak train service serving Norfolk, Secretary of Transportati...Read on...

Posted on: January 16, 2019

Public Input needed on HUD allocations

The public input session will be held in the City Council conference room located at the City Hall Building: 810 Union Street, 10th Floor

The City of Norfolk’s Office of Budget and Strategic Planning will hold a public input session on Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at 6:00 PM.  The specific purpose of the Public Input Session is to gain input from citizens on priority needs...Read on...

Posted on: January 15, 2019

City of Norfolk Offices to Close in Observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday

Offices will reopen at regular business hours on Tuesday, January 22, 2019.

NORFOLK, VA – The City of Norfolk’s government offices, including City Hall, will be closed on Monday, January 21, 2019 in observance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The closures include libraries and recreation centers.  O...Read on...

Posted on: January 14, 2019

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

A Meadowbrook Park ribbon cutting ceremony will take place on January 26th at 11am. The event is open to the public.

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

Posted on: January 14, 2019

S&P Maintains Positive Outlook, Moody’s and Fitch Affirm Norfolk’s Strong Credit Ratings

Standard & Poor’s Global Ratings (“S&P”) maintained its positive outlook and joined Fitch Ratings (“Fitch”) and Moody’s Investors Service (“Moody’s”) in affirming the strong credit rating on the City’s existing long-term ratings.

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Posted on: January 14, 2019

Norfolk selects two startups to participate in groundbreaking Startup in Residence Program

ARDX is a Norfolk-based company

NORFOLK, VA –  City Manager Douglas Smith is pleased to announce ARDX and Civis Analytics were selected through a competitive process to participate in Norfolk’s 2019 Startup in Residence (STiR) program.    A...Read on...
Posted on: January 11, 2019

The City of Norfolk Offers Assistance to Furloughed Federal Employees

The City of Norfolk is offering assistance to furloughed federal employees upon request.  To qualify for assistance, you must be a Norfolk resident and show proof of employment at one of the following nine federal departments:

  • Department of Homel...
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Posted on: January 9, 2019

City Council actions on the January 8, 2019 agenda.

The current City Council Agenda actions are available here

Posted on: January 8, 2019

Brambleton Avenue and 38th Street Road Resurfacing Projects Begin This Week

Starting today, Virginia Paving crews will resurface both lanes of Brambleton Avenue with a new layer of asphalt from Monticello Avenue to Church Street.

 NORFOLK, VA –  Two road projects beginning this week will smooth your commute around Norfolk. Starting today, Virginia Paving crews will resurface both lanes of Brambleton Avenue with a new layer of asphalt from Monticello Av...Read on...
Posted on: January 8, 2019

Badger the Pig Needs a Home!

Badger is litter box trained and loves snuggles!

ORFOLK, VA – He loves bananas and cucumbers. He’s as smart as a toddler and can learn quicker than a cat or a dog. He’s Badger the Vietnamese Pot-bellied Pig, and he’s at Norfolk Animal Care and Adoption Center jus...Read on...
Posted on: January 4, 2019

Granby Street Resurfacing to Begin on Monday

Resurfacing will take a month to complete, weather permitting.

 NORFOLK, VA – Beginning the week of Monday, January 7, Virginia Paving crews will resurface Granby Street with a new layer of asphalt from E. Virginia Beach Boulevard to 22nd Street.  The work includes milling and paving curb ...Read on...

Posted on: January 3, 2019

The Work Session and Formal Session agendas for January 8 City Council are now available.

The current City Council Agendas are available here

Posted on: January 3, 2019

Start the New Year Off Right with Tools for Financial Freedom

Free Bank On Norfolk classes start in January

NORFOLK, VA –  Get the tools to financial freedom!  Bank On Norfolk offers education and support to help you increase your income, grow savings, build your credit score, reduce debt and protect your assets.  These free...Read on...

Posted on: January 2, 2019

Pump Station Renovations at the Underpasses of Virginia Beach Blvd. and Brambleton Ave. Rescheduled

Renovations postponed due to a delay receiving all the parts

The pump station renovations scheduled to take place this week at the underpasses of Virginia Beach Blvd. and Brambleton Ave. have been rescheduled to February.  The renovations are postponed due to a delay receiving all the parts necessary to co...Read on...

Posted on: January 2, 2019

Catherine Kerrison to Speak as part of the Catherine Lee Brinkley Memorial Lecture Series

A Librarian’s Legacy

 Norfolk, VA – Step back in time and hear the untold story of Thomas Jefferson’s three daughters; two white and free, one black and enslaved and the divergent paths they forged in a newly independent America. Slover Library h...Read on...
Posted on: December 21, 2018

Norfolk Announces a Theatre Celebration!

Norfolk Theatre Festival
Fall in love with theatre! February 14 – 17, 2019

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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...