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Portsmouth’s Hunt Yachts wins for best new powerboat over 40'

PORTSMOUTH — Hunt Yachts has a winner. The Portsmouth company’s Ocean 63 was named the best new powerboat over 40 feet at the 2021 Newport International Boat Show. Newport …
Portsmouth High gets its first win in boys’ soccer (photos)
PORTSMOUTH — The Portsmouth High School boys’ varsity soccer team notches its first victory of the season on Wednesday, Sept. 22, … Read More
These schools opened — and stayed opened
When The Pennfield School in Portsmouth recently held an assembly on their front lawn celebrating the 50th anniversary of the start of … Read More
In Portsmouth: Crew prepares boat for long service journey
PORTSMOUTH — There are holes in the hull, rotted wood, a mess of equipment in the cabin, and patches of rust everywhere. After a … Read More
Prudence residents hear updates on roads, internet, more
PRUDENCE ISLAND — To pave or not to pave?  For most residents, it’s a no-brainer. But most residents don’t live on Prudence … Read More
Foiled! Tiverton fund-raiser brings in $1,500 for alzheimer's research
If you happened to look out to the Sakonnet River between Fogland and Sakonnet Point last Wednesday, and spotted a strange-looking … Read More
Little Compton resident eyes Senate District 12 seat
She won't even need to file her candidacy papers until the end of next June. But Senate District 12 candidate Jenna Magnuski is … Read More
Obituaries
Waclawa Olczykowska, 88, Tiverton Waclawa (Warda) Olczykowska, “Vatcha”, age 88, of Tiverton, quietly passed away on Wednesday, September 15, 2021 at the home she shared with her daughter, Joanna Krystman and son-in-law, …
Faith Ellen Peckham, 83, Tiverton Faith Ellen Peckham, 83, of Tiverton, Rhode Island, died peacefully in her sleep on September 16, 2021. She was born in Fall River, Massachusetts to the late John and Mabel (Little) Mercer and was …
Sports
Portsmouth shut out by visiting North Kingstown in soccer

PORTSMOUTH — Led by Ellie Bishop’s four goals, the visiting North Kingstown Skippers shut out Portsmouth High in a Division I varsity soccer matchup on Friday, Sept. 17. The …

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