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Posted on: January 21, 2022

City of Norfolk Offices to Remain Closed Due to Inclement Weather

NORFOLK, VA – Due to the impending winter weather, all City of Norfolk offices, recreation centers and libraries, including Slover Library, will remain closed on Saturday, January 22, and Sunday, January 23. This includes the Norfolk An...

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Posted on: January 21, 2022

City Manager Declares Local State of Emergency

NORFOLK, VA – City Manager Larry “Chip” Filer, Ph.D., declares a local state of emergency for the City of Norfolk. This allows the City to ask for state and federal resources and seek state and federal reimbursement,...

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Posted on: January 20, 2022

City of Norfolk Offices to Close Due to Inclement Weather

NORFOLK, VA – Due to the impending winter weather, all City of Norfolk government offices and libraries, including Slover Library, will be closed on Friday, January 21. This includes the Offices of the Treasurer and Commissioner of the ...

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Posted on: January 20, 2022

Transit Services to End Early on Friday, Snow Routes in Effect Saturday

NORFOLK – In anticipation of significant snowfall this weekend, Hampton Roads Transit advised its customers on Thursday that starting Friday the first scheduled trip after 6 p.m. on all local routes will be the last trip of the evening. ...

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Posted on: January 19, 2022

Norfolk to Receive Federal Funding to Increase Community Resilience to Flooding

Funding will support the expansion and improvement of the Downtown Floodwall

NORFOLK, VA – On Wednesday, January 19, the United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced its plan for investing the $14 billion from President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law to strengthen port and waterway su...

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Posted on: January 14, 2022

Rabid Raccoon Found in Sewells Gardens Neighborhood of Norfolk

NORFOLK, Va. – A raccoon in Norfolk has tested positive for rabies. The sick raccoon was found along the 900 block of South Quail St in the Sewells Gardens neighborhood on January 11, 2022. The raccoon subsequently died and was sent to the Virgi...

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Posted on: January 13, 2022

Creating a Community-Driven ARPA Funding Plan

Norfolk residents can provide their priorities several ways

NORFOLK, VA – The City of Norfolk received $154.1 million in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding. Residents can provide their priorities to help establish a collaborative, community-driven plan through online tools and newly added d...

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Posted on: January 12, 2022

City Council actions on the January 11, 2022 formal agenda.

The current City Council Agendas are available here

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Posted on: January 11, 2022

Norfolk Commissioner of the Revenue & Treasurer’s Office Hours Update

NORFOLK, VA – Beginning Tuesday, January 18, the Commissioner of the Revenue’s office and the City Treasurer’s office will be closed to the public on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.  Both offices will continue to b...

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Posted on: January 10, 2022

City of Norfolk Offices to Close in Observance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

NORFOLK, VA – The City of Norfolk’s offices will close on Monday, January 17, in observance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. The closures include libraries and recreation centers. City offices will reopen on Tuesday, Januar...

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Posted on: January 10, 2022

Community Testing Center Opening at Norfolk Military Circle

Appointment Only Hours: Saturday – Thursday, 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

(Norfolk, Va.)— The Norfolk Health Department today announced that a Community Testing Center (CTC) will open at the Military Circle to provide free Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) testing for COVID-19 to increase availability in respon...

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Posted on: January 7, 2022

The Formal Session agenda for January 11 City Council is now available.

The current City Council Agendas are available here

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Posted on: January 3, 2022

City of Norfolk Offices Delay Opening Tuesday, January 4

NORFOLK, VA – Due to the winter weather, all City of Norfolk government offices and libraries, including Slover Library, will open at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, January 4. Recreation Centers will open at their regularly scheduled times, exc...

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Posted on: January 3, 2022

Virginia Department of Health Community Vaccination Centers to be Closed Tuesday Due to Weather

VIRGINIA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH COMMUNITY VACCINATION CENTERS TO BE CLOSED TUESDAY DUE TO SNOW AND EXPECTED FREEZING TEMPERATURES 

(RICHMOND, Va.)—  The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) will again close all of its Community Vac...

