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​​City Resumes Walk-In Services at City Hall for Most Departments Starting May 24

May 18, 2021

Appointments Still Required for Planning, Inspections and Assessing Departments

As the NH Department of Health and Human Services continues to report declines in cases, hospitalizations and positivity rates of COVID-19, and as more of the local population becomes fully vaccinated, the City Manager and City Health Officer have determined that City Hall walk-in services can be made available again. Appointments will no longer be required, as of Monday, May 24.


City Receives McIntyre Project Design Enhancements from Principle Group

April 30, 2021

The McIntyre Subcommittee has received the final sketches from Principle Group that will be presented and discussed at a Special City Council Meeting on Tuesday, May 4 at 7 pm (via Zoom). These enhanced sketches (including the one featured here) incorporate feedback received from hundreds of residents who participated in the April 20 McIntyre Final Draft Forum and the Zoom “office hours” Principle Group hosted on April 21. 


ParkMobile Advises Users of Security Breach

April 16, 2021

The City of Portsmouth has just received notification that on March 26, ParkMobile, the app available to those who park in Portsmouth, became aware of a security breach in March linked to a vulnerability in ParkMobile's designers' software. In response, ParkMobile immediately launched an investigation with the assistance of a leading cybersecurity firm to address the incident. ParkMobile eliminated the third-party vulnerability, and continues to monitor their security and systems.


City of Portsmouth Prepares to Open Peirce Island Outdoor Pool on June 21

April 15, 2021

At the City Manager’s direction, the Recreation Department and DPW have worked with City Health Officer Kim McNamara to make several adjustments to the Peirce Island Outdoor Pool and bathhouse facility to allow the pool to open, by reservation, for the summer season, June 21 through August 20, 2021. The pool will be open from 11 am to 6 pm, seven days a week.