The City of Portsmouth will host a community meeting about the Coakley Landfill on Thursday, June 7th at 7 p.m. at the Community Campus in Portsmouth.
Bring the household hazardous waste products a to the Department of Public Works facility at 680 Peverly Hill Road for safe disposal between 8 a.m. and noon. Residents must show proof of residency. Bring your unwanted household chemicals to Portsmouth's Dept of Public Works for safe disposal
To celebrate Bike Month this year, the community is encouraged to meet at Portsmouth City Hall on Wednesday, May 9th at 8 a.m. to join City staff and elected officials for a bicycle tour around the Downtown.
The City of Portsmouth, a member of Sister Cities International, has enjoyed formal Sister City agreements based on the interest and international connections of Portsmouth residents since as early as 1985. The cities include Nichinan, Japan; Parnu, Estonia; East Antrim/Carrickfergus, Ireland; Agadir, Morocco; Severodvinsk, Russia and Kitase, Ghana; as well as Friendship City agreements with Portsmouth, England and Szolnok, Hungary.
A Stage 3 public input meeting for the McIntyre Project will be held on Tuesday, April 24th at 6:30 p.m. in Council Chambers. This session is intended to provide an opportunity for continued discussion of the public realm, design, and aspects of the public private partnership.
As we approach Earth Day this Sunday, April 22nd, the City of Portsmouth continues to work to make food waste composting easier for residents.
Finishing the reconstruction of the railroad crossing on Green Street this week (reopening intermittently Monday, April 16th), the New Hampshire Department of Transportation’s contractor, Northeast Earth Mechanics, Inc., will begin reconstructing the railroad crossing on Barberry Lane this Monday, April 16th. The roadway at the track crossing will be closed during the construction activity, detour routes will be established.
Mosquito control activities will begin in Portsmouth on Monday, April 16th. These operations, starting with the control of larval mosquitoes in stagnant bodies of water, will be conducted by Municipal Pest Management Services, Inc.
Portions of Bridge Street, spanning Hill Street and Deer Street as well as the intersection of Deer and Bridge Streets, have been closed since December in order to complete sewer and utility work associated with the construction of the Foundry Place parking garage.
The City plans to continue to authorize Saturday and/or Sunday construction work to take place on the Peirce Island Wastewater Treatment Facility Upgrade. This is a continuation of weekend work that was authorized throughout the winter depending on the weather. The scheduling of weekend construction work will be determined weekly based on work sequencing, the weather and public events.