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Posted on: September 23, 2019

Video Receives Honorable Mention

The PR News Group held its annual Platinum PR Awards Dinner Gala Sept. 17, in New York City. The city of Portsmouth entered the Police Department Lip-Sync video challenge and received an “Honorable Mention” in the Community Engagement category.

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Posted on: September 20, 2019

Gov. Announces FeedVA Website

As the Commonwealth marks the third annual Feed Virginia Day of Action, Gov. Ralph Northam and his administration’s Children’s Cabinet announced the launch of FeedVA.org, an interactive tool to connect partners in an effort to help end childhood hunger.

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Posted on: September 19, 2019

False Police Report Arrest

On Fri., Sept. 13, the Ports. Police Dept. was alerted to a news story that made several allegations in reference to the quality of service a citizen received when requesting assistance. An internal review of the incident was launched.

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Posted on: September 19, 2019

Raising Safe Kids Program Begins

The Bon Secours Family Focus project will host a "Raising Safe Kids" workshop Tuesdays, October 1 to November 19, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., at Maryview Medical Center, 2nd Floor Conference Room A. The series is free.

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Posted on: September 19, 2019

Poverty Study Presentation

A "Poverty Study Presentation" has been scheduled during a Public Work Session Monday, September 23 at 6 p.m. The meeting will be held at Portsmouth City Hall, 801 Crawford St., 6th Floor.

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Posted on: September 17, 2019

National Voter Registration Day

The Virginia Dept. of Elections will participate in National Voter Registration Day Tues., Sept. 24, 2019. Volunteers and organizations will encourage all eligible Virginians to register to vote and increase awareness of voter registration opportunities.

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Posted on: September 17, 2019

Attucks Theatre Celebrates 100 Years

On Oct. 4 and 5, the historic Attucks Theatre will continue its celebration of the anniversary of its founding with the 100th Anniversary Community Celebration. The two-day celebration will add a community element to the Attucks Centennial celebration.

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Posted on: September 16, 2019

Design Committee Seeks Volunteers

If you’re interested in Portsmouth’s downtown look, feel and design, and you want to get involved in meaningful volunteer work, have we got an opportunity for you! The Downtown Design Committee is seeking volunteers.

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Posted on: September 4, 2019

Governor Sends Reminder to Drivers

As a new academic year begins and schools across the Commonwealth return to session, Governor Ralph Northam today urged motorists to do their part to keep Virginia’s students safe.

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Posted on: August 26, 2019

Portsmouth Launches Blog for Website

As an outgrowth of the Portsmouth City Council retreat held earlier this year, where the body developed its list of high-profile initiatives called City Council’s 4 Big Things, the city has launched a blog to continue telling the Portsmouth story.

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Posted on: July 1, 2019

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