At the City Manager’s direction, the Recreation Department and DPW have worked with City Health Officer Kim McNamara to make several adjustments to the Peirce Island Outdoor Pool and bathhouse facility to allow the pool to open, by reservation, for the summer season, June 21 through August 20, 2021. The pool will be open from 11 am to 6 pm, seven days a week.
On April 13, 2021 at 11:57 pm, Portsmouth Police Patrol Officers were dispatched to a Ledgewood Drive apartment for the report of a person being threatened with a gun, which was subsequently fired by the suspect. Detectives processed the scene and determined two rounds had been fired that exited through the apartment window. Present in the room when the gun was fired was the victim and two minor children. No injuries were sustained by the victims. As a result of the investigation, the following individual was arrested:
Portsmouth College Women’s Club presents an evening of music with Jeff Warner, supported by New Hampshire Humanities!
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Feeling crafty? PPL will be offering take and make kits for ADULTS once a month throughout the spring.
For more information, visit portsmouthpl.librarycalendar.com/events/april-take.
Join Russ Cohen, expert forager and author, to learn about over 100 species of edible plants in our area.
For more information, visit portsmouthpl.librarycalendar.com/events/edibleplants.
The City of Portsmouth has completed the sale of $30,514,594 in 20-year general obligation bonds to fund approved projects for General, Water and Sewer Fund projects, with bond premiums of $2,588,094.
The City has completed contract documents and went out to bid last week on the 95 Mechanic Street Seawall and Wharf Replacement project. The project is part of the City’s ongoing responsibility to maintain seawalls.
On Thursday, March 4th, 2021, the Board of Police Commissioners voted unanimously to promote Officer Jordan Wells to the rank of Sergeant assigned to the Patrol Division. His appointment became effective on April 4th, 2021.
The City has completed contract documents and intends to go out to bid this week on the 95 Mechanic Street Seawall and Wharf Replacement project. The project is part of the City’s ongoing responsibility to maintain seawalls.
Members of the Portsmouth City Council are planning a site visit on Saturday, April 10 starting at 10 am to discuss a project proposed for 105 Bartlett Street. Members of the public who are interested in participating are welcome to join the Council at Paul McEachern Park at the end of Mill Pond Way. Parking is extremely limited onsite, so residents are encouraged to walk to the park.