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Posted on: March 18, 2019

Portsmouth Swears-In New Interim Police Chief

Portsmouth City Manager L. Pettis Patton accepted the resignation of Police Chief Tonya D. Chapman today, March 18. Assistant Chief Angela Greene has been named interim Police Chief effective immediately.

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Posted on: March 11, 2019

Pinwheels Promote Child Abuse Prevention

The 2019 Pinwheel Garden, to promote National Child Abuse Prevention Month, will be "planted" in Festival Park adjacent to the Union Bank and Trust Pavilion. The garden will be dedicated Mon., Apr. 1 at 3 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

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Posted on: March 8, 2019

Library Hosts 5th Annual Mini-Con

Portsmouth Public Library’s 5th Annual Mini-Con will be at the Churchland Branch Library, Saturday, April 13, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The event features 30+ local vendors, artists, publishers and comic pop culture enthusiasts from the Hampton Roads area.

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Posted on: March 8, 2019

Naval Shipyard Museum Reopens

The Naval Shipyard Museum has reopened. The museum will operate now through March 31, Wed. through Fri. from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Beginning Wed., April 3, the museum’s hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Wed. through Sat. and 1 – 5 p.m. on Sundays.

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Posted on: March 6, 2019

Local Realtor Assists Veterans

Portsmouth Mayor John L. Rowe, Jr. and members of the City Council will participate in a grand opening ceremony for Warrant Realty Inc. Monday, March 18, at 1 p.m. Founded by retired Coast Guard Warrant Officers Richard Barbee and Michael Steverson Sr.

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Posted on: February 26, 2019

Child and Adult Food Care Program

Behavioral HealthCare Services-Opportunity House announces the sponsorship of the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP). The same meals will be available at no separate charge to all participants at each CACFP facility.

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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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