Tidewater Community College held a dedication ceremony Monday, December 10, 2018, for its new Skilled Trades Academy located off Airline Blvd., in Portsmouth. Guest speaker for the event was Senator Timothy Kaine. Click on the link to find more news.
Today, the League of American Bicyclists recognized the city of Portsmouth with a Bronze Bicycle Friendly Community (BFC) award, joining 464 visionary communities from across the country. The city will hold the designation for four years.
New York-based Columbia Care, one of the country’s leading medical cannabis companies, has received approval and license from the State of Virginia to produce cannabis oil. The company plans to open its dispensary in Portsmouth in the spring of 2019.
The 21st Annual Olde Towne Holiday Music Festival will be held next Saturday, December 8, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., along the High Street corridor downtown Portsmouth. For more events and happenings, click the link below.
Tolls at the Downtown and Midtown Tunnels will increase Jan. 1, 2019. This toll increase is in accordance with Exhibit J of the Comprehensive Agreement between Elizabeth River Crossings OpCo, LLC (ERC) and the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT).
Each year the public is encouraged to submit nominations for the Portsmouth First Citizens awards. Portsmouth's First Citizens are individuals who embody the spirit of citizenship through service to the community. Link enclosed for the nomination form.
Today, Governor Ralph Northam joined the 2019 Commemoration, American Evolution™ in announcing the launch of the Virginia History Trails mobile application. Travelers, families and history lovers can easily access 400 years of Virginia history.