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Posted on: July 8, 2020

July 30th Meeting Canceled

The City of Newport News Employees' Retirement Fund Retirement Board canceled the meeting to be held on Thursday, July 30, 2020 at 9:00 AM at City Hall in the 10th floor City Council Conference Room, 2400 Washington Ave, Newport News, VA 23607.

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Posted on: July 8, 2020

July 22nd Meeting Canceled

The City of Newport News Employees’ Retirement Fund Committee on Investments cancelled the meeting to be held on Wednesday, July 22, 2020 at 9:00 AM at City Center in the 3rd floor EDA Board Room, Two City Center, 11820 Fountain Way, Newport News.

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Posted on: August 28, 2019

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Posted on: July 9, 2020

Watch City Council Swearing-In Ceremony Live – 4 PM, July 14

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The Swearing-In Ceremony for re-elected Council Members Marcellus L. Harris III, Tina L. Vick, and Dr. Patricia P. Woodbury can be watched live on Tuesday, July 14 at 4:00 PM via one of the following viewing options:

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Posted on: July 8, 2020

Grants Available for Small Businesses affected by COVID-19

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The Newport News Economic Development Authority is offering financial support to local, small businesses affected by COVID-19. The Back to Business Grant and the Grow Your eBusiness Grant are designed to provide one-time financial assistance to eligible f...

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Posted on: July 6, 2020

NNPD’s Domestic Violence Victim Advocates

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Posted on: June 22, 2020

Newport News and Volunteers of America Chesapeake & Carolinas Launch YouthBuild Program

Young men and women are encouraged to apply to become part of the new Newport News YouthBuild program. The U.S. Department of Labor awarded Volunteers of America Chesapeake & Carolinas (VOACC), in partnership with the City of Newport News, a $1.4 mill...

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Posted on: June 18, 2020

CITY CLOSES FRIDAY IN RECOGNITION OF JUNETEENTH

Newport News city offices, buildings and facilities will be closed on Friday, June 19 in recognition of Juneteenth. The Voter Registrar’s Office at City Hall will still be open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. for absentee voting for the Republican Primary, and...

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Posted on: June 15, 2020

CITY OFFICES AND FACILITIES REOPEN TO THE PUBLIC TUESDAY

Some restrictions in place to aid in social distancing and spread of COVID-19

On Tuesday, June 16, most Newport News city offices and facilities will reopen to the public with measures in place to help keep city employees and the public safe. While the cit...

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Posted on: June 12, 2020

Statement from Mayor McKinley L. Price Regarding Confederate Monument

“There is a Confederate monument located in the City of Newport News in front of the old Warwick Courthouse in Denbigh. The monument, while owned by the City, is under a State Easement Agreement through the Department of Historic Resources. The ...

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Posted on: May 28, 2020

NEWPORT NEWS AND HAMPTON UNITE TO PROMOTE THE 2020 CENSUS

Mayors hold competition to encourage residents to respond to the 2020 Census

The cities of Newport News and Hampton are joining forces to encourage people to respond to the 2020 Census. Mayor McKinley L. Price, DDS of Newport News and Mayor Donnie Tuck of ...

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Posted on: May 22, 2020

MEMORIAL DAY CLOSINGS AND SCHEDULES

NOTE: City offices and buildings, including libraries, are currently closed to the public due to the pandemic.

Garbage, recycling and bulk waste collections – No collections on Monday, May 25. All collections for the week will be delayed one day,...

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Posted on: May 18, 2020

NEWPORT NEWS ADJUSTS SOME SERVICES FOR PHASE I REOPENING

City offices still closed to the public; eligible employees telework or on modified schedules

In line with Governor Ralph Northam’s Executive Order 61 that eases some of the restrictions put in place during the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Newp...

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Posted on: May 6, 2020

African American Mayors Association Names Mayor McKinley Price New Head of Organization

Mayor McKinley Price, DDS of Newport News, VA was sworn in on Tuesday, May 5, 2020 as the new President of the African American Mayors Association (AAMA). Mayor Price takes over for outgoing AAMA President Mayor Hardie Davis of Augusta, GA. Mayor Keisha L...

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Posted on: April 1, 2020

Newport News Voter Registrar Encourages Absentee Voting During Pandemic

In light of the coronavirus pandemic, the Newport News Voter Registrar’s Office is urging citizens to Vote By Mail and utilize online services for the May 19 General Election. Citizens can register to vote, update voter registration information ...

