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Calico catch — boat brings home colorful lobster

The offshore lobster boat Sakonnet Lobster II returned home Sunday with a most colorful specimen among its catch — an extremely rare calico lobster. Caught in waters well south of Sakonnet Point, …
Portsmouth council approves purchase of $400K fire rescue boat
PORTSMOUTH — The Fire Department is getting a spanking new rescue boat.  On Tuesday, the Town Council unanimously approved the … Read More
Portsmouth also approves resolution for bridge tower lights
PORTSMOUTH — Town councils from Portsmouth and Bristol have both unanimously approved a resolution proposed by local resident John … Read More
Portsmouth Award bestowed upon ’Huck’ Little
PORTSMOUTH — Hubert “Huck” Little, a lifelong resident of Portsmouth who served on the Town Council for 26 years and a state … Read More
State: Avoid contact with Sisson Pond in Portsmouth
PORTSMOUTH — The R.I. Department of Health (RIDOH) and the R.I. Department of Environmental Management (RIDEM) are advising people … Read More
Tiverton sailor killed in Sunday boat crash
A Tiverton woman known widely as an accomplished sailor has been identified as the person killed in a Sunday collision between a … Read More
Little Compton school explores ‘real world’ approach to learning
LITTLE COMPTON — Little Compton’s Wilbur McMahon School could become the first public school in Rhode Island to become an … Read More
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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 …
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Sports
Portsmouth Recreation Department offers flag football PORTSMOUTH — Have a child who’d like to play football, but doesn’t want to get knocked around or commit to four days of practice every week? The Portsmouth Recreation …
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 …
Gallery: East Bay players feature prominently in Division I baseball title series PAWTUCKET — The Division I state championship best-of-three final round series between Bishop Hendricken and LaSalle played last week at McCoy Stadium had a distinct East Bay flavor, including …
Opinion
Hog Island's Henry Barney: It’s in the bloodline HOG ISLAND — The second Hog Island fishing tournament in honor of the late Henry Barney ended July 13 with the awards ceremony in front of the Hog Island boathouse. Henry Barney, a …
Letter: Since shootings in my hometown, a new reality To the editor: For over a year now my heart has ached thinking about the people, especially the children, being held in detention camps in El Paso, my hometown. I’ve prayed, cried, contacted …
Letter: Are roads just roads? Tiverton's tell tales To the editor: Born the son of a professional diplomat, I moved with my parents to the United States ( Washington, D.C.) in Nov. 1953.  My father’s work trips from D.C. took him to every corner …
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