Tolls at the Downtown and Midtown Tunnels will increase January 1, 2020. This toll increase is in accordance with Amendment No. 6 – Exhibit J to the Comprehensive Agreement between Elizabeth River Crossings OpCo, LLC (ERC) and VDOT.
Mark your calendar and plan to attend a "Training Session" for businesses Friday, December 13, at 9 a.m., at Bide-A-Wee Golf Course (1 Bide-A-Wee Lane). The event is free and open to the public. Registration required. For more info, call 757-393-8261.
The Eric Mintel Quartet will perform a “Charlie Brown Christmas Jazz Concert” on Friday, Dec. 6, at 7:30 p.m., at Churchland High School Auditorium, 4301 Cedar Lane, presented by Portsmouth Community Concerts, Inc.
On November 8, the Health Department received results that a raccoon in the city had tested positive for the rabies virus by the Department of Consolidated Laboratory Services. At this time no humans have been identified as being exposed.
The final Unmasking Hampton Roads, a three-part learning series on race and racism will occur in Portsmouth Nov. 14. The series examines the historic and contemporary impact of racism in Hampton Roads.
The Urban League of Hampton Roads, Inc., in partnership with the City of Portsmouth, will host the 36th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Community Leaders’ Awards Breakfast Mon., Jan. 20, 2020, at the Portsmouth Renaissance Hotel.
The Public Library, in partnership with Oasis Social Ministry, announces its annual “Food for Fines” drive throughout the month of November. For each single donated food item, library customers will receive a $2 reduction in overdue fines.
The Urban League, in partnership with the City of Portsmouth, is seeking nominations for the 36th Annual Community Leaders’ Awards honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The awards will be presented at the MLK Breakfast Mon., Jan. 20, 2020.
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