Additional power company crews have arrived in Portsmouth and are working to restore electric power to the 297 Portsmouth customers still without power. Power should be restored to Riverside and nearby streets in Island Park by 2 PM today. Every customer in Portsmouth should have their power restored no later than 11:00 PM this evening.
Debris removal plans are underway to address the large volume of fallen trees and branches on the ground. Debris removal can commence only after the current situation is stabilized and the snow pack is gone or greatly diminished. Any debris that is creating an immediate hazard should be reported to the Public Works department at 683-0362 or the Portsmouth Fire department at 683-1200.
All Town departments and agencies continue to work hard to maintain your safety and restore normalcy in Portsmouth.