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Siblings ride in style to Montessori school in Portsmouth

PORTSMOUTH — Not many kids can say they rode to school in a fire truck. Grayson and Ariella Pimental can. They met at the fire station with Lt. Allen Levesque and Firefighter Ismael …
Davis to step down as Portsmouth prevention coordinator
PORTSMOUTH — Ray Davis, saying he can no longer justify taking a part-time salary for what’s essentially been a full-time job, … Read More
AG's office calls council resolutions 'shameful and disturbing'
The Rhode Island Attorney General's office issued a stern statement late Monday afternoon to the Barrington and Portsmouth town … Read More
Volunteers, businesses clean up Stringham Road in Portsmouth
PORTSMOUTH — The nonprofit environmental group Clean Ocean Access (COA) hosted a cleanup at Stringham Road recently with a little … Read More
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Sports
Portsmouth boys take 5th in Eastern Division track championship
PORTSMOUTH — Competing on its home turf on Wednesday, May 9, the Portsmouth High School boys’ outdoor track team placed fifth in … Read More
Portsmouth girls place 3rd in Eastern Division championship
PORTSMOUTH — The lady Patriots finished in third place among 13 teams competing in Monday’s Eastern Division outdoor track and … Read More
Portsmouth girls' lacrosse team falls to unbeaten Prout
PORTSMOUTH — Undefeated Prout showed why they’re the class of Division II girls’ lacrosse when they defeated Portsmouth High … Read More
Police Report
Portsmouth Police arrest Providence pair on drug charges
PORTSMOUTH — Two Providence residents were arrested on drug charges by Portsmouth Police on Tuesday. According to Detective Lt. … Read More
Portsmouth firefighters use Jaws of Life to free driver after crash
PORTSMOUTH — A 21-year-old woman had to be extricated using the Jaws of Life after an early morning accident Thursday, May … Read More
Portsmouth Police arrest Mass. man on drug charges
PORTSMOUTH — Gleden Rodriquez Jr., 32, of 55 Liberty St., Taunton, Mass., was charged with possession of a control substance … Read More
Obituaries
Patricia A. Owen, 78, of Prudence Island Patricia A. (Regan) Owen, 78, of Prudence Island, R.I. and Stoughton, Mass., formerly of Easton, Mass., died unexpectedly on May 14, 2018, after successfully overcoming complications of a recent …
George L. Medeiros, 62, Tiverton George L. Medeiros, 62, of Tiverton, passed away peacefully Saturday, March 31, 2018, after fighting a courageous battle with cancer. He was home surrounded by his loving family and his four-legged …
Margaret Crosson Dunn, 93, Portsmouth Margaret Crosson Dunn, 93, of Portsmouth, R.I. passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018 at Brookdale Sakonnet Bay. She was born on May 27, 1924 in Fall River, Mass., the daughter of the late James F. …

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