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Posted on: May 7, 2020

ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE FOR TAXPAYERS AND BUSINESSES IMPACTED BY COVID-19

The City of Newport News has two new programs available to assist taxpayers and businesses affected by the coronavirus pandemic – the COVID-19 Tax Payment Arrangement Program and the COVID-19 Business Resiliency Grant Program.

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Posted on: March 30, 2020

Peninsula Regional Animal Shelter Offers Adoptions by Appointment Only

The Peninsula Regional Animal Shelter is now offering adoptions of dogs, cats and pocket pets by appointment only. The move from walk-in adoptions to adoptions by appointment aids in controlling the number of visitors in the shelter at once and focuses ef...

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Posted on: April 13, 2020

CITY COUNCIL TO HOLD ELECTRONIC MEETING

Citizen comments accepted via phone, email, website and regular mail

The Newport News City Council meeting scheduled for 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 14 is being held electronically. There is no afternoon work session, and the City Manager’s recommen...

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Posted on: April 1, 2020

Animal Services Adjusts Response Hours

The Newport News Animal Services Division, which provides animal control for both the city of Newport News and the city of Poquoson, has modified its operating schedule. Animal Control Officers will respond to general animal control calls for service from...

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

Virtual Open House Public Meeting for Replacement of the Ft. Eustis Blvd Bridge

The bridge that carries Ft. Eustis Boulevard (Route 105) over the Lee Hall Reservoir in Newport News will be undergoing construction beginning in May 2020. The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), in cooperation with the City of Newport News, is hosting...

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

NEWPORT NEWS CITY FACILITIES TO REMAIN CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

City & Health Department Officials to Hold Facebook Live Event March 26 at 6 pm

In light of Governor Northam’s Executive Order 53 and in an effort to help “flatten the curve,” Newport News city facilities will remain close...

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

Joint Message from Peninsula Localities Regarding COVID-19

The following message is from James City County Administrator Scott Stevens, Williamsburg City Manager Andrew Trivette, York County Administrator Neil Morgan, Newport News City Manager Cindy Rohlf, Hampton City Manager Mary Bunting, and Poquoson City Mana...

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Posted on: March 18, 2020

NEWPORT NEWS WATERWORKS SUSPENDS DISCONNECTIONS IN RESPONSE TO CORONAVIRUS

It is essential that people have access to clean water during the coronavirus outbreak (COVID-19). As such, Newport News Waterworks has suspended all service disconnections, except for customer-generated requests and to make a repair. This suspension is e...

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Posted on: March 14, 2020

CITY FACILITIES CLOSED TO GENERAL PUBLIC EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY

Closures in place at least through Sunday, March 29; employees are to report to work as usual

Newport News officials are continuing to monitor and respond to the coronavirus outbreak. In an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19, the city is enhancing its s...

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Posted on: March 14, 2020

Joint Message from Peninsula Localities Regarding COVID-19

The following message is from James City County Administrator Scott Stevens, Williamsburg City Manager Andrew Trivette, York County Administrator Neil Morgan, Newport News City Manager Cindy Rohlf, Hampton City Manager Mary Bunting, and Poquoson City Mana...

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Posted on: February 28, 2020

CITY MANAGER NAMES NEW PUBLIC WORKS DIRECTOR

Frank James has worked for the city since 1984

Newport News City Manager Cindy Rohlf has named Frank S. James Director of Public Works for the City of Newport News. As Public Works Director, James oversees a budget of $96 million and staff of over 350 empl...

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Posted on: February 25, 2020

TWO COMMUNITY EVENTS TAKING PLACE AT PENINSULA REGIONAL ANIMAL SHELTER

Adoption Event March 7; Rabies Vaccination Clinic March 8

Two community events are being held at the Peninsula Regional Animal Shelter next week and both are open to the public and free to attend.

On Saturday, March 7, from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m., the animal she...

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Posted on: February 24, 2020

Marathon Weekend in Newport News Begins Friday

Activities happening all weekend; Runners can still register for Sunday’s races

The City of Newport News’ sixth annual One City Marathon takes place Sunday and with related events all weekend long there are fun activities for runners an...

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Posted on: February 10, 2020

OPTIMA HEALTH OFFICIAL SPONSOR OF MARITIME 8K

~8K one of five races offered at this year’s One City Marathon~

Optima Health has joined the One City Marathon as the official sponsor of the Maritime 8K race. Taking place on Sunday, March 1 in downtown Newport News, the Maritime 8K presented by...

