City of Virginia Beach - News https://www.vbgov.com The dynamic news feed for the City of Virginia Beach. City of Virginia Beach 2017 www.vbgov.com webforms@vbgov.com (VBgov Web Team) webforms@vbgov.com (VBgov Web Team) news VBgov Web Team http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss en Thu, 19 Jan 2017 22:58:04 EST Two Virginia Beach Businesses Receive Grants to Aid Expansions: MATBOCK Origins, LLC and Stock Design and Machine Inc. MATBOCK Origins, LLC, founded in Virginia Beach in 2010, is more than doubling its size to accommodate growth and innovations in product lines. MATBOCK currently occupies 4,000 square feet at 1164 Millers... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3113/two-virginia-beach-businesses-receive-grants Economic Development Tue, 17 Jan 2017 08:36:22 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3113/two-virginia-beach-businesses-receive-grants “Atlantic Shores’ Dancing with the Seniors” Kicks off Feb. 6 at 2 p.m. The Sandler Center for the Performing Arts announces the 2017 Season of "Atlantic Shores' Dancing with the Seniors" program. This bi-weekly series spans from Feb. 6 through May 15 on Mondaysfrom... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3112/atlantic-shores-dancing-with-the-seniors-kick Cultural Affairs Wed, 11 Jan 2017 07:48:01 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3112/atlantic-shores-dancing-with-the-seniors-kick Bayfront Advisory Committee to Meet Jan. 19 ​The next meeting of the Bayfront Advisory Committee will be held Thursday, Jan. 19, 3:30 p.m. at the Virginia Beach Resort Hotel and Conference Center, 2800 Shore Drive.There will be an opportunity... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3111/bayfront-advisory-committee-to-meet-jan-19 Planning Wed, 11 Jan 2017 05:40:38 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3111/bayfront-advisory-committee-to-meet-jan-19 Eight Properties Added to the Virginia Beach Historical Register in 2016 The Virginia Beach Historic Preservation Commission announced that eight properties were added to the Virginia Beach Historical Register during the 2016 calendar year.  The properties include buildings... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3110/eight-properties-added-to-the-virginia-beach Planning Wed, 11 Jan 2017 03:50:54 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3110/eight-properties-added-to-the-virginia-beach Parks & Recreation KidzQuest Before and After School Programs Canceled on Wednesday, Jan. 11 ​Because Virginia Beach City Public Schools will be closed tomorrow, the Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation KidzQuest Before and After School Programs are canceled on Wednesday, Jan. 11.Early Childhood... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3109/parks-recreation-kidzquest-before-and-after-s Communications Office Tue, 10 Jan 2017 11:14:36 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3109/parks-recreation-kidzquest-before-and-after-s “REVIVE!” Training Course: Opioid Overdose and Naloxone Education Jan. 24 A free training course for families and friends of Virginia Beach residents at risk for an opioid overdose, or individuals interested in becoming lay rescuers, is scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 24. Sponsored... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3108/revive-training-course-opioid-overdose-and-na Human Services Tue, 10 Jan 2017 07:45:51 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3108/revive-training-course-opioid-overdose-and-na City Closings and Openings Announced Early Closings on Monday, Jan. 9All Virginia Beach Public Library locations will close today at 5 p.m. The Virginia Beach Animal Care and Adoption Center will close today at 5 p.m. All recreation centers... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3107/city-closings-and-openings-announced Communications Office Mon, 09 Jan 2017 10:29:02 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3107/city-closings-and-openings-announced City of Virginia Beach Holiday Schedule in Observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Monday, Jan. 16 ​VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – January 9, 2017 – The following Virginia Beach facilities will be CLOSED on Monday, Jan. 16, in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day: All City of Virginia Beach offices... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3106/city-of-virginia-beach-holiday-schedule-in-ob Communications Office Mon, 09 Jan 2017 05:43:59 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3106/city-of-virginia-beach-holiday-schedule-in-ob ​Public Meeting About Proposed Atlantic Ave. Realignment Postponed until Thursday, Jan. 12 ​The informal community meeting about the proposed realignment of Atlantic Avenue at 40th and Pacific originally scheduled for Monday, Jan 9 has been rescheduled for Thursday, Jan. 12. It will be heldat... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3105/public-meeting-about-proposed-atlantic-ave-re Communications Office Sun, 08 Jan 2017 14:18:43 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3105/public-meeting-about-proposed-atlantic-ave-re City Working to Get Roads and Services Back ASAP Most City of Virginia Beach offices and facilities will open to the public at 10 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 9 and Tuesday, Jan. 10 under "modified operating conditions."  