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Posted on: October 20, 2014

Cultural Attractions Fund grant applications due Dec. 1

The City of Newport News recognizes that a strong cultural presence adds to the quality of life in the community and enhances our ability to attract and retain businesses and residents. In Fiscal Year 2014, City Council established the Cultural Attraction...Read on...

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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 ...Read on...

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Posted on: October 8, 2014

CITY LAUNCHES NEW WEBSITE AND NEW ADDRESS

New site offers citizens more functionality with additional features to come

MEDIA CONTACT: Kim Lee, Media Relations Coordinator, (757) 926-3685Read on...

Posted on: September 30, 2014

MAYOR GIVES STATE OF THE CITY ADDRESS AT CHAMBER EVENT

Newport News Mayor McKinley L. Price delivered a “State of the City” address today at an event for the Virginia Peninsula Chamber of Commerce at the Marriott at City Center. The presentation was recorded in its entirety and will be available beginning Fri...Read on...

Posted on: August 29, 2014

CHIEF MYERS ANNOUNCES NEW ASSISTANT CHIEF

Newport News Police Chief Richard Myers has announced the selection of Captain Stacy Kelly as the new Assistant Chief. Captain Kelly will officially assume his new duties as Assistant Chief of the Administration and Support Bureau on September 1, 2014. Ca...Read on...

Posted on: August 14, 2014

FIFTH ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL SOCCER AND OUTREACH EVENT TO TAKE PLACE SATURDAY

The City of Newport News Hispanic Advisory Committee to the City Manager is hosting its fifth annual International Soccer and Community Outreach Event on Saturday, August 16th. This free event is open to the public and will take place at Riverview Farm Pa...Read on...

Posted on: August 12, 2014

ELECTED OFFICIALS TO HOLD MEET AND GREET

Citizens are invited to the inaugural “One City Meet And Greet” to be held on Tuesday, August 19th, from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm at the Denbigh Community Center, 15198 Warwick Boulevard. The event will provide citizens the opportunity to speak one-on-one with ...Read on...

Posted on: August 11, 2014

FIREFIGHTER/MEDIC RECRUITS WANTED

The Newport News Fire Department and the Hampton Division of Fire and Rescue are currently conducting our annual consolidated hiring process. The application period opened on July 28th and will close on August 20th at 4:00 PM EDT. Our consolidated hiring ...Read on...

NNFD Recruiting Flyer - 2014
Posted on: August 7, 2014

COMMISSIONER OF THE REVENUE ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR REAL ESTATE TAX DEFERRAL FOR THE ELDERLY AND

The Newport News Office of the Commissioner of the Revenue is accepting and processing applications for the Real Estate Tax Deferral for the Elderly and Disabled program available to Newport News homeowners. Those who meet specified eligibility requiremen...Read on...

Commissioner of the Revenue Website
Posted on: July 29, 2014

CITY MANAGER NAMES NEW DIRECTOR OF HUMAN SERVICES

Today City Manager Jim Bourey named Venerria “Ven” Lucas Thomas as Director of Human Services for the City of Newport News. She will begin her new position in September with an annual salary of $145,000. Ms. Thomas will oversee a staff of more than 375 an...Read on...

Posted on: July 28, 2014

Newport News Tourism Development Office Hires Tourism Specialist

Andrea Moran recently joined the Newport News Tourism Development Office as a Tourism Specialist, replacing James Dean, who is now working as manager of the Virginia Welcome Center in New Kent.

Moran will be responsible for promoting the city to state ...Read on...

Posted on: July 22, 2014

CITY MANAGER ANNOUNCES FINALISTS FOR DIRECTOR OF HUMAN SERVICES

City Manager Jim Bourey today announced two finalists for director of the Department of Human Services for the City of Newport News. The Newport News Department of Human Services is dedicated to improving the quality of life of residents through education...Read on...

Posted on: July 10, 2014

INTERSECTION IMPROVEMENT PROJECT AT JEFFERSON AVENUE AND BRICK KILN BOULEVARD / WAL-MART WAY

Beginning Sunday, July 13th, contractors will be making improvements to the intersection of Jefferson Avenue and Brick Kiln Boulevard / Wal-Mart Way. This project will include lengthening a northbound left turn lane from Jefferson Ave onto Wal-Mart Way as...Read on...

Posted on: September 16, 2014

Newport News featured in US Airways magazine

The City of Newport News is featured in a 44 page spread in the August 2014 edition of US Airways magazine, with articles on City Center, Riverside, Jefferson Lab, Newport News Public Schools, business climate, the Tech Center, the airport, Newport News S...Read on...

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Did you know

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Posted on: October 8, 2014

compost and mulch offered at the Recovery Operations Center is available to the public?

