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The plug will be pulled on the Sakonnet River Bridge gantry Friday at noon.

Sakonnet Bridge tolls end Friday at noon

Sakonnet Bridge tolls end Friday at noon

PORTSMOUTH/TIVERTON — Starting at noon tomorrow, it won’t even cost you a dime to cross the Sakonnet River bridge. All crossings of the Sakonnet River Bridge will be free starting Friday, June 20, at noon, the Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority (RITBA) announced today. After passage of the budget by the R.I. General Assembly

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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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Letter: Opposition to Sakonnet Bridge toll is not ‘hysteria’

To the editor: Recently, Ms. Carolyn Booth of Newport wrote to Newport This Week and the ProJo about the toll issue. Our response: Correct, the anti-toll groups do not speak for all of Newport County. Senate President Paiva-Weed’s and Rep. Martin’s positions are well known and understood. We respect them for doing the right thing