This means some non-essential... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3104/city-working-to-get-roads-and-services-back-a Communications Office Sun, 08 Jan 2017 10:21:57 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3104/city-working-to-get-roads-and-services-back-a Sunday Closings Announced Sunday ClosingsAll community recreation centers , parks and park facilities . All programming is canceled, including the Archery Demo Day event at Bayside.All Virginia Beach Public LibrariesVirginia... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3103/sunday-closings-announced Communications Office Sat, 07 Jan 2017 12:23:49 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3103/sunday-closings-announced Operation Blessing "Snow Buddies" to Help Residents Who Need Assistance Shoveling Snow Once the storm passes, it will be time to clear residential sidewalks, driveways and vehicles of snow.Snow Buddies NeededOperation Blessing Snow Buddies will start assisting people Sunday at 8:30... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3102/operation-blessing-snow-buddies-to-help-resid Communications Office Sat, 07 Jan 2017 10:51:23 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3102/operation-blessing-snow-buddies-to-help-resid City Crews and VDOT Working to Clear Roads Updated at 11:20 a.m.City officials urge residents and visitors to stay off the road today while crews work to clear the streets. If you don't have to drive today, please stay home. The roads are unsafe... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3101/city-crews-and-vdot-working-to-clear-roads Communications Office Sat, 07 Jan 2017 06:30:12 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3101/city-crews-and-vdot-working-to-clear-roads Virginia Beach Declares State of Emergency Following the Governor's declaration, the City of Virginia Beach has declared a State of Emergency , effective at 6 p.m. today. It allows the city to make emergency-related purchases and regulate certain... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3100/virginia-beach-declares-state-of-emergency Communications Office Fri, 06 Jan 2017 12:54:52 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3100/virginia-beach-declares-state-of-emergency Closings, Cancellations and Storm-Related Information Announced ​Hampton Roads is expecting a winter storm this weekend, and city officials are monitoring forecasts and making storm preparations. Citizens should prepare for possible rain, snow and ice.VB311 will... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3099/closings-cancellations-and-storm-related-info Communications Office Fri, 06 Jan 2017 08:28:38 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3099/closings-cancellations-and-storm-related-info Get Ready Now for Winter Weather ​Citizens should prepare for possible rain, snow and ice associated with this weekend's winter storm. City staff are currently monitoring forecasts and making storm preparations and getting snow plowing... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3097/get-ready-now-for-winter-weather Communications Office Fri, 06 Jan 2017 08:28:56 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3097/get-ready-now-for-winter-weather Commonwealth v. Angie Brown; Brutal Attack with Razor and Bar Draws 20-Year Sentence ​ Colin D. Stolle, Commonwealth's Attorney for the city of Virginia Beach, announced today that Angie Brown, age 36, formerly of the 2400 block of Juniper Street in Norfolk, Virginia, was sentenced for... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3096/commonwealth-v-angie-brown-brutal-attack-with Commonwealth's Attorney Wed, 04 Jan 2017 12:00:36 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3096/commonwealth-v-angie-brown-brutal-attack-with Sandler Center Art Gallery hosts “Look Outside, Look Inside” by Marlowe Emerson Beginning Jan. 11 The Sandler Center Art Gallery is honored to announce that it will host Marlowe Emerson's exhibit, "Look Outside, Look Inside," beginning Jan. 11.Marlowe Emerson is a native of Virginia Beach... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3095/sandler-center-art-gallery-hosts-look-outside Cultural Affairs Wed, 04 Jan 2017 05:36:42 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3095/sandler-center-art-gallery-hosts-look-outside Find out More about Proposed Realignment of Atlantic Avenue  January 9, 2017, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.Virginia Beach Convention Center, Suite 21000 19 th Street  Under a proposal to support the historic Cavalier Hotel and other properties in the... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3094/find-out-more-about-proposed-realignment-of-a Communications Office Thu, 29 Dec 2016 04:17:49 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3094/find-out-more-about-proposed-realignment-of-a Commonwealth’s Attorney to Formulate Specialized DUI Prosecution Team ​ Colin D. Stolle, Commonwealth's Attorney for the city of Virginia Beach, announces the formation of a specialized DUI Prosecution Team at the Virginia Beach Commonwealth's Attorney's Office.  The... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3093/commonwealths-attorney-to-formulate-specializ Commonwealth's Attorney Wed, 28 Dec 2016 08:33:01 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3093/commonwealths-attorney-to-formulate-specializ January is Wildly Wintery with Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation ​Start the new year off on the right foot with Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation! Explore our incredible scenic landscape and see the wild creatures that inhabit it, and start a fitness journey at... