City of Virginia Beach - News The dynamic news feed for the City of Virginia Beach. City of Virginia Beach 2015 (VBgov Web Team) (VBgov Web Team) news VBgov Web Team en Tue, 01 Sep 2015 06:07:20 EST DVP Utility Work to Temporarily Close All Lanes on Shore Dr. Early Tuesday Morning Public Works has announced that traffic in all lanes will be stopped periodically between 3 a.m. and 5 a.m. on the morning of Tuesday, September 1, 2015, on Shore Drive near the intersection of Shore Drive... Public Works Mon, 31 Aug 2015 11:56:19 EST Sandler Center Art Gallery Hosts Brock Childress: A Celebration of His Work The Sandler Center Art Gallery is honored to exhibit a retrospective of the work of the late Virginia Beach artist Brock Childress, who passed away in September 2014. This exhibit is a tribute to and celebration... Cultural Affairs Mon, 31 Aug 2015 06:41:11 EST Free Arts and Crafts at Lynnhaven House The Lynnhaven House Colonial Education Center will host a free arts and crafts day on Saturday, Sept. 12 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. All are welcome to come make a clay pot, paper dolls, and many more freearts... Museums & Historic Resources Fri, 28 Aug 2015 07:46:42 EST Four Beach Firefighters Receive Highest National Honor Four Virginia Beach firefighters were recognized today for their courage and dedication while saving the lives of three critically injured children during a challenging and horrific vehicle accident on... Fire Thu, 27 Aug 2015 06:53:02 EST VA Beach to Temporarily Close Road on Saturday for Utility Work Virginia Beach Public Works has announced a temporary closure of Albright Drive between Lynnhaven Parkway and Ashton Drive -north of Lynnhaven from 6 a.m. on Saturday August 29 until 9 p.m. on Sunday August... Public Works Wed, 26 Aug 2015 10:17:51 EST Repairs to Affect First Colonial Road On Thursday, Aug. 27, the Department of Public Utilities will make repairs to a water valve on First Colonial Road near the intersection of Laskin Road. During this time, southbound traffic on First Colonial... Public Utilities Wed, 26 Aug 2015 07:57:26 EST ​Commonwealth v. Richard Allen Salayi Jr.; Over 21 Years in Prison for 25 Counts of Possess Child Pornography Colin D. Stolle, Commonwealth’s Attorney for the city of Virginia Beach, announced that Richard Allen Salayi, 38 years old, formerly of the 3200 block of Clubhouse Road in Virginia Beach, Virginia, was... Commonwealth's Attorney Tue, 25 Aug 2015 12:43:26 EST The Fun Doesn’t Stop When School Starts VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. -August 25, 2015 – School may be getting ready to start, but Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation is keeping the excitement of summer going with tons of free and interesting events... Parks & Recreation Tue, 25 Aug 2015 06:01:07 EST Fastest Known Appalachian Trail Hiker, Author Jennifer Pharr Davis, to Visit Virginia Beach Virginia Beach Public Library will host athlete, author, speaker and 2012’s National Geographic Adventurer of the Year Jennifer Pharr Davis on Friday, Sept. 11, at 6:30 p.m. at the Meyera E. OberndorfCentral... Public Libraries Mon, 24 Aug 2015 11:19:06 EST City to Dedicate Thalia Emergency Medical Services Station 15 August 25 VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — August 24, 2015 — The  Virginia Beach Department of Emergency Medical Services​  will host a public dedication ceremony for Thalia EMS Station 15, Tuesday, Aug. 25 at 10 a.m. at 333... Emergency Medical Services Mon, 24 Aug 2015 04:21:50 EST Community Services Board and Social Services Advisory Board to Hold Joint Meeting Sept. 11 In lieu of their regular September meetings, the Community Services Board and the Social Services Advisory Board will hold their second annual joint meeting Friday, Sept. 11, from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. at... Human Services Fri, 21 Aug 2015 04:28:39 EST ​Cerebral Palsy of Virginia Brings Summer Fun to Teens with Disabilities VIRGINIA BEACH, VA — Cerebral Palsy of Virginia’s Annual Summer Camp Enrichment Program has Hampton Roads campers ages 13 to 21 participating in activities in ways never imagined.   The campers will showcase... Cultural Affairs Thu, 20 Aug 2015 07:09:56 EST City Council to Hold All-Day Planning Workshop Aug. 24 The Virginia Beach City Council will hold a one-day, mid-year planning workshop on Monday, Aug. 24, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the conference room of the Economic Development Department, on the 7th floor... City Clerk Tue, 18 Aug 2015 09:58:23 EST City of Virginia Beach Labor Day Operating Schedule VIRGINIABEACH, Va. — August 17, 2015— The following Virginia Beach facilities will be CLOSEDMonday, Sept. 7 in observance of Labor Day:​AllCity of Virginia Beach officesAllVirginia... Communications Office Mon, 17 Aug 2015 10:10:07 EST Emergency Repairs to Affect Independence Boulevard Aug. 14 On Friday, Aug. 14, the Department of Public Utilities will make emergency repairs to a defective manhole on Independence