Kelli Barnaby, City Clerk for the City of Portsmouth, has announced the filing period for candidates interested in running for office in the Municipal Election on Tuesday, November 7, 2023. The Municipal Election filing period opens Monday, August 28, 2023, and ends on Tuesday, September 12, 2023.
The following Non-Partisan Offices will be filled by the Municipal Election on November 7, 2023:
As the commemorations of Portsmouth NH’s 400th anniversary heat up with summer events in full swing, Museums for All has named Portsmouth a “Hub City” thanks to its concentration of museums offering free and discounted admissions.
The US House of Representatives on behalf of the National Park and Recreation Association has designated July as Park and Recreation Month to celebrate the vital role park and recreation professionals play in bringing people together, providing essential services and fostering the growth of communities by making a positive impact on their residents every day.
Update: Due to high probability of persistent thunderstorms on Monday, July 3, the City is activating the rain plan.
City of Portsmouth Issues Annual Drinking Water Quality Reports for Portsmouth, Pease and New Castle
Portsmouth, New Hampshire – The City of Portsmouth Department of Public Works Water Division is mailing copies of the Annual Water Quality Report this week for customers served by the Portsmouth (including portions of New Castle) and Pease (serving the Pease Tradeport and a portion of Newington) Water Systems.
As the new rate period for Fall 2023 approaches, the Portsmouth Energy Advisory Committee has received the following rate-setting schedule from the Community Power Coalition of NH (CPCNH) which is the agent for Portsmouth Community Power (PCP). The new rates will be in effect from August 1, 2023, to January 31, 2024.
The City of Portsmouth and New Hampshire Community Loan Fund held a ribbon cutting Tuesday, June 20 on a project including five new affordable homes and significant site and infrastructure improvements at Woodbury Cooperative, a resident-owned manufactured-home park near downtown Portsmouth.
The HMS Scott, a unique British Naval survey vessel, arrived in Portsmouth at the State Pier on Friday, June 2 and stayed until Friday, June 8. While here, sailors participated in the Portsmouth NH 400 Grand Parade, a friendly football (soccer) match with the crew of the USS Cheyenne, and many other activities!
For the past several years, the Mayor of Portsmouth has expressed the commitment of the Portsmouth City Council to its goal “to welcome and support diversity in the workplace and community” with a Proclamation of “LGBTQ+ Pride Month in Portsmouth.”