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- Top Employers in Portsmouth in 2012 March 12, 20131. Portsmouth Consular Center – 1,380 2. City of Portsmouth – 1,339 3. Liberty Mutual – 1,013 4. Lonza Biologics – 660 5. John Hancock – 400 6. Thermo Fischer – 280 7. Direct Capital – 180 8. Alpha Flying / PlaneSense – 250 9. Newmarket International – 217 10. LabCorp – 225 11. Bottomline […]
- Construction Work to Begin on Daniel Street March 6, 2013Construction work on Daniel Street will begin this upcoming Monday, March 11, 2013. The gas company will be on-site replacing mains beginning Monday with work hours of 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. for the next four weeks. Work will begin near the Wright Ave Parking Lot and then proceed toward Market Square. Parking may be […]
- Senior Services Web Page December 3, 2012The city has launched a special web page dedicated to senior citizens. For all information related to the city’s new Senior Services Coordinator, senior transportation and activities for seniors visit, www.cityofportsmouth.com/recreation/senior.htm […]
- PHS Soccer Alumni Game November 20, 2012*Because I’m a former Clipper, and because I’ll be playing in the game, here’s the info on the upcoming Alumni Soccer game at PHS!* The Portsmouth High School varsity boys soccer team will clash with past players on Saturday, Nov. 24 in the annual Alumni Soccer Game. The game will be played on the PHS […]
- Pease Greeters UPDATE October 23, 2012The Pease Greeters are expecting to welcome home troops returning from overseas on Monday, October 29 at 11:15 a.m. This will be the Greeter’s 478th flight. For more information visit www.peasegreeters.org and for up to date arrival information call 766-0502 […]
- Mayor announces theme of Holiday Parade September 13, 2012The City’s 2012 annual illuminated Holiday Parade is Saturday, December 1, and this year’s theme will be “A Sharing Season” celebrating the work of the numerous individuals and organizations that share their time and talents with the community, Mayor Eric Spear announced Thursday. The mayor said the event will include a food drive involving parade […]
- Help city students go back to school August 13, 2012The city’s Welfare Dept. is looking to help students go back to school. Check out my story to learn more about how you can help;http://www.seacoastonline.com/articles/20120813-NEWS-120819919 Donations can be dropped off at the Welfare Department in City Hall, Room 204. The department is open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Monetary donations […]
- Heat safety tips July 18, 2012With the hottest days of the summer approaching, Portsmouth Police remind everyone never to leave young children or pets in unattended vehicles, even for a minute. On an 85-degree day, the temperature inside a car—even with the windows rolled down two inches—can reach over 100 degrees within 10 minutes and continue to climb to over […]
- New City Hall Hours July 2, 2012City Hall Hours Change Effective Monday June 25, 2012 City Hall will now be open from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m. on Mondays for the convenience of Portsmouth citizens as part of a pilot project extending through the end of August. Regular business hours of 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. will continue Tuesday through Thursday, […]
- Budget Time April 17, 2012City Manager John Bohenko earlier this month unveiled a proposed $91.49 million budget that, if fully approved, would mean a 57-cent tax rate increase in the coming year. The proposed Fiscal Year 2013 budget, which is subject to changes over the next few months, calls for the city’s property tax rate to rise from $17.27 […]
- Top Employers in Portsmouth in 2012 March 12, 2013
Category Archives: News
Friday, 11 November 2005 Foster’s Michael Goot covers election results where John Hynes credits the APT slate with having influence. Click here to read the article. Published November 9, 2005.
Contributed by APT Editors Monday, 26 September 2005 Emily Aronson of the Portsmouth Herald covers the APT’s petition to change the charter to require a 2/3 council vote to pass the annual budget. Martin Cameron, Chairman of the Charter Change … Continue reading
Friday, 09 September 2005 Joe Adler of the Portsmouth Herald covers the September 8th APT meeting where APT members discuss the budget and budget-making process with City Manager John Bohenko. Click here to read the article. Published September 9, 2004.
Tuesday, 14 June 2005 The Mayor claims Councilors Marchand and Raynolds, who are attempting to rein in the police budget, are not responsible for their own actions and that the APT is “telling them what to do.” Click here to … Continue reading
Wednesday, 22 June 2005 A Portsmouth Herald Editorial agrees with the APT’s position that the Mayor and City Council are elected to be accountable for city spending. Neil Novello, Acting President, is quoted. Click here to read the editorial. Published … Continue reading
Wednesday, 08 June 2005 Emily Aronson of the Portsmouth Herald, quotes the APT as standing firm in supporting no more than a 4% increase in the FY2006 budget. All Councilors except St. Laurent wish to spend more. Marchand is still … Continue reading
Michael Goot of Foster’s Daily Democrat covers the APT’s response to the City Council asking City Manager John Bohenko to submit budgets with a 4% spending limit. Click here to read the article. Published February 17, 2005.
Saturday, 15 January 2005 In a letter to the editor, the APT thanks its former President, Bill St. Laurent, and congratulates him on his move to City Council. Click here to read the editorial. Published January 15, 2005.
Contributed by APT Editors Thursday, 16 December 2004 Congratulations to former APT President Bill St. Laurent, Portsmouth’s newest City Council member.When Assistant Mayor, Alex Hanson, stepped down from the council to relocate to Florida, Bill was next in line because … Continue reading
Monday, 27 September 2004 Joe Adler of the Portsmouth Herald discusses the Budget Hearing process with City Officials and APT Officers. Click here to read the article. Published September 27, 2004.