Portsmouth Police stay busy with drunk driving arrests

PORTSMOUTH — Here are some highlights from the Portsmouth Police report from over the past week: Wednesday, Sept. 13 Joseph M. Baptista, 41, of 76 Williams Road, Smithfield, was …
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Sakonnet area fire chiefs issue storm warnings

SAKONNET AREA — Tiverton and Little Compton fire chiefs as of about 1:30 p.m. Monday issued warnings and advice for residents of the towns they protect in advance of Hurricane Jose, which is projected to arrive in the area sometime Wednesday.

Portsmouth has coastal cleanups on Sept. 23 and 30

PORTSMOUTH — The 32nd annual International Coastal Cleanup may have taken place in most communities on Saturday, Sept. 16, but volunteers will be scouring the shoreline for trash in …

Hit the trail with new birding guide

"It was Ken's idea, he's the one who came up with the concept for the book," says Jeff Hall, Senior Director of Advancement at The Audubon Society of Rhode Island. "He contacted birders, walked the …

4 Bridges Ride participants head over the Sakonnet (photos)

PORTSMOUTH/TIVERTON — If you were wondering what all those bicyclists were doing on the roads this morning, they were participating in the 4 Bridges Ride.  The event was a 26-mile …
Obituaries
Jeannine Christian Mongeon, 89

Jeannine Christian (Pigouchet) Mongeon passed away at home on Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017, with grace, surrounded by her loved ones. Born in Paris, France, on Dec. 2, 1927, to the late Monsieur Marcel …

Horacio Jose DoRego, 75, of Bristol

Michael Andras, 93, Westport

Dennis T. Labao, 73, of Bristol

Claire F. Cardin, 93, of Barrington

Trig Tronstad, 70, Westport

Things to do
Tickets on sale for Portsmouth High Athletics Hall of Fame dinner

PORTSMOUTH — Portsmouth High School’s sports “pioneers” will be honored in a special ceremony Oct. 14, and advance tickets are now on sale. The Portsmouth Athletic …

Like fire trucks? They'll all be in Warren Sunday

Paul Cuffe: Following His Footsteps, 200 years later

Fiddle n Folk Festival set for Sept. 16

Let them eat zucchini bread

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