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PORTSMOUTH — Ever wonder what Portsmouth looked like 100 years ago? On Wednesday, April 25, The Portsmouth Historical Society, in conjunction with the Common Fence Point Improvement … more
To the editor: Do you know what was located at the triangle at East Main Road and Turnpike Avenue before Bank Newport?  This was one of the questions posed last week at the Portsmouth … more
To the editor: Through the efforts of a Portsmouth High School student working on his senior project, Nathan Minese, and the great assistance from Brian Woodhead and the Portsmouth Public Works … more
PORTSMOUTH — The Portsmouth Historical Society held its second annual Portsmouth History School Trivia Contest for students last Thursday at Gulf Stream Bar and Grille at … more
PORTSMOUTH — Local residents will have another chance to view the original document that marked the founding of Portsmouth 380 years ago. The Portsmouth Compact, signed in 1638, is kept … more
To the editor: This August will mark the 240th anniversary of the Battle of Rhode Island in 1778, which culminated in Portsmouth. This battle, between the British occupiers of Aquidneck Island and … more
To the editor: The Portsmouth Historical Society recently donated several historic medical books once owned by Dr. Benjamin Greene of Portsmouth to the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown … more
PORTSMOUTH — More than 300 people turned out Friday night for the Newport Navy Choristers’s “Christmas in Song” concert at St. Barnabas Church. more
To the editor: Last Friday night the Newport Navy Choristers gave a Christmas concert in Portsmouth and an estimated 350 people from the community came to hear the music and get into the Christmas … more
PORTSMOUTH — A late Portsmouth resident who was known as a philanthropist and humanitarian, artist, author, photographer and suffragette was one of 13 people inducted into the Rhode Island … more
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