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Posted on: August 14, 2020

Virginia Governor Extends Eviction Moratorium

Norfolk, VA (Aug. 14, 2020) – A temporary statewide moratorium on eviction proceedings in Virginia has been enacted by Governor Ralph Northam, starting Aug. 10 through Sept. 7, 2020. In addition, Norfolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority (NRHA...

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Posted on: August 14, 2020

Norfolk To Participate In VDEM’s Health Equity Pilot Program

City distributing PPE, public health information at community events this weekend

NORFOLK, VA – The Virginia Department of Emergency Management (VDEM) and the Health Equity Working Group announced that the City of Norfolk has been selected to participate in their Health Equity Pilot Program yesterday. 

As a p...

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Posted on: August 11, 2020

Scooter Data and Story Now in NorfolkOpenData

NORFOLK, VA – During the first year of e-scooter operations in Norfolk, riders racked up nearly 600,000 miles!

These rides usually meant short trips of less than a mile and less than 10 minutes, but still – that&rs...

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Posted on: August 7, 2020

Swimming Advisory Lifted for Captain’s Quarters

NORFOLK, VA – The Norfolk Department of Public Health has now lifted the Swimming Advisory posted on Tuesday, August 4, 2020 for Captain’s Quarters.

Re-sampling of the water at this location has determined that levels of entero...

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Posted on: August 5, 2020

Department of Human Services Gateway Academy Enrollment Open

NORFOLK, VA – Looking for training certifications that lead to employment opportunities? Norfolk residents eligible for or receiving SNAP benefits can enroll now in the Summer 2020 Gateway Academy offered by the Department of Human Services Re-E...

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Posted on: July 31, 2020

Before the Storm: Know Your Zone and Prepare Your Home

NORFOLK, VA – With Tropical Storm Isaias tracking our way, the City of Norfolk urges residents to prepare. Earlier this week, the Virginia Department of Emergency Management announced a change in the color coding for Know Your Zone. While the zo...

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Posted on: July 30, 2020

Norfolk Finance Department Receives National Recognition

GFOA Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting received for both the City of Norfolk and the Norfolk Employees’ Retirement System

NORFOLK, VA – The City of Norfolk’s Finance Department and the Norfolk Employees’ Retirement System each received the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Assoc...

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Posted on: July 30, 2020

Unreasonable Kids™ & OpenNorfolk Partner to Build Kid-Superheroes Community Advocates

Norfolk, Virginia, July 30 2020: Unreasonable Kids, a social enterprise with one goal to train the next generation of Kid-Superheroes, is a Virginia based non-profit founded by Ateba Gaines. Unreasonable Kids was recognized by the annual UN SDG A...

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Posted on: July 29, 2020

It’s Time for Clear the Shelters!

NORFOLK, VA – Last year, Norfolk Animal Care and Adoption Center joined with WAVY-TV10 to set a record for the annual Clear the Shelters campaign!

Hampton Roads, we’re counting on you to help us set another re...

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Posted on: July 29, 2020

Governor Northam Announces New Measures to Contain COVID-19 in Hampton Roads Region

Changes include restrictions on alcohol service, indoor dining, and social gatherings

RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam today outlined new actions to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 in the Hampton Roads region, which has seen a recent increase in new cases, hospitalizations, and positive tests. The new restrictions will apply to th...

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Posted on: July 20, 2020

Norfolk Awards New Security Contract for City Facilities

NORFOLK, VA – The City of Norfolk has issued a Notice of Award contract to Universal Protection Services, LLC, d/b/a Allied Universal Security Services, to provide security at 36 City buildings.  The decision to award the contr...

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Posted on: July 17, 2020

Norfolk Economic Development Authority (EDA) To Administer Coronavirus Relief Fund (CORE)

City Council approves $2.0 Million in funding

NORFOLK, VA - The Norfolk City Council approved a Cooperation Agreement on July 14, 2020 to provide the Norfolk Economic Development Authority with $2.0 million in funding to administer and create a Coronavirus Relief Grant Fund. The funding was initially...

