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Posted on: May 13, 2021

Hampton Coliseum clinic will offer Covid-19 vaccinations for ages 12-15 beginning Friday

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May 13, 2021 - The Centers for Disease Control this week added people aged 12-15 to the list of those who should get vaccinated against COVID-19. Beginning Friday, May 14, those age groups will be eligible for a free Pfizer vaccine at the Hampton Coliseum...

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Posted on: May 13, 2021

Budget set for next fiscal year; tax rates stable but 2 fee increases

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May 12, 2021 - City Council on Wednesday passed a budget for fiscal year 2022, which begins July 1, that keeps the property and car tax rates flat but increases the stormwater fee for flooding and pollution reduction and the wastewater fee for maintenance...

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* Hampton City News
Posted on: May 12, 2021

City finalizing plans to move historic F-101F Voodoo to higher ground

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May 12, 2021 - The F-101F Voodoo long-range escort fighter on display at the city's Air Power Park will take off sometime in the next week, with a little help from a crane,  to a higher-elevation spot in the park that is farther from Newmarket Cr...

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* Hampton City News
Posted on: May 11, 2021

Hampton Parks & Recreation looking for part-time, seasonal beach and pool lifeguards

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May 12, 2021 - Hampton Parks, Recreation & Leisure Services is hiring beach and pool lifeguards. Part-time and seasonal positions are available. To apply, visit www.hampton.gov/hire. Also, city community centers and the senior center are now serving a...

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Posted on: April 29, 2021

Coliseum vaccination clinic is taking both appointments and walk-ins

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April 29, 2021 - The large vaccination clinic at the Hampton Coliseum is taking both appointments - and walk-ins - as officials continue to encourage residents to help stop the spread of the coronavirus by getting vaccinated. The Coliseum clinic is offeri...

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* Hampton City News
Posted on: April 19, 2021

City offices, services are beginning to reopen after closing for the pandemic

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April 19, 2021 - Several offices and services in Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Services that were once closed because of the pandemic are now open or plan to reopen in the next few weeks. Other city departments and services are also reopening. If the dep...

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* Hampton City News
Posted on: April 28, 2021

Democratic Primary Election will be held June 8, 2021

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April 28, 2021 -  Residents who will be 18 or older by the Nov. 2 General Election have until Monday, May 17, to register for the upcoming Democratic Primary on Tuesday, June 8. Early voting in person began April 23 and continues through...

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* Hampton City News
Posted on: April 27, 2021

Hampton's main COVID-19 vaccination clinic moves to Coliseum

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April 27, 2021 – The large vaccination clinic in Hampton moves to the Hampton Coliseum this week, as the state takes the lead in operating the clinic. It opens Thursday, April 29. 

Previously, the clinic was at the Hampton Roads Conventi...

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Schedule your vaccine * Hampton City News
Posted on: April 26, 2021

City Council sessions Wednesday will include discussions of FY22 spending plan

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April 26, 2021 - City Council will hold an afternoon work session Wednesday on the city’s budget for FY22, which begins July 1, and host the first of two public hearings on the spending plan. A presentation on the proposed capital expenditures will be inc...

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* Hampton City News
Posted on: April 21, 2021

Contractor will begin repaving in Ireland Street, Old Buckroe areas the week of May 4

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April 21, 2021 - Beginning the week of May 3, a city contractor will start repaving in the Ireland Street, Langille Court, Old Buckroe Road areas, including:

  • Ireland Street from Woodland Rd to Shelton Road
  • Edson Terrace from cul-de-sac to Shelton Road&n...
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* Hampton City News
Posted on: April 16, 2021

Most Parks buildings to reopen on May 3; community centers will be 'wellness hubs'

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Most of Hampton's Parks, Recreation and Leisure Services buildings will reopen beginning May 3. These include:

  • The city's four community centers  will open beginning May 3  9 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday through Friday. The Fort Monroe, North Phoeb...
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* Hampton City News
Posted on: April 15, 2021

Hampton's libraries to reopen April 19; community centers to follow May 3

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April 13, 2021 - All Hampton Public Library locations will reopen to the public on Monday, April 19. Hours and patrons will be limited to enforce social distancing and allow time for cleaning the facilities and materials. Curbside service will remain avai...

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* Hampton City News
Posted on: April 13, 2021

General public can now register for vaccine; hold put on J&J vaccine pending study

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April 13, 2021 - People who live or work on the Peninsula can now schedule their Covid-19 vaccination directlyThe Virginia Department of Health’s Hampton and Peninsula Health Districts officially opened the door to anyone 16 and older...

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Posted on: April 8, 2021

Last-minute vaccine appointments available for Friday; also scheduling for future clinics

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April 8, 2021 - Three upcoming Covid-19 vaccination clinics at the Hampton Roads Convention Center have open slots and are allowing anyone 18 and older to schedule an appointment. The first is tomorrow, Friday, April 9. Residents are urged to get vaccinat...

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Schedule your vaccine on Friday, April 9 * Hampton City News
Posted on: April 8, 2021

Hampton Roads Mayors to talk about youth violence and what local cities are doing

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April 8, 2021 - Hampton Mayor Donnie Tuck will host an online Mayors’ Forum with four other Hampton Roads mayors on Monday, April 12, at 7 p.m. Virginia Beach Mayor Bobby Dyer, Chesapeake Mayor Rick West, Portsmouth Mayor Shannon Glover, and Newport News ...

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Posted on: April 5, 2021

Local health districts expand number of people eligible to receive Covid-19 vaccination to 1c group

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April 5, 2021 - People who work in many essential and public-facing jobs will be eligible to receive a Covid-19 vaccination beginning Tuesday. The Virginia Department of Health’s Peninsula and Hampton Health districts announced a move into 1c category.&am...

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Sign up or check your registration * Hampton City News
Posted on: April 1, 2021

All residents 16 and older will be eligible for Covid-19 vaccine starting on April 18

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April 1, 2021 - Starting April 18, all Virginians 16 and older will be eligible to get the Covid-19 vaccine. Eligible residents are encouraged to pre-register now, so they can be notified as soon as the vaccine is available for them."Expanding vaccin...

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* Hampton City News
Posted on: March 26, 2021

Violent and property crimes dropped in Hampton in 2020 when compared to 2019

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March 26, 2021 - Both violent crimes and property crimes in Hampton decreased in 2020 compared with 2019, according to data the police shared at Wednesday’s City Council meeting. Total serious crimes decreased 14.22%, said Assistant Chief Kenneth Ferguson...

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* Hampton City News
Posted on: March 25, 2021

Financial help for small businesses that have been hurt by the ongoing pandemic

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March 25, 2021 - Our nation's small businesses are in the middle of an unprecedented economic disruption due to the coronavirus outbreak. To assist small businesses during the Covid-19 pandemic, the city of Newport News has applied for and received fundin...

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* Hampton City News
Posted on: February 5, 2021

Hampton 5th-grader donates pet toys to Peninsula Regional Animal Shelter

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Feb. 5, 2021 - Ten-year-old Connor Shepherd, a Hampton fifth-grader, spent time acquiring toys -- but not for himself. He recently obtained a large amount of donations for the dogs, cats, hamsters and more at the Peninsula Regional Animal Shelter.

Connor an...

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Posted on: February 1, 2021

Hampton ranks as one of the Top 15 most affordable beach towns

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Feb. 1, 2021 - Hampton has once again ranked as one of the most affordable beach towns in the country, according to SmartAsset.com. Hampton stands out as a value, especially in the mid-Atlantic region.

The 10 most affordable beach towns are all in Mississi...

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Posted on: January 27, 2021

Hot real estate market pushes Hampton home values up, assessor says

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Jan. 27, 2021 - The housing market in Hampton has heated up, according to figures presented to City Council on Wednesday.  Overall,  foreclosures have decreased dramatically, the average sales price of a home has increased, homes are spe...

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See neighborhood map of changes in values * Hampton City News
Posted on: January 14, 2021

Hampton to honor 16 local heroes on Martin Luther King Day

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Jan. 14, 2020 - Hampton will hold a virtual ceremony on Monday to honor the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and 16 local people who have had an impact on Hampton through a commitment to peace, justice, and progress.

Mayor Donnie Tuck announced the names of...

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* Hampton City News
Posted on: January 12, 2021

Hampton city offices move to appointment-only for most transactions

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Jan. 12, 2020 - As COVID-19 rates continue to increase in Hampton and the region, Hampton city offices will require appointments for most residents and others who need to conduct business with the city as of Wednesday, Jan. 13. 

This will increase...

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* Hampton City News
Posted on: December 23, 2020

Mayor Tuck, HU president team up to get COVID-19 vaccination to show vaccine's safety

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Dec. 23, 2020 — Mayor Donnie Tuck and Dr. William Harvey, president of Hampton University, received the COVID-19 vaccine today at Sentara CarePlex Hospital in Hampton to demonstrate the safety of the vaccine.

