City of Virginia Beach - News The dynamic news feed for the City of Virginia Beach. City of Virginia Beach 2021 (VBgov Web Team) (VBgov Web Team) news VBgov Web Team en Fri, 25 Jun 2021 08:53:00 EST Human Services to Hold Free HIV Testing Event on June 29 The Department of Human Services -DHS will offer free HIV testing from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. on Tuesday, June 29 at the DHS Administration Building, 3432 Virginia Beach Blvd. in recognition of National HIV Testing... Human Services Wed, 23 Jun 2021 11:35:35 EST Five Things to do This Summer at Your Library Now that summer is officially underway, book it to Virginia Beach Public Library -VBPL for fun things to read, listen to, watch and do. You may even find something to eat or grow! Here are five thingsto... Public Libraries Tue, 22 Jun 2021 11:01:36 EST Commonwealth v. Andre Jeru Bernard Bigby-Defendant Sentenced to Maximum for Violation of Probation Virginia Beach, Va. – Colin D. Stolle, Commonwealth's Attorney for the city of Virginia Beach, announced that Andre Jeru Bernard Bigby, age 33, formerly of the 1700 block of Delaney Street in VirginiaBeach,... Commonwealth's Attorney Mon, 21 Jun 2021 12:30:35 EST Two Suspects Arrested for Robbery and Attempt Malicious Wounding Incident VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. –  On June 16, 2021 at 1:43 a.m., Virginia Beach Emergency Communications -VBECCS received a report of an armed robbery in the 1600 block of Sweet Bay Lane.The preliminary... Police Fri, 18 Jun 2021 15:58:03 EST Bee-hold the Newest VB Pollinator Garden! ​VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – Fun fact: There are 80 food crops in Virginia, including blueberries, strawberries, and peaches, that rely on honeybees for pollination! In celebration of National Pollinator... Parks & Recreation Thu, 17 Jun 2021 11:05:43 EST Arrest Made for a Shooting in the 1000 Block of Riviera Drive ​VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – On May 25, 2021 at 1:54 a.m., Virginia Beach Emergency Communications -VBECCS received a report of a shooting in the 1000 block of Riviera Drive.Responding officers located... Police Thu, 17 Jun 2021 11:43:04 EST Virginia Beach Seeks Input at Virtual Public Meeting on the Design Guidelines for the Historic and Cultural Districts Property owners and community members are invited to attend the second virtual public meeting to discuss the progress made on establishing design guidelines for the City's Historic and Cultural Districts... Planning Thu, 17 Jun 2021 12:01:40 EST VB Public Works Issues Update for Pungo Ferry Bridge Project ​ VB Public Works Issues Update for Pungo Ferry Bridge ProjectPublic Works Operations has issued an update for the Pungo Ferry Bridge Project which began in March.   Full bridge closures... Public Works Thu, 17 Jun 2021 12:30:27 EST UPDATE: Swimming Advisory Lifted for North End Beaches between 70th and 83rd Streets The Virginia Beach Health Department has lifted the swimming and wading advisory issued yesterday, Wednesday, June 16 for a section of the North end from 70th to 83rd streets.After re-sampling showed... Public Health Thu, 17 Jun 2021 09:53:43 EST Single Vehicle Fatal Crash - 4100 Block Dam Neck Road ​VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – On June 16, 2021 at approximately 8:40 p.m. Virginia Beach Emergency Communications -VBECCS received a report of a single vehicle crash off the roadway in the 4100 block of Dam... Police Thu, 17 Jun 2021 07:31:57 EST Virginia Beach Fire Department Awarded National Accreditation Status for Fifth Consecutive Time The Virginia Beach Fire Department -VBFD has received Accredited Agency status with the Commission on Fire Accreditation International -CFAI for meeting the criteria established through the CFAI's voluntary... Fire Wed, 16 Jun 2021 11:59:30 EST Virtual Bank On Hampton Roads Classes Begin Sept. 11 The next round of free Bank On financial empowerment classes begins on Sept. 11. Bank On Hampton Roads is a regional partnership that is coordinated through the Virginia Beach Department of Human Services,... Human Services Wed, 16 Jun 2021 11:26:26 EST City Services Bill Pandemic Relief Program Application Deadline is June 20 All applications for Public Utilities' City Services Bill Pandemic Relief Program must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, June 20, as the program is ending on June 30 with the close of the fiscal... Public Utilities Wed, 16 Jun 2021 11:11:06 EST Commonwealth v. Christopher Michael Kelley; Man Claims God Told him to Take Acid; Attacks Woman and Destroys her Home ​ V irgini a Beach, Va. – Colin D. Stolle, Commonwealth's Attorney for t he city of Virginia Beach, announced that Christopher Michael K elley, age 44, formerly of the 8000 block of Kirbyhaigh Circle in... Commonwealth's Attorney Wed, 16 Jun 2021 05:42:57 EST Juvenile Arrested and Charged for a Shooting That Critically Injured One Person ​VIRGINIA BEACH, Va - On June 13, 2021 at 7:33 p.m. Virginia Beach Emergency