Tag Archives: Portsmouth Department of Public Works

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Portsmouth fencing out cars at special events field

Portsmouth fencing out cars at special events field

Above: Workers from the town’s Department of Public Works (including Neal Belliveau, foreground) drill holes for fence posts at Glen Farm Tuesday. Photo by Jim McGaw. PORTSMOUTH — Department of Public Works employees have been busy installing a wooden fence to prevent people from parking along the special events fields at Glen Farm. “I don’t know how it’s

Many residents are having trouble keeping up with their shoveling as well as finding places to throw the snow. This photo was taken Monday morning along East Main Road, with St. Paul's Episcopal Church in the background. Photo by Jim McGaw.

Portsmouth fire chief: Keep vents clear

PORTSMOUTH — As we wait for spring and try to stave off bouts of snow rage, the town is reminding residents to take extra precautions to keep safe during the cold spell. Fire Chief Michael Cranson wants residents to make sure their carbon monoxide detectors are working properly and to keep all vents cleared of

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Portsmouth police: Man attacked plow with shovel

PORTSMOUTH — Police say a local man’s frustration with the recent onslaught of snowfall boiled over Saturday night when he attacked a town snowplow with a shovel. David McAllister, 57, of 95 Holman St., was charged with assault, disorderly conduct, resisting arrest and vandalism with malicious injury to property following the incident, which took place in

David Kehew, director of Portsmouth’s Department of Public Works, says the town’s transfer station isn’t set up to allow DPW to safely separate recyclables.

Resident: Portsmouth sets bad example on recycling

PORTSMOUTH — A member of Portsmouth’s Solid Waste and Recycling Committee has taken the Department of Public Works to task for dumping town-generated recyclables down the main chute at the transfer station on Hedly Street. The failure to recycle town trash sets a poor example for local residents and will ultimately lead to higher tipping fees