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Posted on: February 22, 2019

New Art Exhibit Horizons Opens

The exhibit Horizons: As Above, So Below opens with a reception on First Friday, March 1, from 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. at the Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center, located in the heart of Olde Towne Portsmouth at 400 High Street, Portsmouth, Virginia.

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Posted on: February 19, 2019

Virtual Citizen Budget Meeting Available

Interested in what city officials and your fellow citizens had to say about the proposed FY2020 budget? Right from the comfort of your favorite computing device you can view a virtual meeting held today, February 19.

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Posted on: February 11, 2019

FY2020 Budget Opinion Poll Launched

In an effort to engage its residents regarding the FY2020 budget, the City of Portsmouth has posted an opinion poll on the city website. The poll gives citizens an opportunity to voice their opinion on the upcoming budget.

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Posted on: February 5, 2019

Portsmouth Receives GFOA Budget Award

The Government Finance Officers Association announced that the City of Portsmouth, Virginia, received the GFOA's Distinguished Budget Presentation Award, which represents a significant achievement by the entity.

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Posted on: February 1, 2019

Museums and Libraries Host Photo Exhibits

Portsmouth Museums, the Portsmouth Public Library and the African-American Historical Society have partnered to produce three photo exhibits that will remain on display through the end of February.

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Posted on: January 25, 2019

City Launches Connectivity Survey

The city has posted a citizen internet connectivity survey on the website at so that residents, business owners, etc. can express their opinions on their current and future internet needs. Take the survey now.

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Posted on: January 3, 2019

Black History Month 2019 Events

Portsmouth Museums and Portsmouth Public Library have announced the lineup of events for the fourth annual Black History Now - Celebrating Today’s Changemakers. The museums and library branches will host events and activities from Jan. 19 to Feb. 28.

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