The two leaders stepped forward to sh...

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More about the COVID-19 vaccine ... * Hampton City News
Posted on: December 15, 2020

Community colleges collaborate to create regional workforce development program

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Dec. 15, 2020 - Hampton’s Thomas Nelson Community College has been a strong partner in workforce development and training on the Peninsula for years. Now, it’s joining with two other community colleges to create a larger regional effort.
Thomas Nelson, Cam...
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Posted on: December 11, 2020

Masks offer protection from COVID ... unless you wear them like this

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Dec. 11, 2020 - Wearing a mask - the right way - helps protect you and others from COVID, and it’s mandatory in public areas.  Help mask shirkers see the error of their ways.  Download, print and share. You know who we&apos...

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Downloadable Graphic: How NOT to wear your mask * Hampton City News
Posted on: December 10, 2020

Health Department plans drive-through COVID testing as virus spread continues

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Dec. 10, 2020 - As COVID numbers rise in the Hampton Roads area, the Hampton and Peninsula Health Districts will hold two large drive-through testing events.  Both are free, and testing is open to all. Both also offer quicker-than-usual results.

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* Hampton City News
Posted on: December 8, 2020

The rumor is confirmed: Amazon to build delivery center at site of old Kmart

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Dec. 8, 2020 - Amazon, the world’s largest internet-based retailer, has closed on the long-vacant Super Kmart property on Mercury Boulevard. Plans are to build a last mile delivery center that will add jobs and speed package delivery to customers.

Amazon w...

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* Hampton City News
Posted on: December 7, 2020

Hampton City Schools takes its libraries to students via the book bus

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Dec. 7, 2020 - Distance learning brings teachers and their lessons via the computer, but it doesn't let students visit their school libraries. So Hampton City Schools' librarians are taking books on the road. The next visit is Friday, Dec. 11.

The schools ...

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* Hampton City News
Posted on: December 4, 2020

Water line replacement for Fort Monroe will also boost capacity in Phoebus

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Dec. 3, 2020 - The Fort Monroe Authority is planning to replace the 1940s-era water line to Fort Monroe. The line serves the former base exclusively but runs through other parts of Hampton.

This project will replace approximately 6,000 feet of existing 14-...

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* Hampton City News
Posted on: December 3, 2020

Hampton fights flooding with Virginia’s first environmental impact bond

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Dec. 3, 2020 - Hampton has become the third municipality in the country to use an innovative form of financing to fund three major projects aimed at reducing flooding and pollution.

The city closed on Virginia’s first Environmental Impact Bond yesterday, a...

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* Hampton City News
Posted on: November 19, 2020

Mayor's State of the City focuses on pandemic challenges as well as successes this year

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Nov. 19, 2020 - Hampton Mayor Donnie Tuck gave this year’s State of the City address virtually in a presentation by the Virginia Peninsula Chamber of Commerce. There was a more somber but still optimistic tone, with the theme “One for ...

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Watch the presentation * Hampton City News
Posted on: November 18, 2020

UPDATE: Virtual open house about plans for sewer pump upgrade in Phoebus

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Nov 18, 2020 - The Hampton Roads Sanitation District is planning upgrades for Phoebus, including a new pump station.  The customary "open house" to acquaint residents of the area with the project will be held virtually this year due to ...

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View the presentation * Hampton City News
Posted on: October 2, 2020

State group honors Hampton for communications during the COVID-19 pandemic

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Oct. 2, 2020 - A state organization for local governments has named Hampton a 2020 "Local Champion" in the area of communications during the COVID-19 crisis. The award will be presented to Mayor Donnie Tuck, City Manager Mary Bunting, and the ci...

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Posted on: January 23, 2020

Majority of Hampton homeowners will find their homes increased in value this year

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Jan. 23, 2020 - For homeowners who saw their value dip after the housing bubble burst, City Assessor Gary James has some good news: The vast majority of Hampton homeowners  – 89% – will find their homes increased in value this...

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* Hampton City News
Posted on: August 29, 2019

Hampton-based Registrar Corp. continues to grow; expands headquarters

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Aug. 29, 2019 - Hampton-based Registrar Corp. marked a company expansion with a ribbon-cutting on Wednesday, Aug. 28. The company is a leading provider of U.S. Food and Drug Administration compliance services to FDA-regulated facilities worldwide.

Registra...

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Posted on: August 30, 2019

St. George Brewery's Golden Ale wins U.S. Beer Tasting Championship

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Aug. 27, 2019 - The St. George Brewery's Golden Ale was named Grand Chamption best golden ale or Kolsh in the United States Beer Tasting Championship for the second year in a row.

