Press Releases/What’s New

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Resident Survey of the Portsmouth Police Department

May 4, 2018

In October of 2017, the Portsmouth Police Department began meeting with the University of New Hampshire’s Survey Center to conduct a survey of Portsmouth residents. The Department was seeking input from residents regarding their perceptions of the police department’s strengths, weaknesses, level of community involvement, feelings of safety, among many other survey points.

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Mayor’s Blue Ribbon Committee Hosts Forum on Portsmouth Sister City Relationships on April 30th

April 30, 2018

The City of Portsmouth, a member of Sister Cities International, has enjoyed formal Sister City agreements based on the interest and international connections of Portsmouth residents since as early as 1985. The cities include Nichinan, Japan; Parnu, Estonia; East Antrim/Carrickfergus, Ireland; Agadir, Morocco; Severodvinsk, Russia and Kitase, Ghana; as well as Friendship City agreements with Portsmouth, England and Szolnok, Hungary.

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Drug Take Back Day

April 26, 2018

Portsmouth Police Department

Press Release

 

Date of Release: April 26, 2018

Subject: Drug Take Back Day

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Water Shut Down on Islington Street Thursday, April 26th

April 26, 2018

On Thursday, April 26th, between the hours of 9 a.m. and 1 p.m., the Portsmouth Water Department will be shutting off the water main on Islington Street spanning the Route 1 Bypass to Essex Avenue, as well as Barberry Lane and Foch Avenue. The purpose of this shut down is to allow a crew from Lyman Construction to replace and relocate the hydrant at 1200 Islington Street.

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Portsmouth Celebrates Earth Day and Arbor Day

April 22, 2018

*April 24, 2018 Update: The entire supply of compost bins are now gone.

As we approach Earth Day this Sunday, April 22nd, the City of Portsmouth continues to work to make food waste composting easier for residents.