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Police: ‘No threats made’ against Portsmouth High

PORTSMOUTH — After investigating an anonymous tip, the Portsmouth Police Department has determined that no threats were made against Portsmouth High School on Sunday. According to …
Juveniles cited for assault, vandalism, cyberstalking in Portsmouth
PORTSMOUTH — Here are some highlights from the Portsmouth Police report from over the past week: Saturday, Nov. 23 Jennifer … Read More
Portsmouth superintendent: No 'crystal ball' on snow delay calls
PORTSMOUTH — When Superintendent Ana Riley talked to staff members, the Department of Public Works and other school districts … Read More
Showing off what they can do in Portsmouth
PORTSMOUTH — Portsmouth Middle School already knew it had the goods. So why not show them off a little? Read More
Connor Peckham remembered at Portsmouth dedication ceremony
PORTSMOUTH — Adrianna Duarte, a student at Portsmouth High School, remembered the first time she met Connor Peckham as a preschooler … Read More
Suicidal juvenile thwarted from attempted Mt. Hope Bridge jump
PORTSMOUTH — A juvenile was prevented from jumping from the Mt. Hope Bridge by police and several citizens Sunday night, Dec. … Read More
Santa gets snowy welcome at library after Portsmouth firefighters’ escort
PORTSMOUTH — Santa Claus made his annual pilgrimage to the Portsmouth Free Public Library and was greeted like a rock star Sunday … Read More
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Obituaries
Isabel “Betty” A. Pacheco, 86, Portsmouth Isabel “Betty” A. Pacheco, 86, of 44 West Main Road, Portsmouth, RI passed away on Thursday November 7, 2019, at the Grand Islander, with her family by her side. She was the wife of the late …
Benjamin Viera, 86, Portsmouth Benjamin Viera, age 86, longtime resident of Portsmouth, R.I., passed away on Oct. 27, 2019 in Fall River, Mass. He was the husband of the late Helen Louise (Silvia) Viera. Benjamin was born in …
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Sports
Portsmouth pours it on in 2nd half to beat Middletown, 27-19 PORTSMOUTH — On a cold, wind-swept field, the Portsmouth High School varsity football team showed plenty of grit in bouncing back from a 7-0 deficit to defeat Middletown 27-19, in the …
Portsmouth can’t get offense going in Super Bowl showdown PORTSMOUTH — Few people expected the Patriots to defeat powerhouse Hendricken — a private school that can recruit football players from all over Rhode Island — in the Division I Super Bowl Saturday at Cranston Stadium.
Portsmouth girls advance to semis in D-2 volleyball playoffs PORTSMOUTH — It took a little while for the Patriots to get in gear, but once they did they remained in cruise control against Exeter/West Greenwich Friday night. The Portsmouth High …
Opinion
Letter: For our Republic’s sake, we must stand United To the editor: I would like to thank the patriotic American who put the United States and Rhode Island flags and the "United We Stand, Divided We Fall" banner on the overpasses on Route 24. It is …
Letter: More transparency on west side plans, please To the editor: The lack of transparency about the plan for Aquidneck Island’s west side, including the toxic Navy tank farm area, continues. Remember, last May, the Aquidneck Island …
Letter: The paper continues its history of anti-union views There are certain recurring things in life that you can always set your clock by, such as long lines at the mall on Black Friday, hot and humid weather in July, and of course a regular bashing of …
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