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 …
Featured home: Close to water, with guest house and pool

Located in the Hampden Meadows neighborhood in Barrington, Thios expanded Cape Cod-style home rests on a breathtaking, professionally designed and maintained landscape of specimen trees and mixed …

Portsmouth Police clerk, and her boy Henry, are both retiring

PORTSMOUTH — Although only one employee of the Portsmouth Police Department is "officially" retiring this week, don’t tell that to Henry, outgoing police clerk Debbi Pappas’ …

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House Hunt: Open houses planned in East Bay this weekend

The following open houses are scheduled in towns around the East Bay this weelend: Barrington 1 Briarfield Road — Sunday, May 28, 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Colonial, 4, 2.5, $689,000. …

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 …

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
David E. Ward, 49, Portsmouth

David Earl Ward, 49, died Thursday, May 4, 2017, at the Spokane Veterans Home after enduring the debilitating rigors of ALS. He last resided in Portsmouth before moving to be with his family in …

Dorothy A. Medeiros, 90, Little Compton

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

Mary "Ann" Hall, 73, Portsmouth

Father Edmund Adams, 77, Portsmouth

Harriet Hubbard, 78, Prudence Island

Andrew E. Singleton, 43, Portsmouth

Frank E. Handy, 91, Portsmouth

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Opinion
Editorial: Tides rising; time fading

The waters are rising, of that there is no longer any doubt. No one can credibly argue any more that sea level rise — caused by human activity that has fueled global climate change — is a …

Letter: Don't buy into pothead 'B.S.'

Why does the law continue to allow hidden guns in schools?

Sheriff Hodgson: Too much time on his hands

Editorial: Coast Guard cuts — Dumb idea

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