Boulevard near the intersection of Shore Drive. During this time, southbound traffic... Public Utilities Fri, 14 Aug 2015 06:08:50 EST Future Artists Debut Fresh Beats -Virginia Beach, VA – Over the past eight weeks, Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation has led 16 teens through the Hip Hop 2015: And the Youth Will Lead Us program at Williams Farm Recreation Center. With... Parks & Recreation Thu, 13 Aug 2015 07:08:43 EST Commonwealth v. Sam Anthony Palma II; 3 Years, 6 Months to Serve for Eluding Police, Related Traffic Crimes Colin D. Stolle, Commonwealth’s Attorney for the city of Virginia Beach, announced that Sam Anthony Palma II, 31 years old, was sentenced today by Circuit Court Judge William R. O’Brien for felony Eluding... Commonwealth's Attorney Wed, 12 Aug 2015 11:23:57 EST Commonwealth v. Jahmon Markee Blount; 38 Years in Prison for Murder and Robbery of Friend, Robbery of Juvenile Colin D. Stolle, Commonwealth’s Attorney for the city of Virginia Beach, announced that Jahmon Markee Blount, 20 years old, formerly of the 3800 block of Windsor Gate Lane in Virginia Beach, Virginia,was... Commonwealth's Attorney Wed, 12 Aug 2015 09:52:09 EST VB Road Maintenance Work Scheduled for Great Neck Road Beginning Monday the 17th Public Works has scheduled crews to begin road maintenance work on Great Neck Road beginning Monday, August 17, 2015.The project will include milling, paving and pavement marking work on both northbound... Public Works Wed, 12 Aug 2015 08:02:39 EST Brigadoon Park Closed Beginning August 21 -Virginia Beach, VA – Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation is notifying citizens that Brigadoon Neighborhood Park, located at 5277 Lynnhaven Parkway, will be closed beginning Saturday, August 21, forapproximately... Parks & Recreation Wed, 12 Aug 2015 06:41:44 EST Commonwealth v. Darryl Anthony Babb; Guilty Plea, 35-Year Sentence in Cold Case Rape Colin D. Stolle, Commonwealth’s Attorney for the city of Virginia Beach, announced that Darryl Anthony Babb, 63 years old, pled guilty and was sentenced today by Circuit Court Judge A. Bonwill Shockley... Commonwealth's Attorney Mon, 10 Aug 2015 10:57:30 EST 2040 Vision to Action Community Coalition Aug. 14 Meeting Canceled The 2040 Vision to Action Community Coalition, a citizens group appointed by the City Council, will not meet Friday, Aug. 14. The next meeting will be held Friday, Sept. 11 from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Strategic... Strategic Growth Area Mon, 10 Aug 2015 08:16:00 EST Bayfront Advisory Commission to Meet Aug. 12 The Bayfront Advisory Commission will meet Wednesday, Aug. 12, at the Virginia Beach Resort Hotel and Conference Center, 2800 Shore Drive, Virginia Beach, from noon to 5:30 p.m.The agenda for the meeting... Planning Mon, 10 Aug 2015 08:06:49 EST Sandler Center Art Gallery Hosts The Artists Gallery Children’s Mural On Display For A Limited Time Only VIRGINIA BEACH, VA — More than 80 children had the opportunity to participate in painting four panels of artwork during Kids Arts Palooza 2015 in collaboration with The Artists Gallery. The large scale... Cultural Affairs Mon, 10 Aug 2015 07:54:35 EST The Firefighter Combat Challenge Comes to Virginia Beach this Weekend Virginia Beach, VA – August 6, 2015 – The City of Virginia Beach and the Virginia Beach Fire Department will be sponsoring the Virginia Beach Firefighter Combat Challenge this weekend at Rudee Loop, 104... Fire Thu, 06 Aug 2015 16:55:39 EST Be Our Guest and Share Your Thoughts! -Virginia Beach, VA – Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation welcomes citizens to join us for an open house event to learn more about the Marshview Park development plan and provide their valued feedback... Parks & Recreation Thu, 06 Aug 2015 05:33:32 EST Make No Butts About It -Virginia Beach, VA – Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation is proud to be a recipient of a regional grant for the Keep America Beautiful Cigarette Litter Prevention Program. The Parks and Natural Areas... Parks & Recreation Tue, 04 Aug 2015 07:30:58 EST ​Health Dept. to Provide Free Tdap Shots for Sixth Graders Aug. 29 The Virginia Beach Health Department will provide free Tdap vaccinations for rising Virginia Beach sixth graders on Aug. 29, from 9 a.m. to noon, at 4452 Corporation Lane.Please bring the child’s shot... Public Health Mon, 17 Aug 2015 07:58:00 EST Community Services Board to Meet Aug. 24 A brief meeting of the Community Services Board will be held Monday, Aug. 24, at 8:30 a.m. in Conference Room 339 of the Human Services Building, 3432 Virginia Beach Blvd. Although the board does not generally... Human Services Fri, 31 Jul 2015 10:36:47 EST Summer Keeps Getting Better in Virginia Beach! There’s still a lot of summer to enjoy, Virginia Beach! There are many events, festivals and activities to take in — plan now to make the most of August. Whether you decide to check out surfers ridingthe... Convention and Visitors Bureau Mon, 03 Aug 2015 07:55:00 EST