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Posted on: January 3, 2022

RISE Challenge Winner, FloodMapp, Launches World-First Integration with Waze to Help Drivers

Waze users in Norfolk will be the first to test the new feature

RISE Challenge Winner, FloodMapp, Launches World-First Integration with Waze to Help Drivers Avoid Flooded Roads in Real-Time

NORFOLK, VA – RISE joins climate tech startupFloodMapp to announce the launch of a world-first integra...

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Posted on: January 3, 2022

City of Norfolk Offices Close Due to Inclement Weather

NORFOLK, VA – All City of Norfolk’s government offices, libraries and recreation centers will close on Monday, January 3, at 2:00 p.m. due to inclement weather. The closures include the offices of the Commissioner of ...

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Posted on: December 30, 2021

Let’s Read, Norfolk!

Norfolk Public Library Encourages Youth to Take on the Winter Reading Challenge

NORFOLK, VA – Let's read, Norfolk! Norfolk Public Library is hosting its annual Winter Reading Challenge, January 1 - 31, 2022. "Read for a Better World" encourages youth, ages 5 - 18, to explore diversity, empathy, and action...

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Posted on: December 21, 2021

Creating a Community-Driven ARPA Funding Plan

Norfolk residents can provide their priorities several ways

NORFOLK, VA – The City of Norfolk received $154.1 million in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding. Residents can provide their priorities to help establish a collaborative, community-driven plan through online tools and two community...

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Posted on: December 15, 2021

City Offices Close in Observance of Christmas and New Year’s Day

NORFOLK, VA – The City of Norfolk’s government offices, libraries and recreation centers will close Thursday - Friday, December 23 – 24, in observance of the Christmas holiday and Friday, December 31, for New Year&am...

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Posted on: December 14, 2021

Careers That Make A Difference

Two-day hiring event to provide help for residents interested in applying with the City of Norfolk

NORFOLK, VA – Go beyond finding a new job – find a career that makes a difference with the City of Norfolk. From accounting to 911 dispatch, equipment operator to public safety, clinician to lifeguard, Team Norfolk needs YOU! ...

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Posted on: December 13, 2021

Norfolk Animal Care Center and Portsmouth Humane Society to Open Vet Clinic Through Partnership

NORFOLK, VA  For animal shelters, prompt and affordable veterinary care is an essential component of lifesaving efforts. At the Norfolk Animal Care Center (NACC) and Portsmouth Humane Society (PHS), operating a veterinary clin...

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Posted on: December 9, 2021

Norfolk Resilience Projects Featured in US Climate Resilience Map

The Ohio Creek Watershed Project and Tidewater Gardens redevelopment are receiving national recognition in the new US Climate Resilience Map

WASHINGTON, D.C. — December 6, 2021 — The Atlantic Council’s Adrienne Arsht-Rockefeller Foundation Resilience Center (Arsht-Rock) today launched the US Climate Resilience Map: A Pathway for City Solutions. This new, publicly ...

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Posted on: December 7, 2021

Norfolk Seeks Proposals to Redevelop the Former Greyhound Site

NORFOLK, VA – The City of Norfolk is seeking visionary proposals to transform the former Greyhound bus station located at 701 Monticello Avenue.   Proposals should complement the Downtown Norfolk 2030 Plan and existing developm...

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Posted on: December 6, 2021

Jeff Robertson Park Trailhead Improvements Underway

Elizabeth River Trail’s Parkour Course Is Ready for Play!

NORFOLK, Va. – (December 2021) The Elizabeth River Trail Foundation is pleased to announce that contractors broke ground on construction projects to improve the Jeff Robertson Park trailhead along the Elizabeth River Trail. The first improvement...

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Posted on: December 2, 2021

The Formal Session agenda for December 7 City Council is now available.

The current City Council Agendas are available here

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Posted on: December 1, 2021

80th Anniversary of the Attack on Pearl Harbor

(Norfolk, VA) – On December 7, 2021, at 7:00 p.m., the MacArthur Memorial and the Hampton Roads Naval Museum will host a virtual event to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. The event will feature a presentation and Q...

