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Wednesday, April 3, 2019 - 2:25pm | Press Release

The Department of Public Utilities will be flushing fire hydrants in the city beginning Tuesday April 16th through May 21, 2019. During periods of flushing, customers may experience loss of water/low pressure/colored water for a period of time. When flushing is completed, customers should notice an improvement in their water service. See schedule below.

Thursday, March 28, 2019 - 2:50pm | Press Release

Arbor Day/Earth Day event will be held in Tracy Park from noon until 3:00. Set up will begin between 10:30 - 11:00 This event is free to the public.

Friday, March 15, 2019 - 10:24am | Press Release

The City of Portsmouth will be accepting applications for Pool Lifeguards for the 2019 summer season at the McKinley Pool. Applications will be accepted through April 12, 2019

Friday, March 15, 2019 - 10:19am | Press Release

The City of Portsmouth will be accepting applications for Pool Manager for the 2019 summer season at the McKinley Pool until April 12, 2019.

Friday, March 15, 2019 - 10:05am | Press Release

Applications are being accepted until April 15th by the Portsmouth Public Service Department for seasonal workers. Workers will be assigned to various divisions within the Service department.

Friday, January 25, 2019 - 9:50am | Press Release

The Hotel/Motel Tax Application will be available on the city's website Friday February 1, 2019. The completed application must be turned in to the City Clerk's office by noon (12:00 p.m.) on February 28, 2019.

Friday, January 4, 2019 - 3:56pm | Press Release

THE CITY PLANNING COMMISSION WILL HOLD A PUBLIC HEARING FRIDAY, JANUARY 18, 2019 AT 1:00 P.M. IN THE CITY ENGINEERING OFFICE 728 SECOND STREET, ROOM 25, PORTSMOUTH, OHIO 45662: Portsmouth Metropolitan Housing Authority wishes to construct a multi-family residential building on the parcel that contains 45 units (a mix of 1, 2, and 3 bedroom units). The building will also have common areas and meeting/office space. The parking lot will contain 50-60 spaces. The target population will be 18-24 year olds and young families. Shawnee Family Heath Center will provide supportive services. They are also seeking to have an easement to property from Thomas Ave. YOU MAY ATTEND THIS MEETING TO EXPRESS YOUR COMMENTS. PLEASE NOTIFY YOUR LANDLORD IF YOU LIVE IN RENTAL PROPERTY. COMMENTS/ QUESTIONS MAY BE DIRECTED TO THE ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT AT 740-354-7557.

Friday, October 12, 2018 - 12:10pm | Press Release

December 15, 2018 - Line up 5:00 p.m. at Portsmouth High School Parking Lot Parade begins at 6:00 p.m. Route - West on Gallia Street, cross Chillicothe Street, ends at Market Street (Valley Wholesale Foods Parking Lot)

Thursday, October 4, 2018 - 1:43pm | Press Release

2018 Leaf Schedule Pick-Up The Portsmouth Public Service Department will be starting its annual leaf pickup on October 29, 2018. The entire City will be covered twice in six weeks according to the following schedule.

Thursday, October 4, 2018 - 12:25pm | Press Release

The Department of Public Utilities will be flushing fire hydrants in the city beginning Thursday, September 20th thru Thursday, October 25th. During periods of flushing, customers may experience loss of water/low pressure/colored water for a period of time. When flushing is completed, customers should notice an improvement in their water service.

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