Press Releases/What’s New


Electric Vehicle Charging Station Fees

June 14, 2019

Pursuant to approval of proposed FY20 Parking Fees, the following changes to all City of Portsmouth EV Charging Stations will take effect July 1st, 2019:

Hourly Rate 1-4 hours:                      $1.25/hour


Meet Plover, Portsmouth Public Library's Rover!

June 14, 2019

Are you fascinated by NASA’s Mars Rovers? Meet Plover, the PPL Rover! Library staff will host three educational programs as we build the PPL Rover throughout the summer. Attend one or all three for demonstrations, discussion and exploration!


Portsmouth Water Div. Releases Annual Drinking Water Quality Reports

June 14, 2019

Each year, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) requires community water systems to deliver a Consumer Confidence Report – also known as an Annual Drinking Water Quality Report – to their customers. These reports, which are mailed out to water customers by July 1st, provide information about their drinking water quality from the previous year of sampling including a summary of detected contaminants, compliance, and educational information.


Parking Fees at Hanover Garage

June 11, 2019

Pursuant to approval of proposed FY20 Parking Fees, the following changes to pricing at Hanover Garage* will take effect July 1st, 2019:

  • Hourly Rates: $1.75
  • Monthly Pass-Resident: $200.00
  • Monthly Pass-Non Resident: $225.00

*There are no changes to the rates at the Foundry Parking Garage for FY20


City Announces Start of Hoover-Taft Area Drainage Improvements Project

June 11, 2019

On Monday, June 17th 2019, construction activity will begin on the Hoover-Taft Area Drainage Improvements Project.  This project features construction of a new roadway drainage system on Hoover Drive and adjacent parts of Grant Ave, Taft Road, and FW Hartford Drive.  The new drainage system has been designed to alleviate roadway flooding during heavy rain events.