Seventeen years after the terror attacks on America, we will again pause and remember the world-changing events of September 11, 2001.
Kids learn the basic skills of soccer in a fun atmosphere! The program will run from September 11 - October 20. Grades K-1 play Tuesdays beginning at 4:15 p.m. Grades 2-4 play Thursdays beginning at 4:15 p.m. All teams play on Saturdays beginning at 9:00 a.m.
2018 Meditation Schedule
As part of the Pleasant Street Reconstruction Project, roadwork reconstruction will also begin between Junkins Avenue and through the Court Street intersection on Wednesday, September 5th. The initial work will consist of underground utility installation, followed by the complete reconstruction of the roadway. In total this work will take a few weeks and will include lane closures at times that will impact traffic.
While significant rainfall at the end of July into August was beneficial at the time for Portsmouth’s water supply, the current warm and dry conditions increases water supply demands and places further stress to treat quality issues due to added organics within the water.
Work related to City’s ongoing sewer system evaluation study will begin on September 4, 2018 and is expected to continue through mid October 2018.
Beginning Tuesday, September 4th, crews will begin the paving project on Market Street spanning from where the Albacore Museum is located up to the Woodbury Avenue intersection. The commercial portion of Woodbury Avenue will also be paved from Market Street to the Newington Town line. This work will take about a month to complete and will include some traffic impacts.
The Middle Street and Lafayette Road corridor bike lane project has been awarded to Hi-Way Safety Systems, and is required to be completed by the end of September 2018. The project, which also received funding from a NHDOT Safe Routes to School Grant, will extend from the High School to the downtown and is intended to create a safer and more convenient path for those traveling by bike or foot to the schools, Library and more.
On Tuesday, September 4th, Mayor Jack Blalock will be hosting the Lord Mayor Lee Mason of Portsmouth, England; this event is part of the Lord Mayor’s tour of all United States-based Portsmouth cities.
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.