Did you know that the compost and mulch offered at the Recovery Operations Center (formerly known as the Denbigh Compost Facility) is available to the general public? If you are sprucing up your yard, you can get these products by the pick-up truckful at...More info...

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Posted on: April 18, 2011

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Notify Me allows you to subscribe to an unlimited number of email lists. Receive email or text message updates regarding the information you have requested. Check out Notify Me today!Read on...


Fire Department

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Posted on: July 4, 2014

Independence Day Safety

The Newport News Fire Department would like to remind residents and visitors to practice fire safety this Fourth of July.

It is unlawful for any person in the City of Newport News to own, sell, possess, store, display, use, or explode any fireworks to ...Read on...


Highlights

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Posted on: October 21, 2014

Films By The Fountain

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Posted on: October 21, 2014

Halloween Information

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Posted on: October 3, 2014

Mayor's State of the City Address now available online

State of the City

Mayor McKinley Price delivered his 2014 Newport News State of the City address at the Marriott City Center on Tuesday, September 30th. On behalf of Newport News City Council, he spoke to the theme of "Newport News: Where Innovation Happens. The 50 mi...Read more »

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Posted on: September 29, 2014

Zoom In on Newport News Photo Contest

Zoom In Photo Contest

Submit your photos depicting the "Best-kept Secrets of Newport News" for a chance to win one of two $500 cash prizes!

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Posted on: September 17, 2014

Ft. Eustis Boulevard

Fort Eustis Blvd construction

Information on the project to replace the Fort Eustis Boulevard bridge over the CSX railroad.

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Posted on: September 17, 2014

One City Marathon

One City Marathon

Join us for the inaugural One City Marathon, March 15, 2015. Marathon Relay, Maritime 8K Run/Walk, and the Nautical Mile options also available.

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Home

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Posted on: October 16, 2014

Newport News Friends of the Library to hold book sale Oct. 24-25

Books, more for sale Oct. 24-25

MEDIA CONTACT: Karen L. Gill, Community Relations and Programs Coordinator, 757-926-1357


Bargain hunters can...Read on...

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Posted on: October 20, 2014

Comprehensive Plan Visioning Workshop

The Department of Planning and the Comprehensive Plan Citizen Advisory Committee invite you to a Comprehensive Plan Visioning Workshop.

Date: Thursday, October 23, 2014
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.Where: Warwick High School Cafeteria
5...Read on...

Workshop Flyer
Posted on: October 20, 2014

Halloween Info

Halloween is Friday, October 31st, and in the City of Newport News, trick-or-treating activities are limited to kids 12 years of age and younger and should end by 8 pm.

The Newport News Police Department offers the following Halloween safety tips:

&...Read on...

Posted on: October 13, 2014

Science, magician, crafts, gingerbread fun, more in November at Newport News Libraries

Library closings
The Newport News Public Library System will be closed Tuesday, Nov. 11, for Veterans’ Day. The Library System also will be closed Thursday, Nov. 27, and Friday, Nov. 28, for Thanksgiving.

Music and More StorytimeChildren ages 2-5, w...Read on...

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Posted on: October 20, 2014

Cultural Attractions Fund grant applications due Dec. 1

The City of Newport News recognizes that a strong cultural presence adds to the quality of life in the community and enhances our ability to attract and retain businesses and residents. In Fiscal Year 2014, City Council established the Cultural Attraction...Read on...

Additional Info...
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 ...Read on...

Marathon website
Posted on: October 8, 2014

Compost and Mulch Available at the Recovery Operations Center

Did you know that the compost and mulch offered at the Recovery Operations Center (formerly known as the Denbigh Compost Facility) is available to the general public? If you are sprucing up your yard, you can get these products by the pick-up truckful at...More info...

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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 – Read on...

Posted on: October 3, 2014

2014 Loose Leaf Collection Schedule

The Street Maintenance Division conducts an annual loose leaf roadside collection, (December to January). Residents are asked to rake leaves to edge of the road during a specific time frame, without blocking traffic or drainage ditches, and crews will pic...More info...

2014 Loose Leaf Collection Schedule (PDF)
Posted on: September 17, 2014

Newport News featured in US Airways magazine

The City of Newport News is featured in a 43 page spread in the August 2014 edition of US Airways magazine, with articles on City Center, Riverside, Jefferson Lab, Newport News Public Schools, business climate, the Tech Center, the airport, Newport News S...Read on...

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Posted on: September 17, 2014

Water Quality - Drinking Water & Water Quality Report

This report explains important information about your drinking water including origination, treatment and testing.

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Posted on: September 17, 2014

Newport News Recruits Citizens to Help With Emergency Preparedness

The Newport News Division of Emergency Management is seeking volunteers to join its Community Emergency Response Team.

