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Oscar Miller was among the most prolific artists to ever call the East Bay home. Born in Manhattan in 1867, he died in Providence in 1921. In the intervening years, his travels took him throughout …
Prevention ‘sort of runs in my family,' says RWU sophomore
PORTSMOUTH — When Isabelle Boullier was 13, her older sister Kyra was out driving in Narragansett on her 17th birthday when a drunk … Read More
Portsmouth Police arrest man on a charge of fraud
PORTSMOUTH — A 56-year-old Providence man was arrested on a charge of fraud on Thursday, Jan. 13, after he falsely told a local … Read More
Portsmouth, Sakonnet legislative seats set to change
Voters throughout the state, including those in some Tiverton and Portsmouth neighborhoods, may become part of new political precincts … Read More
Portsmouth High gymnasts win 3-team meet
PORTSMOUTH — The Portsmouth High School girls’ varsity gymnastics team took first place in a meet against Barrington and … Read More
Mt. Hope Bridge re-opens to traffic
BRISTOL/PORTSMOUTH — The Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority (RITBA) has reopened the Mount Hope Bridge and lifted travel … Read More
RITBA closes Mt. Hope Bridge due to high winds
PORTSMOUTH/BRISTOL — The Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority (RITBA) has closed the Mount Hope Bridge due to high winds, … Read More
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Portsmouth falls to Barrington in girls’ hoops, 59-49

PORTSMOUTH — The Portsmouth High girls’ varsity basketball team lost to Barrington 59-49 in a Division I home game on Monday night.  The team is now 1-4 overall as it starts …

Charles R. Walsh, 86, Tiverton Charles “Charlie” Robert Walsh, 86, of Tiverton, R.I. passed away on Dec. 30, 2021, from COVID complications at Charlton Memorial Hospital.  He was the husband of Judith E. …
Edith K. Ponte, 92, Portsmouth Edith K. Ponte, age 92, of Portsmouth, Rhode Island, passed away on December 23, 2021. Edith was born in Portsmouth, RI to Joseph B. Silvia and Mary M. (Perry) Silvia. Always serving the …

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