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Posted on: April 24, 2017

Cinco in the City

Cinco in the City

Newport News Parks, Recreation & Tourism is joining with City Center at Oyster Point and Sinclair Communications to present Cinco in the City, on Friday, May 5, 2017 from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at City Center at Oyster Point.  This free event ...

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Posted on: April 24, 2017

Newport News Children's Festival of Friends

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Newport News Parks, Recreation & Tourism will present the twenty-eighth Newport News Children's Festival of Friends on Saturday, May 6, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at Newport News Park. Children can meet their favorite book characters...

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Posted on: April 18, 2017

Consolidated Plan for Housing and Community Development Annual Action Plan

A draft of the City of Newport News’ Consolidated Plan for Housing and Community Development Annual Action Plan for fiscal year 2017-2018 is now available for public review and comment. The Action Plan describes specific projects and activities ...

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Consolidated Plan - Draft (PDF)
Posted on: April 7, 2017

Director of Libraries Retires After 34 Years of Service

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Director of Libraries and Information Services Izabela Cieszynski retired Friday, March 31, after 34 years of service with the City of Newport News. City Manager Cindy Rohlf named Library Administrator Anita Jennings to serve as Interim Director. The City...

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Newport News Public Library System
Posted on: April 3, 2017

NEW DIRECTOR LEADING CITY’S FINANCE DEPARTMENT

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Susan Goodwin has begun a new role with the City of Newport News as the Director of Finance effective April 1st. She had been serving as Financial Services Administrator in the Department Engineering for the past 11 years, and takes over as Finance Direct...

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Posted on: March 30, 2017

Waterworks Department’s Mobile App Is Here!

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Create an online account

View and pay your bill

View your account summary

Schedule payments

Sign up for paperless billing

To get started, just visit the iTunes App Store or Google Play to download the app for free.App Store:  https://appsto.re/us/1LZ...

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Posted on: March 29, 2017

City Council Names Cindy Rohlf New City Manager

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At its regular meeting last night, Newport News City Council unanimously voted to name Acting City Manager Cindy Rohlf the new, permanent City Manager effective immediately. Terms of the contract, including salary, are still being negotiated. Rohlf has ...Read on...

Posted on: March 29, 2017

COUNCILWOMAN WOODBURY NAMED PRESIDENT-ELECT OF VIRGINIA MUNICIPAL LEAGUE

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Councilwoman Dr. Pat Woodbury has been named President-Elect of the Virginia Municipal League (VML). As an officer of the 13-member VML Executive Committee, Dr. Woodbury will serve a one-year term in the position. The Executive Committee sets policy for t...Read on...

Posted on: March 17, 2017

REGISTRATION OPEN FOR SUMMER TRAINING AND ENRICHMENT PROGRAM

Youth and young adults ages 16-24 should apply by April 7Area businesses needed to serve as worksites

The city is now accepting applications from Newport News residents ages 16-24 and from businesses throughout the area for the highly anticipated Summer Tr...

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Posted on: March 10, 2017

One City Marathon is a GO!

The Newport News One City Marathon planning team met this morning and made the decision that the marathon, marathon relay, 8K and Nautical Mile are going to take place as planned on Sunday, March 12. Current forecasts call for 27 degree temperatures Sunda...

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Posted on: February 24, 2017

NEWPORT NEWS ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY RECEIVES VIRGINIA TOURISM CORPORATION GRANT FOR TOURISM

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Governor Terry McAuliffe announced that the Newport News Economic Development Authority received $5,000 from the Virginia Tourism Corporation Marketing Leverage Program grant fund. In total VTC awarded more than $772,000 for 62 tourism marketing projects ...

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Posted on: February 24, 2017

2017 Street Sweeping Schedule

The Street Maintenance Division sweeps city-maintained streets, city-wide (April to October). Signs are posted at the main entrances into subdivisions that notify citizens of the day their area will be swept

2017 Street Sweeping Schedule (PDF)
Posted on: February 13, 2017

CITY OFFICES TO OBSERVE PRESIDENTS’ DAY

Newport News City offices will be closed on Monday, February 20th, in observance of Presidents’ Day. This includes City Hall, City offices at City Center at Oyster Point, Newport News Waterworks' customer services offices, the Public Wo...

