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Newport News Now is a daily e-newsletter that launched in March 2016. Articles that ran in our newsletter between March 2016 and March 2018 are available on these pages. Newsletters produced beginning in April 2018 can be viewed on our new daily newsletter page.

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Dec 27

New Year Holiday Closings & Schedule

Posted on December 27, 2016 at 8:23 AM by Communications Department

All Newport News City offices will close Monday,2017_1_SC January 2nd for the New Year’s holiday. This includes City Hall, City offices at City Center at Oyster Point, Newport News Waterworks' customer service offices, the Public Works Operations Center, and both locations of the Treasurer's and Commissioner of the Revenue's offices.

Newport News Public Libraries will be closing at 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 31st. Libraries will be closed all day on Sunday, January 1st and Monday, January 2nd and will resume normal operating hours beginning Tuesday, January 3rd.

Garbage, recycling and bulk waste collections There will be no garbage, recycling and bulk waste collection on Monday, January 2, 2017. Collections for the week will be delayed one day - Monday’s collections will take place on Tuesday, Tuesday’s on Wednesday, Wednesday’s on Thursday, and Thursday’s on Friday.

The Recovery Operations Center (formerly the Compost and Drop Off Facility), located at 550 Atkinson Way, will be closed Monday January 2nd . Normal operating hours at the landfill will resume on Tuesday, January 3rd.

The Peninsula Regional Animal Shelter will be open for adoptions from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 31st, but will be closed for adoptions on Sunday, January 1st. NOTE: The shelter will still be open for owner surrenders, stray drop-offs, and owner re-claims from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.