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Posted on: December 1, 2020

Multimodal Norfolk Seeks Resident Input

Redesigning the city’s transit network.

NORFOLK, VA – After surveying over 1000 residents and transit riders, the Multimodal Norfolk team developed a draft recommended transit network. This draft network of bus routes will move more residents faster and to areas they...

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Posted on: November 27, 2020

The Work Session agenda for December 1 City Council is now available.

The current City Council Agendas are available here

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Posted on: November 25, 2020

City Council actions on the November 24, 2020 formal agenda.

The current City Council Agenda actions are available here

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Posted on: November 20, 2020

HUD Grant Funding Applications Now Open to Local Nonprofits

NORFOLK, VA – The City of Norfolk is now accepting applications from local nonprofits to receive federal grants designed to help with a range of community development needs, affordable housing, and homelessness.

This annual endeavor is a...

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Posted on: November 20, 2020

The Formal Session agenda for November 24 City Council is now available.

The current City Council Agendas are available here

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Posted on: November 20, 2020

Norfolk Department of Human Services Moves to Downtown Office

Workforce Development Center on East Little Creek Road to Close.

NORFOLK, VA – The Department of Human Services (DHS) will relocate all staff and programs to its downtown office at 741 Monticello Avenue.

Effective December 1, residents with DHS business including employment training programs, benefits...

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Posted on: November 19, 2020

Check Out the Easy-to-Use, Fresh New Design on Norfolk Open Data!

NORFOLK, VA – Bright, clean, mobile-responsive design and new navigation features make the city’s data more accessible than ever!

Since launching Norfolk Open Data in March 2018, Norfolk has added 40 datasets from departments a...

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Posted on: November 19, 2020

City of Norfolk Refreshes its Parks and Recreation Master Plan

Virtual Public Input Meetings Scheduled December 9 and 10.

NORFOLK, VA – The City of Norfolk is embarking on a journey to refresh and update its comprehensive Parks and Recreation Master Plan to provide guidance on how to meet the demands for future recreational, programming, environmental and ...

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Posted on: November 19, 2020

Norfolk Innovation Corridor Launches New Technology Zone

Norfolk Innovation Corridor Launches New Technology Zone to Attract Start-up Companies, Skilled Talent and Catalyze Growth

Norfolk, VA – (November 19, 2020) – The coastal city of Norfolk, Virginia, known globally for its expert...

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Posted on: November 18, 2020

City of Norfolk Encourages Safe Celebrations and Closes for Thanksgiving Holiday

Thursday trash and recycling routes will be picked up on Saturday, November 28.

NORFOLK, VA – The City of Norfolk encourages individuals to follow the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the Virginia Department of Health guidelines for safe and healthy Thanksgiving gatherings. Health experts put activiti...

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Posted on: November 17, 2020

Norfolk Health Department Offers Free Flu Vaccinations

NORFOLK, VA – The Norfolk Department of Public Health, in partnership with Shiloh Baptist Church, is offering a free drive-thru and walk-up clinic for seasonal flu shots. Flu shots are available for anyone ages three and up, while supplies last....

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Posted on: November 16, 2020

OpenNorfolk Provides Cold Weather Resources to Local Restaurants

New, free joint permitting process launches online.

NORFOLK, VA – OpenNorfolk hopes to take the bite out of the winter months for local restaurants with free resources and heaters to help keep Norfolk eateries open and operating under Phase 3 of Governor Northam’s Executive Ord...

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Posted on: November 13, 2020

Governor Northam Announces New Statewide Measures to Contain COVID-19

Includes limit of 25 individuals for in-person gatherings, expanded mask mandate, on-site alcohol curfew, and increased enforcement.

RICHMOND, VA — As COVID-19 surges in states across the country, Governor Ralph Northam today announced new actions to mitigate the spread of the virus in Virginia. While the Commonwealth’s case count per capita and positivity ...

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Posted on: November 13, 2020

Housing Needs Survey Underway for City of Norfolk

Resident responses needed by December 13.

