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Portsmouth man charged in road rage incident

Portsmouth man charged in road rage incident

PORTSMOUTH — Here are some highlights from the Portsmouth police report from over the past week. Friday, May 8 Allison F. Lalli, 24, of 56 Lowell Drive, was charged with domestic failure to relinquish a telephone after police responded to her home at 3:37 p.m. for a report of a domestic incident the previous day. Police

Letter: Writer’s case against marijuana legalization flawed

To the editor: A recent letter by Ms. Kathleen Melvin of the Portsmouth Prevention Coalition asserts that legalization of marijuana would be “the last nail in the coffin” of Rhode Island, but bases her argument on religious bigotry, partisan politics and mischaracterized science. Referencing a story in the Providence Journal (“Church that uses marijuana to

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Portsmouth unified team fights to the end in title loss

Above: Hayden Theriault drives to the hoop against Chariho High School on Saturday. He was the high scorer for Portsmouth with 13 points. Photo by Jim McGaw. PORTSMOUTH — You don’t usually see a basketball player give praise to an opponent after she drills one from the corner, but things are different in unified sports. Here, everyone

Rose Barboza (foreground) of Portsmouth Evangelical Friends Church says some words of thanks for Police Chief Thomas Lee, Fire Chief Michael Cranson and Tracy Anthony of Clements’ Marketplace (from left).

Saying a little prayer (or two) in Portsmouth

Above: Rose Barboza (foreground) of Portsmouth Evangelical Friends Church says some words of thanks for Police Chief Thomas Lee, Fire Chief Michael Cranson and Tracy Anthony of Clements’ Marketplace (from left). PORTSMOUTH — Local police, firefighters, businesses — and others — were honored Thursday during a National Day of Prayer ceremony in front of Town Hall. The annual observance,

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Open houses planned around East Bay

The following open houses are scheduled in towns throughout the East Bay this weekend: Bristol 9 Elm Farm Drive — Saturday, May 9, 12-2 p.m. Colonial, 3, 2.5, $429,000. Century 21 Topsail Realty, Patti Hunt, 401-263-8700. East Providence 23 Crescent Ave. — Saturday, May 9, 12-2 p.m. Multi-family, 5, 2.5, $274,000. Century 21 Topsail Realty,

Portsmouth Middle School’s Kyle Rupe takes careful aim under the net against Barrington Thursday.

Portsmouth Middle School unified hoopsters win

Above: Portsmouth Middle School’s Kyle Rupe takes careful aim under the net against Barrington Thursday. Photo by Jim McGaw. PORTSMOUTH — The Portsmouth Middle School unified basketball team won its final game of the regular season Thursday, coming from behind to defeat Barrington at home, 47-40. Portsmouth was down by double digits in the first half

Dongfeng crosses the leg 6, finish line. Photos by Rich Dionne

Dongfeng takes Volvo’s leg 6 at Newport

Thirty-nine days ago the Dongfeng race team were in the middle of the Southern Ocean with a broken mast.  Yesterday the team won leg 6 of the 2015 Volvo Ocean Race, which started  from Itajaí, Brazil and finished in Newport. Hundreds cheered from Fort Adams as Dongfeng crossed the finish line between Goat Island and Fort Adams at 10:03 p.m. Helicopters flew

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