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Posted on: September 19, 2018

Mosquito Control Sprays Tonight

The Mosquito Control Division announces the Truck Fogging Schedule for this evening, Wednesday, September 19, weather permitting. Beekeepers in the affected areas should keep bees covered during spraying operations.

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Posted on: September 19, 2018

Aerial Mosquito Spraying Scheduled

The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the city of Portsmouth will conduct join aerial mosquito spraying tomorrow, Thursday, September 20, over federal properties on Craney Island and adjacent city properties.

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Posted on: September 18, 2018

Trash Collections- All Routes Revised Sept 17 - 20

All Trash Collection Routes are being collected on a revised schedule this week...

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Posted on: September 17, 2018

Arabia Temple Hosts Fish Bowl Classic

Arabia Temple No. 12 will host the 71st Annual Fish Bowl Classic downtown Portsmouth Saturday, September 22, including its iconic parade and Battle of the Bands. The parade begins at 10 a.m. at High Street Landing and heads to I.C. Norcom High School.

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Posted on: September 14, 2018

City Resumes Normal Operations

All Portsmouth City Offices will open and resume normal business hours on Monday, September 17, 2018. The Waste Management Division announces that there will be a revised collection schedule for next week.

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Posted on: September 6, 2018

September is National Preparedness Month

September is National Preparedness Month which serves as a reminder for us to prepare ourselves and our families for disasters. Though the Mid-Atlantic Hurricane Season, June 1 until November 30, peaks soon, forecasters warn that tropical cyclones...

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Posted on: September 5, 2018

Police Department Releases Lip Sync Challenge

The men and women in blue of the Portsmouth Police Department released its own Police Department Lip Sync Challenge Video August 30, at the historic Commodore Theatre. The audience response was exuberant! Missed it? Click on the link in the news release.

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Posted on: August 9, 2018

Comprehensive Plan Available for Final Review

Portsmouth’s Comprehensive Plan is ready for final public review. After numerous opportunities for the public to provide input and ideas for shaping the future of Portsmouth, the Comprehensive Plan is available for public review.

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Posted on: August 6, 2018

Portsmouth Moves Forward On Smart City Plans

The Portsmouth City Council is taking the next steps to make the historic port city a smart city. Earlier this year, the city implemented a fiber design master plan and an RFP (Request for Proposal) was issued to construct a community broadband network.

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Posted on: June 18, 2018

Portsmouth Purchases New Public Safety Communications System

Portsmouth will deploy a state-of-the-art public safety communications system in 2019. The city will implement Motorola Solutions’ Astro 25 Radio system, which uses communications technology and interoperable coverage critical for first responders.

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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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