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Posted on: October 20, 2020

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Posted on: October 19, 2020

City of Norfolk’s Economic Development Department Awarded Three International Awards

Business retention and expansion (bre) activities during covid-19 big winner

NORFOLK, VA -The City of Norfolk's Economic Development Department has received high-profile recognition from the International Economic Development Council (IEDC), a leading economic development, and from Business Retention & Expansion Inter...

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Posted on: October 19, 2020

Norfolk Health Department Offers Free Flu Vaccinations

NORFOLK, VA – The Norfolk Department of Public Health is offering a free drive-thru and walk-up clinic for seasonal flu shots. Flu shots are available for anyone age three and up, while supplies last. The clinic will be held on Saturday...

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Posted on: October 19, 2020

The City of Norfolk and Norfolk Public Schools Partner to Provide Adult Online Education Courses

Norfolk Adult Enrichment Collaborative – Classes for 18 and Up

NORFOLK, VA – Norfolk Public Library (NPL) wants to make sure you never stop learning. This fall, NPL teams up with Norfolk Public Schools (NPS) and the Norfolk Department of Human Services Cares T.E.A.M. to offer enrichment courses for adults t...

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Posted on: October 16, 2020

Love the Pet You’re With: Foster with Norfolk Animal Care and Adoption Center!

NORFOLK, VA – Peruse the purrfect pup-posal for people who love falling in love: dog and cat fostering!

If you’re seeking affection and companionship without commitment, make a short-term love connection with a dog or ...

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Posted on: October 16, 2020

Norfolk Police to offer a “Virtual” response to calls for service

Norfolk, Va. (NPD) –The Norfolk Police Department has gone virtual in its response to certain calls for service.

A new program dubbed "NPD Live" is set to become one of the first virtual law enforcement response programs in Hampton Roads. Beginni...

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Posted on: October 16, 2020

Norfolk Police to offer a “Virtual” response to calls for service

Norfolk, Va. (NPD) –The Norfolk Police Department has gone virtual in its response to certain calls for service.

A new program dubbed "NPD Live" is set to become one of the first virtual law enforcement response programs in Hampton Roads. Beginni...

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Posted on: October 15, 2020

City Council actions on the October 13, 2020 formal agenda.

The current City Council Agenda actions are available here

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Posted on: October 14, 2020

Citizen Collaboration Results in Statewide Award

Olde Huntersville Community Recognized as Virginia’s Citizen Planners of the Year

NORFOLK, VA – On Tuesday, October 13, the Olde Huntersville community received the Virginia Chapter of the American Planning Association’s (APA) Dogwood Award – Virginia’s Citizen Planners of the Y...

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Posted on: October 14, 2020

City of Norfolk Awards 90 Businesses Coronavirus Relief (CORE) Fund Grants

Round 2 CARES Act Funds Grants Total $1,050,000

NORFOLK VA – The Norfolk Department of Economic Development received $2 million in CARES Act funds and created a CORE grant program for small for-profit businesses and nonprofits physically located in the City of Norfolk affected by COV...

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Posted on: October 14, 2020

Man arrested in connection to shooting on Chesapeake Boulevard

NORFOLK, Va. (NPD) - A Norfolk man has been arrested on charges related to a shooting that left another man dead.

Around 6:00 p.m., on October 10, 2020 Norfolk police responded to the 3100 block of Chesapeake Boulevard for a report of a vehicle accident. W...

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Posted on: October 14, 2020

Man arrested in connection to shooting on Chesapeake Boulevard

NORFOLK, Va. (NPD) - A Norfolk man has been arrested on charges related to a shooting that left another man dead.

Around 6:00 p.m., on October 10, 2020 Norfolk police responded to the 3100 block of Chesapeake Boulevard for a report of a vehicle accident. W...

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Posted on: October 13, 2020

Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Restoration Begins October 14

NORFOLK, VA – The City of Norfolk is restoring the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial, at the corner of Brambleton Avenue and Church Street. The project should be finished in early 2021. The restoration project will repair structural components an...

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Posted on: October 13, 2020

Norfolk’s CARES Team: Expanded Mission and Name Change

Support for justice-involved residents, non-custodial parents, youth and young adults from foster care.

NORFOLK, VA – Eleven years ago, Norfolk became a pilot site for a new statewide partnership between the Virginia Departments of Social Services and Corrections intended to reduce recidivism by providing support, service, and a roadmap t...

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Posted on: October 13, 2020

Woman charged in domestic-related stabbing on S. Military Highway

NORFOLK, Va. (NPD) – A Norfolk woman has been charged following a stabbing early Monday morning in the 300 block of S. Military Highway. 

On October 12, 2020 around 2:30 a.m. police responded to a residence for a report of a stabbing victim. When ...

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Posted on: October 13, 2020

Woman charged in domestic-related stabbing on S. Military Highway

NORFOLK, Va. (NPD) – A Norfolk woman has been charged following a stabbing early Monday morning in the 300 block of S. Military Highway. 

