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.
The city of Portsmouth’s Department of Planning has scheduled a public forum to discuss poverty in Portsmouth Thurs., June 21, from 6 – 8 p.m. at the Portsmouth Department of Social Services, 1701 High Street. A consultant will conduct the study.
Gov. Northam will participate in a ceremonial signing of HB527 and SB198, Friday, June 22, at 1 p.m. in the Portsmouth City Council Chamber located on the 6th floor of City Hall. The signing of the bill deals with the restoration of historic cemeteries.
All Portsmouth Public Library locations will be closed Thursday, June 14, for staff development. Normal operating hours will resume the following day. As we improve our ability to serve the public, no library fines will accrue.
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 . . .
The City of Portsmouth announces the following road closures during the Downtown Water and Sewer Rehabilitation Project work of the Department of Public Utilities and additional sewer repair work.
The Department of Public Works announces the June and July 2018 Street Sweeping schedule for Portsmouth neighborhoods. This will be the second round of sweepings this season with the first round of neighborhoods completed in April and May.
The 2018 Hurricane Season is once again upon us. For the Atlantic Coast area, the season begins Friday, June 1, and continues through November 30. Officials with the Virginia Department of Emergency Management say residents should plan now.
The Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center, the Portsmouth Colored Community Library Museum, and the Lightship PORTSMOUTH Museum recently announced their participation in the ninth annual Blue Star Museums.
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.
On Wednesday, June 6 at 7 p.m., the U.S. Coast Guard Band, under the direction of Lieutenant Commander Adam Williamson, performs at Willett Hall in Portsmouth, Virginia. This is the fifth performance of band's 2018 concert tour.