As part of a statewide effort to understand the needs of older adults, the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services’ (DHHS), Bureau of Elderly and Adult Services (BEAS) and the State Plan on Aging (SPOA) Planning Committee are seeking public input that will guide and inform the next four-year State Plan on Aging.
Each year a Grand Marshal is chosen who exemplifies the good work that has been done in Portsmouth. Former City councilor Harold Whitehouse was chosen because of his long-standing commitment to the Portsmouth community. “Mr.
As we move into the Holiday season, the Health Department would like to remind you that foodborne bacteria don’t take holidays, so be mindful of food safety as you prepare your Holiday feasts.
Beginning the week of November 12th, crews will begin removing the City’s bicycle corrals, Zagster bike share stations, and most of the white reflective plastic delineators along the Middle Street / Lafayette Road new bicycle lanes to avoid conflicts with snow clearing operations during the winter season. All items will be removed before Thanksgiving.
By signing up for Portsmouth’s CodeRED alerts, you can receive immediate alerts by text and/or email when there is an advanced warning for a snow emergency, a declared parking ban and when a parking ban has been terminated.
Due to damage to a control box from recent storms, the lights at the South Mill Pond basketball and tennis courts are not functioning properly; users of the courts should be aware that nighttime use is currently limited due to lack of safe lighting. Public Works is addressing this issue and anticipates the repairs to be made within a couple weeks; an update will be posted at that time.
Higher than normal precipitation over the past three months have caused the quantity of available groundwater and surface water to be greater than normal for this time of year. The quality of the surface water has greatly improved and stabilized since the dynamic water quality changes that occurred in late September and October.
The State General Election is November 6, 2018. On election day, COAST (Cooperative Alliance for Seacoast Transportation) is going to provide free rides to anyone going to vote. Riders just need to tell the driver the purpose of their trip to receive the free ride.
The theme of the 2018 holiday parade is Spirit of Portsmouth. Festivities will begin at 5 p.m.
The City is opening their second parking garage at 100 Foundry Place on Halloween day, Wednesday, October 31st. To celebrate the grand opening, Mayor Blalock will join City staff and those involved in the project for a ribbon cutting ceremony at 8 a.m.