The Stark Street Bridge will be closed to both vehicular and pedestrian traffic beginning on Monday, January 29th. The bridge will be completely replaced and will not be reopen until Columbus Day. Temporary lane closures on the Route 1 Bypass will be permitted during working operations. Additionally, brief complete traffic shut downs will be allowed on the Bypass between the hours of 10 p.m. and 5 a.m.
Black Heritage Trail
Exhibit: Seacoast Camera Club
On January 25, 2018 with the funding provided by the Granite Shield Opioid Grant the Portsmouth Police Department working with the Seacoast High Intensity Drug Interdiction Team made up of local officers and detectives from Seabrook, Hampton, and Greenland Police Departments, along with the assistance of the New Hampshire State Police Mobile Enforcement Team (MET) arrested the following individuals:
33 Main Street
Looking to better understand the Financial well-being of Portsmouth? Read the FY2017 Popular Annual Financial Report (PAFR) - an easy to understand financial summary of the Fiscal Year 2017.
The City of Portsmouth is seeking public input on proposed design alternatives for the Maplewood Avenue Downtown Complete Streets Project. The scope of this project is to develop a “complete street” design for Maplewood Avenue between Congress Street and Raynes Avenue.
Brian Goetz, Portsmouth’s Deputy Director of Public Works, received the 2017 Award of Merit from the New England Water Works Association (NEWWA), the region’s largest and oldest not-for-profit organization of water works professionals.
The City will be holding a public meeting on Tuesday, January 23rd at 6:30 p.m. at the Department of Public Works Building at 680 Peverly Hill Road. The Outer Islington Street sidewalk project between Plains Avenue and Essex Avenue that started construction on last fall is scheduled to be completed this Spring. The City is now considering extending the limits of this project to include the area from Essex Avenue to Rutland Street (indicated below).
Operating funds for non-profit public service agencies that assist Portsmouth individuals or families who earn very low, low or moderate incomes (as defined by U.S. Housing and Urban Development) are available through this program.