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Posted on: January 14, 2021

City offices, schools, most services will be closed Monday for MLK Day

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Jan. 14, 2021 - City schools and most city offices will be closed Monday, Jan. 18, for Martin Luther King Jr. Day. There will be no regular trash pickup on Monday. Circuit and district court, along with most state offices, will also be closed. Tr...

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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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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. 

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Posted on: January 12, 2021

City continues regular schedule of disinfecting buildings to help stop spread of COVID-19

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Jan. 12, 2021 -  Hampton maintains a regular schedule for "fogging" or spraying city facilities with a disinfectant in order to reduce the possible spread of the coronavirus. The fogging includes wiping down most common areas and then s...

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* Hampton City News
Posted on: January 11, 2021

Huntington Ingalls completes first of two buildings in Hampton for unmanned systems

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Jan. 11, 2021 - Huntington Ingalls Industries announced Monday that it has completed the first phase of a new Unmanned Systems Center of Excellence in Hampton. The 22,000 square-foot facility is the first of two planned buildings. It will be used to assem...

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* Hampton City News
Posted on: January 11, 2021

Mayor will host a Facebook Live Forum Tuesday evening on the COVID-19 pandemic

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Jan. 11, 2021 - In the face of continuing increases locally in COVID-19 cases, the city and Mayor Donnie Tuck will hold a Facebook Live Forum Tuesday, Jan. 12, at 6 p.m. Guests will include Nancy Lemis, epidemiologist for the local health departments, and...

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* Hampton City News
Posted on: January 11, 2021

Go online to find out when you will be eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine

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Jan. 11, 2021 - The Virginia Department of Health has developed a new, quick way for you to find out when you will be eligible to get the COVID-19 vaccine, and how you can be notified when the vaccine is ready. Visit this website [hampton.us2.lis...

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* Hampton City News
Posted on: January 7, 2021

Find out what makes Hampton unique during a virtual Hampton 101 on Jan. 23

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Jan. 7, 2021 - Find out what makes Hampton unique, livable and a great place to call home during a virtual Hampton 101 on Jan. 23 from 9 a.m.-noon. Spend time with some of the city's top leaders - including City Manager Mary Bunting, Police Chief Terry Su...

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* Hampton City News
Posted on: January 5, 2021

Take this survey and tell us what qualities the next Hampton police chief should have

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Jan. 5, 2021 - Hampton Police Chief Terry Sult has announced that he will retire this year, and the search for the next police chief is under way. Community stakeholders representing neighborhoods, businesses, the faith community and youth have been inter...

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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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Posted on: December 18, 2020

Funds available for help with some utility bills for people economically hurt by coronavirus

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Dec. 18, 2020 - Hampton Roads residents and businesses struggling with past-due water and wastewater bills because of COVID-19 are eligible for some relief. Funds are limited, so people are advised to submit applications quickly.

People with overdue direct...

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Posted on: December 16, 2020

DMV Select closing Dec. 24 until further notice due to rise in COVID-19

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Dec. 16, 2020 — Because of a recent increase in COVID-19 cases in the region, the Hampton DMV Select will be closing until further notice after 4 p.m. Dec. 23. Appointments already scheduled through Dec. 23 will be kept, but no further appointments will b...

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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 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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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.

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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.

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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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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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Posted on: November 10, 2020

City of Hampton honored for continuing innovation and transformation

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Nov. 10, 2020 - The City of Hampton has been named a Top 10 Digital City in its size category. This is the 18th time out of 20 years that Hampton has been on the national Top 10 list for innovative strategies. 
"Digital transformation will be...
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* Hampton City News
Posted on: October 14, 2020

James T. Wilson Fishing Pier reopens Saturday, Oct. 17, after being hit by barge in November

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Oct. 14, 2020 - Hampton’s James T. Wilson Fishing Pier - closed since November when it was hit by a drifting barge - will reopen Saturday at 8 a.m. Repairs have been completed and the pier will resume regular hours until Dec. 31, when it will close until ...

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* Hampton City News
Posted on: October 5, 2020

Hampton Roads localities urge residents to do their part to stop the spread of COVID

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Oct. 5, 2020 - Hampton Roads’ localities together created a message for residents:  "It's in Our Hands," to stop the spread of COVID-19 in Hampton Roads.

The public service campaign reminds residents that if they do th...

