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Recusals, lack of quorum, again postpone hearing on Bristol development

Recusals, lack of quorum, again postpone hearing on Bristol development

Those opposed to a planned housing development by Augustine and Lynda Nunes at the northwest corner of Chestnut Street left Town Hall disappointed Tuesday, their opposition, once again, going unheard. But this time — unlike the two previous delays when Mr. Nunes asked for a continuation of the Planning Board public hearing on the matter,

The Donahue family of Portsmouth participated in the Mother’s Day Road Race which raised funds for migraine research. In the back row from left are Clara, Gabriella and Gerry Donohue. In the front row from left are Lucas, Alexia, Elias, Nicoli and Antonio Donohue.

Portsmouth clan runs for migraine research

Above: The Donahue family of Portsmouth participated in the Mother’s Day Road Race which raised funds for migraine research. In the back row from left are Clara, Gabriella and Gerry Donohue. In the front row from left are Lucas, Alexia, Elias, Nicoli and Antonio Donohue. Photo provided by Blink of an Eye Photography. PORTSMOUTH — Eight members

Disabled Veterans name Sen. Felag ‘legislator of the year’

The Disabled American Veterans of Rhode Island has named Sen. Walter S. Felag Jr. the “Legislator of the Year” for 2015. Sen. Felag, who represents Bristol, Warren and Tiverton, received the award at the RIDAV 80th annual department convention in April. DAV National Commander Ronald Hope and Rhode Island Commander David Smith presented the award.

The Jesus Andujar Percussion Ensemble is among the artists who have performed for Common Fence Music’s “Connecting the Beats” program, which is a recipient of a Rhode Island Foundation Grant.

Portsmouth benefits from R.I. Foundation grants

Above: The Jesus Andujar Percussion Ensemble is among the artists who have performed for Common Fence Music’s “Connecting the Beats” program, which is a recipient of a Rhode Island Foundation Grant. PORTSMOUTH — Local residents will benefit from more than $200,000 in grants awarded by the Rhode Island Foundation. The grants, through the Foundation’s Newport County

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Portsmouth dog park group wants your vote

PORTSMOUTH — The volunteer group that’s planning the town’s first off-leash dog park is urging residents to help them win a $100,000 grant toward making the project a reality. According to the Portsmouth Dog Park Planning Committee, the town has been nominated for a chance to win the large grant in PetSafe’s fifth annual “Bark for

Melissa Carcone takes the helm of the 65-foot Team SCA boat during a pro-am race in Newport Harbor last week. Skipper Sam Davies (at right) looks on.

A little wind beneath Portsmouth girl’s dreams

Above: Melissa Carcone of Portsmouth takes the helm of the 65-foot Team SCA boat during a pro-am race in Newport Harbor last week. Skipper Sam Davies (at right) looks on. PORTSMOUTH — On Thursday, Melissa Carcone briefly took the helm of a 65-foot monohull in Newport Harbor as she competed in a pro-am race with Team SCA,

Hunting, fishing meeting to be held in Tiverton Wednesday

TIVERTON — The Department of Environmental Management’s Division of Fish and Wildlife will hold a public workshops in Tiverton this Wednesday, May 20, to discuss proposed 2016-2017 fresh water fishing seasons and the 2015-2016 hunting seasons and bag limits. The meeting will be at 7 p.m. at the Tiverton Rod and Gun Club, 1529 Fish

Tiverton musicians and director Mike Alves returned home from Washington, DC, with a busload of trophies.

Tiger Marching Band keeps on winning

A year after the judges there awarded them a perfect score, the Tiverton Marching Band returned from the North East Regional Music Festival with their winning streak intact — they’ve now won 13 straight. The national music festival, hosted in Washington, DC by Music in the Park, featured some of the top performing ensembles from

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Photos: Newport bids farewell to Alvimedica and mates

NEWPORT—Thousands of fans crowded along the wall at Fort Adams and on the grass at Castle Hill and Ocean Cliff and along Jamestown’s coast and atop Cling Rock House and hundreds of boats, Herreshoff’s, sail boats, power boats and moths whirled around Newport harbor to bid a fond farewell to Team Alvimedica and the Volvo Ocean Race

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