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Posted on: October 7, 2019

Columbus Day Holiday Closings

The municipal offices of the City of Portsmouth, including Portsmouth Public Library and all City Recreation Centers, will be closed in observance of Columbus Day on Monday, October 14th.

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Posted on: October 3, 2019

Annual Citywide Food Drive Begins

The “Mayors Citywide Food Drive Challenge” began Sept. 23, and will culminate at the Annual Mayflower Marathon Nov. 22–24. We are calling on our citizens to become leaders in our community by donating to provide healthy meals to our neighbors in need.

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Posted on: October 2, 2019

UnmaskingHR Event Addresses History

Unmasking Hampton Roads, a three-part learning series occurring twice this fall, will examine the historic and contemporary impact of racism in Hampton Rods. UnmaskingHR is presented by the Hampton Roads Community Foundation.

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Posted on: September 26, 2019

EVMS Launches Assessment Survey

The Community Advisory Board (CAB) to the Eastern Virginia Medical School, encourages you to participate in a brief survey about EVMS and healthcare in our community.

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Posted on: September 25, 2019

Maternal Health Listening Sessions

Following Gov. Northam’s announcement of a goal to improve maternal health in Virginia by 2025, the Office of Secretary of Health and Human Resources Daniel Carey will hold listening sessions and community roundtables across the state this fall.

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Posted on: September 25, 2019

Fire Department Receives Grant

The Fire Rescue and Emergency Services Department has been awarded a $630,000 Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. The purpose of the AFG is to protect the health and safety of the public and firefighters.

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Posted on: September 19, 2019

Raising Safe Kids Program Begins

The Bon Secours Family Focus project will host a "Raising Safe Kids" workshop Tuesdays, October 1 to November 19, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., at Maryview Medical Center, 2nd Floor Conference Room A. The series is free.

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