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PORTSMOUTH — Never mind, the state now says of its recent proposal to slash millions in funding for bike and pedestrian safety projects that would have impacted Portsmouth and other … more
PORTSMOUTH — About a dozen children and their parents hopped aboard the “A Train” with vocalist Tish Adams Thursday afternoon and rode it in, out and around the tasting room at … more
STATE HOUSE – Rep. Edith Ajello and Sen. Louis P. DiPalma are once again pushing for Rhode Island to exempt menstrual products from the state sales tax. “Rhode Island should not be taxing … more
TIVERTON — The table is set for a confrontation next Tuesday, February 26, at the Tiverton School Committee meeting (7 p.m., Tiverton High School Library), between teachers given performance-related termination notices last Thursday, February 14, and the Tiverton School Department. The precise number of teachers involved remains unclear. "I am not entirely certain how many teachers are involved," said Amy Mullen, teachers union president. "There are between 10-12." The union was not given any advance notice of the actions. more
The East Bay Co-op girls ice hockey team won a pair of games last week. The Eagles defeated the Burrillville Co-op team 4-1 on Wednesday, Feb. 13, and then knocked off the Smithfield Co-op team 8-2 … more
Those beautiful plantings outside the library? You can thank the Portsmouth Garden Club for that. The flowers and the birch “Liberty Tree” in front of Town Hall in honor of veterans? … more
PROVIDENCE — PORTSMOUTH — The Portsmouth High School girls’ varsity indoor track team was the runner-up in the Rhode Island championship meet held Saturday at Providence … more
When Tiverton summer resident Katharine Smyth lost her father to cancer, she eventually turned to a beloved book — Virginia Woolf’s masterpiece ’To the Lighthouse’ — for consolation and to … more
PORTSMOUTH — Portsmouth resident and Johnson & Wales University (JWU) student Manal Jakhar, a senior advertising & marketing communications major, was honored Thursday, Feb. 14 by … more
PORTSMOUTH — An 18-year-local man was arrested on drug charges Wednesday night, Feb. 13, after the Portsmouth Police Detective Division executed a search warrant at his home as part of a … more
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