City of Virginia Beach - News The dynamic news feed for the City of Virginia Beach. City of Virginia Beach 2019 (VBgov Web Team) (VBgov Web Team) news VBgov Web Team en Tue, 18 Jun 2019 03:17:11 EST Stabbing 300 Block Reflections Dr *UpdateThe male subject later succumbed to his injuries and has been identified as 18-year-old Jaron Hassan Henderson of Virginia Beach.This case is still under investigation, pending review by... Police Mon, 17 Jun 2019 04:50:10 EST Public Utilities Call Center to Open Monday The Public Utilities call center will open Monday, June 17, at 8 a.m. and can be reached at -757 385-4631. For customer issues that cannot be handled via phone or online, please call -757 385-4171. ​Until... Public Utilities Sat, 15 Jun 2019 09:38:48 EST Update on Municipal Center Shooting: Statement from City Manager Dave Hansen ​VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. -June 13, 2019 — In the aftermath of the most horrific tragedy in Virginia Beach, we understand the intense interest in finding out why one of our own conducted this deadly... City Manager Thu, 13 Jun 2019 11:06:13 EST Beat the Heat with the Virginia Beach Owner-Occupied Rehabilitation Program ​For households without air conditioning, high temperatures are uncomfortable and possibly dangerous. Now through Sept. 30, Virginia Beach Housing & Neighborhood Preservation can help eligible homeowners... Housing & Neighborhood Preservation Thu, 13 Jun 2019 10:05:04 EST Planning’s Customer Service Counters Temporarily Relocated to Building 19N ​Beginning Monday, June 17, the Planning and Community Development -PCD Department's general Customer Service Counter, along with the Permits and Inspections/Zoning Counter, will be relocated to Building... Planning Wed, 12 Jun 2019 10:29:49 EST Kempsville Area Library to Reopen June 26 Following Renovations ​Virginia Beach's Kempsville Area Library, 832 Kempsville Road, will reopen   Wednesday, June 26 at 10 a.m. following nearly six months of renovations.   Upgrades include a new service desk,... Public Libraries Wed, 12 Jun 2019 10:06:59 EST Commonwealth v. Patrick Nilo Gil; Defendant Flees from Multiple Police Agencies through Several Cities and Tunnels, Drives at Officers; Sentenced to 9 Years and 12 Months ​ Colin D. Sto lle, Commonwealth's Attorney for the city of Virginia Beach, announced that Patrick Nilo Gil, 47 years old, formerly of New York, New York, was sentenced yesterday for Attempted Malicious... Commonwealth's Attorney Tue, 11 Jun 2019 11:28:03 EST Ignite Your Small Business June 22 Starting a small business can be daunting, and this second installment of the City's Ignite Your Small Business series, hosted by Council Member Sabrina Wooten, can help you get started on the right track... City Clerk Fri, 14 Jun 2019 07:58:30 EST 2 Artists + 2 Schools = 2 New Community Artworks Students from two Virginia Beach Elementary Schools experienced art a little more in-depth this year thanks to a new community art program placing local artists in public schools. Virginia Beach Cultural... Cultural Affairs Mon, 10 Jun 2019 09:43:43 EST Death Investigation 1200 Faukner Rd ​Police are actively working a death investigation for a child under the age of 10 in the 1200 block of Faulkner Road after the child was found unresponsive. This case is in the very early stages of the... Police Sat, 08 Jun 2019 06:51:28 EST Moment of Silence Planned for 4:06 P.M. Today ​VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. -June 7, 2019 — Citizens are invited to join City employees in observing a moment of silence, wherever you are, at 4:06 p.m. this afternoon to remember and honor the twelve... Communications Office Fri, 07 Jun 2019 10:04:13 EST Exclusive Addition to Early Childhood Program at Princess Anne Rec Center ​VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation -VBPR firmly believes that learning to swim is one of the greatest skills you can teach a child. As a new addition to the licensed Early Childhood... Parks & Recreation Fri, 07 Jun 2019 07:28:51 EST June 11 City Council Workshop Cancelled ​The City Council Workshop scheduled for Tuesday, June 11, has been cancelled.# # # City Clerk Fri, 07 Jun 2019 06:41:48 EST Virginia Beach Resort Area Strategic Action Plan Public Workshop Set for June 17 Residents who have an interest in the future of the Virginia Beach Resort Area are encouraged to attend a public workshop on Monday, June 17 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Virginia Beach Convention Center, 1000... Planning Thu, 06 Jun 2019 07:25:51 EST Statement from Mary Lou Gayle's Children ​The families of the victims of Friday's tragedy are requesting privacy at this time. While they are grateful for the outpouring of condolences and support, they are requesting time and space to process... Communications Office Wed, 05 Jun 2019 14:21:31 EST Special Event Permit May Be Needed for