The Latest from Portsmouth

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 of sports betting in Rhode Island, including at the Tiverton and …
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
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 … Read More
Portsmouth Police stay busy with alleged DWIs, assaults
PORTSMOUTH — Here are some highlights from the Portsmouth Police report from over the past week. Monday, July 1 Raymond T. … Read More
Picnicking on Park Avenue in Portsmouth (photos)
PORTSMOUTH — Despite postponing the event 24 hours due to the threat of thunderstorms on Saturday, a big crowd turned out for … Read More
Residents criticize parking rules at McCorrie Point, Portsmouth
PORTSMOUTH — Carolann Ferrell Silvia is a fifth generation McCorrie Point resident who says her family has been using the … Read More
Obituaries
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 …
Laurence Tonne Jr., 100, Portsmouth Laurence Tonne Jr., 100, of Portsmouth, R.I., passed away peacefully on June 9, 2019, at home surrounded by his loving family. Laurence was born April 28, 1919, in New York, N.Y., to Laurence G. …
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
Man arrested for alleged assault at Portsmouth home

PORTSMOUTH — A Newport man was charged with assault at a Portsmouth home after he was seen throwing a hammer away on Saturday, June 29, according to police. At about 11:15 a.m., …

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