Moses Brown pulls away in win over Portsmouth, 41-10

PORTSMOUTH — Visiting Moses Brown scored three touchdowns in the fourth quarter to soundly defeat the Portsmouth Patriots varsity football team Friday night, 41-10, in a Division I-B …
Scheduled weekend lane closures for I-195 affect East Bay travel

EAST PROVIDENCE — The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced lane shifts and traffic pattern changes at the Horton Farm Bridge on I-195 in East Providence this coming weekend. …

What to do with Coggeshall School building in Portsmouth?

PORTSMOUTH — The possibilities are endless for the former Coggeshall School — and the town wants to hear all about them.

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Portsmouth firefighters open station to public (photos)

PORTSMOUTH — The Portsmouth Fire Department hosted an open house to the public on Saturday. The event featured tours of the fire station, firefighter demonstrations, safety talks, …

Portsmouth's Glen Park goes to the dogs

PORTSMOUTH — Four-legged friends took over Glen Park Sunday afternoon for the 29th annual Heart & Sole Walk for Animals. The event raised money to help the Potter League for Animals …

Vandals strike Escobar farm's corn maze in Portsmouth

PORTSMOUTH — Lori Clarke held aloft a possible clue that was left behind after one or more vandals struck the Escobar's Highland Farm Corn Maize late Friday night or early Saturday …

Cost overruns on Portsmouth police station prompt concerns

PORTSMOUTH — What happens when voters approve the borrowing of $10 million to construct a new police station, but the construction costs exceed that amount?

Scout’s project doubles parking for Portsmouth Historical Society

A recent Eagle Scout project completed by David Thieme will more than double the current parking space for the Portsmouth Historical Society on Sundays.

Sound the alarm: SIREN arrives in Portsmouth

PORTSMOUTH — A shared workspace for professional women of all walks of life has opened in a converted 18th-century building at Benjamin Fish Commons, right next to the Green Grocer at 934 …
Obituaries
Alfred L. Borges, 78, Portsmouth

Alfred L. Borges, Jr., 78, of Portsmouth, passed away peacefully at home on Sept. 14, 2018. Fred was born on Feb. 16, 1940 in Fall River, Mass. to the late Alfred L. Borges, Sr. and the late Mary …

Fred Sawyer, 78, Portsmouth

James Viera, 87, Portsmouth

Services set for Matthew M. Harris, 38, of Warren

Fred Prendergast, 77, Portsmouth

Richard Simmons Palmer, 91, Newport

Donald R. Kidd, 74, Portsmouth

Cora A. Chase, 93, Portsmouth

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Letter: Is smoking cigarettes good for you?

To the editor: Fifty years ago the tobacco industry went to great lengths to manipulate us into believing that smoking was safe. Using their own words (from a 1969 industry memo): "Doubt is our …

Letter: Politicians need to protect programs for seniors

Editorial: A fine vista revived

Letter: Zoning shouldn’t be changed for Portsmouth brewery

Letter: Why steal the cones topping the Glen’s beehive pillars?

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