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Rose Escobar and Wayne Quackenbush prepare tiles for hanging at the Portsmouth Arts Guild (PAG) Saturday. Ms. Escobar is an art teacher at Portsmouth High School and Mr. Quackenbush is the president of PAG. Photo by Jim McGaw.

Portsmouth debuts Gallery Night on Friday

Portsmouth debuts Gallery Night on Friday

PORTSMOUTH — Looking over all the 6×12-inch tile boards being hung at four different locations around town, you’ll see many familiar scenes: the former Island Park amusement park, Flo’s Drive-In, Clements’ Marketplace, Melville, Wapping Road, Green Animals, etc. That’s no coincidence, as the theme for Portsmouth’s first-ever Gallery Night this Friday, May 23, is “My

Police tape surrounds the entrance of Town Hall, where students from the Citizen Police Academy conducted a mock crime scene investigation.

(Mock) murder at Portsmouth Town Hall!

PORTSMOUTH — A mad gunman’s on the loose after shooting two people inside the Town Council chambers, and Robert Ruttenberg, a 45-year-old pharmaceutical rep, is hot on his trail. Inside a taped-off Town Hall last week, he snaps photos of the crime scene, collects data, takes notes and tries to match a fingerprint found on a

Wayne Oliveira’s wish to see his name alongside that of his late brother, Michael J. Oliveira, on the veterans’ Honor Roll at Town Hall, will soon come true. The brothers briefly served together in the Vietnam War.

Portsmouth brothers to be reunited on veterans’ Honor Roll

PORTSMOUTH — Wayne Oliveira and his late brother, Michael, both served in the Vietnam War. For years, however, only Michael’s name was included on the Honor Roll of veterans inside Town Hall. That’s because Wayne, who enlisted before Michael, was not a Portsmouth resident when he signed up for duty. Traditionally, only those who were