FOSE Annual Night Out - Cookout on Peirce Island

The forecast is looking great for Tuesday evening. So let’s all get ready for the Annual Neighborhood Night Out, where all South Enders are invited to convene on Four Tree Island from 5pm to dusk.
FOSE will supply the hot grill, condiments, utensils, plates, cups, napkins and games and prizes for children.
South End residents need to bring something to grill, something to drink and something to share (if your last name begins with A-G bring dessert; H-N Salad; O-Z Appetizer).

Annual FOSE Spring Cleanup – May 3rd

2014 Spring Cleanup by Friends of the South End

Saturday: Choose a spot and bring a neighbor!

Date: Saturday, May 3rd

Time: 9:30 a.m. – 12 noon

Refreshments: Cider, coffee and donuts delivered by Sandy Dika

Lunch: 12:30 @ 130 Gates Street ~ home of Martin Hanssmann & [...]

Marilyn Kelley's Family Adventure, The Brazil Affair, is Published

Marilyn and Jack Kelley have been well known for years in the South End – but how many of us know about the hair-raising adventure they and their daughters endured in South America?

It turns out there has been a story of adventure, intrigue, and danger among us – and it’s one that had to [...]

FOSE Fall Cleanup - Saturday Nov. 16th, 9:30-Noon (11/17 rain date)

Fall Clean-Up

All hands are needed for FOSE’s Annual Fall Clean-up! Take pride in helping your neighbors maintain our beautiful green spaces.

Saturday, November 16th from 9:30 to noon

(Rain date: Sunday, November 17th)

Please note: The Lister Leaf Busters will have cleaned up Haven [...]

City Notice on Water Treatment Odor Control

September 27, 2013

In response to questions recently posed by the FOSE neighborhood meeting on August 27, 2013 the Portsmouth Public Works Department is providing the following overview of existing wastewater treatment operations and odors that City residents occasionally experience.

Wastewater odors are caused by an interaction of various factors. These factors include the strength [...]

Fairy Wreaths Raffle – Benefits the Prescott Park Flower Fund

Judy Nerbonne provided a chance for a preview of the wreaths that will be part of the raffle to benefit the Prescott Park Flowers Fund. 12 Wreaths on Saturday (Sept. 21) and another 12 gorgeous wreaths for Sunday. Check them out!

 

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Third Annual FOSE Lobster Fest – Oct 20, Noon-2PM

We’re excited to announce that the Third Annual FOSE Lobster Fest will take place on Sunday, October 20th from 12 noon to 2 p.m., at the Sanders Lobster Pound on Pray Street. This has quickly become one of of the neighborhood’s best events. It’s a chance to enjoy great food and catch up with neighbors [...]

Board Meeting Summary – August 27, 2013

 

Brian Goetz of the Portsmouth DPW provided an overview of the Peirce Island Wastewater Treatment Facility upgrades to the Board. He explained that the $63 million project is a retrofit, and will proceed while the current plant remains in operation. Two goals described include remaining within the current fence line and minimizing any impact [...]

The Fairy House Tour Seeks Volunteers

Dear Friends,

The weekend of the 9th annual Fairy House Tour is quickly approaching! This year’s tour will take place from 11-3 on Saturday and Sunday, September 21 and 22. www.portsmouthfairyhousetour.com

Would you be able to volunteer a couple hours for this magical event? Your help would be greatly appreciated!

Please use [...]

FOSE Cookout: National Night Out, August 6th

Everyone is invited to the annual South End Picnic and BBQ at Four Tree Island! This is a great chance to meet your neighbors or run into some old friends. The event starts at 5 p.m. We provide hot grills, condiments, utensils, plates, and cups. And children’s games and prizes! Please bring something to grill, [...]