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Posted on: May 18, 2018

Portsmouth City Offices Close for Memorial Day Holiday

The municipal offices of the City of Portsmouth, including Portsmouth Public Library and all Department of Parks, Recreation and Leisure Services recreation centers, will be closed in observance of Memorial Day on Monday, May 28th.

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Posted on: May 18, 2018

Portsmouth and Norfolk Memorial Day Observances

Norfolk and Portsmouth will hold special events in observance of Memorial Day Monday, May 28. Portsmouth's Memorial Day Parade takes place at 10 a.m., May 28. Norfolk’s Memorial Day Wreath-Laying will take place at Wisconsin Square at 2 p.m.

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Posted on: May 15, 2018

Turnpike Road Completed Ahead of Schedule

The Turnpike Road Reconstruction project that began in June 2015 has finished early, increasing capacity and improving driver and pedestrian safety throughout the busy commercial corridor. Along with road construction, work was done under the roadway.

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Posted on: May 14, 2018

Governor Announces Launch of VA History Mobile App

Today, Governor Ralph Northam joined the 2019 Commemoration, American Evolution™ in announcing the launch of the Virginia History Trails mobile application. Travelers, families and history lovers can easily access 400 years of Virginia history.

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Posted on: May 14, 2018

Museum Day Event Planned for June

Looking for a fun free event? Like trains, history or art? Come join us and visit the interesting museums, galleries and more in Olde Towne, Portsmouth Saturday, June 2. With a free shuttle and parking, you can really enjoy all Olde Towne has to offer.

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Posted on: May 8, 2018

Coast Guard Band Performs in Portsmouth

On Wednesday, June 6 at 7 p.m., the U.S. Coast Guard Band, under the direction of Lieutenant Commander Adam Williamson, performs at Willett Hall in Portsmouth, Virginia. This is the fifth performance of band's 2018 concert tour.

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Posted on: May 7, 2018

SimIS Inc. Wins 2018 Small Business of the Year Award

SimIS Inc., an information technology company focusing on modeling and simulation and information security, won the 2018 Small Business of the Year award presented during the luncheon. It also took honors for the Portsmouth Small Business of the Year.

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Posted on: May 7, 2018

Buffalo Riders Historic Parade of Horses

The Buffalo Riders of Hampton Roads will stage its 18th Annual Historic Parade of Horses at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 12, at I.C. Norcom High School, located at 1801 London Blvd. A Q&A session, horseback rides, vendors and other activities are also planned.

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Posted on: May 7, 2018

Festival Season Begins in Portsmouth

Kick starting the festival season with a bang is Portsmouth’s 28th Annual UMOJA Festival. Umoja is a Kiswahili word meaning unity. It is a celebration of family, community and nation. The Umoja Festival starts Friday, May 25 through Sunday, May 27.

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