Outdoor Events ​If you are planning an outdoor event, a special event permit may be required by the City to ensure the safety of all participants. Please contact Jamie Capps at the Resort Management Office at -757... Convention and Visitors Bureau Wed, 05 Jun 2019 12:02:20 EST Due to Accident, Fairfield City Treasurers Office Will Be Closed until Further Notice A person accidentally drove a car into the Fairfield location of the City Treasurer’s Office today -5340 Fairfield Shopping Centre. As a result, the Kempsville City Treasurer’s Office will be closed until... City Treasurer Tue, 04 Jun 2019 12:11:58 EST Commonwealth v. Richard Wayne Woltz; Elderly Man to Serve over 12 Years for Killing Wife Colin D. Stolle, Commonwealth's Attorney for the city of Virginia Beach, announced that Richard Wayne Woltz, 75 years old, of the 1700 block of Five Forks Road in Virginia Beach, Virginia, was sentenced... Commonwealth's Attorney Tue, 04 Jun 2019 12:08:06 EST City Landmarks Go Blue for Victims of Municipal Center Shooting VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. -June 4, 2019 - People from around the world have reached out to Virginia Beach with love and kindness asking what they can do to support the City and honor the victims of theMay... Communications Office Tue, 04 Jun 2019 10:58:44 EST Due Dates for Personal Property and Real Estate Tax Bills Has Been Extended VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. -June 4, 2019 — Due to the May 31 shooting and the resulting closure of offices at the Municipal Center on June 3, the City Treasurer’s Office has extended the deadline for personal... Communications Office Tue, 04 Jun 2019 06:45:49 EST Families of Victims Request Privacy, No Contact With Media at this Time VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. -June 3, 2019 - The families of the victims of Friday’s tragedy are requesting privacy at this time. While they are grateful for the outpouring of condolences and support, they... Communications Office Mon, 03 Jun 2019 13:11:36 EST City Offices at the Municipal Center Closed Today; Offsite Locations of City Treasurer’s Office Also Closed VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. -June 3, 2019 — City offices at the municipal center complex, including the Treasurer’s Office, Voter Registrar’s Office and the Commissioner of Revenue’s Office, are closed on Monday,... Communications Office Mon, 03 Jun 2019 11:13:50 EST Today's Public Meeting on Sea Level Rise Is Canceled VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. -June 1, 2019 — Due to yesterday's tragic event, today's Sea Level Rise Public Meeting is canceled. The meeting was slated to take place on June 1, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Cox High... Communications Office Sat, 01 Jun 2019 07:45:47 EST Victims Killed in Municipal Center Shooting Identified ​We are devastated at the loss of our friends and colleagues.  Employees 53119 final.pptx Communications Office Sat, 01 Jun 2019 08:47:50 EST Commissioner of Revenue’s Drive-Thru Personal Property Tax Appeals Tent to Close at 2:30 p.m. Thursday & Friday Due to Extreme Heat ​Due to high temperatures expected tomorrow, May 30 and Friday, May 31, the Commissioner of the Revenue's Personal Property Tax drive-thru appeals tent will close at 2:30 p.m. We apologize for... Commissioner of the Revenue Wed, 29 May 2019 12:24:36 EST Shots Fired 2100 Block of Atlantic Ave ​on May 27th 2019 at 10:49 p.m. officers responded to reports of shots fired in the 2100 block of Atlantic Ave.  On arrival officers found damage to several store fronts from gunfire.  It... Police Mon, 27 May 2019 19:46:19 EST Rudee Loop Mural Design Votes Are In, Colorful Octopuses Win! Voting for the wall mural at the Oceanfront’s Rudee Loop concluded May 27th, and the winning design is “Prismatic Play” – a crowd of octopuses and squid enjoying beach activities submitted by Norfolk artist,... Cultural Affairs Tue, 28 May 2019 12:06:42 EST CITY STATEMENT REGARDING FLOATOPIA:  The City takes great pride in keeping our beaches clean, so we were disappointed to see the condition Chic's Beach was left in following an unpermitted event called Floatopia. However, thanks tothe... Communications Office Tue, 28 May 2019 11:13:43 EST VB Public Works to Hold Public Meeting on Thursday About Atlantic Avenue Project ​Virginia Beach Public Works is sponsoring a pre-construction meeting on Thursday, May 30 , 2019, from 6 p.m. – 7 p.m . at the Virginia Beach Convention Center at 1000 19th Street that is open to the public... Public Works Tue, 28 May 2019 09:43:28 EST Unleashed Dog Attacks/Kills Leashed Dog At 31st Street Park ​May 26th, 2019 at 7:41 pm Officers were dispatched to the park at 31st Street / Boardwalk for a report of a fight.As officers arrived on scene they discovered there had not been a fight, rather, an... Police Sun, 26 May 2019 18:04:54 EST