Communications -VBECCS received a 911 call to report the sound of gunfire in the 5500 block of Gower Place. At 7:45p... Police Tue, 15 Jun 2021 13:27:02 EST Smart911 is Smart Resource for Households with Members Who Have Mental Health Concerns: Registration Is Encouraged Providing emergency responders with vital information so they know in advance about special circumstances in a household is the idea behind Smart911 - . This service, which has been available... Emergency Communications & Citizen Services;#19;#Human Services;#26;#Police Tue, 15 Jun 2021 11:07:01 EST Oceanfront Area Library to Close for Renovation, Saturday, June 26 Virginia Beach Public Library's -VBPL Oceanfront branch will close for renovations beginning Saturday, June 26 at 5 p.m. Customers who have items on hold may pick them up at the Great Neck Area Library... Public Libraries Tue, 15 Jun 2021 07:28:14 EST City Manager Appoints New Director of Emergency Communications & Citizen Services ​Following a nationwide competitive search, City Manager Patrick A. Duhaney has selected Jada Lee as the City's new Emergency Communications & Citizen Services -ECCS director, effective June 17.Lee... Communications Office Mon, 14 Jun 2021 12:25:57 EST *UPDATE* VBPD Seeking Assistance to Identify Bank Robbery Suspect UPDATE – Bank Robber ApprehendedVIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – After receiving valuable information from citizens who called in tips, leads were developed, and the suspect was identified. 30-year-old WilliamEarl... Police Fri, 18 Jun 2021 15:51:54 EST Arrest Made - Serious Crash Involving Pedestrian - 2900 Block Shore Drive ​VIRGINIA BEACH, Va - On June 12, 2021 at 12:39 a.m. Virginia Beach Emergency Communications -VBECCS received multiple calls that a pedestrian had been struck by a vehicle in  the 2900 block of... Police Sat, 12 Jun 2021 08:15:48 EST *Update* Overnight Homicide on Fountain Lake Drive - Arrest Made *Update*The decedent has been identified as 33-year-old Emmanuel Angel Miranda-Rivera of Virginia Beach, VA.​VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – On June 11, 2021 at approximately 1:00 a.m., The Virginia Beach... Police Wed, 16 Jun 2021 08:10:21 EST The City of Virginia Beach Will Recognize Juneteenth on Friday, June 18 Mayor Robert M. "Bobby" Dyer has declared Friday, June 18 a City holiday in observance of Juneteenth -June 19. The City Council will vote on a resolution Tuesday night, June 15, to make it apermanent... Communications Office Fri, 11 Jun 2021 08:46:46 EST Celebrate the Fourth of July in Virginia Beach Celebrations are back, and Virginia Beach is getting ready for the Fourth of July holiday with free fun and fireworks at Mount Trashmore and the Oceanfront. Note there are no rain dates scheduled for either... Communications Office Fri, 11 Jun 2021 08:07:16 EST Health Department to Host a Free Covid-19 Vaccination Clinic on Saturday, June 12 The Virginia Beach Department of Public Health will host a FREE COVID-19 vaccination clinic on Saturday, June 12 from 9 a.m. to noon at Mt. Olive Baptist Church at 310 N. Birdneck Rd, in VirginiaBeach... Public Health Fri, 11 Jun 2021 07:53:51 EST Commissioner Kellam Extends Tax Relief Application Deadline to July 31 Qualified taxpayers applying for year 2022 real estate and year 2021 personal property tax relief normally must apply annually no later than June 30. Commissioner of the Revenue Phil Kellam has extended... Commissioner of the Revenue Fri, 11 Jun 2021 07:37:25 EST VA Beach Public Works Announces Road Work to Begin on Baker Road ​ VA Beach Public Works Announces Road Work to Begin on Baker RoadVirginia Beach Public Works has announced there will be a road closure in both directions on Baker Road beginning Saturday, June 12,2021,... Public Works Thu, 10 Jun 2021 12:12:32 EST Updated Status of the VBPD Body Worn Camera Program ​ V IRGINIA BEACH, Va. – The Virginia Beach Police Department -VBPD has completed the issuance of Body-Worn Cameras -BWC to all sworn officers, from the newest police officer to the Police Chief.Even... Police Thu, 10 Jun 2021 10:05:20 EST Virginia Beach Cultural Affairs Launches Series of Pop Up Musical Performances Starting this spring and continuing into the summer, the Virginia Beach Cultural Affairs Department is piloting " #VBArts On Tour ," a new series of small, engaging performing arts pop ups throughout... Cultural Affairs Thu, 10 Jun 2021 10:52:35 EST VBPD Arrests Suspect After Over-Night Shooting ​VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – On June 10, 2021 at 1:10 a.m., Virginia Beach Emergency Communications -VBECCS received a report that a person had been shot in the 200 block of 24th Street.  Responding... Police Thu, 10 Jun 2021 05:58:08 EST Help Shape the Priorities for Virginia Beach Flood Protection Program ​Protecting Virginia Beach from flood waters is the focus of a new survey now available at . Residents are encouraged to provide their thoughts about a range... Communications Office Wed, 09 Jun 2021 12:34:01 EST