Thursday, April 7, 2016

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Planning Commission Recommends Approval of Plaza at Jefferson Land Use and Zoning Changes

The Newport News Planning Commission at their semi-monthly meeting on Wednesday, voted to recommend that the City Council approve an amendment to the 2030 Framework for the Future Comprehensive Plan that would support a rezoning of the property for a commercial development.  The Peninsula Airport Commission on behalf of the Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport is asking for a change to the comprehensive plan land use map in order to support a shopping center near the intersection of Jefferson Avenue and Brick Kiln Boulevard. Read more...

Jefferson & Brick Kiln
Jefferson & Brick Kiln

Civil War Re-enactment this Weekend at Endview Plantation

Civil War history will come to life on April 9th and 10th as reenactors and living historians re-create historic battles and camp life at Endview Plantation. The focus of this year’s event will be the “1862 Siege of Yorktown”.   A newly opened quarter mile trail will host tours on Saturday, and will be open for self-guided tours throughout the weekend.  Food and merchandise will be available for purchase.  The hours of the event are from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday.  Admission is $9.00 per person.  Children under the age of 7 are free. Read more...

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Budget Public Hearings

April 12th & 14th

Citizens are encouraged to participate in the budget process by attending and speaking at one of two scheduled public hearings.
7:00 PM, Tuesday, April 12, 2016
Council Chambers, City Hall, 2400 Washington Avenue
                                                   7:00 PM, Thursday, April 14, 2016
                                                   Denbigh Community Center, 15198 Warwick Boulevard

Newport News residents are invited to attend the 2 public hearings on the recommended FY2017 budget. If you can’t get there in person, watch live on NNTV on your desktop or mobile device.

Live streaming of the budget hearings on Tuesday 4/12 & and Thursday 4/14 at 7pm  at and click on NNTV Live Feed.  All meetings available the following day on demand.


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