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Pastor Michael Pike from the Portsmouth United Methodist Church says a prayer during the wreath-laying ceremony in front of Town Hall Friday.

Portsmouth wreath ceremony pays tribute to veterans

Portsmouth wreath ceremony pays tribute to veterans

PORTSMOUTH — The triangular Legion Memorial Park isn’t the biggest public green around these parts; it measures just 120 by 30 feet and is bisected by a section of Hedly Street at East Main Road. Although modest is size, this little plot of land has become sacred ground for those honoring our local war veterans. On

Arthur Caesar, a bugler with the Marine Corps League honor guard, plays "Taps" at Legion Park in front of Town Hall Friday.

Portsmouth wreath-laying honors veterans

PORTSMOUTH — For 65 years the Portsmouth Garden Club has gotten its hands dirty at the tiny plot of land in front of Town Hall known as Legion Memorial Park. On Friday the group continued its work honoring veterans there by placing a living wreath next to the World War I memorial. “Just this year by

The "after" photo.

‘Unloved’ sign in Portsmouth gets makeover

PORTSMOUTH — Anne Hutchinson’s name just became a little more prominent in town. Thanks to a volunteer, Carolyn Evans-Carbery of the Portsmouth Garden Club, the sign at the Multi-Purpose Senior Center that bears the outspoken Puritan preacher’s name looks better than ever. (The building, at 110 Bristol Ferry Road, was once the location of the former