NORFOLK, VA – The City of Norfolk seeks to understand the decisions residents make about housing and their experiences living, working or going to school in Norfolk.

Responses to a short, 30-question survey will help Norfolk take meaning...

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Posted on: November 12, 2020

City Council actions on the November 10, 2020 formal agenda.

The current City Council Agenda actions are available here

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Posted on: November 12, 2020

NRHA Kicks Off Second Offering of Program Helping Norfolk Residents Suffering Loss Due to COVID-19

NORFOLK, VA – Norfolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority (NRHA) again is providing assistance through the COVID-19 Housing Costs Relief Program to Norfolk residents who are experiencing loss of income due to the coronavirus pandemic and are str...

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Posted on: November 11, 2020

Norfolk City Hall Opens to the Public by Appointment Only

Face masks and other COVID-19 protocols must be followed during visits

NORFOLK, VA – Norfolk City Hall will open to the public by appointment only on November 12.  To protect the health and safety of city employees and the public, walk-ins will not be permitted.  Appoint...

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Posted on: November 11, 2020

Norfolk Earns 4th Place in Annual Digital Cities Survey

Winning cities lead the way nationally in use of technology to support resident services

NORFOLK, VA – For the fifth consecutive year, the City of Norfolk placed in the top 10 cities of its size in the annual Digital Cities survey.

 

The Center for Digital Government (CDG) announced the winners of the 2020 Di...

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Posted on: November 10, 2020

Norfolk Publishes 2020 Flood Mitigation Annual Progress Report

Norfolk worked with 20 other communities to develop the Flood Mitigation Plan in 2017.

NORFOLK, VA –  The City of Norfolk published its 2020 annual progress report as part of the Hampton Roads Flood Mitigation Plan and the city’s 14 required mitigation actions outlined in it. As part of Norfolk&rsqu...

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Posted on: November 10, 2020

Norfolk Celebrates National Adoption Month with 30 Completed Adoptions

NORFOLK, VA – November is National Adoption Month and, thanks to the caring and compassionate Family Services Team at the Department of Human Services, the City of Norfolk leads the way in completed adoptions this year for the Eastern R...

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Posted on: November 9, 2020

City Offices Closed in Observance of Veterans Day

Wednesday trash and recycling collection will take place as scheduled.

All city facilities, including the City Treasurer and Commissioner of the Revenue offices and the Norfolk Courthouse will be closed Nov. 11.

There are no changes in the trash and recycling collection schedule. Requests for bulk waste collection on Wednesda...

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Posted on: August 18, 2020

MacArthur Memorial Hosts 1,000 Paper Crane Exhibit

NORFOLK,Va. – To commemorate the 75th anniversary of the use of the atomic bombs in August 1945 and the end of World War II on September 2, 1945, the MacArthur Memorial will host a special exhibit of 1,000 paper cranes entitled A Better...

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Posted on: November 6, 2020

In-Person Visits Resume at Norfolk Animal Care and Adoption Center

New online appointment scheduling system maintains COVID-19 safety measures.

NORFOLK, VA – Looking to make an in-person love connection with the dog or cat of your dreams? Norfolk Animal Care Center will resume in-person visits by appointment beginning Monday, November 9, with an adoption promotion of $35 for do...

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Posted on: November 5, 2020

The Work Session and Formal Session agendas for Norfolk 10 City Council are now available.

The current City Council Agendas are available here

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Posted on: November 4, 2020

Norfolk Honors Veterans in Special Video Tribute on Veterans Day

Annual city holiday also includes the closure of all city facilities.

NORFOLK, VA – The City’s annual Veterans Day ceremony will honor veterans in a special video tribute that will air on Veterans Day.  The virtual ceremony will feature the Old Dominion University U.S. Army ROTC Color G...

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Posted on: November 2, 2020

Customer Feedback Improves Parking Operations

NORFOLK, VA – Customer feedback is driving improvements to parking operations. Parking examined the results of the September parking survey and reviewed routine customer comments to make the following improvements. 

