City of Virginia Beach - News http://www.vbgov.com The dynamic news feed for the City of Virginia Beach. 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 Thu, 18 Sep 2014 19:49:01 EST ​RESCHEDULED: Mayor’s Energy Advisory Committee to Meet Sept. 25 The Mayor’s Energy Advisory Committee will meet Wednesday, Sept. 24, at the Department of Economic Development Town Center Board Room, 4525 Main Street, Suite 700, from 4 to 6 p.m.The committee will... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2221/rescheduled-mayors-energy-advisory-committee Planning Thu, 18 Sep 2014 12:38:08 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2221/rescheduled-mayors-energy-advisory-committee Register Now for Fourth Annual Virginia Beach Financial Planning Day Planning for your financial future just got easier. The City of Virginia Beach invites you to participate in the fourth annual Financial Planning Day, where you’ll receive free, personalized, confidential... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2220/register-now-for-fourth-annual-virginia-beach Human Services Wed, 17 Sep 2014 09:34:13 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2220/register-now-for-fourth-annual-virginia-beach Traffic at Virginia Beach Boulevard and Kings Grant Road Intersection to be Affected by Sanitary Force Main Repair Starting at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 17, Tidewater Utilities Construction Inc., under contract with the Department of Public Utilities, will be making repairs to a sanitary force main on Virginia Beach... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2219/traffic-at-virginia-beach-boulevard-and-kings Public Utilities Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:52:51 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2219/traffic-at-virginia-beach-boulevard-and-kings Mayor’s Energy Advisory Committee to Meet Sept. 17 The Mayor’s Energy Advisory Committee will meet Wednesday, Sept. 17, at the Department of Economic Development Town Center Board Room, 4525 Main Street, Suite 700, from 4 to 6 p.m.The agenda for the... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2218/mayors-energy-advisory-committee-to-meet-sept Planning Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:15:26 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2218/mayors-energy-advisory-committee-to-meet-sept Bayfront Advisory Committee to Meet Sept. 18 The Bayfront Advisory Committee will meet Thursday, Sept. 18, 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/2217/bayfront-advisory-committee-to-meet-sept-18 Planning Tue, 16 Sep 2014 08:41:04 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2217/bayfront-advisory-committee-to-meet-sept-18 Grommet Island Park to be closed October 6-8 -Virginia Beach, VA – Grommet Island Park located on 2nd Street by the boardwalk will be closed beginning Monday, October 6 through Wednesday, October 8 for surface maintenance repairs. Weather permitting,... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2216/grommet-island-park-to-be-closed-october-6-8 Parks & Recreation Tue, 16 Sep 2014 07:01:32 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2216/grommet-island-park-to-be-closed-october-6-8 Beach Garden Park Now Open -Virginia Beach, VA - Beach Garden Park , located at 2854 Kilbourne Court, is now open after a stormwater drainage improvement project that affected access to the park. The Virginia Beach Public Worksimprovement... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2215/beach-garden-park-now-open Parks & Recreation Tue, 16 Sep 2014 05:51:58 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2215/beach-garden-park-now-open ​Citizens Invited to Adopt a Live Oak Tree for Planting in Virginia Beach This October the Friends of Live Oaks, in partnership withthe Virginia Beach Environment and Sustainability Office, will give away younglive oak trees to Virginia Beach residents to plant in Virginia... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2214/citizens-invited-to-adopt-a-live-oak-tree-for Planning Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:21:32 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2214/citizens-invited-to-adopt-a-live-oak-tree-for Swimming Advisories Lifted for All Ocean and Bay Beaches in Virginia Beach The Virginia Beach Department of Public Health has lifted all swimming and wading advisories that were issued Sept. 10 for parts of the Atlantic Ocean and Chesapeake Bay in Virginia Beach. Lab resultsshow... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2213/swimming-advisories-lifted-for-all-ocean-and Public Health Fri, 12 Sep 2014 07:42:32 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2213/swimming-advisories-lifted-for-all-ocean-and Swimming Advisories Partially Lifted on Atlantic Ocean and Chesapeake Bay The Virginia Beach Department of Public Health has partially lifted swimming and wading advisories that were issued yesterday for sections of the Atlantic Ocean and Chesapeake Bay.New water tests show... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2212/swimming-advisories-partially-lifted-on-atlan Public Health Thu, 11 Sep 2014 09:26:05 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2212/swimming-advisories-partially-lifted-on-atlan HRT to Host Public Meetings Sept. 22 and 24 on Town Center Light Rail Options Hampton Roads Transit will host two public meetings in Virginia Beach on Sept. 22 and 24 to provide the latest information and receive public comments on the Virginia Beach Transit Extension Study andassociated... