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Posted on: November 14, 2023

Planning Commission to consider apartments, extended stay hotel


Nov. 14, 2023 - Hampton’s Planning Commission will meet Thursday to discuss three proposed projects in the Coliseum Central area:

A rezoning and use permit application related to proposed apartments at the former Colonial Downs off track betting site, 1909...

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Posted on: September 19, 2023

Planning Commission will consider additional apartments at Peninsula Town Center


Sept. 19, 2023 - Additional apartments and townhouses for Peninsula Town Center are on the agenda for the Planning Commission meeting on Thursday. The meeting begins at 3:30 p.m. in City Council Chambers at City Hall, 22 Lincoln St. It is open to the publ...

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Posted on: August 31, 2023

Hampton gets $13 million toward Armistead Ave. flood reduction

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Aug. 31, 2023 - Hampton will receive more than $13 million toward the project to rebuild a portion of Armistead Avenue that frequently floods. It was by far the largest of the 17 hazard mitigation grants announced this week. 

The grant funding is ...

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Posted on: August 18, 2023

Hampton called “a national leader” at groundbreaking for Lake Hampton resiliency project

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Aug 18, 2023 – Hampton broke ground Friday morning on the first of three innovative resiliency projects designed primarily to reduce the impact of flooding on the area around Newmarket Creek. 

“These projects aim for innovative...

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Posted on: March 3, 2023

Polling on the city's upcoming budget available through March 20

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March 15, 2023 - Work to develop next year's budget is under way, and residents can offer their views in an online informal survey. City Manager Mary Bunting seeks input before her recommended budget is developed to ensure it includes residents&a...

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Posted on: December 16, 2022

New rules allow Airbnbs, VRBOs easier path to be licensed to operate in Hampton


Dec. 16, 2022 - City Council created a pathway for people who own houses that they rent through such sites as Airbnb or VRBO to operate legally. Previously, short-term rentals were only allowed as an “accessory use” to a home that is a...

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