City of Virginia Beach - News The dynamic news feed for the City of Virginia Beach. City of Virginia Beach 2014 (VBgov Web Team) (VBgov Web Team) news VBgov Web Team en Thu, 30 Oct 2014 08:19:07 EST Virginia Beach CVB Speakers Forum Presents: “Reputation Management & Maximizing Your Business’ SEO” -Virginia Beach, Va., October 29, 2014 – The Virginia Beach Convention & Visitors Bureau -CVB will host a free speakers forum on Thursday, Nov. 6,   2014 at the Virginia Beach Convention Center. Designed... Convention and Visitors Bureau Wed, 29 Oct 2014 11:10:02 EST Mayor’s Energy Advisory Committee to Meet Oct. 30 The Mayor’s Energy Advisory Committee will meet Thursday, Oct. 30, at the Economic Development Department board room, 4525 Main St., Suite 700, from 4 to 6 p.m. The committee will resume discussions... Planning Tue, 28 Oct 2014 09:25:38 EST City of Virginia Beach Holiday Schedule Veterans Day Observed, Tuesday, November 11 VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – October 28, 2014 – In observance of Veterans Day, the following Virginia Beach facilities will be closed, however, there will be regular trash and recycling collection services on... Communications & Information Technology Tue, 28 Oct 2014 06:10:04 EST Virginia Beach Public Safety First Responders Want You to be Safe for Trick-or-Treat, Friday, October 31 VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – October 27, 2014 – Halloween is observed Friday, Oct. 31. Trick-or-Treat begins at dusk and ends at 8 p.m. for children 12 years of age and younger. Members of the Virginia BeachEmergency... Communications & Information Technology Mon, 27 Oct 2014 08:33:42 EST Commonwealth v. Rodney Renaldo-William Lester; Armed Robbery of Dollar General Store by Felon Draws 15 Years in Prison Colin D. Stolle, Commonwealth’s Attorney for the city of Virginia Beach, announced that Rodney Renaldo-William Lester, 23 years old, formerly of the 5700 block of W. Hastings Arch in Virginia Beach, Virginia,... Commonwealth's Attorney Fri, 24 Oct 2014 08:01:40 EST Tennis court repairs to be made at several parks and schools -Virginia Beach, VA – Tennis court repairs will take place around the city as part of ongoing maintenance. Be advised of repairs being made to the following parks and high schools, which may be intermittently... Parks & Recreation Fri, 24 Oct 2014 06:45:30 EST 2014 Veterans Day Parade and Ceremony Slated for Tuesday, Nov. 11 VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – October 23, 2014 - Join the Hampton Roads Council of Veterans Organizations as they pay tribute to all the men and women who have served and protected our country and fought for our... Communications & Information Technology Thu, 23 Oct 2014 07:50:29 EST Commonwealth v. Christopher James Brydge; Former Teacher Sentenced to 3 Years for Marijuana Distribution, Heroin Possession at School Colin Stolle, Commonwealth’s Attorney for the city of Virginia Beach, announced that Christopher James Brydge, 41 years old, formerly of the 400 block of E. Westmont Avenue in Norfolk, Virginia, was sentenced... Commonwealth's Attorney Wed, 22 Oct 2014 11:21:48 EST ​Bayside Library Hosts Election Day Block Party Virgi niaBeach’s Bayside Area Library is hosting a Block Party on Election Day, Tuesday,Nov. 4, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Stop by on the way to or from casting your voteand bring the kids forlunch... Public Libraries Wed, 22 Oct 2014 06:09:14 EST Aetna Insulated Wire Expands Manufacturing Operations In Virginia Beach, Creates 25 New Jobs Aetna Insulated Wire, a major producer of specialty cable and building wire for commercial and industrial applications, has expanded its manufacturing operations in Virginia Beach. The company occupies... Economic Development Tue, 21 Oct 2014 09:00:26 EST Get a jump on holiday shopping at the 36th Annual Santa’s Stocking Old Fashioned Craft Bazaar -Virginia Beach, VA Looking for a unique gift this holiday season? Shop the 36th Annual Santa’s Stocking Old Fashioned Craft Bazaar at Kempsville Recreation Center in Virginia Beach, VA. Over 100 different... Parks & Recreation Tue, 21 Oct 2014 07:05:49 EST ​Tidewater Tactical Relocates Corporate Headquarters and Expands in Virginia Beach Tidewater Tactical, founded in 2007, provides tacticalequipment for the special operations community, all branches of the military, localand federal law enforcement agencies and private contracting... Economic Development Tue, 21 Oct 2014 06:05:13 EST ​DOMA Technologies, LLC to Add 150 New Jobs in Virginia Beach Go v ernor McAuliffe announced today that DOMA Technologies,LLC, a Virginia Beach-based company that specializes in cloud-based data anddocument management, plans to create 150 new jobs and lease... Economic Development Tue, 21 Oct 2014 06:02:39 EST ​Virginia Beach Clean Community Commission Volunteers to be Honored Nov. 5 The Virginia Beach Clean Community Commission -VBCCC, incollaboration with the Virginia Beach Waste Management Division and the Parksand Recreation Department, is gearing up for its annual Volunteer... Public Works Tue, 21 Oct 2014 04:06:22 EST ​Celebrate America Recycles Day at the Joint-Use Library in Virginia Beach on Thursday, Nov. 13 