Volunteers to scour Portsmouth for historic cemeteries

PORTSMOUTH — If you live next to a town-owned historic cemetery, you may be getting a knock on your door soon. Volunteers will be fanning out throughout town in hopes of collecting …
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Young Picassos create masterpieces in Portsmouth

PORTSMOUTH — The Common Fence Point Improvement Association (CFPIA) wants its community hall to be a local hub for the arts going forward, and it certainly looked like one last week. In …

Unruly resident, Salary controversy, Historic preservation, and More: East Bay top stories

Take a look at some of the top stories from around the East Bay this week. Click the headlines for a look at the full story. Police remove man from Warren Town Council meeting Police removed a …

Featured home: Space, luxury, lots of outdoor options in Portsmouth

At the end of Glen Road in Portsmouth is a lovely home in an established neighborhood on the Sakonnet River bordering "The Glen." The owner has meticulously refurbished and maintained this bright …

Courts: Stone House must cease weddings, events

LITTLE COMPTON — A series of court actions between Wednesday and Friday last week have slammed a lid on loud and heavily-trafficked activities and weddings at the Stone House. A Superior Court order states that the Stone House is precluded "from conducting weddings, receptions, or other special events for the foreseeable future, including the ones scheduled for this weekend."

House hunt: Open houses planned this weekend in East Bay

The following open houses are scheduled this weekend in towns around the East Bay: Barrington 11 Ridgewood Road — Sunday, July 23, 12-2 p.m. Colonial, 5, 3, $824,900. Mott & Chace …

Portsmouth zoners to rule on O'Reilly Auto Parts on Aug. 17

Abutters raised concerns over traffic, hazardous materials, building aesthetics, lighting and more during Thursday's Zoning Board of Review hearing on a plan to bring an O’Reilly Auto Parts store to Portsmouth.
Obituaries
Robert A. Fiedler, 87, Portsmouth

Robert A. Fiedler, 87, of Bonita Springs, Fla., and Portsmouth, R.I., died Friday, July 7, 2017. at Rhode Island Hospital in Providence, R.I. Robert was born Jan. 29, 1930 in Hastings-on-Hudson, …

Thomas H. Levesque III, 40, Portsmouth

Karen Durfee, 67, Tiverton

Nicholas Allan Kearney, 49, formerly of Bristol

Dr. William E. Condon, VMD, 71

Bruce G. Medley, 65, Portsmouth

David E. Ward, 49, Portsmouth

Dorothy A. Medeiros, 90, Little Compton

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Sports
City players Forcier, Leopold win prestigious golf titles

East Providence was the hub of golf, locally and regionally, over the last few weeks as a player with local ties captured the state’s top amateur prize while another took home the title as one …

Portsmouth 11s All-Stars win in grand fashion, advance to states

Register now for Aug. 20 Common Fence Point road race

Gallery: Riverside runs past Portsmouth in Major 11-12 Stars contest

Portsmouth Majors softball All-Stars win District 2 title

Things to Do
A glossy, sticky teriyaki fish made on top of the stove

I’ve spent the last month using and seeking out recipes that don’t require the use of the oven. I’m not a huge griller, so the top of the stove is my preference when the …

Eastern Rhode Island 4-H Fair this weekend in Portsmouth

St. Anthony’s Feast kicks off tonight in Portsmouth

Little Compton summer fair offers something for everyone

Public can view Portsmouth’s copy of Declaration on July 6

Opinion
Letter: Kilmartin continues tradition of AG obfuscation

To the editor, Allow me to congratulate Peter Kilmartin on continuing the fine tradition of the Rhode Island Attorney General’s office of stonewalling, obfuscation and the denial …

Editorial: For monarchs' sake, spare the milkweed

'Red Book' is free online and will ease research in U.S. states and counties

Editorial: Menhaden massacre

Letter: Funding issues put old cemetery at risk

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