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This sign found posted on the Beach House Tavern’s entrance Monday afternoon tells the story.

Beach House in Portsmouth surrenders license, closes

Beach House in Portsmouth surrenders license, closes

PORTSMOUTH — At Town Hall Monday night, Police Chief Thomas F. Lee didn’t need to talk about potential liquor license violations allegedly committed by the Beach House Tavern after all. That’s because earlier on Monday, the bar that was popular with locals and the college crowd abruptly surrendered its license and closed its doors. A sign found posted on the

Beach House

Portsmouth police chief seeks review of Beach House

PORTSMOUTH — There’s more bad news for the Beach House Tavern in Island Park. Just a few weeks after its owner pleaded guilty to tax evasion in federal court, Police Chief Thomas F. Lee is asking the town whether any action should be taken against the bar for alleged liquor license violations. The Town Council, sitting

Portsmouth police patch

Police: Man climbed old Sakonnet Bridge, took pics

PORTSMOUTH — Here are the highlights from the Portsmouth police report from over the past week. Tuesday, June 10 Manuel Torres, 41, of 11 Constitution Ave., Apt. C, Middletown, was charged with carrying a pistol without a license or permit, a felony. Mr. Torres’ car was stopped on West Main Road shortly before 10 a.m. after

Police photo shows stash of drugs and cash that was seized during arrest of suspected drug dealer May 27.

Man charged with attempting to sell drugs in Portsmouth

PORTSMOUTH — Police seized heroin, cocaine and cash from a Providence man who allegedly tried to sell the drugs in Island Park on Tuesday, May 27. Jose M. Matos, 23, of 91 Lenox Ave., Providence, was charged with the manufacture/possession/delivery of heroin and the manufacture/possession/delivery of cocaine following the 2 p.m. arrest. Portsmouth police detectives received