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Posted on: December 8, 2016

THE CITY AND NEWPORT NEWS SHIPBUILDING ANNOUNCE COLLABORATION IN SOUTHEAST COMMUNITY

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The City of Newport News, its Economic Development Authority, Newport News Shipbuilding, and Southeast Commerce Center Associates, L.L.C. (SECCA) gathered today to announce an agreement on a collaborative partnership to construct a 95,000 square-foot offi...

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Posted on: August 19, 2016

7th Annual International Soccer Tournament Takes Place Saturday

The City of Newport News Hispanic Advisory Committee is holding its 7th Annual International Soccer and Community Festival on Saturday, August 20th. This free event is open to the public and will take place at Riverview Farm Park, 100 City Farm Road, loca...Read on...

Posted on: June 8, 2016

The Plaza at Jefferson/Wegmans Rezoning Application Withdrawn

In a letter sent to the City of Newport News on Wednesday, June 8, the attorney representing the developer and the airport has requested the rezoning application for The Plaza at Jefferson be withdrawn. The request was made in order to allow time for the ...Read on...

Posted on: May 10, 2016

CITY CELEBRATES GRAND OPENING OF JIM’S LOCAL MARKET

Long-awaited solution for access to healthy food in the Southeast Community opens for business

The City of Newport News and the Newport News Economic Development Authority are pleased to announce the Grand Opening of Jim’s Local Market. Jim's Local Mar...Read on...

Posted on: April 19, 2016

2016 ONE CITY MARATHON CHARITIES RECEIVED $21,647

Mayor McKinley Price and City Manager Jim Bourey today presented checks to the three local charities that had been selected as the beneficiaries of the 2016 Newport News One City Marathon. In its second year, the marathon benefited organizations that prov...Read on...

Posted on: January 29, 2016

New, improved online payment system coming soon for Newport News Waterworks customers

Customers of Newport News Waterworks will have an easier way to pay bills when a new and innovative online payment system is launched soon. With enhanced security, mobile-friendly tools and a more simplified ebilling process, the new system offers improv...

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Posted on: December 15, 2015

CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR'S DAY HOLIDAY SCHEDULES

Christmas HolidayAll Newport News City offices will be closed on Thursday, December 24th and Friday, December 25th for the Christmas holiday. This includes City Hall, City offices at City Center at Oyster Point, Newport News Waterworks' customer service...Read on...

Posted on: October 27, 2015

2016 ONE CITY MARATHON CHARITIES ANNOUNCED

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Mayor McKinley Price and City Manager Jim Bourey today announced the selection of three local charities to be the beneficiaries of the 2016 Newport News One City Marathon. In its second year, the marathon will benefit organizations that provide services t...Read on...

Posted on: November 3, 2015

CITY OFFICES TO CLOSE FOR VETERANS DAY

Newport News City offices will be closed on Wednesday, November 11th, in observance of the Veterans Day holiday. This includes City Hall, City offices at City Center at Oyster Point, Newport News Waterworks' customer services offices, the Public Works Ope...Read on...

Posted on: October 14, 2015

CITY RECOGNIZED BY VIRGINIA MUNICIPAL LEAGUE AS A “GREEN GOVERNMENT”

The city of Newport News has again been awarded platinum, the highest level, in the 2015 Green Government Challenge from the Virginia Municipal League. The award was presented to the city at the league’s annual conference last week. This is the third year...

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Posted on: September 30, 2015

NEWPORT NEWS FALL FESTIVAL SCHEDULED FOR THIS WEEKEND CANCELLED

The 42nd Newport News Fall Festival of Folklife scheduled for Saturday, October 3rd and Sunday, October 4th has been cancelled. It will not be rescheduled and vendors will receive refunds.

“It is a disappointing but necessary decision to make to cance...Read on...

Posted on: September 22, 2015

Waterworks Department Facilities Manager Receives Prestigious Fuller Award

State drinking water industry honors Michael L. Hotaling

Michael L. Hotaling, Facilities Manager of Newport News Waterworks Department, was awarded the prestigious Fuller Award at the Virginia Section American Water Works Association (VA AWWA) annual c...Read on...

Posted on: August 26, 2015

NON-PROFITS SOUGHT TO BE OFFICIAL 2016 ONE CITY MARATHON CHARITIES

The City of Newport News is seeking non-profit organizations to apply for designation as an official 2016 One City Marathon charity. The deadline to apply is September 15th and applications are available on the marathon website at www.onecitymarathon.com/...Read on...