The brewery's Doppelbock was ranked best in the Southeast region as well.&am...

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Brewery's website * Hampton City News

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Posted on: February 5, 2021

Hampton 5th-grader donates pet toys to Peninsula Regional Animal Shelter

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Feb. 5, 2021 - Ten-year-old Connor Shepherd, a Hampton fifth-grader, spent time acquiring toys -- but not for himself. He recently obtained a large amount of donations for the dogs, cats, hamsters and more at the Peninsula Regional Animal Shelter.

Connor an...

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Posted on: January 9, 2019

City Council allows off-track betting facility and approves several zoning changes

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Jan. 9, 2019 – Hampton’s City Council on Wednesday endorsed a permit for an indoor off-track betting horse racing facility in the Power Plant shopping center, as well as several zoning changes for small live entertainment venues and the Phoebus district.

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Posted on: November 10, 2020

Keep Hampton Green Trees Planted at Bluebird Gap Farm and Armistead Pointe!

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Thanks to the Hampton Clean City Commission's Keep Hampton Green Fund, 108 native trees and shrubs were planted at Bluebird Gap Farm and Armistead Pointe on October 24 and November 7 by a total of 65 volunteers. 

On October 24, 38 volunteers of al...

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Posted on: February 3, 2021

Book an appointment online for permits and zoning

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Feb. 3, 2021 - Due to the rise in COVID-19 cases, effective January 13, 2021 the City of Hampton has moved to an appointment-only scheduling system to access City Hall. You can now schedule a convenient appointment online by visiting https://go.o...

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Posted on: December 3, 2020

Hampton fights flooding with Virginia’s first environmental impact bond

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Dec. 3, 2020 - Hampton has become the third municipality in the country to use an innovative form of financing to fund three major projects aimed at reducing flooding and pollution.

The city closed on Virginia’s first Environmental Impact Bond yesterday, a...

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Community Development
Posted on: December 19, 2018

Hampton, Bay Foundation announce partnership for projects

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Dec. 19, 2018 - Hampton could be the first in Virginia to take on pioneering projects that reduce flooding and prevent pollution using environmental impact bonds, a funding tool leveraged through the Chesapeake Bay Foundation and Quantified Ventures.

See joint press release Community Development

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Posted on: May 4, 2021

National Hurricane Preparedness Week

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Significant portions of the United States are at risk for the effects of tropical storms and hurricanes. It is important that organizations throughout the country, including associations, businesses, and community groups, understand the risks and potentia...

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Posted on: April 27, 2021

Home-Based Business Webinars begin May 12

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  • May 12th | Topic: Ways to Improve Communication & Collaboration | Speaker: Phillip E. Wagner, Ph.D. , William & Mary Mason School of Business | Host: Hampton Economic Development
  • June 9th | Topic: Identifying Opportunities to Diversify Y...
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Posted on: March 25, 2021

Small businesses hurt by ongoing pandemic can apply for Peninsula Cares Act funds

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March 25, 2021 - Our nation's small businesses are in the middle of an unprecedented economic disruption due to the coronavirus outbreak. To assist small businesses during the Covid-19 pandemic, the city of Newport News has applied for and receiv...

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Posted on: March 10, 2021

Historic Phoebus highlighted in the latest issue of VEER magazine online

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March 10, 2021 - Both commercial and residential activity is on the rise in Phoebus.  The February issue of Veer magazine shines the spotlight on just a few reasons the district is becoming a hot spot for new investments and eclectic businesses. ...

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Posted on: February 26, 2021

757 Angels investor group remains one of the top 10 investors in startups

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Feb. 26, 2021 - A Hampton Roads' group founded to invest in emerging companies -- 757 Angels -- was named one of the Top 10 such groups in the country by the Angel Capital Association’s Angel Funders Report.

This is the second year that the group has reach...

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Posted on: February 26, 2021

Series of workshops planned for home-based businesses

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Feb. 25, 2021 - Advice and ideas targeted to home-based businesses will be offered in a series of monthly free workshops. The first workshop focuses on "Preparing your Home-based Business for the Post Pandemic World," with speaker Marc Wilson fr...

