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Posted on: April 3, 2020

Community Concerts Cancels Event

The Shaun Johnson Big Band Experience has been postponed. Currently, the concert has not been rescheduled, and Portsmouth Community Concerts will be evaluating all available options once the threat of the virus has passed.

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Posted on: April 1, 2020

Fire Department 3-Year Achievements

Portsmouth Fire & Rescue Services has shared its three-year department achievements. Read highlights from each division including the Emergency Communications Center and first responders. Click on the link below to read the report.

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Posted on: March 31, 2020

Helping Children Cope with COVID-19

Having a difficult time talking to your children about COVID-19? Here’s an article titled, Ways to Support Children’s Emotional Health During COVID-19, by Dr. Asha Patton-Smith of Atlantic Permanente Medical Group. Click on the link for the full story.

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Posted on: March 30, 2020

Governor Issues Stay-at-Home Order

Governor Ralph Northam today (3-30-2020) issued a statewide Stay at Home order to protect the health and safety of Virginians and mitigate the spread of the novel coronavirus, or COVID-19.

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Posted on: March 30, 2020

Library Offers Online Reading Options

Although public library locations are currently closed to the public, they are still offering resources that patrons can use and access from computers, tablets, and smartphones!

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Posted on: March 30, 2020

Tax Relief Application Deadline Extended

Due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the tax relief application deadline has been extended. Click on the link below for the details.

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

Department of Social Services Closes to the Public

The Portsmouth Department of Social Services will be CLOSED to the public as of Monday, March 30, 2020. Click on the link for a list of important contact numbers . . .

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

Portsmouth Expands Food Service Program

Every Monday through Friday, starting Monday, March 30, and continuing until further notice, the City of Portsmouth and Portsmouth Public Schools are partnering to provide food program services for Pre-K through 12th-grade students.

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

Providing Assistance from a Distance

Although City Hall is closed to the public, know that city staffers are standing by in City Hall or remotely, ready to assist you. Find the methods where you can take care of business, obtain information, news and updates from the city of Portsmouth.

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

Executive Order 53 Mandated Closures of Businesses

On March 24, Governor Ralph Northam signed Executive Order 53, which mandated closures and limited services of businesses in the City of Portsmouth. Click the link below for more information for business owners and consumers.

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