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The City of Virginia Beach looks to celebrate 60 years of growth in 2023 with a new community network initiative, a modernized logo and several community activations for residents to participate in throughout the year. Honoring the strategic merger …
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​The City has partnered with Work Program Architects (WPA) to conduct community engagement as Virginia Beach works to establish a plan for Rudee Loop. WPA has planned multiple opportunities for residents and stakeholders to provide input on their vi…
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Virginia Beach Police Department Investigating Officer Involved Shooting on Decathlon Drive
February 1, 2023

On Monday, January 30, 2023, at approximately 9:30 p.m., officers from the Virginia Beach Police Department (VBPD) were dispatched to the 1900 block of Decathlon Drive after Emergency Communications and Citizen Services received a 911 for a domestic related incident. Information received was that there was a male subject inside a residence with se… Continue

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February 1, 2023
On Monday, January 30, 2023, at approximately 9:30 p.m., officers from the Virginia Beach Police Department (VBPD) were dispatched to the 1900 block of Decathlon Drive after Emergency Communications and Citizen Services received a 911 for a domestic related incident. Information received was that t…
January 30, 2023
​Beginning March 1, 2023, Resort Area residents that reside within the boundaries of the Residential Parking Permit Program (RPPP) will see an increase to $5 for each residential parking permit. Currently, the program provides the first two permits for each household for free and charges $5 for an …
January 29, 2023
​The Virginia Beach City Council will hold a special session on Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2023, starting at 4:30 p.m. in City Council Conference Room, Building 1, City Hall, Room 2034, 2401 Courthouse Drive. Councilmembers Jennifer Rouse, Chris Taylor and Sabrina Wooten called this meeting to discuss the …
January 27, 2023
It is with a heavy heart that I write to our Virginia Beach Community. After reviewing the footage of Tyre Nichol’s arrest, I am outraged, heartbroken, and disappointed. Outraged at the actions of these former officers and the excessive force they unleashed on Mr. Nichols. What we saw on video was…
January 26, 2023
​The City has been collecting input from residents through a SpeakUp VB survey since November 2022 on the conceptual proposals received in response to a Request for Information and Ideas for Rudee Loop. The survey is scheduled to close at 11:59 p.m. this Sunday, Jan. 29. Additionally, open houses w…
January 25, 2023
Virginia Beach GrowSmart is set to launch another session of LENA Start classes in February. This innovative program is for families with children ages 0–3 and helps to support interactive talk during this important brain development stage. Research shows that increasing spoken language and conver…
January 25, 2023
The results of the 2022 City of Virginia Beach Resident Survey are available to review on the City website. A random sample of Virginia Beach residents was invited to participate in the survey asking for their feedback on City programs, services, and priorities.The complete survey results can be vi…
January 24, 2023
​VIRGINIA BEACH, VA – The Virginia Beach Police Department (VBPD) is investigating a homicide that occurred in the early morning of January 23, 2023, in the 1400 block of Harpers Road. At 3:48 A.M., Virginia Beach Emergency Communications and Citizen Services (ECCS) received a call regarding a sho…
January 23, 2023
David Topczynski tapped to lead Virginia Beach Office of Emergency Management. City Manager Patrick Duhaney has announced that David "Tops" Topczynski has been selected to serve as the City of Virginia Beach's new emergency management coordinator effective Feb. 9. Topczynski has served as the int…
January 20, 2023
The Virginia Beach City Council will hold a two-day planning retreat at the Virginia Beach Convention Center (1000 19th St., Suite 2) beginning at 8 a.m. each day on Tuesday, Jan. 24 and Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2023. The City Council Retreat will cablecast live on VBTV via Cox channel 48 & Verizon cha…
January 20, 2023
Housing & Neighborhood Preservation is collaborating with the Virginia Center for Housing Research (VCHR) at Virginia Tech to conduct a housing study for Virginia Beach. The public is invited to learn about the study and provide input on housing-related needs and issues within the city at one of th…
January 19, 2023
The Sandler Center for the Performing Arts, Sandler Center Foundation and the Virginia Beach Cultural Affairs Department will host an opening reception for "The 2023 Virginia Wesleyan University Student Art Showcase" on Monday, Feb. 13, from 6-8 p.m. in the Sandler Center Art Gallery mezzanine lobb…
January 18, 2023
​An emergency water main repair has resulted in the closure of two inside lanes of westbound Virginia Beach Boulevard between N Lynnhaven Road and Cranston Lane. This repair is expected to be complete by midnight tonight, Jan. 18; weather permitting. Area residents will have access to their propert…
January 18, 2023
​The Virginia Beach Department of Public Health will host a FREE COVID-19 vaccination clinic on Saturday, Jan. 21, from 10:00 a.m. – noon at Kingdom Cathedral, 3820 Stoneshore Road. Staying healthy helps families enjoy things like events or travel. Being fully vaccinated and boosted remains our be…
January 18, 2023
​An ongoing sanitary sewer project will result in the closure of Coliss Avenue between Newtown Road and Fair Meadows Road starting Monday, Jan. 23. This closure is expected to be in place until Monday, Feb. 6; weather permitting. Advanced warning signs will be placed advising motorists of the utili…