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95 Riverscape Lane, Tiverton, is open Sunday, Sept. 21, noon-2 p.m.

Open Houses: 32 planned this weekend

Open Houses: 32 planned this weekend

Whether you’re looking for a new home, checking out the competition or just looking for some new decorating ideas, check out these open houses scheduled throughout the East Bay this weekend: Barrington 33 Meadowbrook Drive — Sunday, Sept. 21, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Ranch, 3, 2, $595,000. Residential Properties, Ceci Sartor, 401-245-9600. 9 Cold Spring Road

A student from Portsmouth High School climbed to the top of this water tank on Dyer Street Friday morning.

Student leaves Portsmouth High, climbs water tank

PORTSMOUTH — A student left Portsmouth High School this morning and scaled a nearby water tank before climbing back down safely. “A Portsmouth High School student left the school and somehow got past a fence that surrounded the water tower on Dyer Street, owned by the Portsmouth water department, and climbed to the top of the

John E. Tingstad

Portsmouth man indicted on child molestation charge

PORTSMOUTH — A local man has been indicted n charges that he molested a child 14 years of age or younger earlier this year. The Newport County Grand Jury reported out an indictment Sept. 12 charging John E. Tingstad, 26, of 20 Attleboro Ave., Portsmouth, with two counts of first-degree child molestation. According to Portsmouth police,

Tom Ladd (left) and Scott Stipetic program different lighting themes on the Sakonnet River Bridge Sept. 10. They set up alongside the bike path at 1 p.m. and were still there nearly nine hours later. Photo by Jim McGaw.

About 25 lighting schemes programmed for Sakonnet Bridge

PORTSMOUTH/TIVERTON — Drivers have either been dazzled or bewildered by the colorful light shows on the new Sakonnet River Bridge. Well, brace yourself. You ain’t seen nothing yet. The Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority (RITBA) has programmed specific color schemes for no fewer than 25 different holidays and special days throughout the year. RITBA, a

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