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City of Virginia Beach 2014 www.vbgov.com webforms@vbgov.com (VBgov Web Team) webforms@vbgov.com (VBgov Web Team) news VBgov Web Team http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss en Wed, 27 Aug 2014 21:11:00 EST ​Virginia Beach CVB Co-Hosts Regional Tourism Summit -Virginia Beach , Va., August 27, 2014 – The Virginia Beach Convention& Visitors Bureau -CVB, in partnership with the Virginia TourismCorporation -VTC and the Virginia Hospitality & Travel... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2191/virginia-beach-cvb-co-hosts-regional-tourism Convention and Visitors Bureau Wed, 27 Aug 2014 09:54:11 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2191/virginia-beach-cvb-co-hosts-regional-tourism Virginia Beach Voted Top Destination in U.S. to Combine Sports Events with Vacations -Virginia Beach, Va., August 26, 2014 – The City of Virginia Beach was recently voted as the top destination in the nation for combining sports events and vacations by SportsEvents magazine.   This isthe... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2190/virginia-beach-voted-top-destination-in-us-to Convention and Visitors Bureau Tue, 26 Aug 2014 10:25:16 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2190/virginia-beach-voted-top-destination-in-us-to Tracing the Legacy of Slavery – Sept. 23 and 24 The Virginia Beach History Museums, in conjunction with the Tracing Center on Histories and Legacies of Slavery and the Virginia Beach Public Libraries, will present two days of powerful programs thatfocus... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2188/tracing-the-legacy-of-slavery-sept-23-and-24 Museums & Historic Resources Thu, 21 Aug 2014 06:42:27 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2188/tracing-the-legacy-of-slavery-sept-23-and-24 Virginia Beach CVB Employee Earns Prestigious Industry Designation Kelli Norman, director of tourism marketing and sales for the Virginia Beach Convention & Visitors Bureau, recently earned the prestigious Certified Destination Management Executive designation.  This... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2189/virginia-beach-cvb-employee-earns-prestigious Convention and Visitors Bureau Thu, 21 Aug 2014 06:55:18 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2189/virginia-beach-cvb-employee-earns-prestigious Vendor Applications for Santa’s Stocking Old Fashioned Craft Bazaar Available Online -Virginia Beach, VA – Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation is looking for talented crafters to participate in the 36th Annual Santa’s Stocking Old Fashioned Craft Bazaar at Kempsville Recreation Center... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2186/vendor-applications-for-santas-stocking-old-f Parks & Recreation Wed, 20 Aug 2014 04:31:31 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2186/vendor-applications-for-santas-stocking-old-f ​Small Business Contracting Institute Provides Educational Series for Municipal Contracts The City of Virginia Beach and the Small BusinessDevelopment Center of Hampton Roads will offer a free training series to learnbest practices for bidding on municipal construction contracts. Participantswill... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2187/small-business-contracting-institute-provides Economic Development Wed, 20 Aug 2014 04:31:16 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2187/small-business-contracting-institute-provides City Council to Hold All-Day Planning Retreat Sept. 8 The Virginia Beach City Council will hold a one-day, mid-year planning retreat on Monday, Sept. 8, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the conference room of the Economic Development Department, on the 7 th floor... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2185/city-council-to-hold-all-day-planning-retreat City Clerk Tue, 19 Aug 2014 06:00:48 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2185/city-council-to-hold-all-day-planning-retreat Bayfront Advisory Committee to Meet Aug. 21 The Bayfront Advisory Committee will meet Thursday, Aug. 21 at the Resort and Conference Center, 2800 Shore Drive, from 2 to 5:30 p.m. The agenda for the meeting will include the following:Finalize... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2184/bayfront-advisory-committee-to-meet-aug-21 Planning Tue, 19 Aug 2014 05:00:16 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2184/bayfront-advisory-committee-to-meet-aug-21 Swimming Advisory Lifted for the Entire Oceanfront The entire Virginia Beach Oceanfront has been cleared for swimming and wading by the Public Health Department.New lab results show that bacteria levels in the last section of ocean – from 22 nd Street... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2182/swimming-advisory-lifted-for-the-entire-ocean Public Health Fri, 15 Aug 2014 06:02:34 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2182/swimming-advisory-lifted-for-the-entire-ocean All Tickets on Sale Now for Tidewater Mortgage Services, Inc. Great Performance Series The Sandler Center for the Performing Arts, Virginia Beach’s premier cultural venue, is now selling all tickets to the Tidewater Mortgage Services Inc. Great Performance Series featuring concerts of popular... