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John Walsh Jr., creator and host of “America’s Most Wanted” television show, will be atop a horse for the Newport International Polo Series this Saturday.

TV host Walsh plays polo in Portsmouth Saturday

TV host Walsh plays polo in Portsmouth Saturday

PORTSMOUTH — You may see a familiar face atop a horse at Glen Farm this Saturday. “America’s Most Wanted” creator and host John Walsh Jr. will play for Baltimore this Saturday, Sept. 6, against Newport in the City Series of the NBC 10 Newport International Polo Series XXIII, Presented by BMW. The gates will open

Kids are off and running at the start of the first egg hunt.

Kids scamper for Easter eggs in Portsmouth (photos)

PORTSMOUTH — A couple hundred kids came out searching for the elusive golden eggs Saturday during the 15th annual Easter Egg Hunt and Fun Day at the Brown House at Glen Farm. About 1,500 plastic eggs — they were empty but the children traded them in for candy — were “seeded” on the lawn behind the old farmhouse.

A Bryant University player gets manhandled by her Southern Connecticut opponent during Sunday’s play.

Rugby ruffians invade Portsmouth (photo gallery)

PORTSMOUTH — The annual collegiate rugby tournament known as “Beast of the East” returned to Glen Farm over the weekend for two days of brawling and face-plants in the dirt. The Portsmouth Fire Department Tweeted that it was a “relatively quiet” tournament this year, with 31 players treated for injuries and 18 of those requiring transport

Portsmouth police patch

Men charged with stealing street signs in Portsmouth

PORTSMOUTH — Here are some highlights from the Portsmouth police log from over the past week. Friday, April 11 Edward J. White, 29, of 19 Harrington Ave., Portsmouth, was charged with domestic assault. Police made the arrest after responding to his home around 6:10 a.m. for a report of a domestic disturbance. Derek T. Page, 40,

Portsmouth High School art student Annie Heffernan photographs the windmill at Prescott Farm.

Portsmouth High students preserve history in photographs

PORTSMOUTH — While they were toting their Nikons and Canons all over town during a recent class outing, Rose Escobar said she was surprised by how little her students knew about Portsmouth’s historical treasures. “Last week was kind of an introduction and to expose the kids on what we have today,” said Ms. Escobar, an art

Last month the Town Council agreed to tear down the Elmhurst Elementary School — closed now for three years — but spare the chapel and music room that connects the building to the Glen Manor House.

Offer to pay Portsmouth $1.5M for Glen easement withdrawn

PORTSMOUTH — The Aquidneck Island Land Trust (ALT) had formally withdrawn its offer to pay the Town of Portsmouth $1.5 million for a conservation easement on Glen Farm. With “a heavy heart,” ALT’s Board of Trustees voted to withdraw its offer on Sept. 24, according to a statement released Friday afternoon by Jessica Pohl, the land