The town of Portsmouth is accepting applications for a new fire chief due to the retirement of Portsmouth Fire Chief Michael Cranson.
The Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority (RITBA) will temporarily close the Sakonnet River Bridge bike path as part of the ongoing demolition of the old bridge.
Rhode Island recently joined the fight to address plastic ocean pollution by signing the Clean Seas Pledge on behalf of Governor Gina M. Raimondo, announced Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) Director Janet Coit at a recent Volvo Ocean Race summit.
The Town Clerk’s Office will operate with limited service on May 24 at Town Hall, 2200 East Main Road.
The Rhode Island Senate recently passed legislation introduced by Sen. James A. Seveney (D-Dist. 11, Portsmouth, Bristol, and Tiverton) that would change the way the state approves and funds drug awareness programs.
Portsmouth resident John McDaid recently announced his candidacy for a tax assessor position on the Portsmouth Water and Fire District Board.
The town of Portsmouth is accepting applications for an assistant building inspector. Find out how to apply and the deadline to submit an application below.
The Town of Portsmouth is seeking nominations for the recipient(s) of the annual Portsmouth Award. Find out more about the process here.
In cooperation with the governor’s office, the town of Portsmouth will host a Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Town Hall this weekend.
The town of Portsmouth seeks applications from career firefighters in the state to establish a list of qualified applicants for the Portsmouth Fire Department.
The Portsmouth Free Public Library will hold its annual Touch-a-Truck, a community event giving youngsters the chance to get up close and personal with all kinds of big and fascinating vehicles. Find out more about the event here.
The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) recently announced $100,000 in available grants to communities and private businesses that own and/or operate boating facilities available to the public.
The Raytheon Company has been awarded an $83-million contract for the design, test, and deployment of an autonomous, unmanned underwater vehicle known as the Barracuda mine neutralization system.
Portsmouth Town Administrator Richard A. Rainer Jr. recently released his proposed budget for the 2019 fiscal year. View the entire proposed budget here.
The House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed legislation (2018-H 7688Aaa), known as the Red Flag bill, which would create a means for the courts to protect against individuals who pose a significant danger of causing imminent harm to themselves or others by possessing a firearm.
The town of Portsmouth is accepting applications for a temporary part-time clerk in the Canvassing Office.
The town of Portsmouth is accepting applications from high school juniors for 2 part-time summer internships for the Portsmouth Canvassing Authority.