Methuen and the City are conducting night work at the Peirce Island WWTF from Wednesday into Thursday from midnight to 3 AM. This work is being done to perform construction in the primary clarifier effluent D-box. There will be lights, equipment, pumps and generators on-site.
The City’s Open Space Plan will aim to improve public access to, increase use and stewardship of, and improve connectivity between open space assets city-wide. The Plan will support the Master Plan goal of managing existing and acquiring additional open spaces for passive recreation and environmental preservation.
Construction work on the first phase of the Islington Street Corridor Project is expected to commence on May 20th. Public Works will be posting details on detour routes, weekly construction activity and more on the project website.
This spring, the City announced the expansion of their Zagster bike share fleet thanks to sponsorships offered by several local businesses; these new stations have now been installed to tot
Bring the household hazardous waste products a to the Department of Public Works facility at 680 Peverly Hill Road for safe disposal between 8 a.m. and noon. Residents must show proof of residency. NO LATEX PAINT will be accepted at this collection event.
COAST has been taking a fresh look at the best way to meet the region's changing transportation needs, and every voice is needed at the table. Public transit design impacts businesses, employers, workers, agencies, educators, students, visitors, and more. After conducting a survey in late 2018, COAST has created a service concept for 2020 that they are seeking further thoughts on. COAST is encouraging the public to attend one of several meetings in the seacoast area as they work to redesign their services for 2020.
The Spinney Road sidewalks are now complete, and crews are beginning work on Middle Street the week of May 6th. As part of this project the City is also replacing the sidewalks on Middle Street from Aldrich Road to Willard Ave. The existing sidewalk will be replaced with a concrete surface.
National Small Business Week is May 5th to 11th. The City of Portsmouth and its local partners will be hosting several events throughout this week to offer resources and networking opportunities to celebrate the contributions of its small businesses.
Wednesday, May 8th is National Bike to School Day. To celebrate, three Portsmouth Schools are participating this year with their own events, including: