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Posted on: December 2, 2021

The Formal Session agenda for December 7 City Council is now available.

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Posted on: December 1, 2021

80th Anniversary of the Attack on Pearl Harbor

(Norfolk, VA) – On December 7, 2021, at 7:00 p.m., the MacArthur Memorial and the Hampton Roads Naval Museum will host a virtual event to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. The event will feature a presentation and Q...

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Posted on: December 1, 2021

Norfolk Hosts Eviction Prevention Resource Clinic

In-person program connects residents with legal and financial resources

NORFOLK, VA – Norfolk’s Department of Neighborhood Services is hosting an Eviction Prevention Resource Clinic to connect residents to legal and financial resources to pay rental and utility arrearages and assist with childcare...

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Posted on: November 30, 2021

Norfolk Places in Top 10 of Annual Digital Cities Survey for Sixth Consecutive Year

Winning cities lead the way nationally in use of technology to support resident services

NORFOLK, VA – For the sixth consecutive year, the City of Norfolk placed in the top 10 cities of its size in the annual Digital Cities survey. 

The Center for Digital Government (CDG) announced the winners of the 2020 Digital Cities Surv...

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Posted on: November 30, 2021

Norfolk Earns 35th Consecutive GFOA Annual Financial Report Award

Award recognizes excellence in government accounting and financial reporting

NORFOLK, VA – The City of Norfolk received the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) for its Fiscal Year 2020 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report.

The c...

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Posted on: November 29, 2021

HUD Grant Funding Applications Now Open to Local Nonprofits

Public comment requested at upcoming input and information session

NORFOLK, VA – The City of Norfolk is now accepting applications from local nonprofits to receive federal grants designed to help with a range of community development needs, affordable housing, and homelessness.

This annual endeavor is a...

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Posted on: November 29, 2021

Design Public Hearing To Be Held On Proposed Plans For Hampton Roads Express Lanes Norfolk Segment

Public invited to attend virtually and in-person to learn about plans for Express Lanes

NORFOLK – The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will hold a design public hearing virtually Wednesday, Dec. 1, and in-person Thursday, Dec. 2 to share information and receive feedback on the proposed design plans to repurpose I-64 in ...

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Posted on: November 22, 2021

The City of Norfolk Launches the ‘City Fingerprint Project’ to Combat Litter

Norfolk is one of three cities selected by Litterati to launch a data monitoring system for litter prevention

NORFOLK, VA – Litterati, a global litter data science company, recently selected the City of Norfolk to participate in the new City Fingerprint Project using the Analyze platform. Analyze allows cities to take a data science approach to...

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Posted on: November 22, 2021

Give an Animal a Home for The Holidays

NORFOLK, VA – The Norfolk Animal Care and Adoption Center (NACC) is making a list of current adoptable animals and checking it twice in hopes to clear every name off during our Home for the Holidays Adoption Promotion!

Thanks to our Frie...

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Posted on: November 22, 2021

Data on Adoptions Available in Norfolk Open Data

Federation of state data provides easy access to Virginia information

NORFOLK, VA – November is National Adoption Month and it’s only fitting that Norfolk’s efforts in providing permanent homes for children are recognized in the latest dataset available on the city’s ...

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Posted on: November 19, 2021

City of Norfolk Receives the 2021 Hire Vets Medallion Award from the U.S. Department of Labor

NORFOLK, VA – U.S. Secretary of Labor Martin J. Walsh recognized the City of Norfolk as one of the 2021 HIRE Vets Medallion Award recipients during a virtual award ceremony presented by the U.S. Department of Labor. The City of Norfolk ...

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Posted on: November 18, 2021

City of Norfolk Offices to Close in Observance of Thanksgiving Holiday

NORFOLK, VA – The City of Norfolk’s government offices will be closed on Thursday, November 25, and Friday, November 26, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. All recreation centers, Norfolk Public Library locations and S...

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Posted on: November 17, 2021

City Council actions on the November 16, 2021 formal agenda.

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Posted on: November 12, 2021

The Formal Session agenda for November 16 City Council is now available.

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Posted on: November 9, 2021

City Council actions on the November 9, 2021 formal agenda.

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Posted on: November 8, 2021

Honor Our Veterans During Annual Ceremony

Ceremony includes wreath-laying at MacArthur Memorial

NORFOLK, VA – If you want to honor a veteran’s service and sacrifice, take an hour and spend it with a veteran or two.  

On November 11, honor the service and sacrifice of our military veterans from World War II to the...

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Posted on: November 8, 2021

Five Points Resurfacing Project

Upcoming Utility Upgrades

NORFOLK, VA – Resurfacing on Chesapeake Boulevard, at the Five Points intersection, is postponed to accommodate essential water and sanitary system upgrades. These upgrades will begin this week and are scheduled for completion January 2022. The ...

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Posted on: November 6, 2021

Select Parking Garages Open Ahead of Sunday High Tide

NORFOLK, VA – The National Weather Service is predicting moderate coastal flooding on Sunday.   Residents who need a high and dry place to park are welcome to use select parking garages to move their vehicles beginning...

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Posted on: November 5, 2021

The Formal Session agenda for November 9 City Council is now available.

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Posted on: November 4, 2021

Slover Library Lecture Series: Notable Speakers & New Name

Brinkley Family recognized in third annual series

Norfolk, VA - Whether it is a critical local issue like sea level rise or the exploration of Hampton Roads history, the latest Brinkley Family Memorial Lecture Series presents stories about passionate people with determination and grit. The second lecture...

