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Charlie Enright and Vestas 11th Hour Racing wins Gothenburg In-Port Race, MAPFRE claim In-Port Series title

Charlie Enright’s Vestas 11th Hour Racing showed great patience and sailed a clean race for a victory in the Gothenburg In-Port Race on Sunday.But it was Xabi Fernández’s MAPFRE …
Annual Challenger Jamboree in Portsmouth brings smiles to all
PORTSMOUTH — For the 12th straight year, children with developmental ad and physical disabilities from around Rhode Island and … Read More
Tiverton council names a Tiverton Town Planner
TIVERTON — Tiverton has a new town planner and planning board administrative officer. He is William D. Compton, of Sheffield, Mass. … Read More
Volunteers join forces for rainy day project in Portsmouth
PORTSMOUTH — Rain, rain, go away. But if you choose to stay, the Common Fence Point Community Hall will be ready for you. Armed … Read More
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Sports
Portsmouth High girls take three first places at state track meet
PORTSMOUTH — Portsmouth High School’s standout runner, Nikki Merrill, had another impressive performance at the Rhode Island … Read More
Enright and Vestas slip to a fourth place finish in Leg 9
Bristol resident and Vestas 11th Hour Racing skipper Charlie Enright finished in fourth place in Volvo Ocean Race's Leg 9. Enright, … Read More
Portsmouth downs Chariho in girls’ lacrosse matchup
PORTSMOUTH — The Portsmouth High School varsity girls’ lacrosse team defeated Chariho on Saturday, 13-8. The win improved the … Read More
Police Report
Elderly woman dies following Portsmouth car accident
PORTSMOUTH — Police say a 79-year-old woman from Plymouth, Mass. died following a two-vehicle accident Wednesday morning, June 6. Read More
Suspected bomb threat empties Portsmouth High School
Portsmouth High School was on lockdown Thursday afternoon after police were called to the school shortly after 1 p.m. for a suspected … Read More
Portsmouth man admits converting $31,000 in police union funds
PORTSMOUTH — A Portsmouth man who was formerly a Newport police officer admitted in federal court in Providence on Thursday of … Read More
Obituaries
Christopher Clement, 49, Portsmouth Christopher Clement, 49, of Portsmouth, R.I., died suddenly on June 5, 2018. 
Raymond W. Ainsworth Jr., 87, of Fall River p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 10.0px 0.0px; font: 18.0px Calibri; -webkit-text-stroke: #000000} span.s1 {font-kerning: none} span.s2 {text-decoration: underline ; font-kerning: none; color: #0433ff; …
Dorothy S. Davis, age 76, of Portsmouth Mrs. Dorothy S. Davis, age 76, of Portsmouth, Rhode Island, passed away on Saturday, May 19, 2018. Dorothy was born in Cleveland, Ohio, on Jan. 31, 1942, to John and Virginia (Mallery) Samuel. …

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