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1 hr ago | Foster's Daily Democrat
Following a tour of the National Visa Center in Portsmouth Tuesday afternoon, U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen highlighted the importance of the Special Immigrant Visa program for Iraqis and Afghans who risked their lives working with the U.S. government, including the U.S Military.
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5 hrs ago | UnionLeader.com
Musical siblings bring a Leahy Family Christmas to The Music Hall, 26 Chestnut St., Portsmouth, Saturday at 2 and 7 p.m. The holiday program includes a range of Celtic melodies and Christmas favorites.
9 hrs ago | Foster's Daily Democrat
Effective from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, the Chief of Police will be invoking his emergency powers, prohibiting parking and vehicular travel on certain streets in the City due to the Annual Portsmouth Holiday Parade.
12 hrs ago | UnionLeader.com
Police said there was "no immediate reason for public safety concern." According to police, Watman is believed to have spent time in the Portsmouth area.
17 hrs ago | Foster's Daily Democrat
The man who assaulted and tried to rob a Portsmouth man Tuesday on Sheridan Avenue was still at large as of Wednesday evening.
While a lot of buzz surrounds the $10,000 grand prize that will be awarded at Friday's For Art's Sake event at the New Hampshire Art Association gallery in Portsmouth, the real story may be the reasons behind it.
Two years into a private-public partnership to save the Portsmouth indoor pool, volunteers reported they have raised and saved more than a half-million dollars, while soliciting donations to meet three more years of fund-raising goals.
AuFall Reflections, a photo illustration by Exeter artist Lauren Chuslo-Shur, is on display at the annual Holiday Art Show upstairs at the Old Town Hall Gallery in Exeter, beginning Thursday, Dec. 5, from noon to 8 p.m. The Portsmouth Poet Laureate Program's next Poetry Hoot will be held from 7 to 9 tonight at Cafe Espresso in Portsmouth.
The city is seeking public input for the latest phase of an ongoing effort to beautify the Market Street "gateway," leading from Interstate 95 into Market Square.
Chief Steve Achilles said the Fire Department responded to 204 fire calls in November, in addition to 281 ambulance calls.
Beginning Dec. 16, motorists will be allowed to park for free at all on-street and off-street parking spaces throughout the city's central business district.
Those looking to make a career switch could be in for a unique opportunity Saturday as the newly formed National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws and the Cannabis Career Institute will host its first daylong medical marijuana class in Portsmouth.
Authorities recovered the body of a female from Sagamore Creek in Portsmouth early Tuesday afternoon after a construction worker saw it floating in the water.
The city is one of 11 communities awarded a grant under the most recent New Hampshire Department of Transportation's Safe Routes to School Grant Round of the Safe Routes to School program.
7:56 a.m. - Assisted at Elwyn Road where four cars slid off the road on black ice and three had to be towed.
A Portsmouth man was struck in the head with a baseball bat by a man who approached him and demanded all his money as he was unlocking the door to his Sheridan Avenue residence, according to a police dispatch Tuesday night.
Authorities recovered a body from in Sagamore Creek in Portsmouth this afternoon after a construction worker saw it floating in the water.