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Posted on: June 23, 2015

CITY OFFICES TO OBSERVE INDEPENDENCE DAY

Newport News City offices will be closed on Friday, July 3 in observance of the Independence Day holiday. This includes City Hall, City offices at City Center at Oyster Point, Newport News Waterworks' customer services offices, the Public Works Operations...Read on...

Posted on: May 21, 2015

NEW JAMES RIVER PIER TO OPEN FRIDAY AFTER RIBBON CUTTING

Just in time for the summer, the first 900 foot section of the new James River Fishing Pier will open on Friday, May 22nd following a ribbon cutting ceremony at 10:30 AM. After being identified as needing extensive repairs, it was determined that the best...Read on...

Posted on: May 18, 2015

CITY OFFICES TO OBSERVE MEMORIAL DAY

Newport News City offices will be closed on Monday, May 25, in observance of Memorial Day. This includes City Hall, City offices at City Center at Oyster Point, Newport News Waterworks' customer services offices, the Public Works Operations Center, the Ne...Read on...

Posted on: May 12, 2015

2015 ONE CITY MARATHON CHARITIES RECEIVE $20,000

Mayor McKinley Price and City Manager Jim Bourey today presented checks to the three local charities that had been selected as the beneficiaries of the inaugural Newport News One City Marathon that took place March 15th.

The charities – the Newport Ne...Read on...

Posted on: May 7, 2015

Series of Traffic Pattern Changes Coming for Fort Eustis Boulevard

Two year project coming to a close

The two year project to replace the Fort Eustis Boulevard bridge over the CSX railroad is in the final stages and motorists should be prepared for a series of traffic pattern changes over the next three weeks to accommoda...Read on...

Posted on: April 29, 2015

GANG VIOLENCE PREVENTION INITIATIVE OFFERS SUMMER JOBS AND WORKFORCE TRAINING

Program available to youth and young adults living in the southeast community;
businesses sought to provide work sites for program

The city is gearing up for the second year of the Youth and Gang Violence Prevention Initiative’s Summer Training and E...Read on...

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Posted on: April 28, 2015

REPAVING WORK ALONG UPPER JEFFERSON AVENUE TO BEGIN WEDNESDAY NIGHT

Beginning Wednesday, April 29th, contractors will start milling and paving work along Jefferson Avenue between Fort Eustis Boulevard and Yorktown Road in the northern section of the city. The work will be done at night, Sunday through Thursday, between th...Read on...

Posted on: April 17, 2015

CITY LAUNCHES OPEN BUDGET PORTAL

Platform provides increased accessibility and financial transparency

The City of Newport News has launched an online financial analysis platform that provides citizens unprecedented access to the city’s budget information. The program transforms volume...Read on...

Posted on: April 2, 2015

APRIL IS PREVENTION OF CRUELTY TO ANIMALS MONTH

Animal Services offers tips to spot potential abuse

April is Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Month and Newport News Animal Services urges everyone to join in the fight against animal cruelty. Animal cruelty occurs when a person willfully inflicts inhu...Read on...

Posted on: March 30, 2015

City Center Boulevard Opening

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Celebrate the Opening of City Center Boulevard from 11 AM to 2 PM on Saturday, April 4, 2015. Following an official ribbon cutting at 11 AM, you can walk, run, ride your bike, skateboard, or skate on the unopened road. Kids can make free spring-theme cr...Read on...

Posted on: March 30, 2015

FIRE DEPARTMENT RECEIVES TOP RATING BY INSURANCE SERVICE OFFICE

Newport News one of just 97 agencies in the country and 3 in Virginia with Class 1 Rating

Newport News City Manager Jim Bourey today announced that the Insurance Service Office has upgraded the Fire Department’s Public Protection Classification (PPC) r...Read on...

Posted on: October 20, 2014

Shred Day - April 18th

The Newport News Sheriff's Office is holding its next Shred Day event from 11 AM to 2 PM on Saturday, April 18th at the Farmers Market at Jefferson Avenue and 29th Street. Help protect yourself from identity theft by having sensitive financial and persona...Read on...

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Posted on: March 25, 2015

DMV2Go at City Hall

DMV2Go is a mobile customer service center ready to bring DMV services to the City of Newport News! In partnership with the Offices of the Commissioner of the Revenue and City Treasurer - DMV Select locations.

WHERE: Newport News City Hall Parking Lo...Read on...

