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​CITYWIDE NEIGHBORHOOD COMMITTEE HOSTS WARD 3 FORUM – SEPTEMBER 28, 2022

September 27, 2022

On Wednesday, September 28, 2022, the Citywide Neighborhood Committee hosts a panel of Portsmouth city officials to discuss projects and issues specific to the Ward 3 neighborhood. The meeting is scheduled for 6:30 P.M, in-person at the Senior Activity Center located at 125 Cottage Street in Room 1 (first room on the right). The meeting is open to residents of Ward 3 as well as to the public at large.

The Ward 3 Forum is part of a series of “Neighborhood Outreach Forums” hosted by the Citywide Neighborhood Committee. Additional Ward Forums are being planned.

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City of Portsmouth Adopts New Communications App – “Smart 911” Replaces CodeRED

August 8, 2022

The Portsmouth Police Department is rolling out a new emergency messaging system throughout the city to replace the CodeRED system used for emergency alerts and notices such as snow parking bans.

Anyone wishing to continue to receive notices such as snow parking bans and other alerts must subscribe to the new Smart 911 system. Accounts cannot be automatically transferred. Go to Smart911 to subscribe to the new system.

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Parks & Greenery Offers Prescott Park Garden Tours

July 12, 2022

Now that the gardens of Prescott Park are nearing their summer peak, following weeks of planting, weeding and cultivation, the City of Portsmouth Parks & Greenery Department is inviting the public to join members of the gardening team for free weekly tours of the formal gardens.

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Peirce Island Outdoor Pool CLOSED July 4, 2022

July 4, 2022

The Portsmouth Outdoor Pool on Peirce Island will be closed today, July 4, due to apparent acts of vandalism last night.  The Police Department is investigating. The City expects to be able to reopen the pool for Tuesday use.  

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Peirce Island Outdoor Pool CLOSED July 4, 2022

July 4, 2022

The Portsmouth Outdoor Pool on Peirce Island will be closed today, July 4, due to apparent acts of vandalism last night.  The Police Department is investigating. The City expects to be able to reopen the pool for Tuesday use.