City Hall, Public Works, the Senior Activity Center, the Indoor Pool and Portsmouth Public Schools will be closed on Monday, May 29th in recognition of Memorial Day. The Library will be closed over the entire weekend (May 27th - May 29th) and will continue to be closed on Sundays during the summer until after Labor Day weekend. Curbside collection will not occur on Memorial Day; those with scheduled curbside collection on Monday will have pickup on Tuesday, May 30th.
To commemorate Memorial Day, a laying of flowers will occur on Friday, May 26th at 10:30 a.m. in Prescott Park. On Memorial Day, a parade will begin at 1 p.m. at the Parrot Avenue Parking Lot, and conclude at South Street Cemetery; if there is rain, a ceremony will be held instead at 1 p.m. at the American Legion Hall on 96 Islington Street.