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Posted on: August 15, 2018

Historic Museum Site for Voter Registration

A library that once served African-Americans in the mid-20th century, will open its doors Saturday, Sept. 8, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. to all city residents wanting to register to vote in this fall’s elections.

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Posted on: August 10, 2018

48th Annual Seawall Art Show

The 48th Annual Seawall Art Show will be held Saturday and Sunday, August 25 and 26, on High Street between Crawford and Court streets, in the Olde Towne Portsmouth Arts District. Art show hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sat. and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sun.

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Posted on: August 9, 2018

Comprehensive Plan Available for Final Review

Portsmouth’s Comprehensive Plan is ready for final public review. After numerous opportunities for the public to provide input and ideas for shaping the future of Portsmouth, the Comprehensive Plan is available for public review.

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Posted on: August 6, 2018

Portsmouth Moves Forward On Smart City Plans

The Portsmouth City Council is taking the next steps to make the historic port city a smart city. Earlier this year, the city implemented a fiber design master plan and an RFP (Request for Proposal) was issued to construct a community broadband network.

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Posted on: August 3, 2018

Poverty Study Second Forum Scheduled

The city of Portsmouth has scheduled a second public forum Wednesday, August 15, 2018, from 6 – 7:30 p.m. at the Portsmouth Department of Social Services, 1701 High Street, to continue its discussion on poverty in Portsmouth.

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Posted on: July 30, 2018

Portsmouth Fire Department Hosts Annual Women's Conference

The city of Portsmouth’s Fire Rescue and Emergency Services Department will host the 10th Annual Women in Public Service (WIPS) Conference Thursday and Friday, September 20-21, at the Portsmouth Renaissance Hotel and Conference Center.

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Posted on: July 13, 2018

Seating Area and Main Stage Open for UBT Pavilion Concerts

The City of Portsmouth has opened the seating area and main stage at Union Bank & Trust Pavilion for shows, beginning with the Avett Brothers on Friday, July 20.

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Posted on: June 27, 2018

Virginia Statewide Neighborhood Conference Announces Keynote Speakers

The Virginia Statewide Neighborhood Conference is pleased to
announce the keynote speakers for the 2018 Virginia Statewide Neighborhood Conference being held at the Renaissance Portsmouth-Norfolk Waterfront Hotel in Portsmouth, VA on September 14 - 15.

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Posted on: June 18, 2018

Portsmouth Purchases New Public Safety Communications System

Portsmouth will deploy a state-of-the-art public safety communications system in 2019. The city will implement Motorola Solutions’ Astro 25 Radio system, which uses communications technology and interoperable coverage critical for first responders.

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Posted on: June 6, 2018

Portsmouth Receives Health Champion Designation

The city of Portsmouth was notified May 31, that it has been named Health Champion by the American Diabetes Association, for implementing healthy initiatives throughout the city including programs for weight management, diabetes prevention . . .

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Posted on: May 14, 2018

Governor Announces Launch of VA History Mobile App

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.

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