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Posted on: January 23, 2020

CITY TO KICK OFF TRANSFORMATION OF DENBIGH

Citizens invited to event and demolition ceremony at former Kmart site

The City of Newport News is holding a Transforming Denbigh event on Saturday, February 1, from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the site of the former Kmart building at the corner of Warwi...

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Posted on: January 13, 2020

ARTech Lights Rescheduled for February 7

ARTech Lights, a BayPort Credit Union NlightN event, has been rescheduled for Friday, February 7 from 3:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m at Brooks Crossing, 550 30th Street. Originally scheduled for December 13 but postponed due to inclement weather, this bra...

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Posted on: December 19, 2019

NEWPORT NEWS AND VOLUNTEERS OF AMERICA RECEIVE YOUTHBUILD GRANT

The U.S. Department of Labor awarded Volunteers of America Chesapeake & Carolinas (VOACC), in partnership with the City of Newport News, a $1.4 million YouthBuild grant to create a new workforce development and education program for 90 young people in...

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Posted on: November 14, 2019

CASEY SUBARU AGAIN PARTNERS WITH ANIMAL SHELTER FOR THE “SHARE THE LOVE” EVENT

For the second year, Casey Subaru is teaming up with the Peninsula Regional Animal Shelter for the “Share the Love” event. Now through January 2, Subaru Corporation and Casey Auto Group will make a donation to the shelter for every sal...

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Posted on: November 7, 2019

EnVision Center Offers Support Services for Those in Assisted Housing

The Newport News Redevelopment and Housing Authority (NNRHA) has been chosen by U.S. Housing and Urban Development as an EnVision Center site to help low-income residents increase their income and gain self-sufficiency. The Lift & Connect Resource Cen...

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Posted on: November 20, 2019

Holiday Happenings at Newport News Historic Sites

Both Endview Plantation and Lee Hall Mansion will be decorated for the season with period-appropriate Christmas decorations starting on December 1st through December 30th. Guided tours of both sites included with admission, offer a glimpse of common holid...

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Posted on: October 31, 2019

City Announces BayPort Credit Union NlightN Event Series

Holiday experiences take place from one end of the city to the other

From Thanksgiving to New Year’s Day, citizens and visitors in Newport News will experience the holidays in a new way with the BayPort Credit Union NlightN Holiday Event Series. ...

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Posted on: October 28, 2019

Free Rabies Vaccination Clinic Nov 9 at Peninsula Regional Animal Shelter

The City of Newport News is partnering with the Virginia Department of Health to offer a free rabies vaccination clinic next month. On Saturday, November 9, from 8:00 am – 12:00 pm, citizens can bring their dogs or cats to the Peninsula Regional...

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Posted on: August 27, 2019

Petco Foundation Continues to Invest in Lifesaving Work of Peninsula Regional Animal Shelter

$100,000 grant will extend efforts to save more animal lives on the Virginia peninsula

The Peninsula Regional Animal Shelter has been awarded a $100,000 grant from the Petco Foundation in support of its efforts to expand and enhance the shelter’s...

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Posted on: August 24, 2019

City Opens Brooks Crossing Innovation and Opportunity Center

Center brings together manufacturing, technology, innovation, nonprofits, education and more into central hub

The City of Newport News hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony today for the new Brooks Crossing Innovation and Opportunity Center (BCIOC) in the South...

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Posted on: June 5, 2019

2020 Newport News One City Marathon to be Held March 1

The sixth annual Newport News One City Marathon will take place on Sunday, March 1, 2020.  The event returns with a full line-up of activities for people of all ages and abilities. 

A number of exciting enhancements are being added to mar...

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Posted on: May 13, 2019

Newport News Awarded $30 Million HUD Grant

The City of Newport News and the Newport News Redevelopment and Housing Authority are the recipients of a $30 million grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Choice Neighborhoods Initiative (CNI) program. Funding ...

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Posted on: December 2, 2019

NNPD Project Guardian Aims to Keep People with Autism Safe

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The Newport News Police Department is excited to launch “NNPD Project Guardian.” This new program aims to raise officers’ awareness of individuals in our community with autism spectrum disorder and provides them with information to help keep people with a...

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Posted on: June 22, 2020

Upcoming Electoral Board Meeting

The Electoral Board meeting scheduled for July 1, 2020 has been cancelled. The next meeting will be held in September.

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Posted on: April 16, 2020

Keeping up with your bill during COVID-19

Newport News Waterworks is Here to Help During the COVID-19 Outbreak

We understand the concerns you may have from the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, including how to keep up with bills. Newport News Waterworks can help and support customers who are exper...

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