City of Virginia Beach - News The dynamic news feed for the City of Virginia Beach. City of Virginia Beach 2020 (VBgov Web Team) (VBgov Web Team) news VBgov Web Team en Thu, 28 May 2020 11:44:59 EST VB Home Now Launches Matching Gift Campaign May 27 – June 30 to Benefit Virginia Beach Education Foundation Beach Bags Program ​VB Home Now invites the community to join the effort to help food-insecure students by donating through its matching gift campaign to benefit the Virginia Beach Education Foundation's -VBEF Beach Bags... Housing & Neighborhood Preservation Wed, 27 May 2020 13:15:24 EST Early Closing and Modified Operations on May 29 for Departments Formerly Headquartered in Building 2 ​Several City services offered by the departments that were housed in Building 2 of the Virginia Beach Municipal Center will be unavailable for all or part of Friday, May 29, 2020 in observance of theMay... Communications Office Wed, 27 May 2020 13:29:46 EST City Announces Cancellation of Events Through July 5 ​To comply with Governor Northam's executive orders and help keep Virginia Beach safe in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, the following 2020 events have been canceled :Fourth of July Fireworksat... Communications Office Tue, 26 May 2020 11:59:09 EST *2nd UPDATE Serious Crash 5300 block of Shore Dr The decedent has been identified as 36-year-old Andrina Marie Law of Virginia Beach. There are no pending charges in this investigation.Shore Dr has reopened to all traffic. On May 24th 2020... Police Tue, 26 May 2020 07:03:09 EST Reminder: Annual Memorial Day Ceremony at the Tidewater Veterans Memorial Canceled Due to Coronavirus VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. -May 24, 2020 — The annual Memorial Day Ceremony hosted by the Mayor's Veterans Committee, held at the Tidewater Veterans Memorial, was canceled earlier this spring. Governor RalphNortham's... Communications Office Sun, 24 May 2020 12:49:14 EST VB Wave and Bayfront Shuttle Services Suspended this Summer ​The VB Wave and Bayfront Shuttle services -Routes 30, 31, and 35 scheduled to start Memorial Day, May 25, 2020 have been suspended this summer due to COVID-19 pandemic restrictions. The suspension ofthe... Communications Office Fri, 22 May 2020 12:35:23 EST Utility Work to Affect South Military Highway Starting Today ​Starting at 5 p.m. today, May 22, utility work will result in the closure of a portion of South Military Highway.To safely facilitate this work, the outside lane of northbound South Military Highway... Public Utilities Fri, 22 May 2020 12:13:08 EST City of Virginia Beach Memorial Day Operating Schedule Monday, May 25, 2020 ​The following Virginia Beach facilities will be closed Monday, May 25, in observance of Memorial Day:All City of Virginia Beach offices and facilities Virginia Beach Circuit Court, General District... Communications Office Sun, 24 May 2020 11:28:31 EST Shooting Investigation on Sangaree Circle ​On Friday, May 22nd, 2020 at approximately 9:22 am, Virginia Beach Emergency Communications received a report that someone had been shot in the 1500 block of Sangaree Circle.Police and EMS responded... Police Fri, 22 May 2020 07:02:29 EST UPDATE: Armed Subject in the 1700 block of Centerville Trnpk ​The subject has been taken into custody without incident.  the area is clear.  Police are currently dealing with an armed subject who is threatening self harm in the 1700 block of Centerville... Police Tue, 26 May 2020 05:29:25 EST Parks & Recreation Amenities to Reopen May 22 ​Virginia Beach beaches aren't the only City facilities reopening tomorrow. Dog parks, skate parks and tennis/pickleball courts will also reopen."We have been looking forward to this day since the... Communications Office Thu, 21 May 2020 12:37:54 EST Animal Laws During the Season ​Virginia Beach Animal Control is preparing for the start of the "season" and the changes in laws regarding the sand beaches and board walk that begin at 6:00 pm on Friday May 22, 2020 and... Police Thu, 21 May 2020 07:12:46 EST Visit the Beaches This Weekend…. We’re Open ​Exercising along Virginia Beach's ocean and bayfront beaches is still allowed, of course. But just in time for the Memorial Day weekend—and a forecast of better weather—people will be able to take their... Communications Office Tue, 19 May 2020 08:47:26 EST Virginia Beach Public Utilities Releases Annual Water Quality Report The 2020 Virginia Beach Water Quality Report, detailing water quality data compiled in 2019, is now available to Virginia Beach residents.  