City of Virginia Beach - News http://www.vbgov.com The dynamic news feed for the City of Virginia Beach. City of Virginia Beach 2015 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 Tue, 04 Aug 2015 22:22:26 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... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2638/make-no-butts-about-it Parks & Recreation Tue, 04 Aug 2015 07:30:58 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2638/make-no-butts-about-it ​Health Department to Provide Free Tdap Shots for Sixth Graders Aug. 15 and 29 The Virginia Beach Health Department will provide free Tdap vaccinations for rising Virginia Beach sixth graders on Aug. 15 and 29, from 9 a.m. to noon, at 4452 Corporation Lane.Please bring the child’s... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2637/health-department-to-provide-free-tdap-shots Public Health Mon, 03 Aug 2015 10:55:42 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2637/health-department-to-provide-free-tdap-shots 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... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2636/community-services-board-to-meet-aug-24 Human Services Fri, 31 Jul 2015 10:36:47 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2636/community-services-board-to-meet-aug-24 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... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2635/summer-keeps-getting-better-in-virginia-beach Convention and Visitors Bureau Mon, 03 Aug 2015 07:55:00 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2635/summer-keeps-getting-better-in-virginia-beach Virginia Beach Launches New Tool to Assist With Evacuations Virginia Beach has created a tool that city officials hope they will never have to use: a system that will provide valuable information for citywide or neighborhood evacuations during emergency weather... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2634/virginia-beach-launches-new-tool-to-assist-wi Communications & Information Technology Thu, 30 Jul 2015 11:00:11 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2634/virginia-beach-launches-new-tool-to-assist-wi Commonwealth v. Robert Ryan Pirzad; Man Sentenced to 14 Years for Multiple DUIs, Accident that Left Friend Permanently Injured Colin D. Stolle, Commonwealth’s Attorney for the city of Virginia Beach, announced that Robert Ryan Pirzad, 25 years old, who previously resided in the 2100 block of Dory Drive in Virginia Beach, Virginia,... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2633/commonwealth-v-robert-ryan-pirzad-man-sentenc Commonwealth's Attorney Wed, 29 Jul 2015 05:17:19 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2633/commonwealth-v-robert-ryan-pirzad-man-sentenc Teens With a Purpose: Just AART DAY Join Teens With a Purpose Just AART Day: Teen Public Art Project on Aug. 13 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Sandler Center outdoor plaza.Just AART Day -Artist & Activist Relying on Technology is a funday... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2632/teens-with-a-purpose-just-aart-day Cultural Affairs Mon, 27 Jul 2015 08:52:29 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2632/teens-with-a-purpose-just-aart-day Do you want to build a snowman…in July? -Virginia Beach, VA – Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation proudly presents the annual Summer Movie Night Series beginning Friday, July 31, featuring Disney’s “Frozen” -rated G, 102 minutes. Curl up with... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2631/do-you-want-to-build-a-snowmanin-july Parks & Recreation Thu, 23 Jul 2015 05:32:44 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2631/do-you-want-to-build-a-snowmanin-july VersAbility Resources to Expand and Open Recycling Operation in Virginia Beach VersAbility Resources will expand its certified electronics recycling operations to Virginia Beach. The program is currently located in Hampton, and the move will allow the nonprofit organization to significantly... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2630/versability-resources-to-expand-and-open-recy Economic Development Tue, 21 Jul 2015 08:44:26 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2630/versability-resources-to-expand-and-open-recy Regulus Global LLC Announces Major Expansion in Virginia Beach Regulus Global LLC, an international provider of procurement and logistics support to global defense, security and intelligence customers, will expand its Virginia Beach headquarters currently locatedat... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2629/regulus-global-llc-announces-major-expansion Economic Development Tue, 21 Jul 2015 08:44:09 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2629/regulus-global-llc-announces-major-expansion Marathon Consulting, LLC to Expand Significantly in Virginia Beach Marathon Consulting, LLC, a Hampton Roads-based provider of information technology and digital marketing solutions will almost double in size and add 34 full-time positions to its Virginia Beach headquarters... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2628/marathon-consulting-llc-to-expand-significant Economic Development Tue, 21 Jul 2015 08:43:16 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2628/marathon-consulting-llc-to-expand-significant Green Ribbon Committee to Meet July 23 The Green Ribbon Committee will meet Thursday, July 23, at the Strategic Growth Area Studio, 4525 Main St., Suite 710, from 2:30 to 4 p.m. The meeting is open to the public to observe.For additional... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2627/green-ribbon-committee-to-meet-july-23 Planning Tue, 21 Jul 2015 07:01:47 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2627/green-ribbon-committee-to-meet-july-23 Public Works Announces Road Detour for Crags Causeway Public Works has announced that, beginning Monday, July 20, 2015, traffic on a portion of Crags Causeway between Indian Creek Road and Baum Road will be detoured due to road construction work.  Traffic... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2626/public-works-announces-road-detour-for-crags Public Works Fri, 17 Jul 2015 08:58:38 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2626/public-works-announces-road-detour-for-crags Join Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation for a Community Yard Sale -Virginia Beach, VA – Looking to reduce clutter and clean out your closets? Need more storage room in your attic or garage? Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation is hosting Treasures at Trashmore,an... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2625/join-virginia-beach-parks-recreation-for-a-co Parks & Recreation Fri, 17 Jul 2015 05:35:47 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2625/join-virginia-beach-parks-recreation-for-a-co Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation’s Adopt-a-Program Joined by Caring Citizens to Beautify Diamond Springs Park -Virginia Beach, VA – Teamwork makes the dream work! The Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation Adopt-a-Program hopes to bring caring community groups together to assist with the maintenance and beautification... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2623/virginia-beach-parks-recreations-adopt-a-prog Parks & Recreation Thu, 16 Jul 2015 06:01:47 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2623/virginia-beach-parks-recreations-adopt-a-prog City Receives Award for Excellence in Financial Reporting For the 34th consecutive year, the City of Virginia Beach has been awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2624/city-receives-award-for-excellence-in-financi Finance Thu, 16 Jul 2015 06:20:04 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2624/city-receives-award-for-excellence-in-financi Agriculture Advisory Commission to Meet Monday, July 27 VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – July 15, 2015 – The Agriculture Advisory Commission will meet Monday, July 27, at 7 p.m. at the Virginia Beach Agriculture Department, 2449 Princess Anne Road, Municipal Center, Building... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2622/agriculture-advisory-commission-to-meet-monda Agriculture Wed, 15 Jul 2015 11:30:04 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2622/agriculture-advisory-commission-to-meet-monda City’s Housing Resource Center Gets $180,000 Boost From Two Virginia Beach Churches Two years ago, the Virginia Beach City Council adopted an ambitious plan to end homelessness. A major part of that plan is building a Housing Resource Center, with day services for homeless people, temporary... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2621/citys-housing-resource-center-gets-180000-boo Housing & Neighborhood Preservation Wed, 15 Jul 2015 06:25:49 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2621/citys-housing-resource-center-gets-180000-boo Boz Scaggs Coming to the Sandler Center Oct. 23 Boz Scaggs performs his hits and music from his new release, “A Fool to Care,” at the Sandler Center for the Performing Arts on Oct. 23 at 8 p.m. as part of the Tidewater Mortgage Services, Inc. GreatPerformance... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2620/boz-scaggs-coming-to-the-sandler-center-oct-2 Cultural Affairs Wed, 15 Jul 2015 06:00:40 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2620/boz-scaggs-coming-to-the-sandler-center-oct-2 After 24 Years, City Manager James Spore to Retire Jan. 1 James K. Spore arrived in Virginia Beach in November 1991, a young city manager from the small Dallas suburb of Garland. Today, he is one of the longest-serving and most successful city managers in the... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2619/after-24-years-city-manager-james-spore-to-re Communications Office Mon, 03 Aug 2015 13:11:45 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2619/after-24-years-city-manager-james-spore-to-re Surf’s Up, Dude! Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation Provides Thrilling Day of Surf n’ Fun for Individuals with Disabilities This Saturday -Virginia Beach, VA – Hang ten! Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation is holding its annual Surf n’ Fun program on Saturday, July 18 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. for those ages six and up. Located at the... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2618/surfs-up-dude-virginia-beach-parks-recreation Parks & Recreation Tue, 14 Jul 2015 06:16:00 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2618/surfs-up-dude-virginia-beach-parks-recreation Virginia Beach City Council to Discuss Proposed African American Cultural Center on Tuesday During the City Council briefing on Tuesday, July 14 at 3 p.m., Councilmember Dr. Amelia Ross-Hammond will address the progress, goals and vision of the proposed African American Cultural Center, which... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2617/virginia-beach-city-council-to-discuss-propos City Manager;#4;#City Clerk;#36;#Strategic Growth Area Mon, 13 Jul 2015 06:51:09 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2617/virginia-beach-city-council-to-discuss-propos Roadway Improvements on North Landing Road Public Works has announced that needed road improvements began on North Landing Road on Wednesday, July 8, 2015.  The reconstruction project includes two sections of road, beginning on North Landing Road... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2615/roadway-improvements-on-north-landing-road Public Works Thu, 09 Jul 2015 07:15:01 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2615/roadway-improvements-on-north-landing-road Bayfront Advisory Commission to Meet July 16 The Bayfront Advisory Commission will meet Thursday, July 16, at the Virginia Beach Resort Hotel and Conference Center, 2800 Shore Drive, Virginia Beach, from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.The agenda for the meeting... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2616/bayfront-advisory-commission-to-meet-july-16 Planning Thu, 09 Jul 2015 07:16:55 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2616/bayfront-advisory-commission-to-meet-july-16 Virginia Beach Community Services Board Seeks Feedback on State Performance Contract The Virginia Beach Community Services Board invites the public to comment on its proposed FY 2016 State Performance Contract, through which state funding is made available for public mental health, developmental... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2614/virginia-beach-community-services-board-seeks Human Services Mon, 13 Jul 2015 11:30:32 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2614/virginia-beach-community-services-board-seeks Milling Work at Virginia Beach Blvd. and Thalia Rd. to begin Tuesday Night Crews will begin milling work at the intersection of Thalia Road and Virginia Beach Boulevard beginning Tuesday, July 7, 2015.  The hours of work will be from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.The milling operationis... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2613/milling-work-at-virginia-beach-blvd-and-thali Public Works Tue, 07 Jul 2015 03:17:29 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2613/milling-work-at-virginia-beach-blvd-and-thali Can You Make a Difference in a Child’s Life? Virginia Beach foster children need resource parents who have faith in themselves and in children, who believe they can make a difference in a child's life, who are willing to take a chance and who are... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2612/can-you-make-a-difference-in-a-childs-life Human Services Mon, 06 Jul 2015 07:40:08 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2612/can-you-make-a-difference-in-a-childs-life 2040 Vision to Action Community Coalition July 10 Meeting Canceled The 2040 Vision to Action Community Coalition, a citizens group appointed by the City Council, will not meet Friday, July 10, 2015. The coalition’s next meeting will be held Friday, Aug. 14, 2015 from9... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2611/2040-vision-to-action-community-coalition-jul Strategic Growth Area Thu, 02 Jul 2015 06:11:24 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2611/2040-vision-to-action-community-coalition-jul Fire Department Reminds Citizens: Private Fireworks Are Illegal Every year, adults and children are seriously injured and fires are ignited by people setting off fireworks across the city.Fireworks are a hallmark of July 4 celebrations, but consumer fireworks are... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2610/fire-department-reminds-citizens-private-fire Fire Thu, 02 Jul 2015 06:05:01 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2610/fire-department-reminds-citizens-private-fire Clean Community Commission to Meet July 9 at Brock Environmental Center The Virginia Beach Clean Community Commission will meet Thursday, July 9, at 5 p.m. at the Brock Environmental Center, 3663 Marlin Bay Drive, to tour the new facility. Following the tour, the commission... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2609/clean-community-commission-to-meet-july-9-at Public Works Wed, 01 Jul 2015 07:12:56 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2609/clean-community-commission-to-meet-july-9-at