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2183/all-tickets-on-sale-now-for-tidewater-mortgag Cultural Affairs Fri, 15 Aug 2014 06:14:15 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2183/all-tickets-on-sale-now-for-tidewater-mortgag Swimming Advisory Lifted from 37th Street to 70th Street; Advisory Remains for 22nd Street to 37th Street The Virginia Beach Department of Public Health has lifted a swimming and wading advisory that was issued yesterday for the Oceanfront from 37 th Street to 70 th Street. Lab results show bacteria levels... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2181/swimming-advisory-lifted-from-37th-street-to Public Health Thu, 14 Aug 2014 07:29:00 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2181/swimming-advisory-lifted-from-37th-street-to Swimming Advisory Issued from 22nd Street to 70th Street The Virginia Beach Department of Public Health has issued a swimming and wading advisory for the Oceanfront from 22 nd Street to 70 th Street. Recent testing conducted by the Health Department showed that... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2180/swimming-advisory-issued-from-22nd-street-to Public Health Wed, 13 Aug 2014 11:14:27 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2180/swimming-advisory-issued-from-22nd-street-to City of Virginia Beach Labor Day Operating Schedule VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — August 13, 2014 — The following Virginia Beach facilities will be CLOSED Monday, Sept. 1 in observance of Labor Day:* All City of Virginia Beach offices* All Virginia Beach... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2179/city-of-virginia-beach-labor-day-operating-sc Communications & Information Technology Wed, 13 Aug 2014 07:13:37 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2179/city-of-virginia-beach-labor-day-operating-sc Explore crafty masterpieces at Artisans in the Park, Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation’s 39th Annual Art & Craft Festival Explore the works of various artists and craftspeople during Artisans in the Park , Virginia Beach Parks and Recreation’s 39th annual art and craft festival taking place in the serenely secluded backdrop... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2178/explore-crafty-masterpieces-at-artisans-in-th Parks & Recreation Wed, 27 Aug 2014 06:03:05 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2178/explore-crafty-masterpieces-at-artisans-in-th Beach Police to Conduct Neighborhood Surveys The survey is intended to evaluate the public’s feelings of safety, strengthen connections between the police and those who live in the community and help the department obtain information on what is needed... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2177/beach-police-to-conduct-neighborhood-surveys Police Tue, 26 Aug 2014 12:01:50 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2177/beach-police-to-conduct-neighborhood-surveys Virginia Beach Mosquito Control Reports Positive Tests for WNV Virginia Beach Public Works announced today that there have been five positive mosquito tests over the last three weeks for WNV -West Nile virus.   All these positives were discovered at the Mosquito Control... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2176/virginia-beach-mosquito-control-reports-posit Public Works Thu, 07 Aug 2014 12:50:19 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2176/virginia-beach-mosquito-control-reports-posit ​Swimming Advisory Lifted for Southern End of Sandbridge from Sea Scape Road to Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge The Virginia Beach Department of Public Health has lifted aswimming and wading advisory that was issued for the farthest southern end ofSandbridge, from Sea Scape Road to Back Bay National Wildlife... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2175/swimming-advisory-lifted-for-southern-end-of Public Health Thu, 07 Aug 2014 08:28:35 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2175/swimming-advisory-lifted-for-southern-end-of Swimming Advisory Issued for Southern End of Sandbridge from Sea Scape Road to Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge The Virginia Beach Department of Public Health has issued a swimming and wading advisory for the farthest southern end of Sandbridge, from Sea Scape Road to Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge. Recent testing... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2174/swimming-advisory-issued-for-southern-end-of Public Health Wed, 06 Aug 2014 11:17:56 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2174/swimming-advisory-issued-for-southern-end-of Cook up good times at Mount Trashmore Park’s Final Summer Movie Night featuring “Ratatouille” -Virginia Beach, VA – Taste the late summer air at Mount Trashmore Park -310 Edwin Drive on Friday, August 22, 2014, for the final installment of Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation’s Summer Movie Night... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2173/cook-up-good-times-at-mount-trashmore-parks-f Parks & Recreation Wed, 06 Aug 2014 08:49:55 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2173/cook-up-good-times-at-mount-trashmore-parks-f ​Princess Anne County Training School/Union Kempsville High School Museum Reopens on Fridays Beginning Aug. 22 The Princess Anne County Training School/Union KempsvilleHigh School Museum will reopen on Fridays during the summer beginning Aug. 22.The museum’s regular operating hours reflect this change: Monday... