Portsmouth Abbey grads told: Humility will serve you well

PORTSMOUTH — Charles E. Kenahan told the 92 graduates of Portsmouth Abbey School’s Class of 2017 Sunday to live their life with humility, not entitlement. It’s a lesson he …
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Bay View Academy announces third quarter honor roll

EAST PROVIDENCE — The Bay View Academy community recognizes those students who demonstrate above average scholastic achievement on a quarterly basis via the Honor Roll. A student in grade six …

Portsmouth's deputy fire chief Michael O'Brien is moving on

PORTSMOUTH — For a first responder, learning how to compartmentalize your emotions is part of the job, Deputy Fire Chief Michael O’Brien said. Over his 20-plus years on the …

Dressing the stars

TIVERTON — Emily Taradash was raised on a horse farm on Neck Road in Tiverton, her life now consists of a full immersion in theater. She designs costumes for performers in Warwick's Ocean State Theater (Ocean State or OST) productions — shows like "Victor Victoria," a musical that has just finished its run, and the upcoming [and now cancelled, see update] "Shrek" (July), and "Clue" (August), and "Titanic" (September).

Off the Market: Homes sold around East Bay

The following homes have changed hands recently in towns around the East Bay: Barrington 3 Houghton St. — $410,000 4 Paquin Road — $355,000 16 Evergreen St. — …

‘Dream team’ of farmers takes root in Portsmouth

PORTSMOUTH — This town may have lost hundreds of acres of working farms over the years, but it just gained a whopper of one off Jepson Lane.

Gov. Gina Raimondo visits Portsmouth Senior Center (photos)

PORTSMOUTH — Gov. Gina Raimondo made a pitstop in Portsmouth last week, taking a tour of New England Boatworks — recently recognized for being the state’s largest …
Obituaries
Bruce G. Medley, 65, Portsmouth

Bruce G. Medley, 65, of Portsmouth, died Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at home. He was the husband of Erica (Greene) Medley. Mr. Medley was born in Providence, a son of the late Arthur and Grace …

David E. Ward, 49, Portsmouth

Dorothy A. Medeiros, 90, Little Compton

Elizabeth A. Langello, 68, Portsmouth

Stephanie Gael Berberick, 31, Portsmouth

Thorsteinn Gislason, Bristol

David Lloyd McCoy, 79, Tiverton

Ann R. (Gill) Hibbard, 84, Prudence Island

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Letter: Funding issues put old cemetery at risk

To the editor: The annual meeting of the Island Cemetery will be held on Wednesday, May 31, at 3 p.m. at the Newport County Chamber of Commerce Building, 35 Valley Road, Middletown.   The …

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