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Public Works to host Household Hazardous Waste Day on Saturday, October 28th

October 28, 2017

The Portsmouth Department of Public Works will hold its biannual Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day on Saturday, October 28th 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 8:00 a.m. and noon. Proof of residency is required..


Granite Shield Drug Arrest

October 27, 2017

On October 26, 2017 with the funding provided by Granite Shield Opioid Grant the Portsmouth Police Department working with the Seacoast High Intensity Drug Interdiction Team made up of local officers and detectives from Seabrook, Hampton, Greenland and Newington Police Departments, along with the assistance of the New Hampshire State Police Mobile Enforcement Team, the Drug Enforcement Administration and New Hampshire Probation and Parole arrested the following individuals:

Trevor Mackenzie

Age: 26

214 Bellemarsh Road

South Berwick, ME


Registration for Downtown Employee Parking Permit Program Set to Get Underway Oct. 24, 2017

October 24, 2017

PORTSMOUTH, NH – Registration for the 2017-2018 Downtown Employee Parking Permit Program is set to get underway Tuesday, October 24th.  The permit will allow employees who work in Portsmouth’s downtown area to park at the Isles of Shoals Steamship Co. parking lot where 51 spaces will be available from Nov. 1, 2017 to April 30, 2018.  Registrations will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis at the parking clerk’s office at 1 Junkins Ave. in Portsmouth City Hall.