The City of Virginia Beach Recycle Team will celebrateAmerica Recycles Day with students and residents at the new TCC/City Joint-UseLibrary on Thursday, Nov. 13 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Event attendees... Public Works Mon, 20 Oct 2014 07:46:21 EST VB Public Works Announces Roadway Improvements for Virginia Beach Blvd. Beginning This Sunday Virginia Beach Public Works has announced that roadway improvements for Virginia Beach Boulevard will begin on Sunday, October 19, 2014, through November 7, 2014.The improvements include milling and... Public Works Fri, 17 Oct 2014 12:47:16 EST City Seeks Input on Virginia Beach's Comprehensive Plan Using Virtual Town Hall VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – October 17, 2014 - Every five years, Virginia Beach takes a new look at its long-term plan for growth and development. It’s called the Comprehensive Plan, “It’s Our Future,” and we... Planning Fri, 17 Oct 2014 07:27:46 EST Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation Achieves National Agency Re-Accreditation -Virginia Beach, VA – For the fourth consecutive time, Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation has successfully met all the requirements for national agency re-accreditation from the National Recreationand... Parks & Recreation Fri, 17 Oct 2014 07:09:00 EST ​Princess Anne County Training School/Union Kempsville High School Museum to Honor Veterans -Virginia Beach, VA — The Princess Anne County TrainingSchool/Union Kempsville High School Museum will pay tribute to those thatserved in a special Veterans Day program on Saturday, Nov. 8 from... Museums & Historic Resources Fri, 17 Oct 2014 06:12:53 EST ​Free Photo Voter ID in Virginia Beach Starting Nov. 4, 2014, all Virginia voters need to present aphoto ID when they vote either in-person absentee or at the polls on ElectionDay. Acceptable IDs include:V alid Virginia Driver’s... Voter Registrar Fri, 17 Oct 2014 04:23:00 EST Section of Cape Henry Trail Closed Due to Maintenance Beginning October 20 -Virginia Beach, VA – Overhead line maintenance will be conducted by Dominion Power that will affect access to Cape Henry Trail, located in the northern section of Virginia Beach which runs through First... Parks & Recreation Thu, 16 Oct 2014 07:21:35 EST Virginia Beach Public Library Adds Self-Publishing Tool to Online Resources Just in time for National Novel Writing Month -November, Virginia Beach Public Library -VBPL has launched a do-it-yourself publishing tool, FastPencil for Libraries. With a Virginia Beach Public Library... Public Libraries Wed, 15 Oct 2014 10:20:00 EST Satellite Absentee Voting Information for the Nov. 4 General and Special Elections If you will be away from Virginia Beach on Election Day or are unable to go to the polls, you can vote by absentee ballot.Tuesday, Oct. 28 at 5 p.m. is the last day to submit a Virginia Absentee Ballot... Voter Registrar Wed, 15 Oct 2014 04:50:18 EST See the updated plans for the new Kempsville Community Recreation Center -Virginia Beach, VA - Virginia Beach Parks and Recreation is excited to share the latest plans for the replacement of Kempsville Community Recreation Center , located at 800 Monmouth Lane in the heartof... Parks & Recreation Tue, 14 Oct 2014 10:06:07 EST Minority Business Council Conference and Expo Set for Nov. 6 The Virginia Beach Minority Business Council will hold its 16 th annual Conference and Expo on Thursday, Nov. 6, at the Virginia Beach Convention Center, 1000 19 th St. Event registration and networking... Finance Tue, 14 Oct 2014 06:30:57 EST Bayfront Advisory Committee to Meet Oct. 16 The Bayfront Advisory Committee will meet Thursday, Oct. 16, at the Resort and Conference Center, 2800 Shore Drive, from 2 to 5:30 p.m.   Subcommittee meetings will be conducted from 2 to 3:30 p.m. and... Planning Mon, 13 Oct 2014 11:41:28 EST Green Flash Brewing Co. Breaks Ground in Virginia Beach Mike and Lisa Hinkley, co-founders of Green Flash Brewing Co., along with Brewmaster Chuck Silva, Virginia State Senator Jeffrey McWaters, Secretary of Commerce and Trade Maurice Jones and Virginia Beach... Economic Development Mon, 13 Oct 2014 12:45:14 EST Mayor’s Committee for Persons with Disabilities Opens Annual Award Nominations The Mayor’s Committee for Persons with Disabilities seeks nominations from the community for its 2014 annual awards. The awards recognize individuals, businesses and service organizations that have demonstrated... City Clerk Mon, 13 Oct 2014 05:26:33 EST 2014 Coastal Edge SK8R Bash drops in at Williams Farm Skate Park Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation presents the 2014 Coastal Edge SK8R Bash at Virginia Beach’s newest skate facility: Williams Farm Skate Park -5269 Learning Circle. Held on Saturday, October 18, 2014,... Parks & Recreation Fri, 10 Oct 2014 06:34:43 EST Cool Breezes and Changing Leaves Bring Brews, Bites and Boos to Virginia Beach in October Virginia Beach is ready to welcome fall with events celebrating the season. During October, we’ll host a restaurant week featuring fall flavors, two beer festivals, a fall fashion show and plenty of spooky... Convention and Visitors Bureau Thu, 09 Oct 2014 11:49:46 EST