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Heat is on the menu as Quahog Fest comes to Warren this weekend

Get ready for a hot one. The 37th annual Warren Quahog, Seafood and Arts Festival is on Saturday and Sunday, July 20 and 21, at Burr’s Hill Park, Water Street. It's predicted to be the hottest …
Heat is on the menu as Quahog Fest comes to Warren this weekend
Get ready for a hot one. The 37th annual Warren Quahog, Seafood and Arts Festival is on Saturday and Sunday, July 20 and 21, at … Read More
Reitsma assails ‘horrible’ on-line beach posts
TIVERTON — Tiverton now has itself a “very attractive and successful facility at Grinnell’s Beach but you’d never know it by … Read More
Tiverton stays neutral in sports betting suit
TIVERTON — Tiverton has no appetite so far to take sides in a lawsuit brought by a Portsmouth resident that challenges the legality … Read More
Portsmouth sports camps/clinics keep skills sharp
PORTSMOUTH — Tennis and volleyball are not easy sports to master. And even you’re adept at either one, your skill levels can … Read More
Portsmouth Police establishes new motorcycle unit
PORTSMOUTH — Call it Portsmouth's own version of “CHiPs.” The Portsmouth Police Department has established a new, two-person … Read More
Portsmouth gives retiring Police Chief Lee a stylish sendoff
PORTSMOUTH — The ceremony, planned a couple of weeks in advance, was supposed to have started at 10 a.m. Thursday, July 11, in … Read More
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Obituaries
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 …
Laurence Tonne Jr., 100, Portsmouth Laurence Tonne Jr., 100, of Portsmouth, R.I., passed away peacefully on June 9, 2019, at home surrounded by his loving family. Laurence was born April 28, 1919, in New York, N.Y., to Laurence G. …
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Sports
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 …
Kids up to the Challenge at 13th annual Jamboree in Portsmouth PORTSMOUTH — For the 13th straight year, children with developmental and physical disabilities from around Rhode Island and beyond descended upon Glen Park Sunday for a day full of baseball, …
Opinion
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 …
Editorial: Cut our sports?! Over in Warwick the school committee played the sports card recently and, no surprise, it worked to perfection. As Tiverton, Portsmouth, most districts that have used it know, this most potent and …
Editorial: Striped bass penalties aren’t tough enough Fishermen who do not respect the ocean, nor the fish they catch from it, should pay greater punishments than those handed out by a district court judge last week. Michael Saviano of Warren was …
Legal Notices
Portsmouth Legal Notices - May 16, 2019 These Legal Notices were published in the May 16 Portsmouth Times.
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Portsmouth Legal Notices – Aug. 30, 2018 The following Legal Notices were published in the Aug. 30 edition of the Portsmouth Times.

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A lifelong Portsmouth resident, Jim graduated from Portsmouth High School in 1982 and earned a journalism degree from the University of Rhode Island in 1986. He's worked two different stints at East Bay Newspapers, for a total of 18 years with the company so far. When not running all over town bringing you the news from Portsmouth, Jim listens to lots and lots and lots of music, watches obscure silent films from the '20s and usually has three books going at once. He also loves to cook crazy New Orleans dishes for his wife of 25 years, Michelle, and their two sons, Jake and Max.