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Posted on: November 18, 2019

Resource Fair to help Medicaid Recipients Choose Managed Care Organization

First event of its kind in the region

NORFOLK, VA – Norfolk’s Department of Human Services will host a resource fair to help Medicaid recipients make informed decisions about the managed care organization they choose for health care.

Those enrolled in Medicaid must choose a...

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Posted on: November 14, 2019

Norfolk Named #1 Digital City in America

Norfolk takes top spot for cities with populations of 125,000 – 249,999

Norfolk Named #1 Digital City in AmericaNorfolk takes top spot for cities with populations of 125,000 – 249,999

NORFOLK, VA – The Center for Digital Government has named Norfolk as America’s 2019 Top Digital City (for cities w...

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Posted on: November 14, 2019

VisitNorfolk Announces Grand Opening of Redesigned Visitor Information Center

Ribbon Cutting & Open House Friday, November 15 (10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.)

VISITNORFOLK ANNOUNCES GRAND OPENING OF REDESIGNED VISITOR INFORMATION CENTER

NORFOLK, Va. (November 12, 2019) – VisitNorfolk is excited and proud to announce the Grand Opening of the city’s newly renovated Visitor Center at 2...

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Posted on: November 13, 2019

Original New Stage Production Debuts at Dickens’ Christmas Towne

One-of-a-kind holiday show features an aerialist, magic, puppetry and more!

Norfolk, Va.—This season, the region’s most unique holiday stage concept premiers at Dickens’ Christmas Towne. Nauticus partnered with a team of professional entertainers to produce and deliver a first-of-its-kind variety per...

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Posted on: November 12, 2019

Stay Connected! One Exciting Weekend, Two Ways to Get Information

New customized alerts for Norfolk Harbor & Grand Illumination Parade

Stay Connected! One Exciting Weekend, Two Ways to Get InformationNew customized alerts for Norfolk Harbor & Grand Illumination Parade

NORFOLK, VA – Norfolk will welcome thousands of people to the Mermaid City during the weekend of November 23...

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Posted on: November 12, 2019

The 35th Annual Grand Illumination Parade

Starts the Holiday Magic Downtown on November 23

The 35th Annual Grand Illumination Parade, Presented by MacArthur Center, Starts the Holiday Magic Downtown on November 23

NORFOLK, Va. – (November 2019) – The 35th Annual Grand Illumination Parade starts the holiday magic on N...

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Posted on: November 8, 2019

Virginia Arts Festival Announces 2020 Season!

Dozens of spring performances of music, dance, theater and more, in venues throughout Coastal Virginia

Virginia Arts Festival Announces 2020 Season!Dozens of spring performances of music, dance, theater and more, in venues throughout Coastal Virginia

Virginia Arts Festival will light up stages throughout Hampton Roads in spring 2020, bringing acclaimed arti...

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Posted on: November 6, 2019

Festevents Announces 6th Annual Holiday Yule Log Bonfire and Christmas Marketplace

Holiday Celebration Scheduled for Saturday, December 7th at Town Point Park

Festevents Announces 6th Annual Holiday Yule Log Bonfire and Christmas MarketplaceHoliday Celebration Scheduled for Saturday, December 7th at Town Point Park

Date: Saturday, December 7th, 2019 (12pm – 8pm)Location: Town Point Park, Downt...

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Posted on: November 4, 2019

WHRO Public Media debuting City Voices

In conjunction with National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week

WHRO Public Media debuting City Voices in conjunction with National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week

Norfolk, VA – Prior to its national release, WHRO Public Media will air City Voices: Homelessness to Hopefulness on WHRO TV 15 on November ...

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Posted on: November 4, 2019

HUD and Local Officials Kick Off Envision Center Demonstrations in Newport News & Norfolk

HUD AND LOCAL OFFICIALS KICK OFF ENVISION CENTERDEMONSTRATIONS IN NEWPORT NEWS & NORFOLK

RICHMOND, Va. – To help low-income residents increase their income and gain self-sufficiency, the U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Mid-Atlantic R...

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Posted on: November 1, 2019

Norfolk Fire-Rescue Needs Your Help to Reach PulsePoint Goal

NFR is asking the public to help them reach a new goal before PulsePoint’s 18-month mark.

Norfolk Fire-Rescue Needs Your Help to Reach PulsePoint Goal

NORFOLK, VA –Norfolk Fire-Rescue (NFR) launched the PulsePoint app on June 1, 2018 to empower CPR-trained citizens and off-duty professionals to improve patient outcomes and save lives ...

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Posted on: October 31, 2019

The Work Session agenda for November 5 City Council is now available.

The current City Council Agendas are available here

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Posted on: October 29, 2019

Norfolk Opens Commonwealth's Only Family Justice Center

Virginia's first Family Justice Center will formally open in Norfolk this November.

NORFOLK OPENS COMMONWEALTH’S ONLY FAMILY JUSTICE CENTER

NORFOLK, VA – Virginia’s first Family Justice Center will formally open in Norfolk this November. The on-site partners of the newly formed Norfolk Family Justice Center a...

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Posted on: October 23, 2019

Norfolk NATO Festival Announces 2020 Theme

Stories of Friendship: 75 Years from the End of World War II

Norfolk NATO Festival A celebration of our 29 International Allies right here in our own backyardAnnouncing the 2020 theme: Stories of Friendship: 75 Years from the End of World War II

For over 65 years, Norfolk, Virginia has organized a ...

