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Runners leave the starting line of the Portsmouth Business Association’s Fall Foliage 5K, which was held Saturday morning in Common Fence Point. Photo by Jim McGaw.

Runners raise scholarship money in Portsmouth

Runners raise scholarship money in Portsmouth

PORTSMOUTH — The Portsmouth Business Association (PBA) hosted its 5K Fall Foliage run/walk Saturday in Common Fence Point. The event raised enough money to fund the PBA’s annual Portsmouth High School scholarships award of $1,000 each to two graduating seniors. Webster McDonald was the overall winner with a time of 19:40, while Emma Lynch finished

Participants anticipate the start of last year’s run/walk sponsored by the Portsmouth Business Association in Common Fence Point. Portsmouth High School students Jackson Reaper (far right) and Jake Elmslie (next to him) were the top two finishers.

Portsmouth run for scholarships is Saturday

PORTSMOUTH — Based on the success of last year’s Rhode Race, the Portsmouth Business Association (PBA) will host a 5K run/walk on Saturday, Nov. 8. All proceeds from the race will go toward the PBA Scholarship Fund. Each year, the PBA awards two $1,000 scholarships to exceptional Portsmouth High School students. The race will begin

Employees of Greenvale Vineyards, the Portsmouth Business Association’s 2014 “Business of the Year,” pose for a photo. Photo by Katherine Gagliano.

Greenvale Vineyards named Portsmouth ‘Business of the Year’

PORTSMOUTH — The Portsmouth Business Association (PBA), at its annual meeting Wednesday, named Greenvale Vineyards as Portsmouth’s “2014 Business of the Year.” “Greenvale Vineyards is a great example of the entrepreneurial spirit required to start and run a small business,” said John C. Farley, PBA president. “Greenvale has become a leader in agriculture and tourism initiatives

Letter: Why were local businesses bypassed on website?

To the editor: An open letter to the Town Council and citizens of Portsmouth: The Portsmouth Business Association (PBA) would like to formally state its objection to the Portsmouth Town Council’s decision to award a contract without giving local businesses an opportunity to bid. The Town Council has contracted a website design firm, CivicPlus, based

Participants anticipate the start of the 3.75-mile run/walk in Common Fence Point Saturday. Jackson Reaper (far right)  and Jake Elmslie (next to him), both 16, would eventually finish in first and second place, respectively.

Running for scholarships in Portsmouth

PORTSMOUTH — John Farley, president of the Portsmouth Business Association (PBA), wasn’t sure what kind of turnout he’d have Saturday for the organization’s fund-raising 3.75-mile run/walk in Common Fence Point. “I was sweating it out,” he acknowledged before the start of the race. Luckily, the weather turned out to be perfect for a road race and

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Run or walk for scholarships in Portsmouth Saturday

PORTSMOUTH — Participants are needed for The Portsmouth Business Association’s (PBA) 3.75-mile run/walk starting at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 16, from the Common Fence Point Improvement Association Hall on Anthony Road. All proceeds from the race will go toward the PBA Scholarship Fund. Each year, the PBA awards scholarships to two exceptional Portsmouth High School

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