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Posted on: July 15, 2020

Norfolk Animal Care Center Provides Support for Pets & Owners

Through Coordinated Entry and Resource Guide

NORFOLK, VA – Norfolk Animal Care and Adoption Center has implemented a new program to improve how it takes in companion animals to better serve the community’s needs.

This program, called “coordinated entry,&rdqu...

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Posted on: July 15, 2020

City Council actions on the July 14, 2020 formal agenda.

The current City Council Agenda actions are available here

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Posted on: June 12, 2020

Norfolk Approves Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (C-PACE) Financing Program

C-PACE loans will offer creative financing option for commercial property owners and new construction developers to spur more energy efficient development projects

NORFOLK, VA – On May 26, 2020, the Norfolk City Council unanimously approved an ordinance that added a new chapter to City Code entitled Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (C-PACE) that establishes a C-PACE Financing Pro...

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Posted on: June 1, 2020

Current Residential Parking Permits Effective through August

NORFOLK, VA – Residential and Business Parking Permits set to expire May 31 will be extended through August 15.

Residents and businesses should continue to use their current stickers or hang tags.

Applications for new or renewed parking p...

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Posted on: March 5, 2020

First Fridays Season Starts April 3

Granby Street Party Welcomes Everyone to Downtown Norfolk

NORFOLK, Va. – (March 2020) – The 8th Annual First Fridays street-party season starts Friday, April 3 on Granby Street. Each First Fridays runs from 5 pm to 8:30 pm with live music, food, drinks and fun for all ages. All event...

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Posted on: February 19, 2020

Virginia Zoo Announces 2020 Member Swaps and Perks

It’s never been a better time to be a Virginia Zoo member!

Virginia Zoo Announces 2020 Member Swaps and Perks 

NORFOLK, VA – It’s never been a better time to be a Virginia Zoo member! As spring is just around the corner and Zoo season is upon us, there is much to look forward to this y...

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Posted on: January 17, 2020

David Sanborn Electric Band Announced as Headliner for 2020 Norfolk Waterfront Jazz Festival

Friday & Saturday, August 21 & 22, 2020

David Sanborn Electric Band Announced as Headliner for 2020 Norfolk Waterfront Jazz Festival

Norfolk, VA – World-renowned saxophonist and six-time Grammy Award winner David Sanborn has been announced as a headliner for the 2020 Norfolk Waterfront...

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Posted on: August 11, 2020

Scooter Data and Story Now in NorfolkOpenData

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NORFOLK, VA – During the first year of e-scooter operations in Norfolk, riders racked up nearly 600,000 miles!

These rides usually meant short trips of less than a mile and less than 10 minutes, but still – that&rs...

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Posted on: August 6, 2020

Round 1 Grant Applications are Open Now!

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Grant funds are available to eligible small for-profit businesses and nonprofits physically located in #NorfolkVA affected by COVID-19. Priority will be given to minority and women owned businesses. Applicants will be required to demonstrate that...

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Posted on: August 5, 2020

Department of Human Services Gateway Academy Enrollment Open

Gateway Academy Spotlight

Norfolk residents eligible for or receiving SNAP benefits can enroll now in the Summer 2020 Gateway Academy offered by the Department of Human Services Re-Entry Team.

Just one phone call could help someone get connected and started toward a career path. In...

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Posted on: July 31, 2020

Hurricane Preparedness

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Find information on your evacuation zone and helpful tips to prepare for hurricane season here.

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Posted on: July 29, 2020

NACC Clear the Shelters Begins

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Help us find homes for every animal.

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Posted on: June 15, 2020

COVID-19's impacts on the City of Norfolk

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This dashboard, updated daily, pulls data from public sources. You can also find a wealth of COVID-19 information in our Coronavirus Hub.

