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Portsmouth Police officer arrested after reported fight with fellow cop

PORTSMOUTH — A seven-year veteran of the Portsmouth Police Department was arrested after allegedly striking another off-duty cop at Local Kitchen & Cocktails restaurant on Sept. …
Portsmouth: Protecting shoreline access during climate change
PORTSMOUTH — At Gull Cove Tuesday morning, Wenley Ferguson, director of habitat restoration for Save The Bay, held up a large … Read More
Portsmouth man charged with breaking into vehicles
PORTSMOUTH — A 34-year-old Portsmouth was arrested Sept. 21 after being tied to several car breaks in the local area, according to … Read More
Portsmouth firefighters save man who fell from boat
PORTSMOUTH — Two swimmers from the Portsmouth Fire Department rescued a man who spent about 20 minutes in the water after falling … Read More
Portsmouth: More than 120 turn out to ‘Walk the Battlefield’
With Heritage Park serving as a virtual map of Portsmouth during the Revolutionary War, more than 120 visitors came out Saturday to … Read More
Inflation, increased need puts pressure on East Bay Food Pantry
Inflation, combined with a decreased focus on the pandemic and the food insecurity it caused, has led to increased need for the … Read More
Portsmouth High volleyball team falls to Townies, 3-2 (photos)
PORTSMOUTH — The Patriots’ varsity girls’ volleyball team lost a non-conference match against East Providence on the road … Read More
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RIFAC athletes complete busy summer, start new season

EAST PROVIDENCE — The new month marked a new season for the athletes at the city-bases Rhode Island Fencing Academy, who took part in the Boston Fencing Club sponsored Regional Junior/Cadet …

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