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Human Services

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Posted on: August 14, 2014

IMPACT 2014 – Backpack Give-Away, STEM Fair and Field of Friends Community Fun Day

Saturday, August 23, 2014 from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm, Impact 2014 - Backpack Give-away, STEM Fair and Field of Friends Community Fun Day will be held at South Morrison Family Education Center. Free and open to the public, IMPACT 2014 will be held at 746 Adam...Read on...

Posted on: July 23, 2014

Asset Based Community Development Training

Do you see things in your neighborhood that you would like to see changed but don’t know who is a neighborhood leader that can help you? You can BE that neighborhood leader.

On Friday, August 8, 2014, 6-9 pm and Saturday, August 9, 2014, 8 am-1 pm a f...Read on...


Library

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Posted on: October 16, 2014

Newport News Friends of the Library to hold book sale Oct. 24-25

Books, more for sale Oct. 24-25

MEDIA CONTACT: Karen L. Gill, Community Relations and Programs Coordinator, 757-926-1357


Bargain hunters can...Read on...

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Posted on: October 22, 2014

Teens learn to create comics as part of Teen Read Week events

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Teens in Newport News learned how to create their own comic hero, chose books they couldn’t do without and watched the movie “Divergent” to celebrate Teen Read Week™, Oct. 12-18, at Newport News Public Libraries.

Vince White, creator of “The Legend Of ...Read on...

Posted on: October 13, 2014

Science, magician, crafts, gingerbread fun, more in November at Newport News Libraries

Library closings
The Newport News Public Library System will be closed Tuesday, Nov. 11, for Veterans’ Day. The Library System also will be closed Thursday, Nov. 27, and Friday, Nov. 28, for Thanksgiving.

Music and More StorytimeChildren ages 2-5, w...Read on...

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Posted on: September 25, 2014

Youth mark Banned Books Week

Youth at Pearl Bailey Library recently learned about the importance of the freedom to read.

Members of the library’s advisory committees for teens and youth assisted staff in creating a display for Banned Books Week, Sept. 21-27 this year. Youth posed ...Read on...

Teen Advisory Committee
Posted on: September 19, 2014

Local authors' day on Sept. 27

Readers can connect with Newport News published and self-published authors on Saturday, Sept. 27, at the Local Authors’ Day sponsored by the Newport News Public Library System.

Participating registered authors will have a table to sell and sign books a...Read on...

Posted on: September 15, 2014

Teen, Halloween, Civil War events, more in October

Workforce Series

Teens and adults ages 14 and older can network with others while obtaining some needed skills for entering the workforce, 2-4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 1, at Pearl Bailey Library; and 2-4:30 p.m. ...Read on...

Posted on: August 28, 2014

Teens create Japanese headbands

Eight members of Pearl Bailey Library’s Anime and Manga Club created their own Hachimaki headbands on Aug. 23, with the guidance of the club organizer, Louis Hubert.

In the Japanese culture, Hachimakis are usually made of thin strips of white or red co...Read on...

Posted on: August 26, 2014

Thousands of books, more given away at event

Free demonstrations, books, school supplies, food, animals and fun drew about 1,700 people to the STEM Fair/Impact 2014 Family Day on Aug. 23 at the South Morrison Family Education Center.

The Newport News Public Library System gave away 1,412 free boo...Read on...

Posted on: July 29, 2014

Trivia contest winners get free movie passes

Free passes to the new Paragon City Center 12 Theater will be awarded to winners in a trivia contest.

“The Giver” Book to Movie Contest is open to all residents of Newport News who have read “The Giver” book by Lois Lowry and submit a completed entry f...Read on...

Posted on: June 3, 2014

Community service award

Because of its focus on helping citizens, Pearl Bailey Library recently received the 2014 Outstanding Community Service Award from the Office of Human Affairs Board of Directors.

The Office of Human Affairs, a community action agency serving Hampton an...Read on...


Police Department - Public Information Office

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Posted on: September 17, 2014

Scam Alert

Don't be the victim of a scammer! Newport News Police will publish scams and other illegal activities you can be on the lookout for.


Solid Waste

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Posted on: October 8, 2014

Compost and Mulch Available at the Recovery Operations Center

Did you know that the compost and mulch offered at the Recovery Operations Center (formerly known as the Denbigh Compost Facility) is available to the general public? If you are sprucing up your yard this fall, you can get these products by the pickup-tr...More info...

Additional Info...

Street Maintenance

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Posted on: October 3, 2014

2014 Loose Leaf Collection Schedule

The Street Maintenance Division conducts an annual loose leaf roadside collection, (December to January). Residents are asked to rake leaves to edge of the road during a specific time frame, without blocking traffic or drainage ditches, and crews will pic...More info...

2014 Loose Leaf Collection Schedule (PDF)