The Portsmouth Town Hall provides services and information to the town's more than 17,000 residents.
The Town…More Hall houses several municipal offices, including the Town Administrator's Office, the Town Clerk's Office, Building Inspection, Canvassing Authority, Emergency Management, Finance Office, Personnel Office, Planning Board, Tax Assessor and Tax Collector Offices, Town Planner's Office and Zoning Enforcement Officer.
The Town Hall is also the location of the Probate Court and the Town Council chambers.
Portsmouth Economic Development Committee 2001 E Main Rd, Portsmouth, RI02871 This organization advises the Portsmouth Town Council on economic-related matters and meets in the Town Hall on the…More third Wednesday of each month. The committee has also advised town officials on policy matters of community development and viability.
Incorporated in 1938, the Portsmouth Historical Society is a non-profit volunteer educational organization devoted to…More the preservation of Portsmouth's historic buildings, sites and artifacts.
The society worked to restore the Christian Union Church, which is the society's current headquarters and musuem. The society has also preseved the Southermost School (1725), which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and the Old Town Hall (1850).
The society's board meets the third Monday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Portsmouth Historical Society Museum.
Portsmouth Camp Meeting Association 69 Hedly St, Portsmouth, RI02871 Portsmouth Camp Meeting Association is located on seven acres of the most beautiful and historically rich land…More in town. The camp was founded in 1891 and serves as an interdenominational retreat for Christian members. Many members of the association have built small homes on this land over the years, including one made from a vintage trolley car. The original buildings, including the large tabernacle and dining hall, are still used for the organization's yearly retreats.