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2211/hrt-to-host-public-meetings-sept-22-and-24-on Strategic Growth Area Thu, 11 Sep 2014 05:20:41 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2211/hrt-to-host-public-meetings-sept-22-and-24-on Commonwealth v. Jesse Daniel Lugaro; Home Invasion Committed by Convicted Felon Draws 27-Year Sentence Colin D. Stolle, Commonwealth’s Attorney for the city of Virginia Beach, announced today that Jesse Daniel Lugaro, 31 years old, formerly of the 1500 block of East Bridle Creek Boulevard in Virginia Beach,... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2209/commonwealth-v-jesse-daniel-lugaro-home-invas Commonwealth's Attorney Wed, 10 Sep 2014 12:16:23 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2209/commonwealth-v-jesse-daniel-lugaro-home-invas Commonwealth v. Marlon Anthony Griffin; 12 Years, 10 Months to Serve for Severe Child Abuse of Infants Colin D. Stolle, Commonwealth’s Attorney for the city of Virginia Beach, announced that Marlon Anthony Griffin, 30 years old, formerly of the 800 block of S. Clubhouse Road in Virginia Beach, Virginia,... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2210/commonwealth-v-marlon-anthony-griffin-12-year Commonwealth's Attorney Wed, 10 Sep 2014 12:17:51 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2210/commonwealth-v-marlon-anthony-griffin-12-year ​Swimming Advisories Issued for the Chesapeake Bay from Ocean View Avenue to Fort Story and for the Atlantic Ocean from 8th Street to the Dam Neck Annex The Virginia Beach Department of Public Health has issued aswimming and wading advisory for the Chesapeake Bay from Ocean View Avenue -endof the 5000 block to Fort Story, and for the Atlantic Ocean... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2208/swimming-advisories-issued-for-the-chesapeake Public Health Wed, 10 Sep 2014 10:09:20 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2208/swimming-advisories-issued-for-the-chesapeake ​Virginia Beach Sees Best Year for Visitor Spending on Record in 2013 -Virginia Beach, Va., Sept. 10, 2014 – Data released by theUnited States Travel Association shows the City of Virginia Beach had its bestyear for visitor spending on record in 2013. Spending reached... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2207/virginia-beach-sees-best-year-for-visitor-spe Convention and Visitors Bureau Wed, 10 Sep 2014 08:55:53 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2207/virginia-beach-sees-best-year-for-visitor-spe Virginia Beach is Chosen as Final City on Nickelodeon’s “Road to Worldwide Day of Play;” Network, Parks & Recreation Celebrate with Free Day of Play at Mount Trashmore on Sept. 12 -Virginia Beach, VA – Nickelodeon announced that Virginia Beach was selected as the third and final city for its “Road to Worldwide Day of Play,” after a 7-year-old Virginia Beach student won the grand-prize... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2206/virginia-beach-is-chosen-as-final-city-on-nic Parks & Recreation Wed, 10 Sep 2014 06:34:38 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2206/virginia-beach-is-chosen-as-final-city-on-nic Virginia Beach CVB Awarded Nation’s Highest Travel Marketing Recognition -Virginia Beach, Va., Sept. 9, 2014 A marketing campaigncreated by the VirginiaBeach Convention & Visitors Bureau -CVB to jump-start the city’sleisure business received a prestigious Destiny... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2204/virginia-beach-cvb-awarded-nations-highest-tr Convention and Visitors Bureau Tue, 09 Sep 2014 07:34:58 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2204/virginia-beach-cvb-awarded-nations-highest-tr Sandler Center Art Gallery Hosts “A Brush With Nature” by Kay Hofler and Jean Rawls The Sandler Center for the Performing Arts is proud to announce that it will host Kay Hofler and Jean Rawls’ exhibit “A Brush With Nature” beginning today, Sept. 9.   Hofler is a painter of natural... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2205/sandler-center-art-gallery-hosts-a-brush-with Cultural Affairs Tue, 09 Sep 2014 07:37:53 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2205/sandler-center-art-gallery-hosts-a-brush-with Virginia Beach Clean Community Commission to Meet Sept. 11 The Virginia Beach Clean Community Commission will meet Thursday, Sept. 11, at 6:30 p.m. at the Kempsville Recreation Center, 800 Monmouth Lane. The commission will discuss the upcoming Volunteer Appreciation... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2203/virginia-beach-clean-community-commission-to Public Works Tue, 09 Sep 2014 05:14:13 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2203/virginia-beach-clean-community-commission-to ​Officers of Election Needed in Virginia Beach for the Nov. 4, 2014 General Election The Voter Registrar’s Office is looking for citizens tostaff nearby Virginia Beach polling places on Nov. 4, Election Day.   We are inviting you to help us in assistingyour family, friends andneighbors... