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Portsmouth High musicians invade Disney!

Portsmouth High musicians invade Disney!

Above: Gael Berberick leads members of the Portsmouth High School choral ensemble during their performance at Disney World this week. PORTSMOUTH — Members of Portsmouth High School concert chorus and marching band became stars of their own Disney show on Wednesday and Thursday when they entertained resort guests at Melody Gardens at Epcot and the Magic Kingdom.

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Open houses planned this week

The following open houses are scheduled in towns throughout the East Bay this weekend: Barrington 3 Christine Drive — Sunday, April 26, 12-1:30 p.m. Colonial, 4, 2.5, $489,000. RE/MAX River’s Edge, Jane Marshall, 401-486-4847. 8 Plymouth Drive — Sunday, April 26, 2-3:30 p.m. Ranch, 4, 2, $429,000. RE/MAX River’s Edge, Jane Marshall, 401-486-4847. 7 Surrey

Albert Hibbard, 85, Portsmouth

As sad as we are, we are glad for and are celebrating the life of this gentle man who died at age 85 after a short stay at the Grand Islander Center in Middletown. Born in Norwood, Mass., Al was the elder son of the late Perley N. and Grace M. (Bargh) Hibbard. After living

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DOT to present Portsmouth road ‘improvements’

Above: R.I. Department of Transportation rendering of the proposed reconfiguration of the Park Avenue/East Main Road intersection. PORTSMOUTH — A state plan to block access to Chase Road from Park Avenue will be presented to the Town Council Monday night. The proposal by the R.I. Department of Transportation (RIDOT) also calls for shifting Park Avenue to the

Police Chief Thomas Lee points to a plaque marking the year when the current police station was built: 1975. The department has long since outgrown the current building, he says.

Report recommends new 2-story police station for Portsmouth

Above: Police Chief Thomas Lee points to a plaque marking the year when the current police station was built: 1975. The department has long since outgrown the current building, he says. PORTSMOUTH — The company charged with studying future infrastructure needs for the police and fire departments has recommended the construction of a new 20,0000-square-foot, two-story

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‘The Beast’ returns to Portsmouth (photos)

Above: Sadie Crosby of Roger Williams University plows through Wentworth opponents during a game on Sunday at Glen Farm. PORTSMOUTH — The collegiate rugby tournament known as “Beast of the East” descended once again on Glen Farm over the weekend, and as usual it came with plenty of bumps, bruises and worse. The Portsmouth Fire Department

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Kids parade at Portsmouth’s Hathaway School!

PORTSMOUTH — Kindergarten students at Hathaway School celebrated the Week of the Young Child with a parade Thursday afternoon.   Watch a video of the parade here:   Portsmouth police gave the kids an escort around the block and a ragtag group of musicians from Portsmouth High School provided the tunes. The school’s Week of the

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Portsmouth police break up another college party

PORTSMOUTH — Here are some highlights from the police report from over the past week. Friday, April 17 Christen P. Weaver, 47, of 139 Preservation Way, Tiverton, was charged at midnight with driving while intoxicated (first offense) and refusal to submit to a chemical test. Her car was stopped on Turnpike Avenue because it had left


Portsmouth residents report fraudulent tax returns

PORTSMOUTH — Imagine filing your tax return only to be told by the Internal Revenue Service that someone had already done so in your name — using your Social Security number. Police received four separate complaints last week from residents who learned their identities had been stolen after they tried to file their tax returns. On April