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  • Update on Paving of City Streets

    Update on Paving of City Streets

    ROANOKE, VA – Starting on Friday March 17th, Boxley will begin milling and paving the following streets on the Cherryhill Neighborhood:

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  • Roanoke Region Receives More than $800,000 to Support Efforts in Reducing Homelessness

    Roanoke Region Receives More than $800,000 to Support Efforts in Reducing Homelessness

    The U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) has awarded the Blue Ridge Continuum of Care, the region’s planning body for homeless services, $835,191 to support its coordinated effort...

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  • Council Invites Citizens to Submit Feedback for City Manager Search

    Council Invites Citizens to Submit Feedback for City Manager Search

    The Personnel Committee of Roanoke City Council is seeking citizen feedback in the search for a new City Manager. Citizens can share their input by taking a short survey, which is available at...

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  • Roanoke City Council Invites Citizen Input on City Manager Recruitment

    Roanoke City Council Invites Citizen Input on City Manager Recruitment

    Roanoke City Council Personnel Committee will receive citizen input and comments with regard to the recruitment of a City Manager on Monday, March 20 at 5:30 p.m.

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  • Campbell Avenue and 1st Street Closure update

    Campbell Avenue and 1st Street Closure update

    ROANOKE, VA – On Sunday March 19th, starting at 7:30 AM, and for approximately 6 hours, the following streets will be closed: • Campbell Avenue between Jefferson Street and Second Street • First...

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  • Melrose Branch Library Closed Due to Power Outage

    Melrose Branch Library Closed Due to Power Outage

    Roanoke, VA - The Melrose Branch Library is closed for the remainder of the day due to a power outage. The library will re-open on Friday, March 17.

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  • Update on Paving of City Streets

    Update on Paving of City Streets

    ROANOKE, VA – Starting on Friday March 17th, Boxley will begin milling and paving the following streets on the Cherryhill Neighborhood:

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  • Delay in Solid Waste Collection for Some City Residents

    Delay in Solid Waste Collection for Some City Residents

    Roanoke, VA – There will be a delay in Solid Waste, recycling, and brush collection for some areas in the city that are normally serviced on Thursday.

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  • Mural to Adorn Columns Under Interstate 581

    Mural to Adorn Columns Under Interstate 581

    The Roanoke Arts Commission and the City of Roanoke announce that on March 31 at 10 a.m., a ceremony will be held for the installation and dedication of the Gateway Mural, located at the...

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  • Update on Paving of City Streets

    Update on Paving of City Streets

    ROANOKE, VA – Starting on Friday March 17th, Boxley will begin milling and paving the following streets on the Cherryhill Neighborhood:

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  • Roanoke City Council Invites Citizen Input on City Manager Recruitment

    Roanoke City Council Invites Citizen Input on City Manager Recruitment

    Roanoke City Council Personnel Committee will receive citizen input and comments with regard to the recruitment of a City Manager on Monday, March 20, 2017, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

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  • Update on Paving of City Streets

    Update on Paving of City Streets

    ROANOKE, VA – Starting on Wednesday March 15th, Boxley will begin milling and paving the following streets on the Cherryhill Neighborhood:

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  • Homelessness in Roanoke Region Reduced, Marks Fifth Consecutive Year of Decrease

    Homelessness in Roanoke Region Reduced, Marks Fifth Consecutive Year of Decrease

    The Blue Ridge Interagency Council on Homelessness leads an annual Point in Time count for homeless persons in the Roanoke Region. This year’s PIT count was conducted on Jan. 25 with a total count...

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  • Spring Career and Lifestyle Fair to be held May 9

    Spring Career and Lifestyle Fair to be held May 9

    The City of Roanoke, County of Roanoke and City of Salem Offices of Economic Development announce the 2017 Spring Career & Lifestyle Fair will be held on Tuesday, May 9, from 8:30 a.m. until 1:30...

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  • Change Your Clocks, Change Your Battery!

    Change Your Clocks, Change Your Battery!

    When you "Spring Forward" this weekend.....

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  • Downtown – Weekend Street Closure Update

    Downtown – Weekend Street Closure Update

    ROANOKE, VA - The following streets will be closed due to various events occurring between Friday, March 10 thru Saturday, March 11.

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  • City, County Collaborate on “Violence in the Workplace” Workshop

    City, County Collaborate on “Violence in the Workplace” Workshop

    The “Violence in the Workplace” workshop series will kick-off in March for the first time as a cooperative training effort between the Roanoke County and City of Roanoke Police and Economic...

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  • Downtown – Weekend Street Closure Update

    Downtown – Weekend Street Closure Update

    ROANOKE, VA - The following streets will be closed due to various events occurring between Friday, March 10 thru Saturday, March 11.

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  • City Council to receive citizen input on City Manager Recruitment

    City Council to receive citizen input on City Manager Recruitment

    The City Council Personnel Committee will receive citizen input and comments with regard to recruitment of a City Manager

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  • Vacancies on the Roanoke City School Board

    Vacancies on the Roanoke City School Board

    The City Clerk’s Office is accepting applications for two upcoming vacancies on the Roanoke City School Board for three-year terms of office expiring on June 30, 2017.

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