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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: September 16, 2020

Now through May 14, 2021, your dog can join you as you enjoy city beaches

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Sept. 15, 2020 - Beginning today through May 14, 2021, dogs are once again allowed on city beaches. This includes Buckroe Beach, Outlook Coves, Salt Ponds, and Grandview Beach & Nature Preserve. Dogs must be on a leash at all times, and owners must co...

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* Hampton City News
Posted on: September 15, 2020

Numbers show Hampton Roads housing market hot; inventory is down

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Sept. 15, 2020 - The Hampton Roads housing market is hot, according to numbers released by the Real Estate Information Network Inc. August data shows year-over-year:

  • Pending sales rose 34.78%
  • Settled sales rose 15.37%
  • The median sales price was up 7.84%

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* Hampton City News
Posted on: February 26, 2020

City revenues projected to grow 3.2%; Council reviews priorities for funding

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Feb. 26, 2020 - City Council got some good news about revenue growth, and then tackled a long list of projects that could use that money — and then some — for strategic priorities.

Karl Daughtrey, finance director, projected that revenu...

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* Hampton City News
Posted on: February 14, 2020

Hampton’s Sentara Careplex Hospital is listed in the top 5% of hospitals in the nation

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Feb. 14, 2020 - Hampton’s Sentara Careplex Hospital is among the top 250 of hospitals in the nation for overall clinical excellence, according to the healthgrades website.

Healthgrades’ list is based solely on clinical quality outcomes ...

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* Hampton City News
Posted on: February 12, 2020

Hampton ranked one of the most affordable beach towns for 4th year

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Feb. 10, 2020 — Hampton remains one of the most affordable beach towns in America, according to a recent study by the financial technology company SmartAsset.

Considering median home value, property taxes and housing cost, the city was ranked no....

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Posted on: February 4, 2020

Travel website offers reasons to visit Hampton, including food, fun and water

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Feb. 4, 2020 - Travel Awaits, a website featuring international travel destinations, has posted an article entitled “8 Reasons To Put Hampton, Virginia On Your Bucket List.” Hampton was noted for its lively waterfront downtown area, li...

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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: January 3, 2020

Here's where you can get rid of unwanted households chemicals, computers and more

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Jan. 3, 2020 - The 2020 schedule for household chemical collections and computer recycling is now available. Hampton residents can safely dispose of computers, computer monitors, desktop printers, paint, stains, gasoline, insecticides and much more from 8...

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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.

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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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Posted on: April 15, 2019

City manager's recommended budget for FY 2020 is now available online

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April 15, 2019 - The city manager's recommended budget for 2019-2020 is now available online. The proposed budget would fully fund the city schools’ budget, add police personnel, boost flood mitigation projects, increase workforce development an...

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Budget
Posted on: April 15, 2019

Proposed budget boosts schools, police, flood mitigation, economic development

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April 10, 2019 – City Manager Mary Bunting unveiled highlights of a proposed budget for next year that would fully fund the city schools’ budget, add police personnel, boost flood mitigation projects, increase workforce development, provide for 3 percent ...

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Posted on: April 26, 2019

Home values continue slow climb; gains seen across city

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Jan. 23, 2019 - A majority of Hampton homeowners – almost 60 percent – will find their homes have increased in value this year. That’s the biggest boost in home values in more than a decade and a sign of “slow, stea...

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Posted on: November 12, 2020

War Memorial Stadium tour canceled due to inclement weather

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Today's 9 am City Council War Memorial Stadium tour has been canceled due to inclement weather and will be rescheduled at a later date. Council work session will still be held in council chambers at 1:00 p.m. today. For more information, please v...

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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: January 15, 2021

Clean City Things to Know and Do!

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Clean City Things to Know and Do! Hampton City Update, Community Cleanups, Seed Swap, Community Appearance Index, Virtual Hampton 101, Household Chemical Collection

 

NEWS YOU CAN USE!

 

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Posted on: January 5, 2021

Clean City Things to Know & Do!

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Clean City Things to Know and Do! Happy New Year, New Green Year Resolutions, Virtual Seed Swap, Christmas Tree Disposal, Community Cleanup, Help Our Pollinators!

 

RETIREMENT FAREWELL TO MY FRIENDS!

