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 Fri, 26 Apr 2019 08:26:30 EST Notice to Mariners Posted for Rudee Inlet Shoaling A Notice to Mariners has been posted for Rudee Inlet due to serious shoaling conditions, based on a City of Virginia Beach survey, dated April 24, 2019 .  The survey indicates shoaling in the... Public Works Wed, 24 Apr 2019 15:40:03 EST Vehicle Crash Involving a Motorcycle Upton Dr at Nimmo Pkwy ​On 04/24/2019 at 4:13 p.m. police received a report of a two vehicle crash involving a motorcycle and a pickup truck at the intersection of Upton Drive and Nimmo Parkway. Officers determined... Police Wed, 24 Apr 2019 17:22:35 EST Guy Tower Selected to Fill Vacant Beach District Seat ​The Virginia Beach City Council tonight selected Guy King Tower to fill the vacant Beach District seat. He took the oath of office and immediately joined his fellow Council Members as they deliberated... Communications Office Tue, 23 Apr 2019 15:08:15 EST Two Applicants Shortlisted for Consideration for Rose Hall District Council Vacancy Virginia Beach City Council reviewed four qualifying applications submitted for the Rose Hall District Council vacancy and shortlisted the two most highly qualified for interviews. They are:Michael... Communications Office Tue, 23 Apr 2019 14:59:50 EST Countdown to the Start of Something in the Water Festival ​ To facilitate preparations for the festival, including construction of the festival stage and other infrastructure, be aware of the following activities:Closing  boardwalk/bike path at... Communications Office Mon, 22 Apr 2019 12:37:45 EST VB Residents Are Urged to Make Plans for Severe Storms on Friday Evening ​Virginia Beach is asking that residents in the southern part of the city begin planning and making preparations for the storm conditions predicted for late Friday through Sunday.The latest forecastcalls... Public Works Fri, 19 Apr 2019 06:45:40 EST Most City Offices and Facilities Closed April 21 in Observance of Easter Most city offices and facilities are closed on Sunday, April 21 in observance of Easter. Sunday's operating hours are listed below:All Community Recreation Centers: Closed All Public Libraries... Communications Office Thu, 18 Apr 2019 11:41:20 EST Road Work for Lynnhaven Parkway to Begin Monday the 22nd Virginia Beach Public Works has announced that crews will begin roadway improvement work on portions of Lynnhaven Parkway on Monday, April 22, 2019.  The work will be on Lynnhaven Parkway -northbound... Public Works Thu, 18 Apr 2019 10:28:32 EST Project-Based Voucher Waiting List Open for Households with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities Virginia Beach Housing & Neighborhood Preservation -VBHNP is accepting waiting list applications from households with intellectual or developmental disabilities -IDD for accessible units at 200 West... Housing & Neighborhood Preservation Wed, 17 Apr 2019 08:56:07 EST New Local Media Production Business Approved for Investment Grant The Virginia Beach Development Authority -VBDA approved an Economic Development Investment Program -EDIP grant Tuesday for online media company BN Media, LLC of $40,000 for 28 retained jobs and 5 new jobs... Economic Development Tue, 16 Apr 2019 07:37:18 EST Commonwealth v. Ian Daniel Palmer; Man to Serve 15 Years for Repeated Sexual Abuse of Child Colin D. Stolle, Commonwealth's Attorney for the city of Virginia Beach, announced that Ian Daniel Palmer, 28 years old, of Virginia Beach, Virginia, was sentenced today for two -2 counts each of Forcible... Commonwealth's Attorney Mon, 15 Apr 2019 10:43:48 EST Virginia Beach Economic Development selected next two winners for the Entrepreneur-in-Residence (EIR) Program Virginia Beach Economic Development, in collaboration with 1701 Coworking, has selected the next two participants for the EIR program: Jimmy and Mary's Authentic Body Care and Vigilant.Jimmy andMary's... Economic Development Tue, 16 Apr 2019 04:08:45 EST Robbery at Verizon Wireless cellphone store ​​On April 14, 2019 at 3:39 p.m. Emergency Communications received a call for an armed robbery at the Verizon Wireless cellphone store located at 4807 Virginia Beach Boulevard. The suspect demanded... Police Sun, 14 Apr 2019 13:10:19 EST Single vehicle crash 800 block of London Bridge Road ​On April 11, 2019, At 2:12 a.m. an VBPD Officer on patrol was near the area of the 800 block of London Bridge Road when he heard the sound of a vehicle crash. He responded near the area to canvass... Police Thu, 11 Apr 2019 02:23:46 EST Seeking Owner of Exotic Cat On April 10, 2019 at approximately 8:15 a.m., Animal Control responded to a call for service involving the sighting of an exotic cat near the 2300 Block of Shore Drive. Animal Control searched