Latest Communications and Information Technology News Releases
Wednesday, January 06, 2016 · 10:00 am
How satisfied are you with your cable TV service? The City of Virginia Beach wants to know.
Every 10 years, the city renegotiates cable franchise agreements in Virginia Beach. Two companies – Cox Communications and Verizon – hold those franchises, which expire in 2016. The...
Tuesday, November 03, 2015 · 02:30 pm
The City of Virginia Beach today was named one of America’s Top Digital Cities, according to the 2015 Digital Cities Survey.
Now in its 15th year and open to all cities across America, the annual survey is conducted by the Center for Digital Government and its Digital Comm...
Monday, September 28, 2015 · 12:00 pm
Searches on vbgov.com, the City of Virginia Beach website, are now faster and more accurate.
The city’s Department of Communications and Information Technology recently upgraded the site’s search tool to Google Custom Search.
“The new search tool provides more thorough re...
Thursday, July 30, 2015 · 11:05 am
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 events.
“During emergencies, real-time data is not only necessary, it’s...
Friday, June 19, 2015 · 02:00 pm
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – June 19, 2015 – Each year Virginia Beach Television (VBTV) records the graduation ceremonies for all Virginia Beach public high schools, streams the ceremonies live on www.vbschools.com/students/graduation, rebroadcasts each ceremony on VBTV (on Cox an...
Thursday, June 18, 2015 · 12:00 pm
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – June 18, 2015 - There will be normal trash and recycling collection on Friday, July 3rd.
The following Virginia Beach facilities will be closed Friday, July 3, in observance of Independence Day:
All Virginia Beach government administrative office...
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 · 12:00 pm
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. —
May 19, 2015 —Join the Virginia Beach Mayor’s Veterans Committee as they pay
tribute to the men and women of the armed forces who perished while serving
their country and protecting our freedom at the annual Memorial Day Ceremony,
to be held Monda...
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 · 09:00 am
Virginia Beach, VA – May 19, 2015 - The following Virginia Beach facilities will be closed Monday, May 25 in observance of Memorial Day:
All City of Virginia Beach offices
All Virginia Beach community
All Virginia Beach public ...
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 · 03:00 pm
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — April 28, 2015 —The Virginia Beach
Mayor’s Veterans Committee is pleased to announce that Master Chief
Petty Officer of the Navy (AW/NAC) Mike D. Stevens will be this year’s
keynote speaker for the annual Memorial Day Ceremony, to be held Monday, May...
Tuesday, March 17, 2015 · 04:00 pm
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — March 17, 2015 — The memorial service that was held Monday, March 16 at the Virginia Beach Convention Center, for the Honorable Meyera E. Oberndorf, former mayor of Virginia Beach, will be available at 9 p.m. this evening online on VBgov.com and rebroa...