Portsmouth Town Clerk Jennifer M. West officiated the swearing-in ceremony on Tuesday of Portsmouth’s new fire chief, Paul Ford of Swansea, Mass.
Councillor Lee Mason, the Right Worshipful, the Lord Mayor of the city of Portsmouth, UK, visited Newport polo on Saturday with local officials. Featured below are the photos.
The Portsmouth Town Council will discuss liquor license transfers, adding a new ordinance for a future “farm brewery,” and approve the leading candidate for fire chief.
The town of Portsmouth is accepting applications from individuals that are career firefighters in the state of Rhode Island. Find out more below.
The Lord Mayor of Portsmouth’s namesake city in the United Kingdom will visit Portsmouth, Rhode Island, at the end of August to continue the close relationship between the two municipalities established during Portsmouth’s 375th-anniversary celebration in 2013.
Does the state owe you money? Rhode Island General Treasurer Seth Magaziner will host a “Find Your Money” this weekend in Portsmouth. Find out more below.
Today is the deadline to register to vote for the state primary! Portsmouth residents may register to vote in person at the Portsmouth Fire Department, 2300 East Main Road, on Monday, Aug. 13, until 4 p.m., or online by following the instructions below.
Town offices in Portsmouth, Rhode Island, are closed today due to the Victory Day holiday. Find out more in the post below.
The town of Portsmouth is seeking proposals to replace the town’s telephone system. Find out more about the request below.
The Town of Portsmouth is seeking residents interested in participating in a volunteer ad-hoc working group.
The town of Portsmouth is currently updating their local Hazard Mitigation Plan in accordance with Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) guidelines.
Lt. Governor Dan McKee is launching a series of Town Hall meetings to collect input from Rhode Islanders whose lives have been impacted by Alzheimer’s Disease.
The town of Portsmouth is currently seeking applications for summer employment in the Department of Public Works.
Rep. Dennis M. Canario (D-Dist. 71, Portsmouth, Little Compton, Tiverton) is warning ratepayers and the Public Utilities Commission (PUC) that National Grid’s recent 19 percent rate increase request for the coming winter months will result in a “troublesome domino effect” that will fall on the backs of Rhode Island’s residents.
The Portsmouth Town Council will discuss shore access and beach activity in Common Fence Point at the next Town Council meeting.
Legislation sponsored by Sen. James A. Seveney and Rep. Grace Diaz to provide greater parity for mental health coverage has been signed into law.