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Little Compton Police: Cars towed for suspended licenses

Monday, April 26 Police received a report of vandalism at the Warrens Point Beach Club at 6:39 pm. Tuesday, April 27 After an 8:38 pm traffic stop in the vicinity of Bumble Bee Farms, West …

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Urban buyers have been moving out to the 'country'
It’s been just over a year since the COVID-19 pandemic took hold, shaking up lives around the globe. One phenomenon now becoming a … Read More
Sakonnet area police chiefs comment after Derek Chauvin verdict
SAKONNET AREA — We asked the Little Compton and Tiverton police chiefs for their thoughts after last week’s guilty verdicts … Read More
Old becomes new in renovation of 1700s farmhouse
    Nestled along a scenic main road in Little Compton, which is home to pastures and farms, horses and historic homes, sits a … Read More
Portsmouth volleyball team swept out of playoffs (photos)
PORTSMOUTH — The Portsmouth High School girls’ volleyball team was bounced from the playoffs Tuesday night by visiting … Read More
Tiverton Police: Felony assault, beach fireworks arrest
Tuesday, April 6 Amfeny J. Ferreira, 23, of Providence, was arrested in charges of domestic simple assault and on an affidavit and … Read More
Portsmouth schools are keeping it green
PORTSMOUTH — Signs of the Portsmouth school district’s commitment to sustainability issues were plentiful on Saturday. At … Read More
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Obituaries
Melissa S. Helger, 36, Tiverton Melissa S. Helger, 36, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, April 23, 2021, surrounded by her loving family. She was the daughter of the late Kathleen M. Helger of Tiverton and Kevin Lacroix of Fall …
Pamela M. Clayton, 78, Portsmouth Pamela M. Claytor, 78, of Portsmouth, RI, passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 15, 2021, surrounded by her loving family.  Born in Providence on Nov. 4, 1942, Pamela was the eldest …
Mardi Lynne Russell, 58, Westport Mardi Lynne Russell, 58, of Westport, passed away on April 12, 2021, surrounded her children, Robert (Allyssa and Robby), Molly, Austin, Christina, and Levi offering her love and prayers, words of …
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Sports
Portsmouth jumps out early, holds off N. Kingstown 21-14 PORTSMOUTH — The Portsmouth High School Patriots scored early and often before holding off North Kingstown for a 21-14 victory in a Division I football game Friday night at home. The …
Portsmouth sweeps Bay View in girls’ volleyball (photos) PORTSMOUTH — The Portsmouth High varsity girls’ volleyball team improved its record to 6-1 in Division II in a sweet of Bay View at home Tuesday night, April 12.  The …
Portsmouth cruises to 35-6 Homecoming win PORTSMOUTH — In the first spring Homecoming game in school history, the Portsmouth Patriots scored four touchdowns in the first half against Cranston East on Sunday before taking their feet off …
Portsmouth comes back against Pilgrim, trounces Tolman PORTSMOUTH — Last week the Portsmouth High girls’ varsity volleyball team won one the hard way, then another the easy way. On Wednesday, March 24 on the road against Pilgrim High, …
Opinion
Letter: Is this truly a good place for a 150-foot Westport cell tower?

To the editor: The entire length of Drift Road is a Massachusetts Heritage Landcape of seven miles listed on Mass.gov.   Is a cell tower complete with chain link fence/concertina wire and …

Letter: Portsmouth school district is community’s crown jewel

To the editor: I would like to reinforce a statement that I made at the budget meeting last Tuesday. The Portsmouth public school district is the crown jewel of our community. It is the main …

Letter: Day of Prayer tradition carries special meaning in pandemic

To the editor: The National Day of Prayer is an annual observance held on the first Thursday of May, inviting people of all faiths to pray for the nation. This year marks the 70th anniversary …

Letter: TCI: Low cost, high benefit ways to target vehicle emissions

To the editor: I write concerning the letter you published on April 15 entitled ‘Transportation and Climate Initiative will hike fuel costs,’ from Larry Fitzmorris. Mr. Fitzmorris …

Letter: Tiverton residents, take a stand to save our schools

To the editor: To the people of Tiverton; please save our future. Please save your children’s future, your grandchildren’s future, all of our futures. In 2020, Tiverton Schools had to …

Letter: Don’t blame waterfowl for Nanaquacket water quality woes

To the editor: Ever since a sign appeared on the shore of the Nanaquaket Pond inlet prohibiting the feeding of waterfowl, I have contemplated writing a letter in defense of the people who derive …

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