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Posted on: January 15, 2019

City offices, schools will be closed and trash pickup day changes for MLK holiday

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Jan. 15, 2019 - City schools and most city offices will be closed Monday, Jan. 21, 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 Fri...

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Posted on: December 18, 2018

Most Hampton offices and schools will be closed for Christmas and New Year's

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Dec. 18, 2018 - Most Hampton offices, schools, and city services will be closed for Christmas and New Year's on Monday, Dec. 24, Tuesday, Dec. 25, Monday, Dec. 31 and Tuesday, Jan. 1. Schools will close on Thursday, Dec. 20 and reopen Wednesday, Jan. 2. T...

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Public Works
Posted on: November 20, 2018

Trash pickup days change, schools and city offices will be closed for Thanksgiving

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Nov. 20, 2018 - Trash pickup days will change and city schools will be closed Wednesday, Thursday and Friday for the Thanksgiving holiday. Most city offices and services will be closed Thursday and Friday. go online for the closing list.

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Public Works
Posted on: November 15, 2018

City gets $1,112,423 grant for restoration, expansion of coastal marshes, wetlands

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Nov. 15, 2018 - The James River Association and City of Hampton have received a $1,112,423 grant for the restoration or expansion of coastal marshes, wetlands, and other natural features in Hampton’s Pochin Place/Indian River Creek Stormwater Basin.

The mo...

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Public Works
Posted on: October 10, 2018

Michael to bring possible flooding; Thursday trash schedule unchanged

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Oct. 10, 2018 - Hurricane Michael is expected to bring rain to Hampton Roads Thursday evening and into Friday, with the possibility of tropical-storm force winds and minor tidal flooding in Hampton.

Emergency Management staff and department heads are close...

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Public Works
Posted on: September 20, 2018

Public Works will spray for mosquitoes in Wythe and Southampton tonight

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Sept. 18, 2018 - Weather permitting, Public Works will conduct ultra-low volume spraying for mosquitoes tonight in Wythe and Southampton. 

Areas are chosen for truck-mounted mosquito spraying based on surveillance of the adult and juvenile mosquit...

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Public Works
Posted on: August 29, 2018

Spraying set for Northampton, Southampton, Rip Rap, South Saunders, Buckroe Beach areas

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Aug. 29, 2018  -  Weather permitting, Public Works plans to conduct ultra-low volume spraying Thursday evening in the Northampton, Southampton, Rip Rap-Seldendfale, South Saunders Road and Buckroe Beach neighborhoods..

Areas are chosen fo...

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Public Works
Posted on: August 22, 2018

Public Works sponsors City Hall blood drive on Wednesday, Aug. 29, from 8 a.m.-2 p.m.

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Aug. 22, 2018 - Hampton's Department of Public Works and the American Red Cross will hold a blood drive in the lobby of City Hall on Wednesday, Aug. 29, from 8 a.m.-2 p.m.,  collecting blood for those in need. All types of blood are desperately n...

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More information Public Works
Posted on: May 23, 2018

Protect yourself this weekend and this summer from Asian Tiger mosquito

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May 23, 2018 - They're baaaaack!

Public Works’ Environmental Services Division is asking residents to monitor their yards and dump any standing water to help reduce the Asian tiger mosquito population.

The most prolific nuisance mosquito in the region, the ...

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Public Works
Posted on: March 15, 2018

City plans to put evacuation zone stickers on residential trash containers

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March 19, 2018 – Starting on Monday, April 2, Hampton’s Public Works Department and Office of Emergency Management will begin a campaign to put special “Know Your Zone” stickers on more than 45,000 residential trash containers throughout the city.

On Monda...

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Public Works
Posted on: February 27, 2018

Unwanted residential propane tanks, smaller cannister can be left at collection site

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March 1, 2018 - Hampton residents who need to properly dispose of residential propane tanks, including five pound cylinders, one pound camping tanks and smaller, soldering-type cylinders, can now leave them at regular chemical collection events. (See date...

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Public Works
Posted on: January 22, 2018

Public meeting planned to discuss Chesapeake Bay, Back River "action" plans

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Feb. 15, 2018 - The City of Hampton will have a public meeting on Friday, March 2, to discuss a draft of the Chesapeake Bay Total Maximum Daily Load action plan and a draft of the Back River Bacteria Total Maximum Daily Load action plan.

These plans addres...

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Public Works
Posted on: September 5, 2017

Learn more about a number of important projects planned by Public Works

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Sept. 5, 2017 -  This month residents can learn more about a number of important road projects planned by Public Works. They can also request that a public hearing be held on three additional projects:

  • Monday, Sept. 18, is the last day for residen...
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Public Works
Posted on: August 23, 2017

Public Works seeks to hire equipment operators, plumbers and more

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Aug. 23, 2017 - Hampton's Public Works Department is looking for equipment operators, plumbers and more. To learn more about the job openings, and to put in your application, visit HIRE, the city's online employment system. With HIRE, you can see job oppo...

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Posted on: August 10, 2017

Improvement project will help Big Bethel and Todds Lane intersection

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Aug. 9, 2017 - The city's Public Works Department said an intersection improvement project at Big Bethel Road and Todds Lane should be finished this coming winter. When finished, the intersection should have better drainage, curbs, gutters and lane markin...

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Public Works
Posted on: June 19, 2017

Hampton residents now can recycle more plastics

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June 19, 2017 – Hampton residents can now recycle most types of plastic containers, allowing families to put more into their recycling bin and less into the trash. Plastic bags and plastic wrap still cannot be recycled, but any type of rigid plastic can b...

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Public Works
Posted on: July 13, 2017

Construction on Beach Road is continuing, but should be finished by mid-August

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July 13, 2017 - Public Works says Newport News Waterworks is in the final stages of replacing and upgrading the water line and services on Beach Road from Silver Isles Boulevard to the water tower at Dandy Point Road, and all of the work on the road shoul...

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Public Works
Posted on: February 2, 2017

Public meeting scheduled on Poquoson, Back River water quality

Feb. 2, 2017 - Virginia's Department of Environmental Quality will host a public meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 16  to provide information and get public comment on water quality standards for the Poquoson River, Back River and severa...

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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...

Public Works
Posted on: October 22, 2015

Call before you dig

Oct. 23, 2015 - Hampton's Public Works Department reminds residents, contractors and others that they need to call va811.com, also known as Miss Utility, before they do any kind of excavation or digging.

Calling 811, or 1-800-552-7001, before work beg...Read on...

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Posted on: June 23, 2015

Check for standing rainwater to reduce mosquito population

June 22, 2015 – Hampton’s Environmental Services Division wants residents to police their yards for standing rainwater to help reduce the area’s Asian Tiger mosquito population.

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