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Patriots sophomore quarterback John Coyne runs upfield on a keeper during their game against Cranston West on Saturday. Photos by Rich Dionne

Portsmouth loses to physical Falcons, 23-7

Portsmouth loses to physical Falcons, 23-7

PORTSMOUTH — This is one they’ll have to put behind them, fast. The Portsmouth High Patriots varsity football team was outmuscled by Cranston West Saturday in the annual Homecoming game Saturday, 23-7. The game didn’t have any real meaning for Portsmouth, which plays Bishop Hendricken in the Division-1 semifinals Friday night in Warwick, but it


House of the week: Updated historic home

Warren is known for its all-American Main Street, working waterfront, artist studios, a top-rated theater and one of the country’s oldest pharmacies. It is also known for its historic homes that have made up the fabric of the town that was established in 1747. The colonial-style home at 19 Elm St. is a perfect example

Ambassador Christopher R. Hill

Ambassador Hill to tell of life on the outpost

Four-time Ambassador Christopher R. Hill, who spent much of his childhood in Little Compton, will speak about his new memoir, ‘Outpost: Life on the Frontlines of American Diplomacy,’ at St. Andrew’s by-the-Sea Episcopal Church, 182 Willow Avenue, Little Compton, on Saturday, Nov. 22, at 4 p.m. The public is invited to attend and a book


East Bay’s Most Wanted: Cold cases

Convenience store robbery The East Providence Police Department is searching for a suspect wanted for armed robbery of the J-Mart convenience store at 332 Bullocks Point Ave, East Providence, last December. The suspect entered the store just after noon on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013, approached the counter and demanded that the clerk open the register and take

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Off the Market: Tiverton land among properties sold

The following properties in the East Bay changed hands recently, including a 177-acre waterfront tract of open land on Fish Road in Tiverton that sold for more than $1 million to Tiverton Heights LP: Barrington 4 Burr Ave. — $255,000 10 Walnut Road — $407,000 6 Rosedale Ave. — $234,000 Bristol 50 Everett Ave. —

Portsmouth Superintendent of Schools Ana Riley will greet residents at two informal receptions at the library.

Meet Portsmouth’s school leaders Nov. 12, 19

PORTSMOUTH — The Portsmouth School Committee is hosting two informal welcome receptions for new Superintendent Ana Riley and Assistant Superintendent Tom Kenworthy. The committee encourages Portsmouth residents to come meet, chat and have a cup of coffee with Ms. Riley and Mr. Kenworthy, who were both hired within the past five months. The meet-and-greet receptions

Caroline Platt, Ailish Cafferty, Mackenzie Brow, Nicole Eggeman and Isabel Hamilton (from left) celebrate the end of the third game against Johnston High School, which was won by the Patriots. Photo by Jim McGaw.

Portsmouth girls fall in state volleyball championship

PORTSMOUTH — Nicole Eggeman said when she and her teammates entered Keaney Gymnasium at the University of Rhode Island Sunday morning, they took a long look around the cavernous building. “When we walked into this gym, everyone was just standing in awe,” said Ms. Eggeman, a junior and co-captain of the Portsmouth High School varsity girls’