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PORTSMOUTH — Here are some recent arrests made by the Portsmouth Police Department. Tuesday, June 18 Fabricio Vargas Valle, 40, of 156 McCorrie Lane, was charged with identify … more
EAST PROVIDENCE — The City of East Providence Department of Planning and Economic Development, in partnership with the East Providence Arts Council, is calling on artists to submit design … more
Only two residents commented during last week’s annual budget hearing, but at 63 minutes it was still one of the longest in recent memory. more
PORTSMOUTH — Get your fingers red at Quonset View Farm, where you can go to pick your own strawberries. The farm’s opening day was June 5, and it’s opening daily from 8 … more
EAST PROVIDENCE — The weather was perfect Wednesday, June 12, during commencement for the graduates in the Senior Class of 2024 at Providence Country Day, who were recognized for their … more
EAST PROVIDENCE — MetLinks, the nine-hole re-envisioned former front side of the defunct Metacomet Country Club, will officially open to the public on Thursday, June 27. The first tee time … more
PORTSMOUTH — The Portsmouth Parks & Recreation Department has become the beneficiary of its own success — and so have local residents. more
PORTSMOUTH — It’s an oasis you can’t even see from the school’s parking lot.   But for many Portsmouth High School students — especially seniors … more
PORTSMOUTH — Fourth-graders at Hathaway Elementary School are moving on, and they were celebrated in style last week. The school hosted a “Stepping Up” ceremony on the … more
St. Mary Academy-Bay View celebrated its 148th commencement as 50 young women from across Rhode Island and Southeast Massachusetts received their diplomas as members of the Class of 2024 at the … more
They’re members of multiple honor societies, academic clubs, volunteer groups, athletic teams, and have excelled both inside and outside the classroom at Portsmouth High School. Here are the … more
PORTSMOUTH — A 46-year-old Middletown man was arrested on domestic violence charges twice within six hours last week. more
PRUDENCE ISLAND — There was no long procession leading down to an athletic field, no band playing “Pomp and Circumstance,” and no long speeches by multiple students and faculty … more
One bill that gun violence prevention advocates claim as their biggest success during this year's session, and two more bills intended to close 'gaps' in existing law, have all been put forth by an East Bay representative or Senator. more
PORTSMOUTH — Here are some recent arrests made by the Portsmouth Police Department: Wednesday, June 5 Robin Lynn Kimball, 51, of 28 Sprague Court, was arrested on a bench warrant … more
PORTSMOUTH — Olivia Chaves said she values “cohesion, efficiency, and structure” as a classroom English teacher at Portsmouth High School. more
PORTSMOUTH — Three state lawmakers from Portsmouth invite local residents to join them and the Rhode Island Office of Energy Resources for an upcoming local event to learn about a vast array of … more
Westerly drubbed the Portsmouth softball team 11-1 in 5 innings, during the Division 2 semifinals at Rhode Island College on Thursday night. The Bulldogs clubbed 11 hits and scored 11 runs off … more
PROVIDENCE — With final votes in the Senate, Thursday night, June 6, the General Assembly has approved legislation sponsored by Rep. Justine Caldwell and Sen. Pamela J. Lauria to require safe … more
PROVIDENCE — The General Assembly voted on Thursday, June 6, to approve legislation from East Bay Rep. Jennifer Boylan and Sen. Dawn Euer to expand the legal use of electric bicycles in Rhode … more
PROVIDENCE — The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority, RIPTA, will not move forward with previously proposed service reductions, which were scheduled to go into effect on Saturday, June 15, as … more
PORTSMOUTH — In just its second season of competitive play, the Portsmouth High School boys’ volleyball team made it all the way to the Division III semifinals. more
PORTSMOUTH — A jury of seven women and five men found former Be Great for Nate (BG4N) Executive Director Steven Peterson not guilty of indecent solicitation of a minor just a few hours after … more
“Stop asking me about my dick.” That’s what a 15-year-old boy attending Portsmouth High School said to his mentor and 26-year-old neighbor, Steven Peterson, during a late-night … more
PORTSMOUTH — It couldn’t have been any closer. The Portsmouth High girls’ lacrosse team battled as hard as they could, but La Salle scored just one more goal to win an epic … more
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