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A Portsmouth Department of Public Works snowplow clears Camara Drive just before 8 a.m. Friday.

Portsmouth winter storm update

Portsmouth winter storm update

PORTSMOUTH — Town Hall will be closed today, Jan. 3, due to hazardous driving conditions. The Portsmouth Emergency Management Agency (EMA) is recommending that drivers stay off the roads today as much as possible. “Portsmouth Police and Department of Public Works are reporting that all roads, including East Main and West Main roads, are snow-covered,”

Portsmouth transfer station

Portsmouth transfer station closed on Friday

PORTSMOUTH — The Town of Portsmouth has announced that the transfer station will be closed on Friday, Jan, 3, due to the winter storm. The station, on Hedley Street, will reopen at 7:30 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 4. In addition, Prudence Ferry has limited service Friday, with only the 3:30 p.m. boat still scheduled to run.

Members of the FIRST LEGO League team, Robo Storm, pose with their presentation material for the disAPPster app in the Emergency Operations Center at the fire station Saturday. They are (from left) Seamus Sullivan, 13; Spencer Dellenbaugh, 12; Isaac Solly, 12; Christian McNeilly, 12; and Ruthie Wood, 13.

Portsmouth kids design ‘killer’ app for emergencies

PORTSMOUTH — A proposal for a smart phone app that would directly connect local residents with first responders and others during emergencies has drawn praise from the director of the town’s Emergency Management Agency (EMA). “I want it right now. Where can I buy it? That’s a killer app,” said John King following the presentation at