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PORTSMOUTH — When it comes to Portsmouth High School band trips to Disney World, eighth-graders’ excursions to Washington, D.C., or elementary school students’ visits to local … more
TIVERTON — Three boaters spent about 20 minutes in cold water off Jack’s Island (peninsula) near Seapowet Point Wednesday after their 17-foot powerboat suddenly took on water and overturned. … more
NEWPORT — It’s been a good year for the Aquidneck Island Robotics FIRST Robotics Competition Team 78, AIR STRIKE. Comprised of 25 high school students from 13 schools across Rhode … more
They had started out in 1979 simply as a wine-and-beer making supplies store, just a little ways down the road from the Victorian house they occupy today. In the decades since, however, Partners … more
PORTSMOUTH — A former longtime principal and coach at Portsmouth High School will be among the members of the Rhode Island Interscholastic League (RIIL) High School Athletic Hall of Fame … more
PORTSMOUTH — She was nervous, the anxiety coursing through her like wildfire.  She felt untethered, unsure of the steps to take next. She had already lost so much; the life of her … more
PORTSMOUTH — Ben Gesmondi’s three-run blast in the first inning proved to be all the offense the Portsmouth High baseball team needed in shutting out Pilgrim, 10-0, at home on … more
The Board of Selectmen opened last week’s meeting by honoring Anthony ‘Tony’ Connors “for his contributions to the Town of Westport.” Mr. Connors, who is president of the Westport … more
WESTPORT — The victim of last week’s hit and run incident in Westport has died at Rhode Island Hospital as a result of the injuries she sustained.  Stephanie Tripp, of Fall River, was 30 years … more
PORTSMOUTH — The Portsmouth High School boys’ lacrosse team improved its record to 10-0 in Division II after defeating Mt. Hope at home Friday, 13-9. Freshman Jack Cianciolo … more
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