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City Seeking Input on Elwyn Road Side Path Project

October 21, 2020

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


Portsmouth City Council Recognizes Indigenous Peoples Day Alongside Columbus Day

October 8, 2020

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.”


National Small Business Week through September 24, 2020

September 22, 2020

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.


Clipper Strong Fund Launches Mini-Grant Proram

September 17, 2020

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.