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Posted on: November 20, 2020

Clean City Things to Know and Do! November 20

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Clean City Things to Know and Do! Illegal Dumpsite Cleanup, Community Gardens Hoop Houses, Bee Habitat, Tour de Trash Express, Tree Planting News, Virtual Litter Index, Big HCCC News, Videography Volunteer Needed!

 

 

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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: July 1, 2020

Recycle Your Plastic Bags and Other Film Plastics

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Plastic bags and plastic wraps of different kinds ARE recyclable, but they’re not recyclable in your household recycling container. They have to be taken to drop-off sites, most of which are retail locations that you might already be visiting.

Why can’t th...

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Posted on: December 16, 2020

DMV Select closing Dec. 24 until further notice due to rise in COVID-19

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Dec. 16, 2020 — Because of a recent increase in COVID-19 cases in the region, the Hampton DMV Select will be closing until further notice after 4 p.m. Dec. 23. Appointments already scheduled through Dec. 23 will be kept, but no further appointments will b...

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Posted on: January 4, 2021

New ordinance requires minimum green area for street frontage yards of residences

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Jan. 4, 2021 - Effective Dec. 9, a new city ordinance requires a minimum green area for street frontage yards of residential properties. The ordinance also requires both commercial and residential property owners to get a zoning permit before adding any i...

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Community Development
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.

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Posted on: October 4, 2018

Hampton 2040: Help kick off a major update to the city's Community Plan on Oct. 30

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Oct. 5, 2018 - Help kick off a major update to the city’s Community Plan. 

The new plan — Hampton 2040 — will be a road map for the city’s future, and we want your perspective to set the right course. What i...

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Posted on: January 11, 2021

Huntington Ingalls completes first of two buildings in Hampton for unmanned systems

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Jan. 11, 2021 - Huntington Ingalls Industries announced Monday that it has completed the first phase of a new Unmanned Systems Center of Excellence in Hampton. The 22,000 square-foot facility is the first of two planned buildings. It will be used to assem...

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Economic Development
Posted on: January 7, 2021

Huntington Ingalls Industries expands unmanned systems with new acquisition

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Jan. 6, 2021 - Huntington Ingalls Industries has acquired the autonomy business of Spatial Integrated Systems Inc. The acquisition further expands HII’s "unmanned systems capabilities with a highly skilled team and proven unmanned surface vessel (USV...

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Economic Development
Posted on: January 4, 2021

Two Phoebus venues highlighted in Pilot's list of most-anticipated for 2021

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Jan 4, 2021 -Two Phoebus venues were listed as #1 and #3 in the Virginia Pilot’s list of the most anticipated Hampton Roads restaurants and breweries for 2021. Both are scheduled to open in January. The Bakers Wife: "Grey Goose own...

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Economic Development
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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Economic Development
Posted on: February 14, 2020

Hampton’s Sentara Careplex Hospital is listed in the top 5% of hospitals in the nation

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Feb. 14, 2020 - Hampton’s Sentara Careplex Hospital is among the top 250 of hospitals in the nation for overall clinical excellence, according to the healthgrades website.

Healthgrades’ list is based solely on clinical quality outcomes ...

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Posted on: July 26, 2019

Sign up for Community Emergency Response Team training and learn how to help your friends, neighbors

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July 26, 2019 - Hampton's Emergency Management Office has a new CERT class starting Sept. 12. Sign up now for four weeks of training on everything from disaster preparedness to light search and rescue.

Classes will be held Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6 p.m...

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Posted on: February 26, 2018

Sign up now Community Emergency Response Team training in April

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Feb. 26,  2018 - Hampton's Emergency Management Office has a new Community Emergency Response Team class starting April 5. Sign up now for four weeks of training on everything from disaster preparedness to light search and rescue. Classes will be...

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Posted on: November 3, 2017

It's not too early to sign up for Community Emergency Response Team training

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Nov. 3, 2017 - Hampton's Emergency Management Office has a new Community Emergency Response Team class starting Jan. 4. Sign up now for four weeks of training on everything from disaster preparedness to light search and rescue. Classes will be held Tuesda...

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Posted on: October 12, 2020

Colorful yearbook highlighting Fire & Rescue history is first in more than 20 years

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Oct. 12, 2020 - For the first time in more than 20 years, Hampton’s Division of Fire and Rescue has produced a colorful yearbook documenting the division’s rich history, which dates back to 1884.

The yearbook includes a list of career a...

