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Portsmouth man arrested twice in five days

Portsmouth man arrested twice in five days

PORTSMOUTH — A Bristol Ferry Road man who was arrested on a domestic assault charge last week got into trouble again after he crashed his car four days later, police said. On Wednesday, July 23, John P. Matthews, 40, of 273 Bristol Ferry Road, was charged with domestic assault following an incident at his home that

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

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

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

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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

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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

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