The City of Portsmouth is working to complete a project to add pedestrian and bicycle improvements along Elwyn Road between Lafayette Road and Harding Road under the New Hampshire Department of Transportation’s (NHDOT) Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Program (CMAQ). Based on Elwyn Road’s lack of pedestrian and bicycle facilities, the City was awarded a grant for this project and is working with CMA Engineers, Inc to complete the project design, which is propos
PROTECT YOUR TAP: 10-minute lead test
The Mayor’s Blue Ribbon Committee on Sustainable Practices presents a virtual community discussion on October 22 at 6:30 pm via Zoom to provide an update on the committee’s work in support of Portsmouth’s Eco-Municipality commitment. The committee also introduces a workshop on “How Portsmouth Can Apply Project Drawdown Tools to Help Achieve a Climate-Safe Planet.”
Five students from the We Speak social justice group at Portsmouth High School accomplished the goal of their appeal to the City Council at the meeting on October 5. The Council approved unanimously the motion offered by Councilor Cliff Lazenby that “the City of Portsmouth recognizes October 12, 2020 as Indigenous Peoples Day alongside Columbus Day.”
Portsmouth Announces Trick-or-Treating Hours and COVID-19 Safety Guidelines
National Small Business Week honors the nation’s small businesses, many of which are veteran, women and minority-owned, for their achievements and dedication to their communities. This year’s National Small Business Week activities will include numerous educational panels providing retooling and innovative practices for entrepreneurs as our nation’s small businesses look to pivot and recover toward a stronger economy.
The City Clerk’s office will not be able to process marriage licenses or issue certified copies of vital records on Wednesday, September 23rd due to a software upgrade by the Division of Vital Records. Normal transactions will take place on Thursday, September 24th.
The Clipper Strong Fund Committee announces a new initiative designed to assist Portsmouth small businesses who “might otherwise fall through the cracks” as they struggle with the continuing impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.
A new mask ordinance intended to protect the public health in light of the COVID-19 pandemic goes into effect in the City of Portsmouth NH, from September 15, 2020 through January 4, 2021.
Prescott Park Master Plan Implementation Committee
Hosts Public Information Meeting on September 15