On October 12, 2020 around 2:30 a.m. police responded to a residence for a report of a stabbing victim. When ...

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Posted on: October 12, 2020

Man dies following Saturday evening shooting on Chesapeake Boulevard

NORFOLK, Va. (NPD) – Detectives are continuing to investigate a shooting that has left a 35-year-old man dead.

Shortly before 6:00 p.m. on October 10, 2020 police were dispatched to the 3100 block of Chesapeake Boulevard for the report of a vehicle acciden...

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Posted on: October 12, 2020

Man dies following Saturday evening shooting on Chesapeake Boulevard

NORFOLK, Va. (NPD) – Detectives are continuing to investigate a shooting that has left a 35-year-old man dead.

Shortly before 6:00 p.m. on October 10, 2020 police were dispatched to the 3100 block of Chesapeake Boulevard for the report of a vehicle acciden...

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Posted on: October 12, 2020

New Asphalt Art Project Brings Norview Community Together

Street mural will brighten Bland Street near Five Points intersection. Public Invited to Ribbon Cutting & Opening Celebration on October 17th from 1-3pm.

NORFOLK, VA – Local artist, Mensah Bey, will be working with community volunteers to complete, Gathering in Abundance, a street mural on Bland Street near the Five Points Intersection in the Norview neighborhood. The 100’ long, brightl...

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Posted on: October 12, 2020

Norfolk Health Department Hosting Free COVID-19 Community Testing

Norfolk, VA – The Norfolk Department of Public Health, in partnership with Greater Metropolitan AME Zion Church, will offer a free drive thru and walk-up coronavirus testing event on Thursday, October 15, 2020, from 9am to 11am in the shopping c...

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Posted on: October 9, 2020

Governor Northam Reminds Virginians to Register to Vote Ahead of Tuesday Deadline

Fifth annual Governor’s High School Voter Registration Challenge encourages eligible students to register

RICHMOND—With just a few more days until Virginia’s October 13 voter registration deadline, Governor Ralph Northam today urged all Virginians to check their registration status and make sure they are registered to vote in the upcoming ...

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Posted on: October 9, 2020

Teenager dies following triple shooting on Campostella Road

NORFOLK, Va. (NPD) – Detectives are continuing to investigate an overnight shooting in Campostella that left one teenage male dead, and two others injured.

Around 8:00 p.m., on October 8, 2020 dispatchers received a call for a gunshot disturbance in the 40...

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Posted on: October 9, 2020

Teenager dies following triple shooting on Campostella Road

NORFOLK, Va. (NPD) – Detectives are continuing to investigate an overnight shooting in Campostella that left one teenage male dead, and two others injured.

Around 8:00 p.m., on October 8, 2020 dispatchers received a call for a gunshot disturbance in the 40...

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Posted on: October 9, 2020

The Formal Session agenda for October 13 City Council is now available.

The current City Council Agenda is available here

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Posted on: October 9, 2020

Virginia Beach Boulevard Improvements Project Update

Relieving congestion along a major thoroughfare

NORFOLK, VA – Construction is underway on Norfolk’s first SMART SCALE Project: Virginia Beach Boulevard Improvements at Newtown Road. Next week will begin Phase 2 where westbound travel will reduce from two lanes to one wide lane (15 f...

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Posted on: October 8, 2020

Lighting Project to Brighten Freemason Garage

LED lights also save money

NORFOLK, VA – The Parking Division in collaboration with Public Works will install brighter lights in Freemason Garage beginning Monday, October 12th.

These bright, high-efficiency LED lights will bring electricity cost savings to the ci...

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Posted on: October 8, 2020

OpenNorfolk Presents the 757 Market at Five Points

NORFOLK, VA – As part of the City of Norfolk’s OpenNorfolk initiative, the Five Points Neighborhood Spot in the Norview neighborhood will be the location for the first ever 757 Market. The 757 Market will showcase locally made...

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Posted on: October 7, 2020

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Posted on: October 7, 2020

Halloween 2020

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The Norfolk Health Department released Halloween safety guidelines to help keep you safe and healthy this Halloween.

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Posted on: October 7, 2020

You Can Be Safe and Spooktacular While Celebrating Halloween

NORFOLK, VA – The City of Norfolk encourages individuals to follow the Norfolk Health Department guidelines for safe and healthy Halloween activities. Health experts put activities into low, medium, and high-risk categories. Visit&n...

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Posted on: October 6, 2020

Friends of the Norfolk Public Library Donate $25,000 for Programming & 700 Books for Norfolk Youth

NORFOLK, VA – The Friends of the Norfolk Public Library (FNPL) have always been strong advocates for Norfolk Public Library (NPL). Recently, sensing a greater need to help those in the community impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, this d...

