The Latest from Portsmouth

Kayakers retracing Barton’s 1777 raid to land in Portsmouth

PORTSMOUTH — As they did last summer, a group six kayakers plan to embark from Warwick Neck en route to Weaver Cove in Portsmouth on Wednesday, July 24, to retrace the route of Continental Army …
St. Anthony’s Feast procession in Portsmouth marches back in time
PORTSMOUTH — For years it was one of the shortest “parades” on record: A leisurely stroll starting from the Portsmouth … Read More
Heat is on the menu as Quahog Fest comes to Warren this weekend
Get ready for a hot one. The 37th annual Warren Quahog, Seafood and Arts Festival is on Saturday and Sunday, July 20 and 21, at … Read More
Reitsma assails ‘horrible’ on-line beach posts
TIVERTON — Tiverton now has itself a “very attractive and successful facility at Grinnell’s Beach but you’d never know it by … Read More
Tiverton stays neutral in sports betting suit
TIVERTON — Tiverton has no appetite so far to take sides in a lawsuit brought by a Portsmouth resident that challenges the legality … Read More
Portsmouth sports camps/clinics keep skills sharp
PORTSMOUTH — Tennis and volleyball are not easy sports to master. And even you’re adept at either one, your skill levels can … Read More
Portsmouth Police establishes new motorcycle unit
PORTSMOUTH — Call it Portsmouth's own version of “CHiPs.” The Portsmouth Police Department has established a new, two-person … Read More
Obituaries
Eileen K. Kenney, 68, Bristol Eileen K. Kenney, 68, of Bristol passed on Friday, July 12, 2019 surrounded by her loving family and friends following a three-week illness. She was the daughter of the late Domenic J. Kenney and …
Gabriel T. Littlefield, 10, Portsmouth Gabriel T. Littlefield, 10, of Portsmouth, R.I., passed away on June 5, 2019. Gabe was born in Newport, R.I. to Michael Littlefield and S. Michelle (Levesque) Littlefield of Portsmouth Gabe …
Sports
Portsmouth High girls set record, earn All-American honors

PORTSMOUTH — Four members of the Portsmouth High School girls’ track team earned All-American honors when they set a new Rhode Island record in the distance medley relay. Nikki …

Police Report
Portsmouth gives retiring Police Chief Lee a stylish sendoff

PORTSMOUTH — The ceremony, planned a couple of weeks in advance, was supposed to have started at 10 a.m. Thursday, July 11, in front of the police station. But at 9:50, when two …

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