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Driver charged with DUI after hitting Portsmouth police car

Driver charged with DUI after hitting Portsmouth police car

PORTSMOUTH — Police charged a 24-year-old Barrington woman with driving while intoxicated after her vehicle allegedly struck a police cruiser and injured an officer inside early this morning. At 2:24 a.m. Saturday, Portsmouth police were notified of a vehicle operating erratically on Turnpike Avenue. The vehicle was described as speeding and operating left of the divider

PORTSMOUTH — A Portsmouth police officer stopped a woman from jumping off the Mt. Hope Bridge Saturday afternoon, according to police. On Saturday at 3:35 p.m., police responded to the bridge for the report of a female walking on the span. Officer David Powers located the female near the center span, standing on the railings

This graphic from the Portsmouth Prevention Coalition’s latest substance abuse needs assessment survey shows the percentage of students who indicated they consumed alcohol in the past 30 days.

Portsmouth panelists tackle underage drinking

PORTSMOUTH — Underage alcohol use is on the rise in Portsmouth and social media is making it easier than ever for kids to find a drinking party, Portsmouth police representatives told a gathering at Town Hall Wednesday. The Portsmouth Prevention Coalition hosted the community discussion on underage drinking that was led by six panelists. Alcohol