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Posted on: February 19, 2020

City Receives Port Host Grant

Portsmouth Economic Development is pleased to announce that it was awarded a $500,000 grant as a part of the first-ever Port Host Communities Revitalization Fund (PHCRF) administered by the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD).

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Posted on: February 18, 2020

Museum Hosts Arts for Learning

If you’re looking for a family-fun day of art activities for all ages be sure to attend Celebrate the Arts on Saturday, March 7, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the Children’s Museum of Virginia. Celebrate the Arts! is an interactive day of fun and learning.

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Posted on: February 14, 2020

HUD Announces Foster Youth Initiative

U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Mid-Atlantic Regional Administrator Joseph J. DeFelice joined Portsmouth Redevelopment and Housing Authority (PRHA) Executive Director Edward Bland and local partners last week to announce a special new initiative.

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Posted on: February 4, 2020

Portsmouth Community Concerts Venue Change

The Portsmouth Community Concerts, Inc. has announced a venue change from Churchland High School to I.C. Norcom High School for the remaining 2020 concert season.

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Posted on: January 28, 2020

AARP Tax-Aide Returns for 2020

AARP Foundation Tax-Aide is available FREE to taxpayers with low and moderate-income, with special attention to those ages 60 and older. Tax preparation hours will be from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., Monday through Thursday, February 4 through April 15.

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Posted on: January 8, 2020

Black History Month NOW Calendar

The Portsmouth Museums and The Portsmouth Public Libraries kicks off 2020 with its 5th annual African-American Heritage Series, Black History Now - Celebrating Today’s Change Makers. Visit us online at

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