The town of Portsmouth recently advertised two Requests for Proposals (RFPs), including one for curbside trash pickup in Portsmouth.

Town releases RFP for curbside trash pickup

Should the town hire garbage collectors for curbside trash pickup? Or would a PAYT program work better? What do you think? Tell us here or email Sandy@PortsmouthPress.com

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The following businesses and organizations, including U.S. Sailing and the Portsmouth School District, are hiring for the following jobs. 

NOW HIRING: Portsmouth School District, U.S. Sailing

The following businesses and organizations, including U.S. Sailing and the Portsmouth School District, are hiring for the following jobs. 

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Benny's to close all stores

Benny's to close all stores

Benny's - 'The Biggest Little Store in the Biggest Little State' - will close all of its stores, including its Middletown location, by the end of the year, according to a company statement Friday. 

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It's September, which means cooler air, the first days of school, and of course, apple picking! Here's where you can pick apples near Portsmouth. 

Where to go apple picking near Portsmouth

It's September, which means cooler air, the first days of school, and of course, apple picking! Here's where you can pick apples near Portsmouth. 

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Orchard Family Run

Orchard Family Run

Registration is now open for the inaugural Orchard Family Run, a 4 mile run/walk to benefit Star Kids and The Pennfield School. Check-in begins at 7am and the run kicks off at 8:30am. Discounted registration fees through August!

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Jhony Keys Live at Greenvale Vineyards

Jhony Keys Live at Greenvale Vineyards

Jhonson Francois aka "Jhony keys" is one of the most sought after multi-keyboardist, producer, instructors in New England. Starting at the age of 9, first classically and then through church playing, his diversity has allowed him to play many genres, such as gospel, jazz, funk, R&B, and pop. His gift has provided him the opportunity to appear on national shows …

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Portsmouth Democratic "Party"

Portsmouth Democratic "Party"

Join the Portsmouth Democratic "Party!" Enjoy Becky's barbecue (ribs, chicken, cole slaw, beans, corn bread and more), an auction, raffle, trivia game, music and family fun! BYOB  $25/adults and $10/children under age 12. Tickets available at Allen's Wine and Spirits. http://www.allenswines.com/ and online at https://squareup.com/store/portsmouthridemocrats

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