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PORTSMOUTH — George Cushman was pumped up. The 90-year-old Army veteran shook his fist and waved other veterans over to join him in front of the Portsmouth High School Marching Band before … more
PORTSMOUTH — Rear Adm. Shoshana S. Chatfield is the first woman to ever become president of the Naval War College in Newport. Yet she may never have achieved that distinction, she said … more
PORTSMOUTH — After a three-hour hearing in which 16 residents testified in favor of changes to Portsmouth’s current solar ordinance, the Town Council Monday night voted unanimously to … more
PORTSMOUTH - Current Portsmouth School Committee member Allen Shers passed away on Friday, Nov. 5, while at Rhode Island Hospital surrounded by his family. He was 72. Born in Berwyn, Illinois, … more
PORTSMOUTH — From an upgrade of a road leading to campus to air conditioning for its field house, the proposed capital improvements at Portsmouth High School have drawn the most scrutiny from … more
The Rhode Island Aquatic Hall of Fame has announced its Class of 2021 inductees, nearly all of the new honorees having local ties: Jeff Allen, David Collins, Tony Fonseca, Jeff Miksis and Ryan … more
EAST PROVIDENCE — East Providence has announced a series of COVID-19 booster shot clinics throughout the month with the Pfizer vaccine. The clinics will take place in the Regional POD location … more
PROVIDENCE — The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) will begin stocking trout in freshwaters across Rhode Island, including in the East Bay, from Friday, Oct. 1, to … more
EAST PROVIDENCE — An East Greenwich man was charged with several counts of animal abuse following a recent investigation by local entities, including the East Providence-based Rhode Island … more
PORTSMOUTH — It’s time the town stepped up and made the eyesore that is the Stone Bridge abutment disappear, says local resident John Vitkevich. Acknowledging he’s envious … more
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