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Posted on: December 15, 2020

Community colleges collaborate to create regional workforce development program

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Dec. 15, 2020 - Hampton’s Thomas Nelson Community College has been a strong partner in workforce development and training on the Peninsula for years. Now, it’s joining with two other community colleges to create a larger regional effort.
Thomas Nelson, Cam...
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Posted on: December 8, 2020

The rumor is confirmed: Amazon to build delivery center at site of old Kmart

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Dec. 8, 2020 - Amazon, the world’s largest internet-based retailer, has closed on the long-vacant Super Kmart property on Mercury Boulevard. Plans are to build a last mile delivery center that will add jobs and speed package delivery to customers.

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Posted on: May 12, 2021

City finalizing plans to move historic F-101F Voodoo to higher ground

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May 12, 2021 - The F-101F Voodoo long-range escort fighter on display at the city's Air Power Park will take off sometime in the next week, with a little help from a crane,  to a higher-elevation spot in the park that is farther from Newmarket Cr...

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Posted on: April 26, 2021

Flat Third - Wednesday, May 19, 7 pm

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Virtual Front Porch Music SeriesFlat ThirdFacebook Live - Wednesday, May 19, 7 pmProlific bluesman guitarist/vocalist Paul Urban returns to the Great Hall stage to debut his latest creative incarnation, Flat Third, in collaboration with guitarist Joe Hard...

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Posted on: May 10, 2021

Searching for Slabtown: History & Archaeology of Hampton’s Grand Contraband Camp - May 24, 7 pm

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In this virtual event, Dr. Matthew R. Laird, Partner & Senior Researcher of the James River Institute for Archaeology, Inc., will present the archaeological findings from the survey of the community that evolved in the ruins of Hampton after it was ab...

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Posted on: May 10, 2021

Hampton Carousel Opens June 1!

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After being closed for over a year due to the pandemic, the Hampton Carousel opens for the 2021 season on June 1 with COVID protocols.

Located in Carousel Park and operated by the Hampton History Museum, the former Buckroe Beach carousel is one of the City...

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Posted on: April 16, 2021

Hampton History Museum now open without the need for an appointment

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The Hampton History Museum has returned to full operating hours. Visitors can explore over 400 years of our past in the galleries. The special, artifact-rich exhibit, "Hampton One: Building, Working, and Racing on the Water," features a restored...

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Posted on: September 29, 2020

City gets $707,000 grant for Air Power Park

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Sept. 30, 2020 - Hampton has received a $707,008 grant from the federal government that will be used for improvements needed at Air Power Park on Mercury Boulevard.

According to the application for the Defense Community Infrastructure Pilot Program: "...

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Posted on: April 30, 2019

"Hampton One: Working, Building, and Racing on the Water," on view now!

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This artifact-rich exhibition explores Hampton's integral ties to, and love of, the water that surrounds the city, its seafood and maritime heritage, and passion for sailing as embodied in the locally developed Hampton One-Design sailboat, and the competi...

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Posted on: March 23, 2021

Apply now to fill available positions in the Hampton Sheriff's Office

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March 23, 2021 — Want to join the dedicated team in the Hampton Sheriff's Office? Fill out an application for one of the opportunities available. If you are interested, you will need to print and fill out an application and att...

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Posted on: December 28, 2020

Hampton Sheriff B.J. Roberts dies Dec. 26; was state's longest-serving sheriff

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Dec. 28, 2020 - The Hampton Sheriff’s Office announced that longtime Hampton Sheriff B.J. Roberts died peacefully at his home on Dec. 26, after celebrating Christmas Day with his family.

The Sheriff's Office released a statement mourning...

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Posted on: March 18, 2021

Pre-K registration is open for 2021-22 school year with Hampton schools

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March 18, 2021 — Appointments are now being accepted for pre-K registration for the 2021-22 school year. Interested families should call 757-727-2448 to schedule an appointment. 

Registration appointments for all Hampton City Schools pre-K sites w...

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Posted on: April 14, 2021

Hampton libraries ready to welcome the public again on Monday, April 19

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April 13, 2021 - All Hampton Public Library locations will reopen to the public on Monday, April 19. Hours and patrons will be limited to enforce social distancing and allow time for cleaning the facilities and materials. Curbside service will remain avai...

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Posted on: May 12, 2021

City finalizing plans to move historic F-101F Voodoo to higher ground

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May 12, 2021 - The F-101F Voodoo long-range escort fighter on display at the city's Air Power Park will take off sometime in the next week, with a little help from a crane,  to a higher-elevation spot in the park that is farther from Newmarket Cr...

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Posted on: May 11, 2021

Hampton Parks & Recreation looking for part-time, seasonal beach and pool lifeguards

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May 12, 2021 - Hampton Parks, Recreation & Leisure Services is hiring beach and pool lifeguards. Part-time and seasonal positions are available. To apply, visit www.hampton.gov/hire.  