  • Customer service&...
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Posted on: November 2, 2020

Norfolk Health Department Offers Another COVID-19 Community Testing Event

NORFOLK, VA – The Norfolk Department of Public Health, in partnership with Shiloh Baptist Church and Grace Episcopal Church, will offer a free walk-up coronavirus testing event on Thursday, November 5, 2020, from 10am to 1pm at 745 Park...

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Posted on: November 30, 2020

Multimodal Norfolk: Redesigning Your Transit Network

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Based on survey responses, a draft redesigned transit network strikes a balance between the ridership and coverage concepts. Read more about the Draft Recommended Network, then take the survey to let us know if we're on the right track.

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Posted on: November 30, 2020

Norfolk CSB 2020 Holiday Food and Gift Drive

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Norfolk Community Services Board’s 2020 food and gift drive will help our consumers with much needed items to help them in a most difficult year. We are increasing our efforts this year as there will be much demand at other food and gift drives....

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Posted on: November 29, 2020

Tell Us How We're Doing

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Help us serve you better. Since launching the MyNorfolk app/online portal and our redesigned norfolk.gov website, we want to make sure we're making it easy to find what you need, submit requests and more. Let us know how we're doing by t...

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Posted on: November 17, 2020

Restaurant Assistance During Winter Months

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OpenNorfolk hopes to take the bite out of the winter months for local restaurants with free resources and heaters to help keep Norfolk eateries open and operating under Phase 3 of Governor Northam’s Executive Order 67.

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Posted on: November 25, 2020

Medical Examiner rules undetermined death as a homicide

NORFOLK, Va. (NPD) – The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Norfolk has ruled the death of a Virginia Beach man as a homicide.

On November 3, 2020, around 9:00 p.m., police responded to the 900 block of Bagnall Road for a gunshot disturbance. When fir...

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Posted on: November 25, 2020

Police identify man fatally shot on Corprew Avenue

NORFOLK, Va. (NPD) Norfolk police are investigating a shooting that has left a 35-year-old dead Monday evening.

On November 23, 2020, around 10:50 p.m., police were dispatched to the 2700 block of Corprew Avenue for a gunshot victim. When officers arrived,...

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Posted on: November 23, 2020

Woman arrested, Norfolk Police searching for second suspect following homicide on Granby Street

NORFOLK, Va. (NPD) –Detectives are asking for help locating a second suspect who is wanted in connection to a deadly shooting.

On November 18, 2020 around 10:00 p.m., police responded for the report of a gunshot victim in the 800 block of Granby Street. Wh...

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Posted on: November 23, 2020

Norfolk Police searching for wanted homicide suspect

NORFOLK, Va. (NPD) – Detectives are asking for the public’s help to locate a Chesapeake man who is wanted on charges related to a deadly shooting on Nicholson Street.

On November 14, 2020 around 12:50 a.m., police responded to the report of a gunshot victi...

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Posted on: November 19, 2020

Norfolk Police identify man shot on Granby Street

NORFOLK, Va. (NPD) – A Norfolk man has died following a shooting that happened late Wednesday night.

On November 18, 2020, around 10:00 p.m., police responded to the 800 block of Granby Street for the report of a gunshot victim. When officers arrived, they...

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Posted on: November 19, 2020

Suspect arrested in connection to several car vandalism's in Norfolk

NORFOLK, Va. (NPD) – Norfolk Police have arrested the man who is responsible for the recent string of vehicle vandalism's that have been occurring in two Norfolk neighborhoods.

Since October, residents of both the Ghent area and the Railroad District have ...

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Posted on: November 26, 2020

HRUBS Utility Bill Payment Assistance

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Are you experiencing financial hardship due to COVID-19 related income loss?

The City of Norfolk is committed to helping households affected by COVID-19 with financial assistance for unpaid HRUBS utility bills incurred between March - November 2020. Qualif...

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Posted on: October 25, 2020

Don’t Be a Turkey this Holiday Season

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Don’t Be a Turkey this Holiday Season 

Tips for safely disposing of cooking fats, oil and grease 

Don’t be a turkey with your holiday kitchen clean up this season. Improper disposal of fats, oils and grease (FOG) rendered from tu...

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