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Posted on: January 31, 2024

Information About Water Quality Tests

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Many Chesapeake residents have received water quality test kits in the mail recently. Please note that these are sent by a private company and are in no way affiliated with the City of Chesapeake. The Chesapeake Public Utilities Department performs hundre...

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Posted on: January 19, 2024

Mt. Pleasant Rd. Widening Project

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Phase 2 of the Mt. Pleasant Widening Project is underway! This project will widen Mt. Pleasant Road from Cooper's Ditch Bridge to Centerville Turnpike by constructing a center turn lane. Construction is expected to last through fall...

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Posted on: January 9, 2024

Staying Active in Chesapeake

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Are you looking for fun ways to stay active and entertained in 2024? Chesapeake is here for all your outdoor and indoor active lifestyle needs! Visit a community center to work out or get involved with sports and classes, enjoy a walk or bike ride on one ...

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Posted on: December 28, 2023

Helpful Links

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Welcome to the City of Chesapeake's official website! To find what you're looking for, you should first try the search bar in the top right corner of the page. If that doesn't get you to the page you need, try one of the commonl...

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Posted on: December 11, 2023

How to Volunteer and Donate in the City

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Are you looking for a way to give back this holiday season or year-round? There is always a need for volunteers in the City of Chesapeake. Volunteers play a vital role in making our City an exceptional place to live, learn, work, farm, a...

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Posted on: December 7, 2023

The 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline

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Are you or a loved one experiencing a crisis, emotional distress, or thoughts of suicide? Call, text, or chat 988: www.988lifeline.org/talk-to-someone-now/. The 988 Lifeline is available in both English and Spanish.

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Posted on: January 3, 2024

March 2024 Presidential Primary Voter Guide

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Chesapeake Electoral Board Meeting

The Chesapeake Electoral Board will hold a meeting on Friday, February 2 at 10:00 a.m. at the Office of the General Registrar, 411 Cedar Rd. For more information call 757-382-8000.

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Posted on: August 2, 2023

Deep Creek Bridge Replacement Project

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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has begun work on the Deep Creek Bridge Replacement Project. The City of Chesapeake will be in a supporting role to the USACE throughout the duration of the project. Each phase of the project will bring with it lane closur...

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Posted on: October 16, 2023

South Norfolk Design Guidelines

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South Norfolk, Chesapeake’s oldest urban area, is home to many historic buildings with unique charm and rich history. To preserve South Norfolk's character, the original core of the community was designated a Historic District in 1989. This historic desig...

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Posted on: October 12, 2023

Connecting Chesapeake

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Hampton Roads Transit wants to hear from you! HRT is conducting a high-capacity transit study for the City of Chesapeake. As the City grows, the need for various forms of transportation evolves. The combination of more residents and a growing job market l...

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Posted on: October 11, 2023

CAST Volunteers Needed

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Do you and your church or organization have a heart for helping people? The Chesapeake Area Shelter Team (CAST) is in need of churches to help provide emergency overnight shelter for those who are homeless during the upcoming winter 2023-24 season.&nb...

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Posted on: September 12, 2023

National Preparedness Month

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September kicks off National Preparedness Month. Are you prepared if an emergency strikes? To prepare for hurricanes and other natural disasters, “Take Control in 1, 2, 3” – assess your needs, make a plan, and engage with your support network.

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Posted on: September 5, 2023

Chesapeake 2045: Creating an Exceptional Future

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Chesapeake is embarking on a two-year long process that will update the City’s Comprehensive Plan. The Comprehensive Plan is an incredibly important document that guides how the City moves into the future. It provides a framework for smart growth while pr...

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Posted on: August 31, 2023

Transportation Alternatives Program

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Chesapeake is applying for funding from the VDOT Transportation Alternatives Program and we need your help! We have several sidewalk/multi-use path projects that have come from requests from community members like you. Funding for these projects could com...

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Posted on: August 30, 2023

Labor Day Closures

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All City offices, courts, and community centers will be closed on Monday, September 4, in observance of Labor Day. The Visitor Center will be open from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. All Chesapeake Public Libraries will be closed on Sunday, September 3, and M...

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Posted on: August 24, 2023

Prepare Your Trees for Severe Weather

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Healthy trees offer us an array of benefits. Trees supply us with clean air and water, improve our mental wellbeing and lower blood pressure, and provide essential protection for our homes during sunny or stormy days. But what happens when the trees in yo...

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Posted on: June 20, 2023

Mosquito Control Awareness Week

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National Mosquito Control Awareness Week is June 18 – 24. Warmer weather means more summer fun and out-door activities. It also signals the arrival of some uninvited, hungry guests who want to crash the party. Mosquito season is upon us, so take this oppo...

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Posted on: July 24, 2023

Lost Pet Prevention Tips

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Pets are family, so it can be devastating if they go missing. Read on to learn how you can prevent man’s best friend from getting lost, and the steps you can take if you ever need to locate a missing furry family member.

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Posted on: August 4, 2023

The Commissioner and Cans Food Drive

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Help the City of Chesapeake’s Commissioner of the Revenue raise funds and donations for the Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia and the Eastern Shore from August 1 through August 31! The Commissioners and Cans Food Drive is a statewide fundraiser sponsored ...

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Posted on: August 7, 2023

Extreme Heat Safety

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Be prepared to combat heat this summer! You can take steps to stay cool as temperatures rise. Find a cooling center near you, learn how to stay safe in the heat, and know the signs of heat-related illnesses.

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Posted on: July 11, 2023

Plant a Row for the Hungry

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Plant a Row for the Hungry, sponsored by the Virginia Cooperative Extension Service, Chesapeake Master Gardeners, and the Garden Writers of America, is a program designed to raise local food relief program awareness and to connect local gardeners with the...

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Posted on: July 4, 2023

Your City, Your Voice

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Community input in government decision making doesn’t stop after Election Day. It continues all throughout the year and every person in Chesapeake can play an important role. From inviting City employees to your civic league meetings, to calling the Custo...

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