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Posted on: January 17, 2024

City, Army Corps of Engineers to study sea level rise


Jan. 17, 2024 — The City of Hampton and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will work together to investigate flooding along coastal regions and rivers on the Peninsula that is exacerbated by sea level rise.

The city and the Norfolk district of the U.S. Army ...

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Posted on: January 16, 2024

Get free 2024 Hampton calendars at libraries, community centers


Jan. 16, 2024 — Free Hampton calendars for 2024 are available at all city libraries, community and neighborhood centers, the Hampton History Museum, and the lobby of City Hall.

The calendars feature original artwork by the artist in the city's Marketing an...

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Posted on: January 8, 2024

Website gets a makeover to become livelier and more visual

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Jan. 8, 2024 — Beginning Tuesday, Jan. 9, the website will get a makeover. The design uses our new branding, putting the city logo larger and in the top left. It uses the brighter waves of color that are part of our palette. This sam...

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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


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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Community Development
Posted on: August 18, 2023

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


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 ways to manage stor...

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Posted on: March 3, 2023

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


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' prioritie...

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