Keyword: Portsmouth Town Council
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PORTSMOUTH — The Town Council Monday unanimously approved request from the Parks and Recreation Commission and SURGE Volleyball to build two sand volleyball courts at the town-owned park … more
PORTSMOUTH — The Town Council Monday night unanimously selected a company from Assonet, Mass. to carry out a feasibility study for a proposed community center for Portsmouth. A request for … more
PORTSMOUTH — On Monday, Town Council members got their first look at what the district’s four schools could look like if approximately $65 million in major capital improvements are … more
PORTSMOUTH — The restaurant and bar next door to his Tremblay's Island Park Bar & Grill hasn’t had much luck in recent years, but Mike MacFarlane believes he’s the guy who … more
NEWPORT — Portsmouth officials said they’re willing to discuss more collaboration with Newport schools going forward, but they stopped short of supporting … more
PORTSMOUTH — James “Jamie” Edwards is a big reason for the town’s very identify, the Town Council president said of the former longtime member of the Zoning Board of … more
PRUDENCE ISLAND — Nearly two years ago, Portsmouth was awarded a $433,200 grant from the Bay and Watershed Restoration fund for flood mitigation at Mill Creek on Prudence … more
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