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The Latest from Portsmouth

In Portsmouth: No bricks, no mortar

PORTSMOUTH — Aquidneck Island may be best known for its miles of shoreline, but one of its other defining characteristics is the collection of vintage stone walls that dot the …
Portsmouth addresses concerns over re-opening at forum
PORTSMOUTH — School officials spent over an hour reviewing their final school reopening plan and answering questions from parents … Read More
RIIL delays start of most fall high school sports
PROVIDENCE — Cross country and tennis, at the moment, are the only two sports likely to begin nearly on time this fall, according to … Read More
Woman arrested after allegedly yelling at beach staff in Portsmouth
PORTSMOUTH — A 23-year-old Fall River woman was arrested Monday, July 27, after she allegedly swore at beach employees at Sandy … Read More
Portsmouth hearing on community choice aggregation set for Aug. 11
PORTSMOUTH — Local residents will have their say next week on whether the town should enter a community choice aggregation (CCA) … Read More
Banned from town beaches, nonresidents go elsewhere in Portsmouth
PORTSMOUTH — Vicky Newbold said she has video of about 30 strangers stomping through her backyard underneath the Sakonnet River … Read More
Portsmouth opposes transfer of bridges’ oversight to RIDOT
PORTSMOUTH — Joining the City of Newport, the Town Council Monday night voted unanimously to oppose any attempt to transfer … Read More
Ralph W. Perry, 93, Portsmouth Ralph W. Perry, 93, of Portsmouth, R.I., died at home on June 23, 2020 from complications of a stroke. Born Sepy. 15, 1926 in Newport, he was the son of the late Charles A. Perry and Nora (Ross) …
Kathleen Viera Beaudoin, 65, Portsmouth Kathleen Viera Beaudoin, 65, of Portsmouth, R.I., passed away at home on June 20, 2020, surrounded by her loving family, after a long, courageous battle with cancer.      Kathy was …
Hockey Hall of Fame, Reds Heritage Society announce postponements

LINCOLN — The Rhode Island Hockey Hall of Fame and the Rhode Island Reds Heritage Society have jointly announced the postponements of their annual enshrinement and reunion events for 2020 due …

Police Report
Two men charged after alleged fight at Portsmouth bar

PORTSMOUTH — Two men were arrested on Saturday July 18, after police responded to CJ’s Pub, 568 Park Ave., to investigate a report of a fight in progress.  Stephen Dupre, 25, …

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