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Prudence Island being left in the dark

Interruptions of the power supply are nothing new to longtime residents of Prudence Island; it’s been happening intermittently for years. But never like this. Since the week of July 4, …
Portsmouth superintendent gets one-year contract extension
The Portsmouth School Committee approved a one-year extension of Superintendent Ana Riley’s contract during its meeting on Tuesday, … Read More
New 18-acre solar farm in the pipeline in Portsmouth
The Portsmouth Zoning Board of Review will hear a new application for an 18-acre solar farm off West Main Road. The mostly wooded … Read More
Mt. Hope Bridge Run is Saturday
Pedestrians are only permitted on the Mt. Hope Bridge once a year, and that day is Saturday. On Aug. 11, the second annual Century 21 … Read More
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Three with area ties vie for RIGA Jr. Amateur golf titles
EAST PROVIDENCE — Three golfers with area ties were among the finalists of the 2018 Rhode Island Golf Association Jr. Amateur … Read More
Gallery: East Providence Central/Portsmouth Little League All-Stars
PORTSMOUTH — East Providence Central sent a contingent of youngsters to face host Portsmouth in the District 2 Little League Ron … Read More
East Bay golfers vie for Rhode Island golf title
PAWTUCKET — Three of the four players to reach the semifinals of the 113th Rhode Island Golf Association State Amateur Championship … Read More
Police Report
Prosecutors seek life without parole for Warren murder suspect
Prosecutors are seeking life without the possibility of parole for Warren resident Owen Morris, 21, who is accused of brutally … Read More
Business owners arrested for allegedly taking, sharing nude photos off customers' devices
The Rhode Island State Police this afternoon announced the arrests of the Flint Audio-Video owners for allegedly soliciting a Flint … Read More
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
Obituaries
Cora A. Chase, 93, Portsmouth Cora A. Chase, 93, of Portsmouth, R.I., died on Aug. 10, 2018. Born Annette Cora Plante to Wilfred and Alma (Charbonneau) Plante, Cora was a lifelong active parishioner of St. Anthony's Church, …
William Beaudry Jr., 80, of Prudence Island William Beaudry Jr., 80, of Prudence Island, Rhode Island, passed away peacefully at home on Aug. 10, 2018. William was born in Providence, R.I., on Feb. 1, 1938, to the late William and Ethel …
Hannah Wertens, 15, of Portsmouth Passing into the next life, certain that the God she put her faith in welcomed her, Hannah Wertens peacefully left this earth on Saturday, Aug. 11, at the age of 15. Born on Feb. 17, 2003, …

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