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2172/princess-anne-county-training-schoolunion-kem Museums & Historic Resources Wed, 06 Aug 2014 07:38:26 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2172/princess-anne-county-training-schoolunion-kem Health Department to Give Free Tdap Shots for Sixth Graders Aug. 9 and 23 The Virginia Beach Health Department will provide free Tdap vaccinations for rising Virginia Beach sixth graders on Aug. 9   and 23, from 9 a.m. to noon, at 4452 Corporation Lane.  Please bring the... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2171/health-department-to-give-free-tdap-shots-for Public Health Tue, 05 Aug 2014 06:26:41 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2171/health-department-to-give-free-tdap-shots-for It’s The Big Reveal! Watch & Hear Hip Hop 2014 Performers Sing and Dance Throughout the summer, 13 teens have undergone a life-changing process. With a love for hip hop music as their motivation, they have delved into the true hip hop culture and the five elements of whichit... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2170/its-the-big-reveal-watch-hear-hip-hop-2014-pe Parks & Recreation Tue, 05 Aug 2014 06:05:44 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2170/its-the-big-reveal-watch-hear-hip-hop-2014-pe ​ 2040 Vision to Action Community Coalition to Meet Aug. 8 The 2040 Vision to Action Community Coalition, a citizensgroup appointed by the City Council, will meet Friday, Aug. 8 from 9 to 11 a.m.at the Strategic Growth Area Office in Town Center, 4525Main... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2169/2040-vision-to-action-community-coalition-to Strategic Growth Area Mon, 04 Aug 2014 09:13:56 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2169/2040-vision-to-action-community-coalition-to Life of a Pirate Program is Sure to Capture Guests Pirates and colonists – oh my! One rarely thinks of this combination at Virginia Beach’s Adam Thoroughgood House, but on Saturday, Aug. 16, the daylong Life of a Pirate program will feature this exciting... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2167/life-of-a-pirate-program-is-sure-to-capture-g Museums & Historic Resources Mon, 04 Aug 2014 05:45:16 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2167/life-of-a-pirate-program-is-sure-to-capture-g Wonderful Wednesdays at the Francis Land House Wonderful Wednesdays continue through August at the Francis Land House. Each Wednesday from 10 to 11:30 a.m., visitors will learn about a different aspect of early American life and participate in a hands-on... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2168/wonderful-wednesdays-at-the-francis-land-hous Museums & Historic Resources Mon, 04 Aug 2014 05:54:56 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2168/wonderful-wednesdays-at-the-francis-land-hous Commonwealth's Attorney's Office releases quarterly newsletters In an effort to keep the citizens of Virginia Beach informed on the work of the office, the Commonwealth's Attorney's Office will be issuing quarterly newsletter updates.  To view the Summer, 2014 newsletter... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2166/commonwealths-attorneys-office-releases-quart Commonwealth's Attorney Fri, 01 Aug 2014 08:14:32 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2166/commonwealths-attorneys-office-releases-quart Public Works to Close One Lane on Laskin Road Bridge Friday Morning Virginia Beach Public Works will be closing one westbound lane on Laskin Road across the Laskin Road Bridge on Friday, August 1, 2014, beginning at 9 am.  The section of road is between Birdneck Road and... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2165/public-works-to-close-one-lane-on-laskin-road Public Works Thu, 31 Jul 2014 16:37:00 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2165/public-works-to-close-one-lane-on-laskin-road Virginia Beach Citizens' Police Academy Announces its 38th Session The Virginia Beach Citizens’ Police Academy provides an excellent opportunity for citizens, ages 21 and up, or 18 and in college, who work and/or live in the City of Virginia Beach, to become familiarwith... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2163/virginia-beach-citizens-police-academy-announ Police Thu, 31 Jul 2014 09:12:46 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2163/virginia-beach-citizens-police-academy-announ Virginia Beach Citizens’ Police Academy Announces Its 38th Session The Virginia Beach Citizens’ Police Academy provides an excellent opportunity for citizens, ages 21 and up, or 18 and in college, who work or live in Virginia Beach, to become familiar with the day-to-day... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2164/virginia-beach-citizens-police-academy-announ Police Thu, 31 Jul 2014 10:06:26 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2164/virginia-beach-citizens-police-academy-announ Virginia Beach Community Services Board Seeks Feedback on Performance Contract The Virginia Beach Community Services Board invites the public to comment on its proposed FY 2015 State Performance Contract, through which state funding is made available for public mental health, developmental... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2162/virginia-beach-community-services-board-seeks Human Services Thu, 31 Jul 2014 09:08:45 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2162/virginia-beach-community-services-board-seeks