The City of Portsmouth Department of Public Works is planning to repave Little Harbor Road to improve the surface before winter weather arrives.
EasyParkUSA has notified New Hampshire cities participating in its EasyPark program that the company has begun phasing out their on-dash devices. EasyParkUSA has already discontinued the sale of new devices, although existing customers will be able to continue to use their devices in any participating New Hampshire city, and use up any remaining balance on their accounts, until December 31, 2021. At that time, all accounts will be closed and no further service fees will be charged.
The Portsmouth Department of Public Works will hold its biannual Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day on Saturday, October 30, 2021, at the Public Works facility at 680 Peverly Hill Road. Residents of Portsmouth, Greenland and Newington are encouraged to bring household chemicals for safe disposal between 8 am and 12 noon. Proof of residency is required.
The City of Portsmouth Department of Public Works Water Division begins its annual routine flushing of fire hydrants and water mains on Monday, October 4, 2021. The flushing will take place at various locations, Monday through Thursday, between 7 am and 11 pm, for the next six weeks.
The Portsmouth City Council will conduct an onsite review and then hold a public hearing in City Hall Council Chambers on Thursday, October 14, 2021 for the purpose of receiving evidence and hearing public comment relative to the layout of the Peverly Hill Road Improvement Project and the property acquisitions (permanent and temporary easements) to make that project successful.
Eversource invites property owners, residents and businesses along Little Harbor Road to attend a public coordination meeting on Thursday, September 23 at 6:30 pm. Participants can join the meeting in person in City Council Chambers at City Hall (One Junkins Avenue) or via Zoom. Advance registration is required to participate by Zoom. For the Zoom registration, click here.
Recognized nationally for their expertise in protecting municipal drinking water supplies and systems, the City of Portsmouth Department of Public Works Water Division received the Distinguished Public Involvement Award from the New England Water Works Association (NEWWA) “for outstanding achievements, leadership, commitment and support of professional, proactive public relations efforts.” The award was presented during the NEWWA annual meeting, September 7-10, 2021.
Schools Opening and City of Portsmouth Reminds Drivers to Watch for School Crossings
As planned, ACK Marine, under contract to the City’s Department of Public Works, will begin work Monday, August 23, 2021 on the project to rebuild the seawall at 95 Mechanic Street.