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Posted on: March 6, 2017

Classes for the next Citizens Fire Academy scheduled for Sept. 21-30 are postponed

July 18, 2017 -  Classes for the next Citizens Fire Academy scheduled for Sept. 21-30 on Thursdays and Saturdays have been postponed and will be rescheduled. Check back at hampton.gov/fire for rescheduled dates. Learn what it takes to provide fir...

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Posted on: April 4, 2016

Fire & Rescue gets top services rating

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April 4, 2016 - The Division of Fire & Rescue would like to proudly announce that our new Insurance Services Office "class 1" rating is in effect as of April 1. The Division thanks our members, city officials, and others who helped reach thi...Read on...

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Posted on: January 12, 2021

Hampton History Museum and Air Power Park Building Available by Appointment Only

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Hampton, VA—As COVID-19 rates continue to increase in Hampton and the region, Hampton city offices and buildings will begin to require appointments for residents and others who need to conduct business with the city as of Wednesday, Jan. 13. The Hampton H...

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Posted on: December 30, 2020

Narissa Bond Virtual Concert - Wednesday, January 20, 7 pm

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Virtual Front Porch Music SeriesNarissa BondHampton History Museum Facebook Live - Wednesday, January 20, 7-8 pmWe’d hoped to have Narissa here in person last spring to hear songs from her latest release, "Rhythm of Love,” but lac...

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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 th...

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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: February 13, 2020

New convenient online birthing classes offered for expecting parents

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Feb. 13, 2020 — Healthy Families offers new online childbirth classes for expectant mothers and their families who want the option to stay at home while they learn what to expect. 

Parents expecting a new child can get the same quality i...

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Posted on: December 7, 2020

Overdrive audiobook service is available through Hampton libraries

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Dec. 7, 2020 — Hampton Public Library patrons have access to audiobooks online again, now offered through Overdrive, which also offers its full catalog of ebooks.

Users can choose from thousands of eBooks and eAudiobooks, from classics t...

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Posted on: February 4, 2020

Boots to Business entrepreneurship training targets transitioning military

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Feb. 4, 2020 - Active-duty military and Reserves, as well as their spouses, are eligible to take a two-day course designed to teach essentials of entrepreneurship and fundamentals of business ownership. It will be held Feb. 18-19.

The workshop, which will ...

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Posted on: December 22, 2020

Santa used Zoom to provide a little holiday cheer to area children this year

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Dec. 22, 2020 - Despite the pandemic and other trials, Santa managed to make his annual “Santa Calls” to deserving kids this year, brightening the holidays for more than 100 youngsters who were signed up. Hosted by Hampton’s Parks, Recreation and Leisure ...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: October 14, 2020

James T. Wilson Fishing Pier reopens Saturday, Oct. 17, after being hit by barge in November

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Oct. 14, 2020 - Hampton’s James T. Wilson Fishing Pier - closed since November when it was hit by a drifting barge - will reopen Saturday at 8 a.m. Repairs have been completed and the pier will resume regular hours until Dec. 31, when it will cl...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: September 16, 2020

Now through May 14, 2021, your dog can join you as you enjoy city beaches

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Sept. 15, 2020 - Beginning today through May 14, 2021, dogs are once again allowed on city beaches. This includes Buckroe Beach, Outlook Coves, Salt Ponds, and Grandview Beach & Nature Preserve. Dogs must be on a leash at all times, and owners must co...

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Posted on: January 13, 2021

Modifications to Police Services

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As of January 13, 2020, the below COVID-19 changes are in effect:

  • Police Headquarters located at 40 Lincoln Street is CLOSED to the public. Citizens are encouraged to handle police-related business by telephone or by appointment only
  • Filing Polic...
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Posted on: January 28, 2019

Police being proactive after early-2019 homicides; 2018 saw decrease in violent crimes

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Jan. 28, 2019 - Police Chief Terry Sult told City Council on Wednesday that the Police Division had already taken steps to address safety concerns after an unusual four homicides in January. That followed a decrease in crime last year, with violent crime ...

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Posted on: January 12, 2021

City continues regular schedule of disinfecting buildings to help stop spread of COVID-19

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Jan. 12, 2021 -  Hampton maintains a regular schedule for "fogging" or spraying city facilities with a disinfectant in order to reduce the possible spread of the coronavirus. The fogging includes wiping down most common areas and then s...

