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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...
Tuesday, January 29, 2013 · 04:00 pm
The City of Virginia Beach and LARC are pleased to announce that LARC has complied with the terms of its Exclusive Dealing Agreement with the Virginia Beach Development Authority by having received a commitment to finance the development of the project for the Dome site. A ...
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Saturday, January 26, 2013 · 08:00 am
All three historic houses owned and operated by the City of Virginia Beach – the Adam Thoroughgood House, the Francis Land House and the Lynnhaven House – will be closed today because of yesterday’s snowstorm. The Union Kempsville Museum, located inside the Renaissance Acade...
Friday, January 25, 2013 · 05:00 pm
Due to the winter storm, city recreation centers will close today at 5:30 p.m. They will remain open until the last child is picked up.
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Friday, January 25, 2013 · 04:40 pm
Due to the winter storm, city facilities will observe the following schedule tomorrow, Saturday:
Parks and Recreation Centers: All city parks and recreation centers will open at 10 a.m. – one hour later than usual.
Winter Wildlife Festival -- Trips before the noon h...