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* Hampton City News

Posted on: September 11, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Some city facilities closed; updated cancellations list

Closings & Cancellations

Sept. 11, 2018 — City buildings located in Zone A will be closed beginning Wednesday. Those include:

  • Ruppert Sergeant Building (Assessor, Commissioner of the Revenue, Economic Development, Procurement, Treasurer)
  • Hampton History Museum and Tourist Information Center 
  • Healthy Families
  • Air Power Park and Athletics 
  • Bluebird Gap Farm
  • Buckroe Beach Park and Fishing Pier 
  • Gosnold’s Hope Park 
  • Fort Monroe Community Center 
  • West Hampton Community Center 

Multiple events and locations within the city of Hampton have closed, been canceled or been rescheduled in anticipation of Hurricane Florence.

  • No trash, recycling or bulk pickups Thursday, Sept. 13, and Friday, Sept. 14. Please DO NOT take toters or bulk trash to the curb, because of high winds and flooding.
  • The Northampton Branch Library will have shortened hours, closing at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 12, and Thursday, Sept. 13.  The Main Library and the Willow Oaks and Phoebus branches will maintain regular hours.
  • Hampton City Schools are closed as of Tuesday, Sept. 11, until further notice.
  • Hampton courts will close at noon Wednesday through the end of the week.
  • Fort Monroe National Monument is closed as of Tuesday, Sept. 11.
  • City Council meeting Wednesday night has been rescheduled to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 12, with no public comment period.
  • HRT will suspend service from Thursday through Sunday. Paratransit customers are urged Paratransit customers are encouraged not to schedule trips beginning Wednesday and to make other transportation arrangements through Monday. To help people in the hours before the storm lands, HRT will suspend fare collection on its bus system on Wednesday
  • The Community Development Department will stop normal construction inspections after the close of business on Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018.  They will resume after any damage assessments are completed.
  • Buckroe Beach Farmers Market for Saturday, Sept. 15, has been canceled.
  • The Hampton History Museum auditions for Horror Tours will not be held Sept. 11-12. They will be rescheduled to Monday, Sept. 17 and Tuesday, Sept. 18 from 5-7 p.m. 
  • The Hampton Diversity College session for Thursday, Sept. 13, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Northampton Community Center has been canceled.

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