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Posted on: October 23, 2019

Norfolk Festevents Wins Five 2019 Pinnacle Awards

International Festivals & Events Association (IFEA) and Haas & Wilkerson Insurance Announce the 2019 Pinnacle Award Winners

Norfolk Festevents Wins Five 2019 Pinnacle Awards

International Festivals & Events Association (IFEA) and Haas & Wilkerson Insurance Announce the 2019 Pinnacle Award Winners  

Norfolk, Virginia – (October 22, 2019) – The...

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Posted on: October 22, 2019

Budget and Brews: Let’s Talk Over a Beer or a Cup of Coffee

First ever series offers opportunity to talk, ask questions in informal setting

NORFOLK, VA – Torn between stopping for a beer after work or joining a community meeting about the budget? Want to ask a question about city expenditures but really need a cup of joe? 

Problem solved: join us for a chat over a beer or a ...

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Posted on: October 17, 2019

The Work Session and Formal Session agendas for October 22 City Council are now available.

The current City Council Agendas are available here

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Posted on: October 15, 2019

Grand Illumination Parade Street Seats On Sale Now!

Grab your seats now for the 35th Annual Grand Illumination Parade, Saturday, November 23rd @ 7pm in Downtown Norfolk.

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Posted on: October 10, 2019

Holiday Art Installation to Light Up Downtown Norfolk

Impulse: Open to the Public Nov. 16 to Jan. 19

Holiday Art Installation Featuring 12 Glowing, Musical Interactive SeeSaws to Light Up Downtown Norfolk at MacArthur CenterImpulse Open to the Public Nov. 16 to Jan. 19

NORFOLK, Va. — October 10, 2019 — Impulse, a participatory...

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Posted on: October 3, 2019

Popular Richmond Retailer to Open in Selden Market

Selden Market is pleased to announce that Mod & Soul, an independent women-owned boutique, will open its second location on November 15.

Popular Richmond Retailer to Open in Selden Market on November 15

NORFOLK, Va. – (October 2019) – Selden Market located at 208 E. Main Street, is pleased to announce that Mod & Soul, an independent women-owned boutique, will open it...

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Posted on: November 18, 2019

Pet of the Week

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She is a female black Staffordshire Bull Terrier mix. Interested in meeting Coco or other adoptable animals?  Interested in meeting Coco or other adoptable animals?   Visit NACC at 5585 Sabre Road or call 757.441.5505.

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Posted on: November 18, 2019

Dickens’ Christmas Towne

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Celebrate the holidays in this magical village featuring photos with Santa, Geoffrey The Talking Christmas Tree, Randy the Plain-Nosed Reindeer, Walking Gingerbread Men, Talking Nutcrackers, a Juggling Jack in the Box, Steampunk Vehicles, on-stage enterta...

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Posted on: November 14, 2019

Norfolk Boards and Commissions

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Apply now for your seat at the table on one of Norfolk’s 50+ Boards and Commissions. There’s a Board or Commission for every interest. You must be a Norfolk resident to apply.

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Posted on: November 8, 2019

Grand Illumination Parade

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Get ready for the most wonderful time of the year in Downtown Norfolk! It all begins with the brilliant illumination of the Downtown Norfolk skyline and the beloved Grand Illumination Parade stepping off at 7pm on November 23, 2019. The 35th Annual Grand ...

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Posted on: November 8, 2019

Norfolk Harbor Half Marathon Weekend

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Norfolk will host the Norfolk Harbor 1 mile, 5K, 10K and Half Marathon Nov. 23rd & 24th .  The race course may include a street or streets in your neighborhood.   Here is what you need to know to ensure your vehicle is not ticketed a...

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Posted on: October 15, 2019

MyNorfolk

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Want to make a service request through Norfolk Cares? Click the MyNorfolk icon on our home page!

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Posted on: October 23, 2019

Budget & Brews Series

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Each event offers an opportunity to discuss budget topics with the director of our Budget Department.

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Posted on: October 1, 2019

Resort Casino

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Learn more about the transformational new resort casino on Norfolk’s downtown waterfront.

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Posted on: October 1, 2019

Two COVITS Awards for City's IT Department

IT won two Governor’s Technology Awards from the Commonwealth of Virginia Innovative Technology Symposium. The first award recognized the city’s Data Innovation Initiative, a cross-departmental effort led by IT to improve data...

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Posted on: October 1, 2019

Annual Report Wins Top Honors from 3CMA

IT’s staff won a Savvy Award (top honors) for its annual report and operating plan from 3CMA, the City-County Communications and Marketing Association. According to the judges, “The report took the difficult to communicate work of the ...

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Posted on: October 1, 2019

IT wins 2019 Government Innovation Award

This award recognizes the city’s efforts to modernize business practices through an enterprise content management initiative. City IT used Laserfiche, an electronic document management and workflow system, to streamline processes, automate routi...

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Posted on: November 18, 2019

Police identify man killed in a crash on E. Indian River Road

NORFOLK, Va. (NPD) – Police have identified the man killed in a crash that occurred on E. Indian River Road as 32-year-old Dmitri Leshy Watson of Virginia Beach.

The crash occurred around 5:30 in the morning on Saturday, November 9, 2019 in the 21...

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