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Portsmouth participates in preparedness fair

PORTSMOUTH — Several officials from Portsmouth took part in the Aquidneck Island Preparedness and Volunteer Fair held Saturday at Gaudet School in Middletown.  The fair was …
Legislators hear wish list from Portsmouth council, school board
PORTSMOUTH — More state aid for schools, making East Main Road safer and amending a state law to allow for parents to help pay for … Read More
Portsmouth's harbor plan requires boats to capture greywater in cove
PORTSMOUTH — “Thank you, thank you, thank you,” exclaimed Town Planner Gary Crosby as he flashed two thumbs up after the Town … Read More
In Portsmouth: Becoming a part of the solution on vaping
PORTSMOUTH — Islanders filled the Portsmouth Middle School library last Thursday, Nov. 7, as they gathered for a panel discussion … Read More
Sakonnet Peace Alliance: Bearing witness for 16 years running
LITTLE COMPTON — They’re still here, and they’re not going anywhere. On Sunday — nearly 900 Sundays after they first … Read More
A war poem from 1915 is dusted off for Portsmouth's Veterans Day
PORTSMOUTH — A poem written more than 100 years ago was dusted off to become the focal point of Monday’s Veterans Day ceremony at … Read More
Warren's Everett Pearson named to Sailing Hall of Fame
Rhode Island boat building pioneer Everett Pearson, whose ideas and innovations revolutionized the commercial cruising sailboat … Read More
Obituaries
Benjamin Viera, 86, Portsmouth Benjamin Viera, age 86, longtime resident of Portsmouth, R.I., passed away on Oct. 27, 2019 in Fall River, Mass. He was the husband of the late Helen Louise (Silvia) Viera. Benjamin was born in …
Roy R. Twaddle III, 77, Portsmouth Roy Royce Twaddle III, age 77, formerly of Portsmouth, R.I., passed away on Sept. 29, 2019 due to complications from Alzheimer’s disease.  He was born in Newport News, Virginia, son of the …
Sports
Portsmouth girls advance to semis in D-2 volleyball playoffs

PORTSMOUTH — It took a little while for the Patriots to get in gear, but once they did they remained in cruise control against Exeter/West Greenwich Friday night. The Portsmouth High …

Police Report
Drug charges, DWIs top week’s police report in Portsmouth

PORTSMOUTH — Here are some highlights from the Portsmouth Police report from over the past week: Saturday, Oct. 26 Brett R. Fraser, 30, of 8 Ludlow Road, Apt. B, Middletown, was …

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