Portsmouth Ohio

Where Southern Hospitality Begins

Press Releases

Thursday, October 10, 2019 - 12:41pm | Press Release

Tuesday, September 10, 2019 - 3:11pm | Press Release

The Department of Public Utilities will begin flushing fire hydrants in the city Tuesday, September 17th through Tuesday, October 22, 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. Flushing will begin at 6 p.m. and will last approximately six to eight hours.

Monday, September 9, 2019 - 3:34pm | Press Release

2019 Leaf Schedule Pick-Up The Portsmouth Public Service Department will be starting its annual leaf pickup on October 28, 2019. The entire City will be covered twice in six weeks according to the following schedule. Citizens are asked to rake their leaves in the street next to the curb at least one day ahead of the schedule. Please rake leaves separately from brush or other objects and if you have bagged leaves place them where you place your garbage, but separate from the garbage. Residents are asked to move their cars on the day of their scheduled leaf pickup. Especially, if your street is narrow (EXAMPLE: 1100 Block & 1200 Block 22nd Street). Leaves that are under cars WILL NOT be picked up until the next scheduled day. If you are using a landscaping company to collect your leaves or hire someone to rake them, then they are responsible for removing the leaves from your property. Thank you for your cooperation in this endeavor. The dates are tentative, because we may be delayed by the weather, quantity of leaves, or equipment failure.

Thursday, July 25, 2019 - 10:35am | Press Release

Spock Memorial Dog Park will be having a Grand Opening on August 9, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. at 2nd and Chillicothe Street, Portsmouth, Ohio Main Street Portsmouth is hosting the event and will have Homemade Dog Treats for every dog. The Wolfe Rescue will be present as well as Sierra's Haven. Be sure to bring your doggies down for this wonderful event.

Wednesday, July 17, 2019 - 8:48am | Press Release

The City of Portsmouth has the following properties within the city limits for sale.

Tuesday, July 2, 2019 - 10:14am | Press Release

Blues Bands, BBQ Competition and a host of vendors that provides a range of extra activities for both children and adults.

Tuesday, July 2, 2019 - 9:42am | Press Release

The Municipal Building will be closed on July 4, 2019 in observance of Independence Day.

Tuesday, June 25, 2019 - 6:34am | Press Release

Friday, May 31, 2019 - 12:18pm | Press Release

The Portsmouth Municipal Court and the City of Portsmouth are hosting a cleanup day on Saturday June 8, 2019 from 8:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. We urge all citizens to clean up their homes, neighborhoods, alleys and streets and then bring the items to dumpsters which will be located at the City Building at 728 2nd Street Portsmouth or East High School Football Field. No paints or No Flammables.

Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 2:36pm | Press Release

Trick or Treat will be held in The City of Portsmouth and Scioto County on October 31, 2019 from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.

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