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PORTSMOUTH — In an attempt to make it easier for local residents to do business with the town, Town Hall is changing its hours of operation starting the first week in July. Under the agreement between the Town Council and its Town Hall … more
For the first time in more than three decades, there is new leadership at the Warren Fire Department’s Narragansett Fire Co. #3. Long-time Captain Vincent P. Calenda was officially succeeded by fellow volunteer Ken McPhillips at a company … more
PORTSMOUTH — Local residents may need to dust off their rackets because there’s a new opportunity to play tennis in town. Over the winter, the Island Community Tennis Association (ICTA) was founded by a group of volunteers including … more
Monday, Feb. 29 A Luther Street woman called police to report that her child was being disobedient. The child calmed down, and the mother was advised to call back if things got worse. Someone abandoned a cat after moving out of a Metacom … more
PORTSMOUTH — Dean Holt was here the last time the Portsmouth Compact visited town. In 2013 during the 375th anniversary celebration, he helped add color to the festivities as a member of the Newport Company of Artillery. But the Tiverton … more
Mrs. Louise Lora (Ouellette) Fletcher, age 84 of Evelyn Drive, Bristol, passed away Saturday, March 5, 2016. She was the wife of the late Dr. Paul Francis Fletcher, her husband of 61 years, two peas in a pod. She was born in 1931 on Mt. Hope … more
Public trees trimmed to the quick, pruned awkwardly around power lines and taken all the way down to the stump could be less common with Warren’s new tree ordinance, updated by the Warren Town Council at the request of the Warren Tree Commission. … more
The Westport Junior Senior High School SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions) chapter is raising money to attend a trip to the 2016 SADD National Conference in Pittsburgh, Penn., that will … more
Hendricken knocked out Portsmouth, 85-32, in the elite eight of the Rhode Island High School Basketball State Tournament on Sunday afternoon at Brown University. Portsmouth played with out their leading scorer Chris Herren, who … more
By Nick Friend PROVIDENCE — The game between East Providence High School and LaSalle Academy in the quarterfinal round of the Open State boys' basketball tournament Sunday evening, March 6, at Brown University’s Pizzitola Center was a … more
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