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Accolades for Chesapeake
Chesapeake Names 8th Best Cities for Families for 2015
WalletHub.com compared each of the 150 most populated U.S. cities across 30 key metrics, ranging from crime rates to school system rankings to housing costs, and found that Chesapeake is among the best!
Chesapeake Named the Ninth Best Run City in the Nation for 2014
24/7 Wall St. considered a variety of factors, including the area’s economy, job market, crime level, and welfare of the population.
Chesapeake Makes the 2011 Best Cities for Families
Chesapeake, Virginia, once again, has been named to the Top 100 Best Cities for Families by Parenting Magazine. Selections were made based on the Top 100 U.S. cities by population. Comparison factors included education, health, safety, economy, and recreation. Read the full article at Parenting Magazine.
Chesapeake Ranks Ninth of 100 Most iPad Friendly Cities in the U.S.
Men's Health magazine ranked Chesapeake on its list of 100 Most Tech-Friendly Cities in the U.S. To determine the rankings, Men's Health focused on communities that embrace new technology. For the complete list, check out Men's Health.
Chesapeake: Budgeting for Now and the Future
The Virginian-Pilot praised Chesapeake's budgeting in their March 27, 2011 editorial.
"Chesapeake's budget provides the strongest evidence in the region that preparing in good times for bad is wiser than taking the short view."
Chesapeake Receives Award of Excellence for Use of Web 2.0 Technologies
The City was among 17 state and local governments recognized by the Public Technology Institute (PTI) for achieving impressive results through effective use of Web 2.0 technologies. Award winners were selected based on innovative use of Web 2.0 applications and social media, such as Facebook and Twitter.