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3091/january-is-wildly-wintery-with-virginia-beach Parks & Recreation Wed, 21 Dec 2016 11:43:11 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3091/january-is-wildly-wintery-with-virginia-beach Try Virginia Beach Recreation Centers FREE for 5-Days in January ​Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation is offering free 5-day trial memberships the entire month of January simply for coming in to take a tour of one of our incredible facilities! Sign up online atVBgov... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3092/try-virginia-beach-recreation-centers-free-fo Parks & Recreation Wed, 21 Dec 2016 11:42:10 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3092/try-virginia-beach-recreation-centers-free-fo New Phone Number for Lighthouse Day Support Services Center ​The new phone number for the Lighthouse Day Support Services Center is -757 385-5160. The city operates the Lighthouse Day Support Services Center at 825 18th St. Hours of operation are Mondaythrough... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3090/new-phone-number-for-lighthouse-day-support-s Housing & Neighborhood Preservation Tue, 20 Dec 2016 09:50:06 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3090/new-phone-number-for-lighthouse-day-support-s Commonwealth v. Lesiba Simon Matsoake; Another Life Sentence for Serial Sexual Predator Extradited From South Africa ​ Colin D. Stolle, Commonwealth's Attorney for the city of Virginia Beach, announced that Lesiba Simon Matsoake, 42 years old, was found guilty of Abduction with Intent to Defile after a trial before Circuit... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3089/commonwealth-v-lesiba-simon-matsoake-another Commonwealth's Attorney Tue, 20 Dec 2016 07:15:15 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3089/commonwealth-v-lesiba-simon-matsoake-another Smartmouth Brewing Company Expands to Virginia Beach ​Smartmouth Brewing Company is expanding to Virginia Beach and will bring its popular flagship beers—Alter Ego Saison, Murphy's Law Amber Ale and Rule G IPA as well as new limited release beers—to theresort... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3088/smartmouth-brewing-company-expands-to-virgini Economic Development Tue, 20 Dec 2016 05:15:11 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3088/smartmouth-brewing-company-expands-to-virgini Globalinx Data Center, LLC To Purchase 10 acres in Virginia Beach Globalinx Data Center, LLC, headquartered in Virginia Beach, has agreed to purchase 10 acres of land for $2 million in the Corporate Landing Business Park from the Virginia Beach Development AuthorityThe... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3087/globalinx-data-center-llc-to-purchase-10-acre Economic Development Tue, 20 Dec 2016 05:08:15 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3087/globalinx-data-center-llc-to-purchase-10-acre Commonwealth v. Javante Darquese Johnson; 16 Years to Serve for Shooting Three Juveniles ​ Colin D. Stolle, Commonwealth's Attorney for the city of Virginia Beach, announced that Javante Darquese Johnson, age 22, formerly of the 900 block of Duck Pond Drive in Virginia Beach, Virginia, was... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3086/commonwealth-v-javante-darquese-johnson-16-ye Commonwealth's Attorney Mon, 19 Dec 2016 10:16:25 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3086/commonwealth-v-javante-darquese-johnson-16-ye UPDATED: Voter Registration and Absentee Voting Information for Jan. 10, 2017 Special Election - Virginia House of Delegates 85th District A Special Election for Virginia House of Delegates 85 th District will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 10.The Constitution of Virginia requires that voters be registered to vote in the precinct in which they... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3074/updated-voter-registration-and-absentee-votin Voter Registration & Elections Mon, 19 Dec 2016 09:37:08 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3074/updated-voter-registration-and-absentee-votin City of Virginia Beach Christmas & New Year's Holiday Schedule VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – December 19, 2016 – City offices and facilities will be operating under varied schedules during the upcoming holiday season. Most city of Virginia Beach offices and facilities will... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3085/city-of-virginia-beach-christmas-new-years-ho Communications Office Tue, 20 Dec 2016 12:42:54 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3085/city-of-virginia-beach-christmas-new-years-ho Commission Accepting Human Rights Awards Nominations​ ​Nominations for the 23rd Annual Human Rights Awards Program are being accepted now through Jan. 31, 2017 by the Virginia Beach Human Rights Commission -HRC. The HRC recognizes noteworthy individuals and... https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3084/commission-accepting-human-rights-awards-nomi Human Resources (City) Fri, 16 Dec 2016 10:17:22 EST https://www.vbgov.com/news-release/3084/commission-accepting-human-rights-awards-nomi