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Man charged with pilfering iPads from Portsmouth Town Hall

Man charged with pilfering iPads from Portsmouth Town Hall

Above: Mug shot of Francisco Herrera. PORTSMOUTH — A Central Falls man has been charged with stealing eight iPads while working as a custodian at Portsmouth Town Hall, police said today. Francisco Herrera, 38, of 61 Shawmut Ave, Apartment 3, Central Falls, was arraigned in Second Division District Court Wednesday, Sept. 2, on the charge of

Pastor Michael Pike of Portsmouth United Methodist Church and Carolyn Evans-Carbery of the Portsmouth Garden Club place a wreath next to the World War I memorial in front of Town Hall Friday morning.

Wreath-laying honors veterans in Portsmouth

Above: Pastor Michael Pike of Portsmouth United Methodist Church and Carolyn Evans-Carbery of the Portsmouth Garden Club place a wreath next to the World War I memorial in front of Town Hall Friday morning. PORTSMOUTH — Although hundreds of cars drive past it every hour, the modest Legion Memorial Park in front of Town Hall doesn’t get

Rose Escobar and Wayne Quackenbush prepare tiles for hanging at the Portsmouth Arts Guild (PAG) Saturday. Ms. Escobar is an art teacher at Portsmouth High School and Mr. Quackenbush is the president of PAG. Photo by Jim McGaw.

Portsmouth debuts Gallery Night on Friday

PORTSMOUTH — Looking over all the 6×12-inch tile boards being hung at four different locations around town, you’ll see many familiar scenes: the former Island Park amusement park, Flo’s Drive-In, Clements’ Marketplace, Melville, Wapping Road, Green Animals, etc. That’s no coincidence, as the theme for Portsmouth’s first-ever Gallery Night this Friday, May 23, is “My

Police tape surrounds the entrance of Town Hall, where students from the Citizen Police Academy conducted a mock crime scene investigation.

(Mock) murder at Portsmouth Town Hall!

PORTSMOUTH — A mad gunman’s on the loose after shooting two people inside the Town Council chambers, and Robert Ruttenberg, a 45-year-old pharmaceutical rep, is hot on his trail. Inside a taped-off Town Hall last week, he snaps photos of the crime scene, collects data, takes notes and tries to match a fingerprint found on a

Wayne Oliveira’s wish to see his name alongside that of his late brother, Michael J. Oliveira, on the veterans’ Honor Roll at Town Hall, will soon come true. The brothers briefly served together in the Vietnam War.

Portsmouth brothers to be reunited on veterans’ Honor Roll

PORTSMOUTH — Wayne Oliveira and his late brother, Michael, both served in the Vietnam War. For years, however, only Michael’s name was included on the Honor Roll of veterans inside Town Hall. That’s because Wayne, who enlisted before Michael, was not a Portsmouth resident when he signed up for duty. Traditionally, only those who were

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