Welcome to the PBA

Portsmouth, RI has grown into one of the most desirable areas to live in New England. The business community here is working hard to integrate the inevitable growth in commerce with the quality of life that makes our town so beautiful.

We encourage everyone in our region to visit our beautiful town for great shopping and services from friendly people. If you’re a member of our business community, we would also like to invite you join our proactive organization. Together, we make a great team with a great future!


The Portsmouth Business Association has had a reorganization year where we have reviewed our goals and formed a new leadership to to work on moving forward.


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the annual Polar Dive, coordinated by the Portsmouth Business Association, is scheduled for Tuesday January 1, 2019 at Island Park Beach.  Lighting of the traditional bonfire will be just after 11 AM.  the Dive is scheduled to occur right at noon, with a warm after-party at Trembley’s on Park Avenue.

Come and join us for fun, gifts and, for those hearty souls, a plunge into the ward waters of the Sakonnet.

The after party at Temblay’s on Park Ave will include snacks and other fare donated by local establishments.


Location Island Park Beach

January 1, 2019
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM