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Posted on: May 14, 2021

Portsmouth and ERT Traffic Advisories

Engineering has announced the following traffic alerts and lane closures: outside westbound lane of County St., between Effingham St. and Chestnut St., lane closure has been extended until Wednesday, May 19, from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. during road work.

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Posted on: May 14, 2021

Economic Development Opens Workforce Development Center

Economic Development is pleased to open its brand-new workforce development center. With the support of City leadership, the [email protected] Center officially opens to the public Friday, May 14, 2021. [email protected] will offer job training and more.

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Posted on: May 13, 2021

Virginia Department of Fire Programs Issues Safety Tips

The Virginia Department of Fire Programs wants to advise residents and commuters about safe ways to dispense flammable fuels such as (gas, diesel, or heating oil) into a portable container for proper storage . . .

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Posted on: May 13, 2021

Mental Health Awareness Day Event UPDATE

Portsmouth Behavioral Healthcare Services is sponsoring a drive-thru Mental Health Awareness Day Thursday, May 27, from 10 a.m. to noon at 1811 King Street. Free lunch, mental health resources, and give-aways.

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Posted on: May 6, 2021

National Hurricane Preparedness Week Begins May 9-15

May 9-15 is National Hurricane Preparedness Week. GetFloodFluent.org will leverage this national campaign from NOAA’s National Weather Service to focus on the many reasons Hampton Roads residents should include flood insurance in their preparedness.

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Posted on: May 5, 2021

Tax Appeals Day and Statement from Automobile Association

Here's a reminder about next week's 2021 Drive-Thru Appeals Day event and a message about the 2021 assessment on vehicles. Click on the link below for a statement from the National Automobile Dealers Association COVID-19 message.

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Posted on: May 5, 2021

File 2020 Tax Returns to Receive Missing Economic Income Payments

The IRS issued the third round of Economic Impact Payments (EIP) in April. If a person is missing their first or second EIP, they need to file a 2020 tax return with the IRS and claim the 2020 Recovery Rebate Credit (RRC) as soon as possible.

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Posted on: May 3, 2021

askHRgreen launches No Butts About It Promotion

From May 1-14 larger-than-life-size cigarette butt sculptures will loom large in public spaces across the region. Organizers of the #NoButtsAboutIt promotion hope the artwork will convince smokers to keep landscapes and waterways cigarette litter-free.

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Posted on: April 29, 2021

Governor Northam Updates Mask Guidance

Governor Ralph Northam today amended Executive Order Seventy-Two to adopt new guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on mask use in outdoor settings. Click on the link below for the full news release.

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Posted on: April 28, 2021

PRHA Hosts Pop-up Vaccine Clinics

PRHA is hosting a series of pop-up COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics in May. The schedule begins Sunday, May 2: Hamilton Place • 1025 Patriot Way • Portsmouth, VA 23707 (1st dose of Pfizer w/2nd dose on May 23) with appointments available between 11 a.m.–3 p.m.

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Posted on: May 10, 2021

Lunchtime Bike Ride for National Bike Month

May is National Bike Month. Join us for a Lunchtime Bike Ride Friday, May 21, from noon to 1 p.m. Bring your own bike. The ride starts at Atlantic Union Bank Pavilion. Riders 15 & younger must wear helmets. Register at portsmouthparks.com or on-site.

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