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Posted on: December 1, 2021

Norfolk Hosts Eviction Prevention Resource Clinic

In-person program connects residents with legal and financial resources

NORFOLK, VA – Norfolk’s Department of Neighborhood Services is hosting an Eviction Prevention Resource Clinic to connect residents to legal and financial resources to pay rental and utility arrearages and assist with childcare...

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Posted on: November 12, 2021

The Formal Session agenda for November 16 City Council is now available.

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Posted on: January 12, 2022

Start with Norfolk

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Whether you’re just starting out in the workforce or looking for a brand-new start in your career, start with the City of Norfolk. Find a career you’ll love today!

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Posted on: January 10, 2022

Get Tested for Covid-19

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Beginning January 11, COVID-19 testing will be available Saturdays – Thursdays, 9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., by APPOINTMENT only. Testing will take place in a tent erected in the Military Circle Mall parking lot. Click here for more information.

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Posted on: December 17, 2021

Street Sweeping Delays

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Due to national supply chain shortages for parts, the Stormwater Street Sweeping Program is experiencing delays in equipment repairs. Leaves should never be raked or blown into the street or curb line.

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Posted on: January 21, 2022

Suspect found dead following domestic-related shooting on Remsen Street

NORFOLK, Va. (NPD) – The man responsible for the homicide on Remsen Street has also died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.  

On January 18, 2022, around 10:20 p.m. police were called to a home in the 7200 block of Remsen Street for the report o...

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Posted on: January 21, 2022

Norfolk Police identify driver killed in crash on Virginian Drive

NORFOLK, Va. (NPD) – Norfolk Police are continuing to investigate the accident that left a 54-year-old man dead.

On January 20, 2022, around 9:30 a.m., police responded to the 500 block of Virginian Drive for the report of an accident with injuries. The pr...

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Posted on: January 19, 2022

Man dies following shooting on Remsen Street

NORFOLK, Va. (NPD) – A man has died following the late-night shooting on Remsen Street.

On January 18, 2022, around 10:20 p.m. police responded to a home in the 7200 block of Remsen Street for the report of a gunshot victim. When the officers arrived, they...

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Posted on: January 14, 2022

Police searching for a man wanted for robbing a Bank of America

NORFOLK, Va. (NPD) – Police need the public’s help locating a suspect who robbed a Bank of America Friday afternoon in Norfolk.

Torie Derron Benns aka Torio, 42, of the 5100 block of E. Virginia Beach Blvd, has an active robbery warrant...

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Posted on: January 14, 2022

Detectives looking for missing man

NORFOLK, Va. (NPD) – Norfolk detectives are asking for the public’s assistance in locating 72-year-old Mark Trace, who was last seen leaving Norfolk General Hospital on January 14, 2022.  Trace is about 5 feet 11 inch...

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Posted on: January 14, 2022

Norfolk Police need help identifying man involved in a bank robbery

NORFOLK, Va. (NPD) – Norfolk police are asking for the public’s assistance identifying a man involved in robbing a Bank of America Friday afternoon.  

Around 1:20 p.m., the man pictured below entered the Bank of America located at 1916 Colonial Av...

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Posted on: January 10, 2022

Norfolk police identify victims killed following triple shooting on Jerome Avenue

NORFOLK, Va. (NPD) – Norfolk detectives are continuing to investigate a double homicide that has left two men dead.

On January 9, 2022, around 10:55 p.m. police responded to a home in the 800 block of Jerome Avenue for the report of a gunshot victim. When ...

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Posted on: January 7, 2022

Suspect found dead following domestic-related shooting on Hibie Street

NORFOLK, Va. (NPD) – The man responsible for a double homicide on Thursday afternoon that left a man, and a woman dead has also died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.  

On January 6, 2022, just after 4:00 p.m. police responded to a ho...

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Posted on: April 1, 2021

Three Things that May Impact Your Monthly HRUBS Charges that You Might Not Know About

Through HRUBS, customers conveniently receive one combined bill for water, wastewater, and related public services rather than multiple bills. These varying services are delivered and billed differently. To understand your HRUBS bill better, take a minute...

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