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Public Works
Posted on: January 3, 2020

Here's where you can get rid of unwanted household chemicals, computers and more

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Jan. 3, 2020 - The 2020 schedule for household chemical collections and computer recycling is now available. Hampton residents can safely dispose of computers, computer monitors, desktop printers, paint, stains, gasoline, insecticides and much more from 8...

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Public Works
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: December 16, 2020

DMV Select closing Dec. 24 until further notice due to rise in COVID-19

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Dec. 16, 2020 — Because of a recent increase in COVID-19 cases in the region, the Hampton DMV Select will be closing until further notice after 4 p.m. Dec. 23. Appointments already scheduled through Dec. 23 will be kept, but no further appointme...

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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

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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: 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: January 6, 2021

City Manager's Message Jan. 6: COVID-19 update and safety measures

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Jan. 6, 2021 — In her latest message to employees, City Manager Mary Bunting gives an update on the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Posted on: December 18, 2020

Healthy Families Management celebrate staff at drive-thru end-of-year celebration

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Dec. 18, 2020 — The Healthy Families Management team celebrated their staff and the end of the year in a drive-thru celebration. 

The celebration was complete with balloons and giveaways to show their appreciation.

Happy holidays!

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Posted on: December 10, 2020

City Manager's Message Dec. 10: Council approves bonus for employees

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Dec. 10, 2020 — In her latest message to employees, City Manager Mary Bunting informs employees of the bonus approved by City Council.

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Posted on: December 4, 2020

City Manager's Message Dec. 4: COVID-19 Safety Reminder

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Dec. 4, 2020 — In her latest message to employees, City Manager Mary Bunting reminds employees of COVID-19 safety procedures and requirements as cases rise in Virginia.

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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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Posted on: November 13, 2020

City manager's message Nov. 13: Holiday time off, COVID-19 reminder

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Nov. 13, 2020 — In her latest message to employees, City Manager Mary Bunting shares information about holiday time off and staying safe regarding COVID-19 while seeing family.

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Posted on: October 29, 2020

City manager's message Oct. 29: Employee voting and political activity

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In her latest message to employees, City Manager Mary Bunting shares some important information about taking time to vote, as we are less than a week from Election Day, and participating in political activity as an employee.

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Posted on: October 12, 2020

City manager's message: Masks will be given to employees

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In her latest message to employees, City Manager Mary Bunting says the city has purchased Hampton-branded face masks for all full-time and regular scheduled part-time employees. This is a good time for us to get each of you a new cloth mask as th...

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Posted on: February 20, 2020

Snow and potential ice will delay opening of Hampton offices until 9 a.m. Friday, Feb. 21

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Feb. 20, 2020 - Hampton will delay opening city offices until 9 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 21. Hampton’s streets are largely clear of snow and ice as of 11 p.m., but there are some minor issues on overpasses and bridges, Public Works reported.

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Posted on: December 9, 2019

Save time, hassle: Get your gifts wrapped for free by city's executive management team

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Dec. 12, 2019 — While you're shopping at Santa's Attic in City Hall on Friday, why not let the city's executive management team save you time and stress by letting them wrap your holiday gifts?

You can admit it: Wrapping up your presents isn't the best par...

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Posted on: December 9, 2019

City Hall lobby furniture moved temporarily for Santa's Attic, gift wrapping

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Dec. 9, 2019 — The new furniture placed around the City Hall lobby has been temporarily removed to make space for the Santa's Attic Arts and Crafts Show and the free gift-wrapping by the City Manager's Office on Friday, Dec. 13. 

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Posted on: April 26, 2019

City manager answers questions about FY20 recommended budget

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April 23, 2019 — Since I announced the compensation proposals as part of the FY20 manager’s recommended budget last week, multiple people have asked some of the same questions about them. I am writing to provide those answers ...

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Posted on: April 10, 2019

City manager gives preview of FY20 recommended budget to Council

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April 10, 2019 — Earlier today, I shared a preview of the FY 2020 Manager's Recommended Budget with City Council. The full budget will be released on Monday, April 15, and will be available on the Hampton website. As in years past, I would like ...

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Posted on: April 5, 2016

Customer Delight program rewards employees providing great service

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April 5, 2016 - Have you seen a co-worker do a great job? Do you know someone in the city who goes out of their way – every day - to make customers happy? Don’t keep it to yourself. Say something about it and help us recognize the great work of city emplo...Read on...

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