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Posted on: August 12, 2020

Norfolk Police need help identifying suspect in an armed burglary

NORFOLK, Va. (NPD) Detectives are asking for the public’s help to identify a man who broke into a home in Lamberts Point.

On August 6, 2020 around 12:05 p.m. police were dispatched to the 1300 block of W 43rd Street for the report of a residentia...

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Posted on: August 12, 2020

Suspect arrested in connection to weekend shooting on E. Princess Anne Road

NORFOLK, Va. (NPD) – Norfolk Police have arrested a man following a shooting that left another man dead.

Shortly before 11:30 p.m. on August 8,2020 police were dispatched to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital for the report of a gunshot victim. A m...

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Posted on: August 9, 2020

Man dies following shooting on E. Princess Anne Road

NORFOLK, Va. (NPD) – Norfolk police are investigating an overnight shooting that has left a man dead.

Shortly after 11:15 p.m., dispatch notified Officers that a man had arrived at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital suffering from a gunshot wound. ...

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Posted on: August 7, 2020

Man dies following overnight shooting on Edward Street

NORFOLK, Va. (NPD) Norfolk police are continuing to investigate a shooting that has left a 30-year-old man dead.

Around 2:10 this morning police were dispatched to the 6200 block of Edward Street for the report of a gunshot victim. When officers arrived, t...

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Posted on: August 7, 2020

Suspect arrested in connection to triple shooting on W. Little Creek Road

NORFOLK, Va. (NPD) – Detectives are investigating a double homicide following a shooting Thursday evening on W. Little Creek Road.

On August 6, 2020 around 4:45 p.m., police were dispatched to the 7-Eleven located at 774 W. Little Creek Road for ...

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Posted on: August 7, 2020

Woman charged in domestic-related assault on E. Virginia Beach Boulevard

NORFOLK, Va. (NPD) – A Portsmouth woman has been arrested and charged for a domestic-related incident that happened Thursday afternoon at a Janaf Shopping Center.

Around 3:45 p.m. dispatchers received a report of a motor vehicle accident with inj...

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Posted on: August 7, 2020

Norfolk Police arrest commercial burglary suspects

NORFOLK, Va. (NPD) – Detectives have arrested three men who are responsible for the recent string of convenient store burglaries that have taken place across Hampton Roads.

Since June 23, 2020, the men have broken into multiple convenient stores ...

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Posted on: August 3, 2020

NPD featured in Police Chief Magazine for its leadership, community engagement, & crime suppression

Norfolk, Va. (NPD) – Norfolk Police have been featured in this month’s International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) – Police Chief Magazine for its leadership, community engagement, and crime suppression.

The six-page ...

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Posted on: August 3, 2020

Norfolk Police investigate shooting at BAE Systems

NORFOLK, Va. (NPD) – Detectives are continuing to investigate a shooting that left an employee injured at BAE Systems late Saturday evening.

Around 11:20 p.m., police were dispatched to 750 W. Berkley Avenue for the report of a gunshot victim. Wh...

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Posted on: July 28, 2020

Stay safe and hydrated this summer with Norfolk tap water.

July Hydration News Flash

When working, playing, and even lounging outdoors in the heat, you may not feel thirsty, but you can quickly become dehydrated.  The ill-effects of heat can occur before thirst, so it’s important that you don’t rely on feeling...

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Posted on: July 7, 2020

Hurricane emergency planning, is your family water ready?

June News Flash

🌀 Hurricane season began with June, but it’s not too late to prepare.  Be sure to include the essentials, like Norfolk tap water, when creating an emergency plan. It’s a great tasting, high quality, costs less than a penny pe...

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Posted on: May 11, 2020

Owners of businesses closed due to COVID-19 should flush building’s plumbing systems

Line Flushing News Flash

(Hampton Roads, Va., May 8, 2020) – Directors of Hampton Roads’ water utilities and health department officials advise business owners and operators who closed or evacuated buildings due to COVID-19 to thoroughly flush their establishm...

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