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Posted on: November 4, 2021

Granby Street Bridge Rehabilitation Project Update

Upcoming traffic pattern changes

 

NORFOLK, VA – The City of Norfolk’s Department of Transit is a year into the Granby Street Bridge Rehabilitation Project in which the bridge is undergoing extensive repairs to extend its useable life. Both the bridge...

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Posted on: October 29, 2021

Virginia Beach Boulevard Improvement Project

Motorists should expect traffic stoppages Sunday, October 31

NORFOLK, VA – This Sunday, October 31, from 5 a.m. to 6 p.m., there will be police controlled intermittent traffic stoppages and lane shifts at the intersection of Virginia Beach Boulevard and Newtown Road. This is due to the activation of the ne...

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Posted on: October 26, 2021

No Fares on Election Day

NORFOLK – Hampton Roads Transit will not collect fares on its bus, light rail, ferry, and paratransit services on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 2, as a public service to the citizens of the region.  The free-fare service will run...

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Posted on: October 26, 2021

City of Norfolk Public Art Program Transforms Ocean View Beach Park with New Artwork

NORFOLK, VA – An 8ft. tall sculpture commissioned by the Norfolk Public Art Program will be unveiled in Ocean View Beach Park.  Join the artist and special guest Mayor Kenneth Cooper Alexander on Saturday, October 30 10:00 a.m. at Ocean...

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Posted on: October 26, 2021

Five Points Resurfacing Project

Upcoming traffic pattern changes

NORFOLK, VA – Chesapeake Boulevard between Hyde Circle and Green Street, including the Five Points intersection is scheduled for resurfacing. This project will reconstruct the concrete intersection with an asphalt surface. Curbs and gutters will...

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Posted on: October 25, 2021

Commissioner of the Revenue Receives Accreditation from Commissioners of the Revenue Association

Commissioner of the Revenue Office Receives Accreditation from the Commissioners of the Revenue Association of Virginia 

NORFOLK, VA – Commissioner Blythe Scott has recently been honored at the 102nd Annual Conference of the Com...

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Posted on: October 25, 2021

City of Norfolk Offices to Close on Election Day

NORFOLK, VA – The City of Norfolk’s offices, including libraries and recreation centers will close on Tuesday, November 2, for Election Day. The closures include the Commissioner of the Revenue, City Treasurer and the Norfolk ...

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Posted on: October 25, 2021

New Operating Hours for Slover Library

NORFOLK, VA – Beginning November 3, 2021, Slover Library will expand its operating hours and welcome visitors Tuesday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

Slover Library’s first floor offers the following features and servic...

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Posted on: October 19, 2021

Five Points Civic Plaza Park Breaks Ground October 23

Groundbreaking ceremony to include family fun, outdoor games, giveaways and more

NORFOLK, VA – On Saturday, October 23 at 11:00 a.m., the public is invited to join Councilwoman Mamie B. Johnson in a groundbreaking ceremony to begin construction on Five Points Civic Plaza Park at the intersection of Norview Avenue an...

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Posted on: October 13, 2021

Peruse Some Poetry on Your Next Walk

October is Norfolk Visual Arts Month

NORFOLK, VA – Watch your step!  Poetry is popping up on sidewalks throughout the city.  The 8th annual Norfolk Visual Arts Month began October 1 with the unveiling of a poem by Blair Middle School student Shaaron Hernandez Cham...

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Posted on: October 12, 2021

Eviction Prevention Services Extended

NORFOLK, VA – The City of Norfolk is expanding efforts to provide assistance to residents at risk of eviction. Through the Eviction Diversion and Support Program, all Norfolk households facing eviction are now eligible. The program was ...

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Posted on: October 8, 2021

Where’s the Best Tasting Water in Virginia? Right Here in Norfolk!

Norfolk Utilities wins statewide competition

NORFOLK, VA – Norfolk has the best-tasting water in Virginia, according to an expert panel who drank samples from across the state this week. Norfolk’s Department of Utilities won the top prize in the “Best of Virgin...

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Posted on: October 4, 2021

Make Sure Your Vote Counts! Don’t Forget a Witness Signature on your Absentee Ballot

NORFOLK, VA –  If you are mailing or dropping off your absentee ballot for the November 2, 2021 General & Special Elections, DO NOT forget to include a witness signature.  Witness signature was waived when Virginia...

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Posted on: October 4, 2021

Norfolk Department of Human Services Recruiting for Fall 2021 Gateway Academy

Program connects Norfolk residents with local career training opportunities

NORFOLK, VA – The Department of Human Services’ Career and Readiness Employee Services team is recruiting Norfolk residents for its Fall 2021 Gateway Academy. The program connects eligible residents with career training opport...

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Posted on: October 1, 2021

Military Circle Mall Site Continues Free COVID-19 Vaccinations, Testing Week of October 4

(Norfolk-Va.) – The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) is pleased to continue offering FREE COVID-19 vaccinations and testing at the Military Circle Mall (MCM) located at 880 N. Military Highway, Norfolk. Testing will continue on Monday, howeve...

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Posted on: October 1, 2021

The Work Session agenda for October 5 City Council is now available.

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Posted on: September 10, 2021

The Work Session and Formal Session agendas for September 14 City Council are now available.

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Posted on: September 2, 2021

The Work Session agenda for September 7 City Council is now available.

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