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Posted on: May 16, 2022

Celebrate 30th Annual Umoja Festival

Portsmouth’s Umoja Festival is BACK!  The 2022 Umoja Festival will be held Friday, May 27th –  Sunday, May 29th, in Festival Park. Join us for this grand celebration at Portsmouth’s Annual African American culture and heritage celebratio...

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Posted on: May 9, 2022

Hurricane Preparedness NOW Portsmouth

Hurricane season begins June 1. To assist you and your family in getting prepared, we posted the VDEM Emergency Preparedness Handbook on the website in the left navbar. Click on the link below for the Virginia Hurricane Evacuation Guide. Get ready.

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Posted on: April 29, 2022

City Launches AlertSense

AlertSense allows the city to issue important notifications, in addition to routine communications to citizens who subscribe to receive the messages via email, text message, and /or voicemail alerts.

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Posted on: May 2, 2022

Portsmouth Stages Lunchtime Bike Ride Event

Join city officials and the community for our annual lunchtime bike ride in observance of National Bike Month Friday, May 20, 2022, from noon to 1 p.m. Ride launches from the Atlantic Union Bank Pavilion. Riders aged 15 and younger must wear helmets.

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