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 Mon, 02 Mar 2015 22:11:06 EST Commonwealth v. Charles Adam Potter; Father Sentenced to 30 Years for Severe Abuse of Infant Son Colin D. Stolle, Commonwealth’s Attorney for the city of Virginia Beach, announced that Charles Adam Potter, 32 years old, formerly of the 1900 block of King Charles Court in Virginia Beach, Virginia,was... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2437/commonwealth-v-charles-adam-potter-father-sen Commonwealth's Attorney Mon, 02 Mar 2015 11:13:22 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2437/commonwealth-v-charles-adam-potter-father-sen Mayor Sessoms’ Annual State of the City Address to be Streamed "Live" on VBgov.com VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — March 2, 2015 — As part of the State of the City Series, sponsored by the Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce, Virginia Beach Mayor William D. Sessoms Jr., will deliver his annual State... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2436/mayor-sessoms-annual-state-of-the-city-addres Communications & Information Technology Mon, 02 Mar 2015 11:20:09 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2436/mayor-sessoms-annual-state-of-the-city-addres Virginia Beach Marches into Spring VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. -February 27, 2015 – This month spring is in the air, and daylight saving time brings an extra hour of sunshine to enjoy Virginia Beach’s three distinct beaches. Visitors can savorVirginia... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2435/virginia-beach-marches-into-spring Convention and Visitors Bureau Fri, 27 Feb 2015 11:22:10 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2435/virginia-beach-marches-into-spring Virginia Aquarium Aviary Closed -VIRGINIA BEACH, VA –On Thursday, Feb. 26, Virginia Aquarium staff discovered that the live bird Aviary netting was badly damaged during the winter storm. Fortunately, no birds or employees were injured... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2434/virginia-aquarium-aviary-closed Museums & Historic Resources Fri, 27 Feb 2015 08:00:37 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2434/virginia-aquarium-aviary-closed Virginia Beach City Offices and Facilities to Open at 10 a.m. Friday Second February Winter Storm 003  City of Virginia Beach offices and facilities will be open at 10 a.m. tomorrow, Friday, Feb. 27. That includes all parks, recreation centers, libraries and the... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2433/virginia-beach-city-offices-and-facilities-to City Manager;#30;#Public Works Thu, 26 Feb 2015 11:53:30 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2433/virginia-beach-city-offices-and-facilities-to Out of the Box Event at Sandler Center Postponed to March 10 Due to inclement weather, the Out of the Box Emerging Artist Event scheduled for tomorrow, Thursday, Feb. 26, featuring The Last Bison, has been postponed.   It has been rescheduled for Tuesday, March10,... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2431/out-of-the-box-event-at-sandler-center-postpo Cultural Affairs Wed, 25 Feb 2015 11:58:12 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2431/out-of-the-box-event-at-sandler-center-postpo 24th Annual Gathering of the Guilds and Native Plant Sale The 24 th annual Gathering of the Guilds will take place April 4 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Francis Land House, 3131 Virginia Beach Blvd. Visitors will learn about traditional skills as guild members... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2430/24th-annual-gathering-of-the-guilds-and-nativ Museums & Historic Resources Wed, 25 Feb 2015 11:44:07 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2430/24th-annual-gathering-of-the-guilds-and-nativ Virginia Beach City Offices and Facilities Closed Thursday Due to the pending snowstorm, all City of Virginia Beach offices and facilities will be closed tomorrow, Thursday, Feb. 26. That includes all parks, recreation centers, libraries, historic homes and the... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2429/virginia-beach-city-offices-and-facilities-cl Media & Communications Wed, 25 Feb 2015 10:08:59 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2429/virginia-beach-city-offices-and-facilities-cl Mount Trashmore Park Closed Today Due to inclement weather, Mount Trashmore Park will be closed today, Wednesday, Feb. 25. All other city parks and recreation centers will remain open. As a reminder, all Virginia Beach courts,clerks’... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2428/mount-trashmore-park-closed-today Parks & Recreation Wed, 25 Feb 2015 03:12:35 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2428/mount-trashmore-park-closed-today Courts, Clerks, Prosecutors’ Offices Closed Wednesday; Recreation Centers and Parks to Open at 8 a.m. Due to inclement weather, all Virginia Beach courts, clerks’ offices and the Commonwealth’s Attorney’s office will be closed tomorrow, Wednesday, Feb. 25. City recreation centers and parks will open Wednesday... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2427/courts-clerks-prosecutors-offices-closed-wedn Media & Communications Tue, 24 Feb 2015 16:25:09 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2427/courts-clerks-prosecutors-offices-closed-wedn Rec Centers and Parks to Open at 8 a.m. Wednesday Due to inclement weather, all Virginia Beach recreation centers will open at 8 a.m. tomorrow, Wednesday, Feb. 25. All other city facilities will open at their regular times. Emergency preparedness... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2426/rec-centers-and-parks-to-open-at-8-am-wednesd Media & Communications Tue, 24 Feb 2015 16:23:03 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2426/rec-centers-and-parks-to-open-at-8-am-wednesd Spring into Easter -Virginia Beach, VA - Are you looking for an "eggs-cellent" way to celebrate Easter? Join the Virginia Beach History Museums for an old-fashioned Easter egg hunt at the Colonial Education Center... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2425/spring-into-easter Museums & Historic Resources Mon, 23 Feb 2015 10:19:52 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2425/spring-into-easter Water Main Break Forces Closure of Southbound Lane of Birdneck Road at Jackson Street VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – February 21, 2015 – Virginia Beach Public Utilities has closed the southbound lane of Birdneck Road at Jackson street due to a water main break.Repair crews are currently on site... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2424/water-main-break-forces-closure-of-southbound Public Utilities Sat, 21 Feb 2015 11:28:28 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2424/water-main-break-forces-closure-of-southbound Green Ribbon Committee Incentives Subcommittee Rescheduled to Meet Feb. 26 The Incentives Subcommittee of the Green Ribbon Committee will meet Thursday, Feb. 26, at the Brock Environmental Center, 3663 Marlin Bay Drive, from 8 to 10 a.m. The meeting was originally scheduled for... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2423/green-ribbon-committee-incentives-subcommitte Planning Fri, 20 Feb 2015 03:26:29 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2423/green-ribbon-committee-incentives-subcommitte Virginia Beach Reports a Record Year for Tourism in 2014 -Virginia Beach, Va., February 19, 2015 – The Virginia Beach tourism industry experienced a record year in 2014, according to information released from the City Treasurer’s Office.Actual tax receipts... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2422/virginia-beach-reports-a-record-year-for-tour Convention and Visitors Bureau Thu, 19 Feb 2015 10:33:09 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2422/virginia-beach-reports-a-record-year-for-tour Green Ribbon Committee to Meet Feb. 26 The Green Ribbon Committee will meet Thursday, Feb. 26, 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/2421/green-ribbon-committee-to-meet-feb-26 Planning Thu, 19 Feb 2015 05:21:25 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2421/green-ribbon-committee-to-meet-feb-26 Help Hampton Roads Create a Hazard Mitigation Plan Sixteen cities and counties in Hampton Roads, including Virginia Beach, have joined together to create a new plan to help the region reduce the risk of future disasters. Now, city leaders need your help... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2420/help-hampton-roads-create-a-hazard-mitigation Fire Thu, 19 Feb 2015 03:03:05 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2420/help-hampton-roads-create-a-hazard-mitigation Virginia Beach to Resume Trash and Recycling Collections on Feb. 19 Waste collection will resume on Thursday beginning with the Tuesday collection routes, and continuing with each collection area as needed until collections for the week are completed.   ​ Crews will collect... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2419/virginia-beach-to-resume-trash-and-recycling Public Works Thu, 19 Feb 2015 03:04:34 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2419/virginia-beach-to-resume-trash-and-recycling Special City Council Meeting to be Held Tuesday, Feb. 24 Vice Mayor Louis R. Jones and Councilmembers Barbara Henley and Jim Wood have called a special meeting of the City Council for Tuesday, Feb. 24. The informal session will start at 3 p.m. in the City Council... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2417/special-city-council-meeting-to-be-held-tuesd City Clerk Wed, 18 Feb 2015 08:48:31 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2417/special-city-council-meeting-to-be-held-tuesd Kathy Griffin Rescheduled at the Sandler Center for May 24 Kathy Griffin’s performance at the Sandler Center for the Performing Arts has been rescheduled for Sunday, May 24, at 7:30 p.m. All current ticket holders are encouraged to hold onto their tickets, asthey... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2418/kathy-griffin-rescheduled-at-the-sandler-cent Cultural Affairs Wed, 18 Feb 2015 08:57:54 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2418/kathy-griffin-rescheduled-at-the-sandler-cent Public Hearing on Tax Relief Proposals Rescheduled for Feb. 24 A public hearing on changes to the city’s elderly tax relief program has been rescheduled to Tuesday, Feb. 24, at 6 p.m. in the City Council chamber at City Hall. Originally, the hearing was to be held... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2416/public-hearing-on-tax-relief-proposals-resche Budget & Management Services Wed, 18 Feb 2015 06:40:27 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2416/public-hearing-on-tax-relief-proposals-resche Joint-Use Library Closed Wednesday The Joint-Use Library, on the campus of Tidewater Community College, will remain closed today, Wednesday, Feb. 18, along with the entire TCC campus in Virginia Beach. Also, storytime classes scheduledbefore... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2415/joint-use-library-closed-wednesday Public Libraries Wed, 18 Feb 2015 04:37:26 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2415/joint-use-library-closed-wednesday Virginia Beach City Offices and Facilities to Open at 10 a.m. Wednesday All City of Virginia Beach offices and facilities will open tomorrow, Wednesday, Feb. 18, at 10 a.m. That includes all parks, recreation centers, libraries and the Virginia Aquarium. City-run historichomes... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2414/virginia-beach-city-offices-and-facilities-to City Manager;#30;#Public Works Tue, 17 Feb 2015 13:17:38 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2414/virginia-beach-city-offices-and-facilities-to Share Your Thoughts About Tax Relief Proposals Online The City Council is considering possible changes to a tax-relief program that reduces or eliminates real estate taxes for some Virginia Beach senior citizens. A task force recently concluded that the program... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2413/share-your-thoughts-about-tax-relief-proposal Budget & Management Services Tue, 17 Feb 2015 10:47:49 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2413/share-your-thoughts-about-tax-relief-proposal Kathy Griffin Sandler Center Performance Postponed Due to inclement weather, this evening’s scheduled performance of Kathy Griffin has been postponed.   All ticket holders are encouraged to hold onto their tickets as they will be honored once the event... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2412/kathy-griffin-sandler-center-performance-post Cultural Affairs Tue, 17 Feb 2015 09:48:14 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2412/kathy-griffin-sandler-center-performance-post City Seeks Input on the Arts and Culture Using Virtual Town Hall Virginia Beach, Va. – February 17, 2015 - You have the opportunity to shape the future of the arts and culture in Virginia Beach by providing input through a short survey, Cultural Affairs: Arts, Culture,... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2411/city-seeks-input-on-the-arts-and-culture-usin Cultural Affairs Tue, 17 Feb 2015 06:39:08 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2411/city-seeks-input-on-the-arts-and-culture-usin Virginia Beach City Council Meeting Canceled February Winter Storm 008Today’s meeting of the Virginia Beach City Council has been canceled. It was scheduled to begin at 4 p.m. The next City Council meeting will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 24. City... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2409/virginia-beach-city-council-meeting-canceled City Manager Tue, 17 Feb 2015 06:21:47 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2409/virginia-beach-city-council-meeting-canceled Virginia Beach Cancels Waste Pickup for Wednesday, Feb 18 Due to the anticipated hazardous road and weather conditions, Public Works/Waste Management has CANCELLED trash and recycling collections for Wednesday.      R esidents are asked to place their trash cans... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2410/virginia-beach-cancels-waste-pickup-for-wedne Public Works Tue, 17 Feb 2015 06:06:03 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2410/virginia-beach-cancels-waste-pickup-for-wedne All Virginia Beach City Offices and Facilities Closed Tuesday February Winter Storm 007All City of Virginia Beach offices and facilities will be closed today, Tuesday, Feb. 17. That includes all city parks, recreation centers, libraries and museums. As a reminder,... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2408/all-virginia-beach-city-offices-and-facilitie City Manager;#30;#Public Works Tue, 17 Feb 2015 04:53:04 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2408/all-virginia-beach-city-offices-and-facilitie UPDATE: Public Works Crews Continue to Treat Roads and Streets Public Works crews in Virginia Beach continued to treat the roads and streets in Virginia Beach Monday evening, and will continue throughout the night and Tuesday.     Crews began treating bridges,... http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2407/update-public-works-crews-continue-to-treat-r Public Works Mon, 16 Feb 2015 20:46:22 EST http://www.vbgov.com/news-release/2407/update-public-works-crews-continue-to-treat-r