Also, city community centers and the senior center are now...

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Posted on: April 15, 2021

Most Parks buildings to reopen on May 3; community centers will be 'wellness hubs'

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Most of Hampton's Parks, Recreation and Leisure Services buildings will reopen beginning May 3. These include:

  • The city's four community centers  will open beginning May 3  9 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday through Friday. The Fort Monroe, North Phoeb...
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Posted on: May 7, 2021

Modifications to Police Services

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UPDATE EFFECTIVE MAY 10, 2021

Police headquarters will resume normal operations. Police Headquarters will be open to the public, and all police services to include records and property will follow regular procedures. Digital copies of reports will no longe...

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Posted on: April 21, 2021

City contractor will start repaving in Ireland Street, Old Buckroe areas

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April 21, 2021 - Beginning the week of May 3, a city contractor will start repaving in the Ireland Street, Langille Court, Old Buckroe Road areas, including:

  • Ireland Street from Woodland Rd to Shelton Road
  • Edson Terrace from cul-de-sac to Shelton Road&n...
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Posted on: July 27, 2016

Drainage project under way to relieve flooding in Merrimac Shores neighborhood

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July 27, 2016 - Work continues on a new Public Works drainage project in the Merrimac Shores neighborhood. The project is designed to divert stormwater under the roadway instead of across it, helping to reduce flooding that frequently blocks Catesby Jones...Read on...

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Posted on: March 18, 2020

Hampton residents can now pay taxes by phone, go online or put payments in the mail

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To pay taxes online, go to https://hampton.virginiainteractive.org/Account/Login.

To drop off payments, there is a green box outside the Ruppert Sargent building at the corner of Franklin Street and Queens Way

To mail payments, send to Hampton Treasurer, PO...

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Posted on: April 28, 2021

Democratic Primary Election will be held June 8, 2021

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April 28, 2021 -  Residents who will be 18 or older by the Nov. 2 General Election have until Monday, May 17, to register for the upcoming Democratic Primary on Tuesday, June 8. Early voting in person began April 23 and continues through...

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Posted on: April 12, 2021

April 12 Mayors Forum focuses on the challenges of youth violence in Hampton Roads

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April 12, 2021 - Hampton Mayor Donnie Tuck will host a special online Mayors Forum April 12 to discuss the challenges of youth violence. He'll be joined by Bobby Dyer, the mayor of Virginia Beach; Rick West, the mayor of Chesapeake; Shannon Glove...

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Posted on: April 8, 2021

Hampton Roads Mayors to talk about youth violence and what local cities are doing

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April 8, 2021 - Hampton Mayor Donnie Tuck will host an online Mayors’ Forum with four other Hampton Roads mayors on Monday, April 12, at 7 p.m. Virginia Beach Mayor Bobby Dyer, Chesapeake Mayor Rick West, Portsmouth Mayor Shannon Glover, and Newport News ...

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Posted on: December 1, 2020

Learn more about grants, mini-grants that can be used to help Hampton youth

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Dec. 1, 2020 - Hampton has released a request for proposals for the FY 2021-2022 Youth Violence Prevention Mini-Grant Program. The program is designed to reduce youth-based violence in the community. The request for proposals - available online -...

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Posted on: April 14, 2021

City Manager's Message April 14: FY22 Recommended Budget

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April 14, 2021 —  The city manager gives employees some key details of the FY22 Manager's Recommended Budget and give updates on the city's operational status and plans to resume more normal service delivery.

Read the city manager's full message.

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Posted on: March 24, 2021

MyLife MyPlan, 'Staying Healthy' self-paced at-home programs

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March 24, 2021 — In the City of Hampton's commitment to providing cost-effective, innovative, and flexible Employee Assistance benefits, Optima EAP is pleased to introduce you to our unique, self-paced, and award-winning individual wellness programs, offe...

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Posted on: January 12, 2021

City manager's latest message about protecting workforce and residents during pandemic

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Jan. 12, 2021 - Hampton City Manager Mary Bunting Tuesday announced "another step we will take to both protect our workforce and our residents who interact with us. As of Wednesday, January 13th, we will require appointments for residents an...

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Posted on: November 23, 2020

City manager's message: COVID Reminders & Thanksgiving Wishes

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During this season of thanks, I would like to express my sincere gratitude for all you have done during this challenging year to maintain the delivery of services to Hampton residents.  While we have all grown weary of COVID-related safety measur...

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