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Posted on: January 10, 2023

Are you disaster ready?

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Be ready when disaster strikes. Stay informed. Build a kit. Make a plan. Visit the Virginia Department of Emergency Management's website for disaster preparedness tips.

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Posted on: April 15, 2022

Heavy Rescue 505 officially placed in-service

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As New Kent County continues to grow vastly, Fire-Rescue is forced to both prepare for, and respond to, an array of new and highly technical risks associated with such growth. To do so successfully, we must be keen to recognize, seek out, and/or foster op...
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Posted on: April 15, 2022

Be fire smart with electricity in your home!

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Check our our latest fire prevention tip! This short animated video helps increase awareness about dangerous home electrical fires and what you can do to prevent them.

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Posted on: January 27, 2023

CSX announces February 1 Colony Trail railroad crossing closure

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CSX has advised New Kent County that the railroad crossing on Colony Trail (The Colonies) will be closed starting on February 1, 2023, at 8:30 A.M. and will remain closed until the completion of maintenance work.

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Posted on: January 10, 2023

Board of Supervisors elects Chair, Vice Chair for 2023

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At the Monday, January 9, 2023 Board of Supervisors meeting, District 2 representative C.T. "Tommy" Tiller, Jr. was appointed the Board’s Chair, and District 1 representative Thomas Evelyn was appointed Vice Chair.

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Posted on: December 26, 2022

Christmas tree recycling at main refuse site

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Ready to recycle your tree? You can drop it off at the County's main refuse site in the brush recycling area. The Route 618 refuse & recycling center is located at 6301 Olivet Church Road and is open daily, 7am to 7pm. All trees must be free ...
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Posted on: November 7, 2022

Report Missing or Found Pets

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If your pet is missing or if you have found a pet, please use one of the corresponding links below to provide as many details as possible about the animal, including your contact information, so we can better assist you. 

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Posted on: February 14, 2022

Pre-pay real estate and personal property taxes throughout the year

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Did you know that you can pre-pay your real estate and personal property taxes throughout the year? You do not have to wait until December 5th. Check out the Treasurer's webpage if you are interested.
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Posted on: September 6, 2022

$34M expansion to include county-wide access to fiber-optic network for every NKC home & business

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Every home and business in New Kent County will have access to ultrafast, reliable, symmetrical internet service across a 100% fiber-optic network thanks to a partnership with Cox Communications and a $34M investment. 

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Posted on: July 19, 2022

Fiscal Year 2023 (FY23) Budget now online

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The Fiscal Year 2023 (FY23) Budget went into effect July 1, 2022. The budget totaled $90,457,544. Among listed appropriations were a General Fund total of $27,759,396, Debt Service Fund totaling $8,607,797, a Central Virginia Transportation Authority Fund...

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Posted on: May 12, 2022

Evelyn certified as Master Governmental Treasurer

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Charles H. Evelyn III, Treasurer of New Kent County, has been certified as a Master Governmental Treasurer (MGT) under the Master Certification program administered by the University of Virginia’s Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service and the School of ...

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Posted on: October 6, 2021

Add your community event to the County website!

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Want to add your organization's event or your neighborhood's yard sale to the New Kent County website calendar? Well, now you can!
Once you get to www.co.new-kent.va.us, navigate to the Calendar and then click on "Submit An Event." Once your even...
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Posted on: January 24, 2022

Local COVID testing and vaccination opportunities

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Are you looking for a COVID test? Here are a few local opportunities to get a COVID test in the area.

Community members can request an appointment at their local health departments via the Chickahominy Health District's (CHD) homepage or ...

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