The report reveals that the water provided to customerscontinues... Public Utilities Tue, 19 May 2020 06:51:25 EST Local Company Expands, Receives Grant to Support HQ Consolidation ​SJS is a service-disabled veteran-owned company with two business units that are currently spread across three locations in Virginia Beach. SJS Executives is a military and federal government consulting... Economic Development Tue, 19 May 2020 06:11:21 EST Bank On Virginia Beach Offers Free Online Courses to Master Your Money Bank On Virginia Beach, in partnership with Beach Municipal Federal Credit Union, will offer a series of free online courses to help individuals and families manage their finances in these difficult times... Human Services Mon, 18 May 2020 07:39:57 EST Library Expands Virtual Program Opportunities for All Ages ​Virginia Beach Public Library -VBPL is offering more than a dozen new digital programs for children, teens and adults. Whether you need help navigating through the digital world, want to learn a new skill,... Public Libraries Mon, 18 May 2020 07:30:18 EST Domestic 400 Block Egret Landing ​On 5/15/20 at approximately 5:00 p.m., Emergency communications received a call about a physical domestic that was in progress.When officers arrived they came upon a female stating that she wasassaulted,... Police Sat, 16 May 2020 05:14:11 EST Shoaling Alert for Rudee Inlet Shoaling Alert for Rudee Inlet  An Alert to Mariners has been posted for Rudee Inlet due to serious shoaling conditions, based on a City of Virginia Beach survey, dated May 14,2020 .  The... Public Works Fri, 15 May 2020 12:20:53 EST VB Public Works Announces Temporary Street Closure Beginning Monday for Road Project ​ VB Public Works Announces Temporary Street Closure Beginning Monday for Road Project VB Public Works has announced that beginning Monday, May 18, 2020 , a portion of 50 th Street will be closed... Public Works Fri, 15 May 2020 11:27:49 EST City Plans Virtual Activities to Remember Victims of May 31, 2019 Tragedy ​It has been nearly a year since a gunman killed 12 people, seriously wounded 4 others and terrorized hundreds more during a shooting rampage in Building 2 of the Municipal Center. Today, the City announced... Communications Office Fri, 15 May 2020 09:39:40 EST Virginia Beach Welcomes Phase I Reopenings ​Like much of the rest of the state, Virginia Beach is preparing for today's Phase I reopenings as outlined in the Governor's Forward Virginia plan. Many aspects of Phase I remain unchanged from what... Communications Office Fri, 15 May 2020 04:26:38 EST VB Public Works Announces Accelerated Schedule for 19th Street Corridor ​ VB Public Works Announces Accelerated Schedule  for 19 th Street Corridor Virginia Beach Public Works has announced an accelerated schedule for completion of road improvement projects along... Public Works Thu, 14 May 2020 13:43:56 EST City Council Approves Additional Opportunities for Restaurants to Serve ‘Al Fresco’ During Phase I ​Restaurants now have expanded options for serving diners during Phase I of Forward Virginia, the Governor's plans for reopening businesses.The City Council approved temporary changes to the City's Code... Strategic Growth Area Thu, 14 May 2020 12:45:56 EST Utility Work to Affect South Military Highway Starting Tomorrow ​Starting at 8 p.m. tomorrow, May 15, utility work will result in the closure of a portion of South Military Highway.To safely facilitate this work, the middle and outside lanes of northbound South Military... Public Utilities Thu, 14 May 2020 11:33:25 EST Emergency Water Main Repair to Affect Northampton Boulevard this Saturday ​Starting at 5 a.m. on Saturday, May 16, an emergency water main repair will result in the closure of a portion of Northampton Boulevard.To safely facilitate this work, a portion of northbound Northampton... Public Utilities Thu, 14 May 2020 09:07:55 EST City Council Sets Special Meeting on May 14 to Consider Temporary Outdoor Dining Permits and Business Restrictions ​On Thursday, May 14, 2020 at 4 p.m. , the City Council will hold a virtual meeting to consider an ordinance to authorize the City Manager to approve temporary outdoor dining permits, and an ordinanceto... City Clerk Wed, 13 May 2020 13:26:49 EST COVID-19 Causing Dramatic Increase in the Demand for Virginia Beach Waste Collections Since the issuance of the Governor's Stay-at-Home order, more people have been eating at home, shopping from home, and tackling those long-neglected garage cleanouts and yard projects. The result is adramatic... Public Works Mon, 11 May 2020 07:03:39 EST *Update Death Investigation / Northampton Blvd. ​*UpdateThis investigation is being investigated as a homicide.The decedent is a female teenaged juvenile, therefore we cannot release the identity.On Sunday May 10th, 2020 at10:20... Police Tue, 12 May 2020 06:40:41 EST City Council Sets Special Meeting on May 12 ​On Tuesday, May 12, 2020 at 5:30 p.m. , the City Council will hold a meeting to receive a COVID-19 update and a City Manager search update, to consider the FY 2020-2021 budget, and to vote on ordinances... City Clerk Fri, 08 May 2020 10:50:38 EST