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Posted on: October 6, 2020

Granby Street Bridge Lane Closures Begin October 12

NORFOLK, VA – The Granby Street Rehabilitation Project is underway with anticipated completion in late 2022. The bridge will undergo extensive repairs to extend its useable life. Both the bridge deck and the support structures will be repaired t...

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Posted on: October 6, 2020

Norfolk’s Finance Department Procurement Office Receives National Honor

One of eight Virginia jurisdictions to earn Achievement of Excellence in Procurement award

NORFOLK, VA – Norfolk’s Department of Finance Procurement Office was awarded the prestigious Achievement in Excellence in Procurement® (AEP) by The National Procurement Institute, Inc. Monday. The city is one of eight ...

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Posted on: October 5, 2020

Norfolk Participates in Regional Effort to Help Stop the Spread of COVID-19

CHESAPEAKE – The 17 localities that comprise the Hampton Roads region, coordinated by the Hampton Roads Planning District Commission (HRPDC), have come together to produce and launch a public information campaign, "It's in Our Hand...

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Posted on: October 5, 2020

Norfolk Public Library Launches Mental Health Podcast for Living Your Best Life

“Living Freely Mental Health Podcast” Show to Air Wednesday Mornings Beginning October 7

NORFOLK, VA – Norfolk Public Library (NPL) is launching a new mental health podcast show, “Living Freely: Mental Health Podcast,” hosted by Licensed Professional Counselor Rachel Ann Dine. All aspects of mental healt...

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Posted on: October 2, 2020

The Work Session agenda for October 6 City Council is now available.

The current City Council Agenda is available here

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Posted on: October 2, 2020

Tide Service Interruptions in October

NORFOLK - Light rail trains will experience temporary service interruptions in October to allow work on the overhead catenary wire system which carries power to the trains.

During the summer, the copper wires expand in the heat, causing them to slightly sa...

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Posted on: September 25, 2020

Denied a Voice, They Refused to Be Silent.

We Demand: Women’s Suffrage in Virginia, a traveling exhibition from the Library of Virginia, visits Slover Library to tell the story of the campaign for the women’s vote in the commonwealth.

NORFOLK, VAWe Demand: Women’s Suffrage in Virginia, a traveling panel exhibition from the Library of Virginia running September 29th–November 3rd at Slover Library, commemorates t...

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Posted on: September 25, 2020

Norfolk Economic Development Authority Requests Qualifications for Military Circle Redevelopment

74-Acres of Mixed-use Revitalization on Major Commercial Corridor

NORFOLK, VA - The Economic Development Authority of the City of Norfolk (EDA) is inviting qualified local, regional, and national real estate developers and their development teams to submit their qualifications for consideration to lead the rede...

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Posted on: September 23, 2020

City Council actions on the September 22, 2020 formal agenda.

The current City Council Agenda actions are available here

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Posted on: September 17, 2020

S&P Reaffirms Norfolk’s AAA Credit Rating

Norfolk one of 16 municipalities in Virginia with AAA rating

NORFOLK, VA – Standard & Poor’s Global Ratings (S&P) reaffirmed the AAA credit rating on Norfolk’s existing long-term general obligation bonds in advance of its planned refinancing ...

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Posted on: September 11, 2020

Norfolk Receives $14.4M from Dept. of Transportation to Improve Road Network in St. Paul's Area

NORFOLK, VA – The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded the City of Norfolk $14.4 million as part of the Better Utilizing Infrastructure to Leverage Development (BUILD) grant program.  The funds will be leveraged with a $6.2 mil...

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Posted on: September 9, 2020

November 3 Election

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What you need to know for the November 3 General Election

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Posted on: September 9, 2020

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Posted on: September 2, 2020

ConnectNorfolk Public Wi-Fi Available 24/7

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Find 24/7 public Wi-Fi connections from parking lots and other spaces outside city facilities including Nauticus and Town Point Park as well as recreation centers, libraries, and schools, even from buildin...

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Posted on: September 2, 2020

ConnectNorfolk Public Wi-Fi Available 24/7

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Find 24/7 public Wi-Fi connections from parking lots and other spaces outside city facilities including Nauticus and Town Point Park as well as recreation centers, libraries, and schools, even from buildin...

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Posted on: August 31, 2020

NRHA to Help Norfolk Residents Suffering Loss Due to COVID-19

Norfolk, VA (Aug. 31, 2020) – Norfolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority (NRHA) is providing assistance through the COVID-19 Housing Costs Relief Program to Norfolk residents who are experiencing loss of income due to the coronavirus pandemic a...

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Posted on: August 18, 2020

MacArthur Memorial Hosts 1,000 Paper Crane Exhibit

NORFOLK,Va. – To commemorate the 75th anniversary of the use of the atomic bombs in August 1945 and the end of World War II on September 2, 1945, the MacArthur Memorial will host a special exhibit of 1,000 paper cranes entitled A Better...

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