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PORTSMOUTH — Here are some highlights from the Portsmouth Police reports from over the past week. Thursday, May 17 Joao M. Medeiros, 60, of 3 Johnson Court, Bristol, was charged with … more
Constantino da Silva, 83, passed away on May 17, 2018, at home. He was the husband of Marie Teresa (Medeiros) da Silva.    Born in Capelo, Faial, he was the son of the late Joaquim and … more
Kudos to Senator Dominick Ruggerio for pledging to seek the opinion of the Rhode Island Supreme Court about whether internet wagering on athletics requires voters’ approval. Yet, he should go a … more
The striped bass spawning stock biomass has been on the decline since 2004. And, many say the 28 inch minimum size for striped bass wrongly puts the focus on the very fish we should be … more
On Saturday, May 19, three athletes from Barrington competed in Shrewsbury, Mass. at the USA Gymnastics Regionals, representing the state of Rhode Island on the Gold Team competition. The girls, … more
Kate Zitzmann and Annika Kelly each won two events and helped lead the Barrington High School girls track team to the Class A Championship on Monday, May 21. The Eagles scored 142 points and … more
Warren and Bristol have been named quality opportunity zones by the federal government, a designation that officials believe will make the towns more attractive to long-term investment by offering … more
PORTSMOUTH — Abutters of the wind turbine on town-owned land at Portsmouth High School finally got a chance last week to collectively complain to the machine’s owner of shadow flicker and … more
Louise C. Whalen, age 86, died May 2, 2018, at Silver Creek Manor. She was the wife of the late John “Jack” Whalen, Jr. Born in Warren, R.I., she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Ida … more
Barrington officials are anticipating a small decrease in the tax rate this year, but Peter Clifford wants to remind people that the drop can be a bit misleading. Mr. Clifford, who is a former … more
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