City Hall, the Department of Public Works, the Indoor Pool and the Senior Activity Center are closed on Labor Day, Monday, September 3rd. The Library is closed Saturday, September 1st through Labor Day. Curbside collection will not occur on Labor Day; those with scheduled curbside collection on Monday will have pickup on Tuesday, September 4th.
Portsmouth residents interested in taking advantage of the City’s Zagster bike share program can now use the promotional code “ilivehere” to obtain a $10 annual membership, normally a price of $25.
The City of Portsmouth’s Water Division has been named a recipient of the New England Water Works Association’s (NEWWA) Public Communications Award; this award recognizes excellence in communications through comprehensive public outreach materials and programs.
The City of Portsmouth’s Department of Public Works have again employed the services of two University of New Hampshire graduates who interned in their Geographic Information System (GIS) department this year. Working under the guidance of the City’s GIS Coordinator, Jamie McCarty, Evan Silwa and Thomas Nethercott used global positioning equipment, cameras and own observations to inspect the City’s water infrastructure and compile data for other City initiatives.
Date of Release: August 20th, 2018
Reference: Sobriety Checkpoints / DWI Enforcement
The Portsmouth Fire Department is celebrating the completion of the extensive renovations to its 127 International Drive fire station – also known as Station 3 – with an Open House Event on Saturday, August 18, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. until noon.
Station 3 was built in the late 1950s and originally served as the structural fire station for the Pease Air Force Base Fire Department. Turned over to the City in 1993 following the closure of the base, the fire house has proudly served as the City’s Fire Station 3 for almost 30 years.
As part of the City’s Lafayette Road and Andrew Jarvis Drive intersection improvement project, extensive utility work resulting in traffic delays will occur Thursday, August 9th through Monday, August 13th; this will include a complete road closure of Lafayette Road, between Greenleaf Avenue and the Route 1 bypass, on Monday, August 13th from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Portsmouth Police Department
On today’s date at approximately 7:08 A.M, the Portsmouth Police Department with the assistance of the Seacoast Emergency Response Team (SERT) arrested the following individual:
Portsmouth’s community reporting and engagement mobile iOS app – also known as Portsmouth Click N’ Fix – has received a complete redesign and feature upgrade.
Self Defense at the Library:
Self Defense Safety Clinic