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Posted on: May 21, 2018

City Offices Memorial Day Closing Schedule

 

In observance of the Memorial Day holiday, Suffolk City offices will be closed Monday, May 28, 2018. Normal operations will resume Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at 8:30 a.m. The City observes all state-designated holidays. Memorial Day is considered a h...

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Posted on: May 22, 2018

SUFFOLK POLICE AND SUFFOLK FIRE & RESCUE OFFER TIPS ON STAYING SAFE FOR MEMORIAL DAY HOLIDAY

The unofficial start to Summer is almost here with the arrival of Memorial Day weekend.  While plans for the extended weekend can vary, Suffolk Police and Suffolk Fire & Rescue would like to ensure that everyone has a safe and enjoyable time ...

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Posted on: May 25, 2018

2018 Hurricane Season – Know Your Zone

 

With Memorial Day almost upon us, it is time to make sure your hurricane preparedness plans are in place in advance of the Atlantic hurricane season which runs June 1st to November 30th. The peak of the hurricane season falls between mid-August ...

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Posted on: May 25, 2018

Black Bear Safety Reminders

Spotting black bears in Suffolk is nothing unusual, especially considering our proximity to the Great Dismal Swamp. 

Residents can minimize negative interactions with bears by following some simple guidelines to take now:

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Posted on: May 17, 2018

City of Suffolk Downtown Master Plan Information

The Downtown Master Plan is based upon a firm foundation of analysis and public input.  The plan examines existing conditions, previous studies and market potential. The plan recommends strategies that provide a clear framework for investment in ...

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Posted on: May 3, 2018

Suffolk to Help Clean the Bay

The City of Suffolk is a participating locality in the 30th annual Clean the Bay Day set for Saturday, June 2nd from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Clean the Bay Day is a regional waterway and shoreline litter cleanup sponsored by the Chesapeake Bay Foundation.

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Posted on: August 7, 2017

What’s Happening in Suffolk This Week

Monday, May 21Historic Suffolk Narrated Bus TourSee Suffolk through the eyes of years gone by. Suffolk’s rich heritage dates back to the early 17th century when Captain John Smith first encountered the Nansemond Indians on the Nansemond River. G...

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Posted on: May 3, 2018

Suffolk Parks & Recreation 2018 TGIF Summer Concert Series

It has been a chilly spring in Suffolk and we are dreaming of warm summer nights out in the parks for the TGIF Summer Concert Series hosted by Suffolk Parks & Recreation.  We are even adding an additional concert in to this year’s l...

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Posted on: May 3, 2018

Suffolk Parks & Recreation Cypress Park Pool 2018 Seasonal Schedule

Summer will be here before you know it and Suffolk Parks & Recreation has just the spot to beat the heat. Cypress Park Pool, 2001 Arizona Avenue, will be offering open swim hours, Tuesdays through Sundays (closed Mondays) from 2 p.m. until 6 p.m. Open...

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Posted on: April 27, 2018

Summer Burn Ban in Effect May 1st

The Suffolk Department of Fire & Rescue’s Fire Prevention Bureau wants to advise citizens that there is no open air burning allowed from May 1st through September 30, 2018.  This restriction comes from the Virginia Department of Env...

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Posted on: January 25, 2018

Headliners at Suffolk Mystery Authors Festival Announced

The Suffolk Division of Tourism is pleased to announce that best-selling authors and good friends Charlaine Harris and Toni L.P. Kelner will be the Co-Headliners for the 5th Annual Suffolk Mystery Authors Festival, slated for Saturday, August 4, 2018, at ...

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