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Men charged with stealing street signs in Portsmouth

By   /  April 15, 2014  /  Police & Crime  /  No Comments

Portsmouth police patch

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, […]

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22nd Annual Cornucopia at Pennfield

By   /  November 5, 2013  /  Things to Do  /  No Comments


The Pennfield School will host its 22nd Annual Cornucopia Professional Fine Arts and Crafts Sale this weekend. Over 60 professional artisans will  display for sale their works of art including woodworking, jewelry, clothing, pottery, photography, home decor and other finely-made crafts. Cornucopia is a juried show and artisans are selected to participate based on the […]

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Portsmouth students ‘eggsperiment’ with physics

By   /  May 16, 2013  /  Schools  /  No Comments

Portsmouth firefighter Tim Gumkowski drops one of the egg packages from 90 feet in the air. At right is Lt. Norman Moore.

Thirty-eight students at Pennfield School crossed their fingers today in hopes their eggs wouldn’t get scrambled. From about ninety feet in the air, their custom-designed packages holding precious cargo were dropped to the ground. “This is our annual science expo,” said Matthew Bottone, Upper School science teacher. “Every couple of years we do a physics […]

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Pennfield School in Portsmouth gets beehives

By   /  April 22, 2013  /  News  /  No Comments

Pennfield School students Teddy Robinson (left) and Sebastian Bottone move the second of two beehives into place at the school Monday. Jeff Mello of Aquidneck Honey, who made a presentation to students as part of the school's Earth Day celebration, will return May 10 to fill the hives with bees.

PORTSMOUTH — Pennfield School students hope to get a sweet payoff after planting two beehives in their field Monday. As part of its Earth Day celebration, the school invited Jeff Mello of Aquidneck Honey in Middletown to talk about the value of bees and how to protect them. Afterward, the upper school students helped Mr. […]

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