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Friday, September 11, 2015 · 03:00 pm
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 7 mosquito samples this week that are positive for West Nile Virus (WNV) which is hi...
Friday, September 11, 2015 · 02:00 pm
VIRGINIA BEACH, VA – September 11, 2015 – The public is invited to join in the celebration as Virginia Beach officials formally dedicate their newest fire and emergency medical service station, Blackwater Fire and EMS Station #13, at a ceremony to be held Wednesday, Septem...
Thursday, September 10, 2015 · 05:00 pm
Virginia Beach Public Works has announced temporary lane closures and traffic stoppages at the intersection of Nimmo Parkway and George Mason Drive on Saturday, September 12, and Sunday, September 13, 2015.
Beginning at 7 a.m. on Saturday, crews will be installing traffic ...
Thursday, September 10, 2015 · 01:30 pm
The Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center welcomes a new juvenile male harbor seal (Phoca vitulina).
The juvenile seal stranded in Deal, N.J., on Valentine’s Day with lacerations on its neck and puncture wounds on its back, possibly from a shark bite or boat strik...
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Thursday, September 10, 2015 · 11:00 am
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – Healthy habits can begin at an early age, and Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation is proud to be the first recreation department in the country to offer a new program to help kick-start those behaviors in youth ages 3 to 5. Les Mills’ BORN TO MOVE™ i...
Thursday, September 10, 2015 · 09:45 am
For the first time in 24 years, the City Council must choose a new city manager. James K. Spore will retire on Jan. 1. He began his tenure in Virginia Beach in 1991.
The City Council is conducting a nationwide search for a new city manager. To aid in that search, City Counc...
Thursday, September 10, 2015 · 09:05 am
The Bayfront Advisory Commission will meet Wednesday, Sept. 17, at the Virginia Beach Resort Hotel and Conference Center, 2800 Shore Drive, from 2 to 5:30 p.m.
The agenda for the meeting will include the following:
2 to 3:30 p.m. – Committee meetings
3:30 to 5:30 p.m. – ...
Friday, September 04, 2015 · 02:45 pm
On Tuesday, Sept. 8, Inlet Construction Inc., under contract with the Department of Public Utilities, will begin installation of a 10-inch water main and 3-inch sanitary sewer force main on Prosperity Road.
To safely facilitate this work, Prosperity Road will be closed to a...
Friday, September 04, 2015 · 08:00 am
The City of Virginia Beach Public Works – Waste Management Division was recently awarded the SWANA Bronze Excellence Award in the Collection Systems category by the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA).
John C. Barnes, Waste Management Administrator for the Cit...
Thursday, September 03, 2015 · 03:25 pm
The Virginia Beach History Museums have updated their operating hours to better serve guests during peak visitation hours.
The updated operating hours for the Francis Land House, the Thoroughgood House, and the Lynnhaven House are: