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Monday, November 18, 2013 · 01:20 pm
How were Virginia Beach residents “Living the Life” in the 1960s?
You are invited to find out on Saturday, Nov. 23 at 5 p.m. at the City of Virginia Beach’s 50th Anniversary Celebration at the Town Center Fountain Plaza, located on Central Park Avenue. The event will featu...
Friday, September 20, 2013 · 03:00 pm
The Pungo-Blackwater Library at 916 Princess Anne Road and the Senior Resource Center at 912 Princess Anne Road are closing early today because of plumbing problems. The library will remain closed tomorrow. The senior center is not open on Saturdays.
Staff will decide wh...
Friday, June 07, 2013 · 09:40 am
Two events scheduled in Virginia Beach tonight – Friday, June 7 – have been canceled because of Tropical Storm Andrea:
· The regular Friday night hoedown at the Farmer’s Market has been canceled.
· All events scheduled for Friday night at the Oceanfro...
Monday, April 29, 2013 · 04:00 pm
City Councilman Bill DeSteph will conduct a town hall meeting on Wednesday, May 1 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Virginia Beach Convention Center, located at 1000 19th Street near the oceanfront.
The public is invited to attend and participate.
The meeting is being held t...
Monday, April 29, 2013 · 09:10 am
The Virginia Beach City Council will conduct an additional workshop on Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at 2:30 p.m. The purpose of the meeting is to enable staff to conclude its presentations on the budget, prior to the budget vote on Tuesday, May 14. Normally, the Council does no...
Friday, April 19, 2013 · 03:00 pm
Councilmember Amelia Ross-Hammond, who represents the Kempsville district, will collaborate with the City of Virginia Beach to conduct a budget meeting for Kempsville residents. The group will discuss the proposed FY 2013-14 budget and Kempsville-related capital projects on...
Friday, April 19, 2013 · 12:00 pm
Attention, local history buffs and literature fans! This is the weekend to tune in to C-SPAN2 and C-SPAN3 for two days of special programming focused on Virginia Beach.
C-SPAN’s staff recently visited Virginia Beach for several days, talking to local authors and histori...
Tuesday, March 26, 2013 · 06:00 pm
City Manager James K. Spore today proposed a $1.7 billion budget for fiscal year 2013-14 that includes no increase in the real estate or vehicle tax rates, and keeps spending almost flat.
Under this budget, Virginia Beach would still have the lowest tax rates among the s...
Friday, March 08, 2013 · 02:00 pm
City Councilmembers Bill DeSteph and John Moss will host a State of the Taxpayers Review and Town Hall meeting on Wednesday, March 13, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Great Neck Community Recreation Center, 2521 Shorehaven Drive. All citizens are invited to attend.
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Thursday, February 14, 2013 · 09:00 am
Virginia Beach kicked off its 50th anniversary on New Year’s Day, marking a high point for a city known for its beauty, Southern hospitality and charm. Throughout 2013, the city will hold events to promote its history, milestones and successes, recognize the people that help...