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“As soon as I walked into the chapel, I realized its potential," said Andrew Kelly, who's leading the charge to have the building preserved as a performing arts center.

Portsmouth leaves door open on Elmhurst chapel

Portsmouth leaves door open on Elmhurst chapel

PORTSMOUTH — The fate of the former Elmhurst School chapel will have to wait for now. After hearing lively testimony from residents — some who want the chapel to be knocked down, others who hope to see it preserved for use as a performing arts center — the Town Council Tuesday night agreed to finalize a contract with

Elmhurst School in Portsmouth

Plans expand for Elmhurst School project in Portsmouth

PORTSMOUTH — For almost an hour Monday night the Portsmouth Town Council criticized some of the proposed work in an engineering and architectural study of Elmhurst School. Several plans must be developed before the town can seek proposals and bids to demolish the school on Frank Coelho Drive. The school lies on a very steep slope,