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Posted on: November 23, 2022

The City Council agenda for November 29 City Council meeting is now available.

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Posted on: November 21, 2022

MacArthur Memorial to Host Holiday Cards for Veterans

NORFOLK, VA - As a salute to the men and women of the Armed Forces this holiday season, the MacArthur Memorial in downtown Norfolk will host a family friendly program, Holiday Cards for Veterans, Nov. 25 to Dec. 15.

During this period, museum visi...

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Posted on: November 18, 2022

The Slover Library Foundation presents Author Margaret Edds

What the Eyes Can’t See: Ralph Northam, Black Resolve, and a Racial Reckoning in Virginia

NORFOLK, VA—Slover Library Foundation invites the public to a book talk and signing with Margaret Edds, author of What the Eyes Can’t See: Ralph Northam, Black Resolve, and a Racial Reckoning in Virginiaon Thursday, Dec. 1, ...

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Posted on: November 16, 2022

City of Norfolk Offices to Close in Observance of Thanksgiving Holiday

NORFOLK, VA – The City of Norfolk’s government offices, including Norfolk Animal Care & Adoption Center (NACC) will close on Thursday, Nov. 24, and Friday, Nov. 25, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. All recreation...

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Posted on: November 15, 2022

“We’re Stuffed” at Norfolk Animal Care Center

All adoption fees waived through Nov. 30

NORFOLK, VA – Thanksgiving is coming, but Norfolk Animal Care & Adoption Center (NACC) is already stuffed! The shelter is full of adoptable dogs, cats and small animals waiting for their new families.

To celebrate the season and enco...

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Posted on: November 14, 2022

Plan Ahead for an Exciting Weekend

Special parking rates and road closures for Norfolk Harbor Races & Grand Illumination Parade

NORFOLK, VA – The City of Norfolk is excited for the return of the Norfolk Harbor Races and Grand Illumination Parade this weekend, Saturday, Nov. 19, and Sunday, Nov. 20.

Residents, visitors and businesses should expect traffic delays S...

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Posted on: November 14, 2022

Carnival Cruise Line Announces Significant Expansion in Norfolk

Additional 2023 Carnival Sailings from Norfolk Are First Step in Discussions About Proposed Year-round Operation Starting in 2025

MIAMI, Nov. 14, 2022 – Carnival Cruise Line today announced it will more than double the fun and the cruises it offers from Norfolk, Virginia, in 2023, and extend sailings to a consecutive six-month period from May through October. The announcement is a f...

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Posted on: November 14, 2022

Norfolk Ranks in Top 10 in Annual Digital Cities Survey

NORFOLK, VA – For seven consecutive years, the City of Norfolk has placed in the top 10 cities of its size in the Center for Digital Government’s (CDG) annual Digital Cities Survey.

The 22nd annual survey recognizes cities util...

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Posted on: November 10, 2022

The City Council agenda for November 15 City Council meeting is now available.

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Posted on: November 9, 2022

Norfolk Issues Request for Proposals

Opportunity to redevelop former John T. West School site

NORFOLK, VA – The City of Norfolk invites qualified real estate developers to submit qualifications and full proposals for consideration to redevelop the former John T. West site located in the Olde Huntersville neighborhood.

The John T....

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Posted on: November 4, 2022

City of Norfolk Offices to Close on Veterans Day

NORFOLK, VA – The City of Norfolk’s offices, including libraries and recreation centers will close on Friday, November 11, in observance of Veterans Day. The closures include the Commissioner of the Revenue, City Treasurer and...

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Posted on: November 3, 2022

A ‘Dream Court’ Comes to Ocean View

Second basketball court ribbon cutting in partnership with Nancy Lieberman Charities and Pepsi Stronger Together

NORFOLK, VA – The City of Norfolk’s Parks & Recreation Department, in partnership with Nancy Lieberman Charities and Pepsi Stronger Together, will open a Dream Court™ at the East Ocean View Recreation Ce...

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Posted on: October 26, 2022

City Council actions on the October 25, 2022 formal agenda.

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Posted on: October 20, 2022

The City Council agenda for October 25 City Council meeting is now available.

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Posted on: October 11, 2022

MacArthur Memorial to Host Lecture and Q&A on the Russian-Ukrainian War

NORFOLK, Va. – On Saturday, October 22, at 1:00 p.m. the MacArthur Memorial will host Ukrainian Air Force Colonel Hennadiy Kovalenko. Colonel Kovalenko will present a public lecture entitled “The Russian-Ukrainian War: Recent Developme...

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Posted on: October 6, 2022

Norfolk Awarded Fifth Consecutive Time for Excellence in Citizen-Centric Reporting

Award represents the City’s prioritization of strong financial management

NORFOLK, VA – The City of Norfolk received the Certification of Excellence in Citizen-Centric Reporting from the Association of Government Accountants (AGA) for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2021.  

This marks the City&rsq...

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Posted on: October 6, 2022

Second Round Mini-Grant Recipients Announced Under City-Backed Anti-Violence Campaign

NORFOLK, VA – The Norfolk Police Foundation announces its second round of grant fund recipients under a new program supporting organizations working to deter violence within the community. Fourteen local groups were chosen from more than 60 appl...

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Posted on: October 6, 2022

NACC Partially Closed to Public Due to Parvo Exposure

NORFOLK, VA – Norfolk Animal Care Center (NACC) is partially closed to the public for 14 days following known exposure to Canine Parvovirus (CPV), a highly contagious viral disease.

At the recommendation of shelter veterinarian, Dr. Kyra...

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Posted on: October 3, 2022

Norfolk’s Local State of Emergency to End Tuesday, October 4

NORFOLK, VA – The local state of emergency declared by City Manager Larry “Chip” Filer, Ph.D., on Sunday, October 2, will expire on Tuesday, October 4, at 8 a.m.

All City of Norfolk offices, recreation centers and lib...

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Posted on: September 29, 2022

City Council actions on the September 27, 2022 formal agenda.

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Posted on: September 16, 2022

City of Norfolk Launches Community Survey

NORFOLK, VA – The City of Norfolk is launching a community satisfaction survey this month to gather resident feedback on City programs, services and quality of life. The survey is administered by ETC Institute, one of the nation&rsq...

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