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Labor Day Holiday to Delay CVWMA Residential Recycling & Trash Collections

CVWMA residential recycling and trash collections will be delayed one day the week of September 5-9 in observance of Labor Day (Monday, September 5). No collections will be made on Monday; thus all collections during this week will occur on the day following the normal collection day. Friday collections will occur on Saturday. This holiday […]   Read full story


The Hopewell Downtown Partnership receives $30,000 grant from The Cameron Foundation

Hopewell VA -The Hopewell Downtown Partnership has received a $30,000 grant from The Cameron Foundation to help expand the capacity of its organization. The Downtown Partnership is a non-profit organization working to revitalize downtown Hopewell utilizing the trademarked four-point Main Street approach. It currently operates with one paid executive director, a part-time Farmer’s Market Manager, […]   Read full story


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City of Hopewell to Host Exclusive Screening for Lionsgate Premiere™ Film Imperium

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 17 AT THE BEACON THEATRE – RED CARPET INTERVIEWS BEGINNING AT 6PM Imperium Director Daniel Ragussis To Be Joined By Actors Sam Trammell, Nestor Carbonell, And Devin Druid Along With Crew Members, Representatives of the Virginia Film Office, And Local And Regional Dignitaries To Celebrate Film Shot in Hopewell and Surrounding Region HOPEWELL, […]   Read full story


Historic Hopewell Foundation Announces Registration for Emma and George Days

What did children do all day without computers, television and other modern technologies? The Historic Hopewell Foundation (HHF) is pleased to announce the date for this year’s Emma and George Days. Experience a day in the life of Emma and George who lived at Weston Plantation during the Civil War. The popular program is a […]   Read full story


The Hopewell Downtown Partnership Receives 2016 National Main Street Accreditation

Hopewell, VA – The Hopewell Downtown Partnership has been designated as an accredited Main Street America™ program for meeting rigorous performance standards set by the National Main Street Center. Each year, the National Main Street Center and its Coordinating Program partners announce the list of accredited Main Street America programs in recognition of their exemplary […]   Read full story


Virginia American Water Schedules Annual Flushing and Treatment Change for Hopewell, Fort Lee, and Four Prince George County Subdivisions

March 30, 2016 HOPEWELL, VA.  – Virginia American Water said today hydrant flushing will take place in the City of Hopewell from April 18 to May 23 as part of its annual maintenance program. In addition, the company will conduct flushing in the Prince George County subdivisions of Birchett Estates, Cedar Creek, Cedar Creek West […]   Read full story

City Councilman Wayne Walton Honored

April 19, 2016 Hopewell, VA.  Hopewell City Councilman Wayne Walton, Ward # 5 was recently honored by the Virginia Gateway Region Economic Development Organization. During the organization’s 55th Anniversary, Councilor Walton received the Community Revitalization Volunteer of the Year Award for dedicated service to the community. As the regional economic development organization, Virginia’s Gateway Region […]   Read full story


Hopewell Cultural Festival This Saturday At The Beacon Theatre

5 Minutes East Of I-295 Exit 15A – 10 Minutes East Of I-95 Exit 61A – Route 10 Hopewell, VA For Immediate Release: April 4, 2016 Contact: Laurin Willis 804-931-6894, Adam Stubbs 804-461-9211 (Hopewell, VA) This Saturday April 9th will be a fun day for all with The Hopewell Cultural Festival featuring Cirque Zuma Zuma. […]   Read full story

Concerts on the Appomattox

Weston Plantation’s Sounds of Summer Presented by Historic Hopewell Foundation 7th Annual Series – Sundays at 4 p.m. FREE Weston Plantation, 400 Weston Lane, Hopewell Gift shop open during concerts Bring lawn chairs, blankets, snacks or picnics May 1 – FasTrac May 8 – Koinonia Jazz May 15 – Chesterfield Community Concert Band May 22 – Heartof […]   Read full story

City of Hopewell City Seal

Economic Development Authority- Legacy Business Grant Program

March 30, 2016 Hopewell, VA. The City of Hopewell’s Economic Development Authority (EDA) while working diligently to bring new businesses to Hopewell, is also focusing on ensuring opportunities for existing businesses in the City. To that end, it is with great pleasure that the EDA in conjunction with City Staff announces the 2 nd round of the Legacy Business Grant Program. The […]   Read full story

Learn to be Prepared for Disasters

Central Virginia Disaster Survivor Day Saturday June 18, 2016.  Locations throughout Central VA.   Check in starts at 8 a.m.  Class runs from 9 – noon. Registration required.  Sign Up at or dial 2-1-1 Free survivor kit – One per household (Must complete training) Individuals with disabilities who require reasonable accommodations should contact Kathy Robins, […]   Read full story

Stop the Madness! Always Call 811 Before You Dig!

March 22, 2016 Chester, VA – This March make the commitment to always call 811 before digging, anytime, anywhere! Every 36 hours Columbia Gas of Virginia (Columbia Gas) employees respond to a damaged natural gas line. In 2015, there were 240 times when someone placed themselves, our employees, local fire department personnel and the general public […]   Read full story


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Hopewell Farmer’s Market and ‘Butts to Broadway’

March 22, 2016 Hopewell, VA- The Hopewell Downtown Partnership is gearing up for some memorable events in 2016.  The Hopewell Farmer’s Market, now on its 2nd year, is being upgraded to a new location and ‘Get Your Butts to Broadway,’ now on its 3rd year, will provide even more butts, bbq and beer than previous […]   Read full story

VGR, City of Hopewell to host workshop to help small businesses succeed online

March 16, 2016 HOPEWELL, VA – Virginia’s Gateway Region Economic Development Organization (VGR) and the City of Hopewell have teamed up to help regional small businesses grow their presence online with a Get Your Business Online Workshop. The workshop will be on Wednesday, March 23 from 8:00 – 10:00 a.m. in the Hopewell Department of Social […]   Read full story

Hopewell Prepares for Virginia Winter Storm

Updated February 1, 2016 Hopewell, VA. The City of Hopewell is closely monitoring and preparing for the impending winter storm.  City Departments and agencies are preparing by checking critical equipment and related resources to include performing logistics checks to ensure the availability of critical materials, fuels and other supplies. Governor Terry McAuliffe declared a state […]   Read full story

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