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Posted on: October 20, 2014

South Morrison Public Library to expand hours

The South Morrison Library, located in the South Morrison Family Education Center at 746 Adams Drive in Newport News, is excited to announce that their operating hours will be extended from 10 AM to 4 PM to 10 AM to 6 PM, Monday through Friday. The new op...Read on...

Posted on: March 19, 2015

LICENSE PLATE SCANNERS TO HELP IDENTIFY DELINQUENT TAXPAYERS

New collection effort will focus on past due personal property taxes

Newport News Treasurer Marty Eubank and Sheriff Gabe Morgan have partnered to use license plate scanners to help identify taxpayers who owe more than $200 in delinquent personal prope...Read on...

Treasurer's Office website
Posted on: October 20, 2014

NNFD Citizens' Fire Academy

The Newport News Fire Department is hosting an exciting interactive program designed to give an inside look into Fire and Emergency Medical Services. This program is a fun way to learn with hands on participation and exhilarating demonstrations.

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Posted on: October 20, 2014

Got questions about the One City Marathon weekend activities?

Want to learn more about all of the activities associated with the Newport News One City Marathon?

Two more community meetings have been scheduled to provide information about the race route, weekend activities, traffic impacts and expected runner time...Read on...

One City Marathon website
Posted on: October 20, 2014

CITY OFFICES TO OBSERVE PRESIDENTS’ DAY

Newport News City offices will be closed on Monday, February 16, in observance of Presidents’ Day. This includes City Hall, City offices at City Center at Oyster Point, public libraries, Newport News Waterworks' customer services offices, the Public Works...Read on...

Posted on: October 20, 2014

BLACK HISTORY MONTH EVENT AT MAIN STREET LIBRARY

Come celebrate Black History with us at Main Street Library as we enjoy the performance of the Ubuntu Dance Collective Saturday, February 28, 2015 at 2PM. The group, who is based in the Hampton Roads area, combines accurate and cutting-edge interpretation...Read on...

Posted on: February 2, 2015

Interested in a Newport News License Plate?

The City of Newport News is looking into having a custom license plate made available through DMV. To start the approval process, there must be demonstrated interest and pre-orders.

In an effort to see if we have enough interest, we are asking that yo...Read on...

Posted on: February 6, 2015

NEWPORT NEWS CITY PRISON FARM TO CLOSE

City Manager Jim Bourey has announced plans to close the Newport News City Prison Farm by the end of June at the latest. The decision is based on a consultant’s report that has identified $8.2 million needed in improvements to the nearly 100 year old corr...Read on...

Posted on: February 3, 2015

STEEL BEAMS TO BE INSTALLED ON FORT EUSTIS BOULEVARD BRIDGE PROJECT

The contractor for the Ft. Eustis Boulevard (Route 105) Bridge Replacement over CSX project has major structural steel delivery and installation scheduled for Thursday, February 5th. Motorists in the area will encounter flaggers and experience periodic, ...Read on...

Posted on: January 22, 2015

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT RECEIVES THIRD RE-ACCREDITATION

Agency initially accredited in 2003 by American Public Works Association

The Newport News Department of Public Works has recently been awarded its third prestigious American Public Works Association (APWA) Re-Accreditation. The APWA Accreditation prog...Read on...

Posted on: October 29, 2014

Recommended Capital Improvement Plan - FY 2016 - FY 2020

The City Manager has submitted to Council his Recommended FY 2016 - FY 2020 Capital Improvement Plan (CIP). The CIP is a five year plan that outlines a schedule and a funding strategy for high-priority capital and equipment purchases.

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Posted on: January 12, 2015

Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday

All Newport News city offices will be closed Monday, January 19, in observance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. This includes City Hall, city offices at City Center At Oyster Point, all public libraries, Newport News Waterworks' customer service office...Read on...

Posted on: October 8, 2014

ONE CITY MARATHON CHARITIES ANNOUNCED

Three local charities to benefit from inaugural event

MEDIA CONTACT: Kim Lee, Media Relations Coordinator, 757-926-3685


City Manager Jim Bourey today announced the selection of three local charities to be the beneficiaries of the inaugural Newport...Read on...

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Posted on: October 8, 2014

CITY LAUNCHES NEW WEBSITE AND NEW ADDRESS

MEDIA CONTACT: Kim Lee, Media Relations Coordinator, 757-926-3685

The City of Newport News today launched a new and completely revamped website along with a new web address, or URL – www.nnva.gov. A .gov address better identifies to visitors that this ...Read on...