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2202/officers-of-election-needed-in-virginia-beach Voter Registrar Mon, 08 Sep 2014 10:24:03 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2202/officers-of-election-needed-in-virginia-beach Virginia Beach Recreation Centers have new phone numbers -Virginia Beach, VA - Please note that most Virginia Beach Recreation Centers have new phone numbers. As of today, callers should use the following phone numbers:Bayside Community Recreation Center... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2201/virginia-beach-recreation-centers-have-new-ph Parks & Recreation Mon, 08 Sep 2014 04:54:29 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2201/virginia-beach-recreation-centers-have-new-ph ​ 2040 Vision to Action Community Coalition to Meet Sept. 12 The 2040 Vision to Action Community Coalition, a citizensgroup appointed by the City Council, will meet Friday, Sept. 12 from 9 to 11a.m. at the Strategic Growth Area Office in Town Center, 4525... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2200/2040-vision-to-action-community-coalition-to Strategic Growth Area Mon, 08 Sep 2014 04:01:34 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2200/2040-vision-to-action-community-coalition-to “Battle of the Banned” Spotlights Freedom to Read at Virginia Beach Public Library What do Harper Lee’s “To Kill a Mockingbird;” Art Spiegelman’s graphic novel, “Maus: A Survivor’s Tale” and “The Giver” by Lois Lowry have in common? They’re all on the American Library Association -ALA’s... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2199/battle-of-the-banned-spotlights-freedom-to-re Libraries Fri, 05 Sep 2014 04:55:23 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2199/battle-of-the-banned-spotlights-freedom-to-re Virginia Beach Reports Increase in Positive West Nile Virus Samples While Labor Day marks an unofficial end of summer for some, mosquito season in Virginia Beach continues to thrive.The Virginia Beach Public Works Mosquito Control Biology Lab has detected 22 mosquito... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2198/virginia-beach-reports-increase-in-positive-w Public Works Thu, 04 Sep 2014 10:24:16 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2198/virginia-beach-reports-increase-in-positive-w ​Learn About Sustainability at the Third Annual Hampton Roads Sustainable Living Expo Get ready for the Third Annual Hampton Roads SustainableLiving Expo. The Hampton Roads Planning District Commission and Hampton RoadsGreen Building Council have once again teamed up with the help... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2197/learn-about-sustainability-at-the-third-annua Planning Thu, 04 Sep 2014 06:20:12 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2197/learn-about-sustainability-at-the-third-annua Temporary Road Closure for the NAS Oceana Air Show: London Bridge Road between Central Drive and International Parkway London Bridge Road will be temporarily closed to through traffic between Central Drive and International Parkway for the NAS Oceana Air Show from 12:00 noon to 4:00 pm on Thursday, September 18, 2014,and... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2196/temporary-road-closure-for-the-nas-oceana-air Public Works Wed, 03 Sep 2014 11:42:39 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2196/temporary-road-closure-for-the-nas-oceana-air ​SWaM Business Forum to Focus on Partnership Opportunities The City of Virginia Beach has organized a Small, Women-ownedand Minority-owned -SWaM Business Forum on Sept. 18 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Theevent will be held at the TCC Virginia Beach Student Center... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2195/swam-business-forum-to-focus-on-partnership-o Economic Development Wed, 03 Sep 2014 05:27:02 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2195/swam-business-forum-to-focus-on-partnership-o ​Virginia Beach Heats Up as Temperatures Cool Down V IRGINIA BEACH, Va. -Sept. 2, 2014 – The ocean breezes havecooled, but the fun hasn’t stopped! VirginiaBeach is squeezing the last drops from summer with a September lineup ofmulticultural... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2194/virginia-beach-heats-up-as-temperatures-cool Convention and Visitors Bureau Tue, 02 Sep 2014 07:27:36 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2194/virginia-beach-heats-up-as-temperatures-cool ​Virginia Beach to Host Public Meeting To Review Draft Complete Streets Policy The public is invited to review and discuss the city’s draftCompleteStreets Policy on Thursday, Sept. 18, at 6 p.m. at the Renaissance Academy,5100 Cleveland St.The purpose of the Complete... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2193/virginia-beach-to-host-public-meeting-to-revi Strategic Growth Area Fri, 29 Aug 2014 07:09:25 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2193/virginia-beach-to-host-public-meeting-to-revi September is National Yoga Month! Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation Celebrates by Offering Free Yoga Classes -VirginiaBeach, VA - Virginia Beach Parks &Recreation  is celebrating National Yoga Month, and encouragingresidents to discover the many benefits of this mind-body practice.Throughout... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2192/september-is-national-yoga-month-virginia-bea Parks & Recreation Thu, 28 Aug 2014 06:47:29 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2192/september-is-national-yoga-month-virginia-bea