See What Brian Kelly Plans for Portsmouth – NSFW

Candidate Questions 2018 Portsmouth City Councilor Candidate, Brian Kelly, answers the Tug’s Tough Questions. Q: Do you like the Tug? And what is your understanding of how website hosting works? A: I like the Tug. Hosting is when you pay a company to host your...

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The Tug’s Tough Candidate Questions

The Tug invites all Portsmouth City Council candidates to answer the following questions. We will publish all answers submitted back to us. Since we do not have every candidate’s email, we ask that you pass these questions along to any candidates you might know....

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Artspeak Conspiracy Unearthed

News broke Tuesday of an alleged plot by the city cultural commission Artspeak, exposed by amateur investigative journalism of a group lead by former city councilor Esther Kennedy. Kennedy and a group of concerned citizens, who recently made news for being...

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Councilor Denton Found Bagged in Alley

Veteran, noted freedom fighter and Portsmouth City Councillor Josh Denton narrowly escaped suffocation when he was discovered unconscious and clinging to life Tuesday night next to a dumpster on Custom House Lane behind the Press Room naked with his hands bound and a...

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Portsmouth Police Log 12/31/16 – 1/1/17

7:30am: Responded to a call from a Gates Street resident that the nearby fire hydrant was making a vague whooshing sound. It kind of was. 9:01am: Responded to a Middle street accident. Car vs. Box truck. Box truck won. Cited bystanders for illegal gambling. 10:35am:...

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Tug’s Top Ten Holiday Gift Guide

Tug’s Top Ten Holiday Gift Guide Shop local!   It’s that time of year again. Time to go into overdraft trying in vain to make your family and friends happy knowing full well you are going to be a constant disappointment to everyone around you no matter what you...

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City Offers Real Housing From Fake Village

In response to a deepening housing shortage and housing affordability crisis in Portsmouth, Mayor Jack Blalock announced yesterday that the city would allow private citizens to move into an entire section of Strawbery Banke, with a few restrictions. “Without a...

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Portsmouth Halloween Parade Announces New Route

In a stunning break from tradition, the Portsmouth Halloween Parade today announced that it would be changing its route significantly in the run-up to the parade this evening. “I know it’s last minute, but Halloween is about making ghosts happy, so we’re going to put...

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