Portsmouth falls to La Salle in D-I football semifinals

PORTSMOUTH — “We gave them all they can handle,” Ryan Moniz told his players after their Division-I semifinal loss to La Salle Academy Friday night. “We threw the kitchen sink …
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'She was my biggest cheerleader,' Portsmouth man says of mom

PORTSMOUTH — Even at the ripe age of 90, Dina Occhi still had her hands in running the family business, The Valley Inn restaurant, a Portsmouth institution for 60 years. “She …

Outerlimits Powerboats owner dies when new boat flips

Joseph Sgro, the 63-year-old owner of Outerlimits Offshore Powerboats in Bristol, was killed Thursday when his new Outerlimits SB 50 powerboat boat flipped in the Florida Keys. Mr. Sgro is the …

Police: Two killed in Portsmouth accident Friday night

PORTSMOUTH — A 90-year-old Portsmouth woman and a 59-year-old Little Compton man died as a result of injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident that took place Friday night.

Channel restrictions under Sakonnet Bridge delayed by weather

PORTSMOUTH/TIVERTON — Due to recent weather events, the temporary closures of the channel on the Sakonnet River where it passes underneath the old Sakonnet River Bridge in Tiverton and …

Tigers lose in soccer semis to top-seed Cranston East

Tiverton dug itself a deep first half hole from which it could not recover, losing to top seed East Providence 5-2 in the Division III semifinals played Wednesday at Johnston High School. The Tigers …

Philippe sends Buzzards’ tent flying

Buzzards Bay Brewing in Westport is mourning the loss of its tent, another victim of the remnants of tropical storm Philippe. In an email, the company reported … “Meanwhile back on our farm, …
Obituaries
Miriam Weest Scott, 94, Little Compton

Miriam Weest Scott passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017, in her studio in Little Compton. Her daughters and faithful friends were with her through her last months and days. Born on October 6, …

Patricia Gibson Conaway, Little Compton

Marjorie Borden Connolly, 94, of Barrington

Judith Lynn Terry, 78

John S. Carter Jr., Little Compton

Elizabeth Kelley Johnson, 69, Little Compton

Muriel E. Medeiros, 87, Little Compton

Wealther Mae Ericson, 97

Sports
Portsmouth shuts out Barrington, heads to state semifinals

The Portsmouth High School football team shut out Barrington,15-0, in a D-I quarterfinal game in chilly Portsmouth on Friday night. Kyle Bicho threw a bomb to wide receiver Peyton Robinson in the …

Portsmouth soccer falls to Hendricken, 2-1, in quarterfinals

Portsmouth girls' cross-country team wins first-ever state title

Late goal-line stand seals dramatic win for Portsmouth

Goalkeeper makes save, then wins it for Portsmouth in shootout

Things to Do
Restoring Atlantic Puffins to Maine — a rescue mission

The Paskamansett Bird Club is sponsoring an illustrated talk about how puffins were brought back to the East Coast. Derrick Jackson, who wrote a book about this adventure, will speak at the Westport …

Portsmouth High AP photography students exhibit works next week

Will Warren pumpkins squash world record? Today's the day

’Shellstock’ — concert for clams etc. — is Oct. 15

Tickets on sale for Portsmouth High Athletics Hall of Fame dinner

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