Portsmouth community hall to benefit from $94K grant

PORTSMOUTH — The Common Fence Point Improvement Association (CFPIA) has been awarded a $94,000 matching grant to be used for improvements on its community hall at 933 Anthony Road. The …
Latest News

Tiverton casino: Full court press

By Bruce Burdett With daily glances at the calendar and weather forecast, swarms of workers are going all out in the woods of northeast Tiverton with the goal of buttoning up the new Twin …

St. Andrew's standout will play basketball at Villanova

St. Andrew's School basketball star Cole Swider made things official on Wednesday, Nov. 8, after he signed his National Letter of Intent to play basketball at Villanova University next …

'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 …
Portsmouth Town Council Notes

Portsmouth moves ahead on first phase of developing Mt. Hope Park

PORTSMOUTH — Taking the first step in developing a waterfront park at the end of Bristol Ferry Road, the Town Council Monday night voted unanimously to authorize Town Planner Gary Crosby …
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

Opinion
Letter: State prepared badly for bridge work traffic mess

To the editor: Many people have been asking "Who or what is responsible for the horrible traffic delays throughout the entire state of Rhode Island and southeastern Massachusetts for the last …

Letter: Tiverton rail trail key link in regional bike path network

Editorial: Powering up from Philippe — slow going

Editorial: Censoring science

Letter: GOP ‘tax reform’ for middle class? Don’t buy it

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