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 Mon, 20 Oct 2014 00:42:40 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 Mayor Sessoms to Speak at Film Debut for Energy Awareness Month October is Energy Awareness Month , and as a part of the recognition, Mayor William D. Sessoms and the City of Virginia Beach will be hosting the screening of the award-winning energy movie SWITCH , on... Public Works Thu, 09 Oct 2014 11:58:41 EST Annual SkillQuest Art Show – Oct. 1 to Nov. 3 Several hundred new pieces of art have been completed by the SkillQuest Program participants and are on display in the Fleming Gallery at the Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art. The exhibit opened Wednesday,... Human Services Thu, 09 Oct 2014 10:34:11 EST ​Lift the Veil on Victorian Mourning and Funeral Customs -Virginia Beach, VA - How did people mourn the loss of a loved one in the mid-19th century?   Bobette Nelson, executive director of the Norfolk Society for Cemetery Conservation, will present “Widow’sWeeds... Museums & Historic Resources Wed, 08 Oct 2014 10:56:44 EST Virginia Beach Recognized as National Veterans Day Regional Site for the Sixth Year VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — October 7, 2014 — Virginia Beach was recently notified by Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert McDonald that for the sixth year in a row, the City of Virginia Beach was selected as... Communications & Information Technology Tue, 07 Oct 2014 07:32:00 EST Virginia Beach Television to Replay Candidates Forums Before you head to the polls on Nov. 4, watch Virginia Beach Television -VBTV to see what the City Council candidates say about issues of interest.  Virginia Beach Television, in cooperation with local... Communications & Information Technology Tue, 07 Oct 2014 06:25:59 EST Oct. 10 Meeting Cancelled for 2040 Vision Coalition The 2040 Vision to Action Community Coalition, a citizens group appointed by the City Council, has cancelled its monthly meeting scheduled for Friday, Oct. 10, from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Strategic Growth... Strategic Growth Area Tue, 07 Oct 2014 05:19:17 EST Commonwealth v. Lawrence Anthony Norfleet; Sentence of 3 Life Terms plus 26 Years Imposed for Brutal Rape, Attack of Exchange Student Colin D. Stolle, Commonwealth’s Attorney for the city of Virginia Beach, announced today that Lawrence Anthony Norfleet, 59 years old, formerly of the 8100 block Grand Bay Drive in Virginia Beach, wasformally... Commonwealth's Attorney Mon, 06 Oct 2014 10:58:32 EST Northgate Neighborhood Park closed due to tree removal and maintenance work -Virginia Beach, VA - Northgate Neighborhood Park, located at 3332 Northgate Drive in the Plaza section of Virginia Beach, will be closed on Wednesday, October 8 and Thursday, October 9. Eleven trees will... Parks & Recreation Mon, 06 Oct 2014 09:15:03 EST Virginia Beach Comprehensive Plan Open Houses Scheduled 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 need your input. The City Council,... Planning Tue, 14 Oct 2014 13:43:30 EST Commonwealth v. Ulysses Lee Keeling; Judge Imposes Jury’s 40-Year Sentence for Killing over Bad Cocaine Deal Colin D. Stolle, Commonwealth’s Attorney for the city of Virginia Beach, announced today that Ulysses Lee Keeling, age 37, of the 2800 block of Elm Avenue in Portsmouth, Virginia, was formally sentenced... Commonwealth's Attorney Wed, 01 Oct 2014 10:10:27 EST IMS Gear Shifts into Exponential Growth in Virginia Beach IMS Gear, a 151-year-old company headquartered inDonaueschingen in the Black Forest region of Germany, will officially dedicateits new 112,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in Virginia Beach... Economic Development Mon, 29 Sep 2014 11:04:47 EST Lake Lawson/Lake Smith Natural Area to open to the public on Friday, October 3, 2014 -Virginia Beach, VA – Construction is nearly complete at Lake Lawson/Lake Smith Natural Area located at 5381 Shell Road and will open to the public on Friday, October 3, 2014. Specifically designed with... Parks & Recreation Fri, 26 Sep 2014 11:33:27 EST UPDATED: Keep Virginia Beautiful Awards $1,000 Grant to Virginia Beach Affiliate: Keeping Virginia Beach Beautiful Keeping Virginia Beach Beautiful, whose governing body is the Virginia Beach Clean Community Commission, has been awarded a $1000 grant in the Recycling Category through the Keep Virginia Beautiful “30... Public Works Thu, 25 Sep 2014 12:10:57 EST Commonwealth v. Rolando Lamont Goodman; Rapist with Lengthy Prior Record to Serve 50 Years in Prison Colin D. Stolle, Commonwealth’s Attorney for the city of Virginia Beach, announced today that Rolando Lamont Goodman, 29 years old, formerly of the 400 block of Port Court in Virginia Beach, Virginia,was... Commonwealth's Attorney Fri, 26 Sep 2014 05:47:10 EST ​Oceanfront Area Library Marks 10-Year Milestone with Community Celebration Virginia Beach’s Oceanfront Area Library is hosting a fun-filledday of activities on Saturday, Oct. 4, 10 years to the day the library openedat 700 Virginia Beach Blvd. Virginia Beach Public Library... Public Libraries Wed, 24 Sep 2014 10:35:22 EST