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Portsmouth blanks Tiverton in injury fund game

Portsmouth blanks Tiverton in injury fund game

Above: Senior running back Ryan MacDonald of Portsmouth freezes the Tigers’ defense with one of his patented moves. Photo by Richard W. Dionne Jr. PORTSMOUTH —  The Portsmouth High School Patriots football team continued its Injury Fund dominance over Tiverton with a 21-0 win during Thursday’s six-team tournament in Barrington. The disparity between the Division I

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Goats keep munching at Melville Park in Portsmouth

Above: Jackie Magnan, a partner in Laurel Hill MicroFarm, hangs out Tuesday morning with Omer, a 3-year-old goat named after her grandfather. Photo by Jim McGaw. PORTSMOUTH — Picking up trash alongside a goat can be an occupational hazard. Just ask Bunny Miller, chairwoman of the Portsmouth Dog Park Planning Committee, which is working toward building

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Thrift shop ‘a blessing’ to Portsmouth Christian school

Above: Jeanne Sommers, a volunteer at the Aquidneck Island Christian Academy’s Thrift Store, sorts items one recent morning. Photo by Jim McGaw. PORTSMOUTH — Whether it’s a book, scarf, antique item or metal lunchbox, every purchase made at the Aquidneck Island Christian Academy (AICA) Thrift Store helps keeps the school alive. “This operation is vital to

Louise Medeiros, 99, Portsmouth

Louise Medeiros, 99, of Portsmouth, died on Wednesday, Sept. 02, 2015, at the Crestwood Nursing Home, Warren. She was the wife of the late Manuel P. Medeiros. Born on May 30, 1916, in Tiverton, she was the daughter of Manuel Almas Medeiros and Gloria Medeiros. She grew up in Tiverton and later moved to Portsmouth. 

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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

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Silver Circle photography show in Newport

DeBlois Gallery will feature the members of the Silver Circle Photographers group and DeBlois 3-D work during the month of September. The Silver Circle Photographers consists of Jan Armor, Tony Stapleton, Mike Guertin, Eric Hovermale, Meredith Brower, Nora Lewis, Ron Caplain (whose untitled photograph is pictured), Patricia Cahill Taft and Jill McLaughlin. The SC group

Letter: Shame on those who persecute our principal

To the editor: In the August 27 edition of the Sakonnet Times, a “Clarification” appeared regarding a newsletter that the Little Compton Taxpayers Association promulgated addressing the plagiarism accusations directed at João Arruda, principal at the Wilbur & McMahon School.  The issue was that the newsletter was published on August 20 without including the names

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