Portsmouth's pension plan questioned during budget hearing

Although the annual budget hearing earlier this month focused mainly on the town’s plan for the senior center, a couple of members of Portsmouth Concerned Citizens (PCC) raised concerns over the town’s pension plan.
Barrington wins, will play in state championship game on Sunday

The Barrington High School girls lacrosse team punched its ticket to the Division I State Finals by defeating Lincoln School 14-9 in the semifinals on Thursday, June 17. The Eagles will play …

$2.25 M waterfront house fetches top Tiverton price since 2018

TIVERTON — Hogan Associates announces the June 15 sale of 112 Riverscape Lane in Tiverton, located off Nanaquaket Road, for $2,250,000.  This is the highest recorded sale price in Tiverton …

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