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How about bringing back the roller rink to Portsmouth?, some readers asked.

More kids’ activities tops wish lists for Portsmouth

More kids’ activities tops wish lists for Portsmouth

PORTSMOUTH — If a magic genie approached you and asked what you wished for Portsmouth going forward, what would you say? We asked that very question of residents — past and present — and they gave us an earful. While their answers were many and varied, the overriding consensus was that the town needs to offer more

Genevieve Bateman (left) and Lauren Shaw, both 9, play Minecraft while relaxing Friday morning at PAY’s summer camp. Friday was the last day of camp. Photo by Jim McGaw.

Portsmouth parents bemoan loss of after-school program

PORTSMOUTH — With the start of school only days away, Sheri Vincent is scrambling to find afternoon child care for her 9-year-old son. Just last week, Ms. Vincent learned that Portsmouth Action for Youth’s after-school program is likely shutting down this year. Adding insult to injury, she was also notified last week that a different program