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Friday, July 30, 2021 - 3:22pm | Press Release

Portsmouth will host both 2021 Regional and Ohio Senior Olympics (OSO Track & Field) Participants choosing to compete in the OSO Track & Field must register with OSO. Athletes who seek qualification for the 2022 National Senior Games in Fort Laurderdale, Florida must register for the event with OSO Participants choosing to compete in the Southern Ohio Senior Games Track & Field events must register with SOSG Participants may choose to participate in both OSO and SOSG but may not participate in the same event. Both registrations must be completed and the participant is subject to both fees. Register now for the Southern Ohio Senior Games: southernohioseniorgames.org Register for Ohio Senior Olympics Track & Field: Ohio.nsga.com

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 2:14pm | Press Release

The City of Portsmouth will be having Trick or Treat on Saturday October 30, 2021 from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 3:53pm | Press Release

REVIEW OF THE DESIGNATED OUTDOOR REFRESHMENT AREA (DORA) The Mayor of the City of Portsmouth has called for a Public Hearing on July 26, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. in the City Council Chambers of the Portsmouth Municipal Building at 728 2nd Street Portsmouth, Ohio. This hearing is to review the Designated Outdoor Refreshment Area (DORA) that was passed by City Council on August 24, 2020 and to provide businesses and citizens an opportunity to present comments or concerns regarding the Designated Outdoor Refreshment Area.

Tuesday, June 29, 2021 - 12:59pm | Press Release

The City of Portsmouth Water Department has released the most recent water quality report

Tuesday, June 29, 2021 - 9:31am | Press Release

The City of Portsmouth has an opening for the full-time position of Code Enforcement Officer.

Monday, June 28, 2021 - 9:43am | Press Release

City Engineer Nathan Prosch has mapped out and rated the condition of the Portsmouth/Sciotoville streets in the attached Pavement Condition Rating map.

Monday, June 7, 2021 - 1:33pm | Press Release

Community Development CDBG 2nd PUBLIC HEARING Wednesday, June 9th, 2021 at 2:30pm Via Zoom

Friday, June 4, 2021 - 9:50am | Press Release

Friday, May 21, 2021 - 2:16pm | Press Release

The City of Portsmouth applied to the Ohio Development Services Agency/Office of Community Development for funding under the 2021 CDBG Community Development Allocation Program. The City is eligible for $150,000 under the Allocation Program. On May 18, 2021, the City conducted the first public hearing to inform citizens about this grant program, how it may be used, what activities are eligible, and other program requirements. Based on both citizen input and local officials’ assessment of the City’s needs, the City is proposing to undertake the following activities for the Allocation Program: $120,000 will be used for construction of a community pavilion on Market Street. (this project qualifies under the National Objective: Area Benefit to Low-to-Moderate Income Persons) $30,000 will be used for administration and implementation of the projects, as well as the required Fair Housing program. As an alternate project in the event that the above project is not approved, the city has chosen infrastructure improvements for Riverfront upgrades. (this project qualifies under the National Objective: Area Benefit to Low-to-Moderate Income Persons) The second public hearing will...

Thursday, May 20, 2021 - 11:24am | Press Release

Friends of Portsmouth is partnering with the City of Portsmouth in the May 22, 2021 cleanup. See the Friends of Portsmouth's Facebook Page for more details.

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