thearea... Police Wed, 10 Apr 2019 11:59:20 EST Virginia Beach Library Foundation Celebrates Bookmobile Day with a $60,000 Grant for New Vehicle ​The Virginia Beach Library Foundation, a 501-c-3 nonprofit organization that raises funds in support of Virginia Beach Public Library programs and services for the community, has secured a $60,000 grant... Public Libraries Wed, 10 Apr 2019 11:21:50 EST City, Schools Finalize Agreement for School Bus Use During Something In The Water Festival ​Leaders from the City of Virginia Beach and Virginia Beach City Public Schools -VBCPS have finalized and approved their memorandum of agreement regarding the use of school buses during the Something In... Communications Office Wed, 10 Apr 2019 09:54:36 EST $2,000 Tuthill Scholarship Applications Now Being Accepted ​The City of Virginia Beach Department of Agriculture is accepting applications for the Bartley E. Tuthill Scholarship Program in the amount of $2,000. The purpose of the scholarship is to promote theeducation... Agriculture Wed, 10 Apr 2019 08:49:42 EST Five Applicants Shortlisted for Beach District Council Vacancy Virginia Beach City Council reviewed the 14 complete applications submitted for the Beach District Council vacancy and shortlisted the five most highly qualified for interviews. They are:Leah Malbon... Communications Office Tue, 09 Apr 2019 16:39:44 EST 46 Years After the Crime- Arrest Made in Double Homicide Case ​The Virginia Beach Police Department Cold Case Unit has made an arrest in a double homicide dating back almost 46 years.Victims Janice Pietropola and Lynn Seethaler, both 19 years of age at the time,... Police Tue, 09 Apr 2019 12:25:38 EST Road Improvements on Lord Dunmore Drive to Begin April 11th Virginia Beach Public Works has announced that crews will begin roadway improvement work on Lord Dunmore Drive near the intersection of Providence Road on Thursday, April 11, 2019.Crews will be working... Public Works Tue, 09 Apr 2019 10:53:32 EST Commonwealth’s Attorney Launches “In the Right Hands” Victim Empowerment Campaign during National Crime Victims’ Rights Week ​ Commonwealth's Attorney Colin D. Stolle announces the launch of his office's " In the Right Hands " victim empowerment campaign, which encourages victims to reach out for help and provideseducation... Commonwealth's Attorney Mon, 08 Apr 2019 06:23:49 EST Roadway Improvements for Holland Road to Begin April 9th Virginia Beach Public Works has announced that crews will begin roadway improvement work on Holland Road on Tuesday, April 9, 2019.  The work will be on Holland Road -northbound from Dam Neck Road... Public Works Fri, 05 Apr 2019 12:17:33 EST *UPDATE* Missing Elderly Man ​UPDATEThe missing person has been located and is reunited with his family.  Thank you to all that helped! The Virginia Beach Police Department's Missing Persons Unit is seeking assistance... Police Thu, 04 Apr 2019 23:00:46 EST Proposed Change to City Code 6-5 (Animals on Beach and Adjacent Areas) ​The proposed change to City Code 6-5 which would require dogs to be leashed on all city beaches will not move forward at this time .  Animal Control will monitor and evaluate situations... Police Thu, 04 Apr 2019 13:31:16 EST Something in the Water/CBW Community Preparation Meeting to Be Live Streamed ​The City is teaming with Something in the Water festival organizers to host a community preparation meeting – Logistics for Locals – at the Virginia Beach Convention Center -1000 19 th Street on Monday,... Communications Office Thu, 04 Apr 2019 08:58:58 EST Utility Work to Affect Lynnhaven Drive Starting April 6 Starting at 8 p.m. on Saturday, April 6, utility work will impact traffic on Lynnhaven Drive.To safely facilitate this work, a portion of Lynnhaven Drive between North Great Neck Road and West GreatNeck... Public Utilities Thu, 04 Apr 2019 06:21:13 EST Scale Project to Temporarily Close the Landstown Transfer Station Beginning April 8, the SPSA Landstown Transfer Station, located at 1825 Concert Drive, will be closed to the public Tuesday through Friday for infrastructure improvements on its scales. The transfer station... Public Works Thu, 04 Apr 2019 05:39:09 EST Virginia Beach Officer Arrested On Wednesday, April 3, 2019, the Virginia Beach Police Department arrested Sergeant Lonnie Cain II , 39, and charged him with one count of Misdemeanor Stalking, and two counts of Trespassing.  The... Police Wed, 03 Apr 2019 13:36:09 EST Registration Open for 2019 Travel & Tourism Awards Luncheon ​The Virginia Beach Convention & Visitors Bureau -CVB announces that registration is now open for the 2019 Virginia Beach Travel & Tourism Awards Luncheon .Scheduled for Wed., May 8 at the Virginia... Convention and Visitors Bureau Tue, 02 Apr 2019 10:50:37 EST