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PORTSMOUTH — Ruby Gomes has had bullseyes in her sights for five years now, but her ultimate target is the 2020 Summer Olympics. The Portsmouth High School senior and rifle-shooter … more
By Bruce Burdett With daily glances at the calendar and weather forecast, swarms of workers are going all out in the woods of northeast Tiverton with the goal of buttoning up the new Twin … more
Their work to set rules for possible marijuana shops in town is far from done, but Planning Board members resolved last week to attempt two things in the meantime. After listening to public … more
PORTSMOUTH — Even at the ripe age of 90, Dina Occhi still had her hands in running the family business, The Valley Inn restaurant, a Portsmouth institution for 60 years. “She … more
PORTSMOUTH — A Massachusetts man has been charged with two counts of driving under the influence, death resulting, following a fatal two-vehicle crash on West Main Road in front of … more
Joseph Sgro, the 63-year-old owner of Outerlimits Offshore Powerboats in Bristol, was killed Thursday when his new Outerlimits SB 50 powerboat boat flipped in the Florida Keys. Mr. Sgro is the … more
PORTSMOUTH — A 90-year-old Portsmouth woman and a 59-year-old Little Compton man died as a result of injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident that took place Friday night. more
PORTSMOUTH/TIVERTON — It appeared to be one the largest mutual-aid rescues ever seen in the Sakonnet River, as a couple dozen first responders from Portsmouth, Tiverton and beyond … more
The Portsmouth High School football team shut out Barrington,15-0, in a D-I quarterfinal game in chilly Portsmouth on Friday night. Kyle Bicho threw a bomb to wide receiver Peyton Robinson in the … more
PORTSMOUTH/TIVERTON — Due to recent weather events, the temporary closures of the channel on the Sakonnet River where it passes underneath the old Sakonnet River Bridge in Tiverton and … more
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