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Portsmouth Town Administrator John C. Klimm gives an update on the wind turbine project at the Oct. 20 town council meeting.

With turbine deadline looming, Portsmouth council seeks school board input

With turbine deadline looming, Portsmouth council seeks school board input

PORTSMOUTH — Facing a Nov. 1 deadline set by the company seeking to replace the wind turbine at the high school, the Portsmouth Town Council on Oct. 20 instructed Town Administrator John C. Klimm to open talks with the school committee to bring them on board. Mr. Klimm said on Monday night that he was

Portsmouth residents would have to pay to use Sandy Point Beach — $30 for a season pass — under a recommendation by the New Revenue Working Group. Photo by Jim McGaw.

Portsmouth looks to fees for new revenue sources

PORTSMOUTH — Local residents would have to pay to use Sandy Point Beach and for ambulance service, and shell out considerably more for a mooring, under a list of recommendations a new panel has made in hopes of boosting revenue for the town’s coffers. The town could bring in more than $685,000 in additional revenue

An inspector atop the turbine's nacelle on May 8.

Report: Errors made during assembly of Portsmouth turbine

PORTSMOUTH — Parts of the town’s wind turbine were assembled incorrectly, which may have been a contributing factor toward the eventual breakdown of the machine’s gear box, according to a recent inspection report submitted to the town. The findings come from a May 12 report submitted by the Seattle, Wash. company DA Roberts, LLC (DAR) to

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Portsmouth council sets goals for 2014

PORTSMOUTH — Fixing the broken wind turbine, improving the budget process, helping citizens fix their failed septic systems, getting a municipal court up and running and finalizing a plan for the Elmhurst property were among the issues the Town Council identified as priority items for the next year. In a rare Saturday morning meeting, the council

The town's wind turbine has been idle since June 2012.

Resident: Turn Portsmouth turbine into billboard

PORTSMOUTH — A local resident has come up with a unique solution to the town’s broken wind turbine problem. John Vitkevich says the town should consider replacing the turbine — idle since June 2012 due to a faulty gear box — with a digital billboard, similar to those seen on I-195 and other highways. The turbine, located behind

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