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In its years as the main Prudence Island ferry, the Herbert C. Bonner has carried countless passengers back and forth to Prudence Island. But few sails were as memorable as its two and a half-hour … more
PORTSMOUTH — As they did last summer, a group six kayakers plan to embark from Warwick Neck en route to Weaver Cove in Portsmouth on Wednesday, July 24, to retrace the route of Continental Army … more
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 … more
PORTSMOUTH — Honoring a memory through the art of pastry, connecting cultures by way of traditional cuisine. Finding strength in unexpected places, unearthing the courage to start all over … more
PORTSMOUTH — You’ll have no shortage of places to see the skies light up in celebration of Independence Day. First, the old standby: The Escobar family’s annual fireworks … more
PORTSMOUTH — The Island Park Preservation Society will be hosting a Classic Car Show and movie night this Saturday, June 29, at Thriving Tree Coffee House, 706 Park Ave. more
PORTSMOUTH — Navy Band Northeast’s Brass Quintet will perform a free chamber concert at the Portsmouth Historical Society, corner of East Main Road and Union Street, at 6:30 p.m. on … more
PORTSMOUTH — The second act of the widely lauded “Four Legs to Stand On” play is coming to Portsmouth High School from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Monday, May 13. more
PORTSMOUTH — Leave your car behind and hop onto a bicycle for the second annual free Portsmouth Farm-to-Farm Bike Ride on Saturday, May 11. From 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Middle Road will be … more
After towering over Mt. Hope Bay for a decade, the bells toll this weekend for the two massive Brayton Point power plant cooling towers, which are scheduled to be imploded at approximately 8 a.m. … more
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