Press Releases/What’s New


2020 Census

March 23, 2020

What is the Census?Census2020

The United States Constitution requires a count every 10 years of every person who is residing in the U.S., regardless of immigration status or citizenship. The Census Bureau's goal for the 2020 Census is to "count everyone once, only once, and in the right place."


DPW Warns "Wipes Clog Pipes"

March 20, 2020

Portsmouth, New Hampshire – Portsmouth DPW Water & Sewer Department officials are asking residents to please refrain from flushing anything other than toilet tissue in their toilets. This is true at all times, but especially now as many are wiping down surfaces with disinfectant.


Portsmouth PD's Covid-19 Response

March 17, 2020

The Portsmouth Police Department is committed to providing the best service we can to the public. In an effort to prevent the potential spread of the Coronavirus, the Department is taking steps aimed towards protecting our officers and the general public. We will be limiting face-to-face interactions when possible.