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Posted on: June 19, 2019

Hurricane Emergency Supply Tips

Hurricane Season began on June 1. Now is the time to prepare your emergency supply kit. Depending on the severity of a hurricane, it could take days for government services to reach you and your family. Prepare now. Here are a few tips.

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Posted on: June 11, 2019

Project Toy Drop June 29

The Portsmouth Department of Social Services, in partnership with the Kids Wish Network, invites you to attend "Project Toy Drop II" Saturday, June 29, from noon to 3 p.m., 1701 High Street in Portsmouth. Details enclosed.

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Posted on: June 10, 2019

Pavilion Concerts Change Venue

All announced concerts for the 2019 season in Atlantic Union Bank Pavilion will be held in other locations. The change of venues is a result of structural concerns with the Portsmouth amphitheater’s roof.

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Posted on: June 3, 2019

VB Tragedy Statement

Mayor John L. Rowe, Jr. and Portsmouth City Council Statement on the Virginia Beach Tragedy

The horrible mass shooting incident at the Virginia Beach Municipal Center is a tragedy for the entire Hampton Roads region. The loss of lives, to include family, f...

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Posted on: June 10, 2019

Museum Presents Shipyard Lecture

How did Portsmouth’s crucial naval facilities support the Allied invasion of German-occupied France at both Utah and Omaha Beaches on June 6, 1944? Come to the Friends of the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Museum’s lecture on June 20 and find out.

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Posted on: May 30, 2019

Hurricane Season Begins June 1

The 2019 Atlantic Hurricane Season is off to yet another early start, but weather officials in the U.S. are saying it should be a normal year. Hurricane Season begins June 1 with the peak coming in September. NOAA predicts nine to 15 named storms.

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Posted on: May 22, 2019

Blue Star Museums Program Begins

The Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center and The Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Museum join museums nationwide in the Blue Star Museums program which provides free admission to our nation’s active-duty military personnel and their families this summer.

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