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Memorial Day 2022

May 27, 2022

On Fri May 27 at 10:30 am, the traditional Burial at Sea service takes place in Prescott Park at 10 am.


Eversource Project Affects Market, High and Ladd Streets 

May 24, 2022

Eversource has informed the City of a construction project that will impact High, Ladd and Market Streets. The affected areas and work phasing are shown in the image below. Although this is not a City project, City staff is involved to facilitate communications with all affected residents and businesses.

The project involves installing subsurface conduit to connect to transformers that are housed in the Hanover Street Garage to provide enhanced electrical power to that area of downtown.


DPW Hosts Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day on May 21

May 21, 2022

The Portsmouth Department of Public Works will hold its biannual Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day on Saturday, May 21, 2022, at the Public Works facility at 680 Peverly Hill Road. Residents of Portsmouth, Greenland and Newington are encouraged to bring household chemicals for safe disposal between 8 am and 12 noon. Proof of residency is required.


What is the Community Power Coalition of NH?

May 20, 2022

The Community Power Coalition of New Hampshire is a non-profit Joint Powers Agency incorporated on October 1, 2021 — governed “by communities, for communities” — empowering towns, cities and counties across New Hampshire to:​