Benefit in Portsmouth Saturday in memory of Nathan Bruno

PORTSMOUTH — Whatever the situation, you could always count on Nathan Bruno to make you laugh, his friends say. “He was the funniest kid ever,” said Addie Conheeny, who was …
Annual Challenger Jamboree in Portsmouth brings smiles to all

PORTSMOUTH — For the 12th straight year, children with developmental ad and physical disabilities from around Rhode Island and beyond descended upon Glen Park Sunday for a day full of …

Retiring teacher to Portsmouth grads: ‘Live with courage and joy’

PORTSMOUTH — Portsmouth High School English teacher Julie Bisbano urged members of the Class of 2018 to think critically, go with their gut, be a dissenting voice when necessary and live …

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Volunteers join forces for rainy day project in Portsmouth

PORTSMOUTH — Rain, rain, go away. But if you choose to stay, the Common Fence Point Community Hall will be ready for you. Armed with trowels and shovels and operating heavy equipment, …

Elderly woman dies following Portsmouth car accident

PORTSMOUTH — Police say a 79-year-old woman from Plymouth, Mass. died following a two-vehicle accident Wednesday morning, June 6.

Event Saturday will benefit Portsmouth woman with lymphoma

PORTSMOUTH — Dawn Luciano has been taking care of people her whole life. Now it’s time for others to take care of her, her daughter says.

Portsmouth High girls take three first places at state track meet

PORTSMOUTH — Portsmouth High School’s standout runner, Nikki Merrill, had another impressive performance at the Rhode Island Outdoor Track & Field Championships at Brown …

Portsmouth getting the word out about LED streetlights

PORTSMOUTH — Starting Thursday, June 7, residents can learn more about the town’s efforts to upgrade its streetlight system by viewing an informational exhibit in Town Hall. The …
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Donovan bill would provide relief to girls at school

PROVIDENCE — Rep. Susan R. Donovan (D-Dist. 69, Bristol, Portsmouth) is sponsoring legislation to allow students at schools to possess and use over-the-counter products for menstrual …
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'Murder at the Coal Mines' to be staged in Portsmouth May 25

PORTSMOUTH — Over a dozen actors from five towns are coming together for the debut of Portsmouth Community Theater's historical drama, "Murder at the Coal Mines.” The original …

Enjoy a car-free bike ride in Portsmouth this Saturday

‘Conservation Days'events this weekend in Portsmouth

What did Portsmouth look like 100 years ago?

Community dinner in Tiverton will explore common connections

Letter: Support ‘Right to Treat’ bills

To the editor: My friend recently described her graduation from a prestigious MBA program years ago. She said,“At the commencement they said, ‘You have your degree, and it can never be taken …

Letter: Senate needs to vote on animal abuse bill

Letter: Contractor’s patchwork fixing on Route 24 was shoddy

Letter: Write in ‘John Vitkevich’ for water board tax collector

Letter: Ratepayers shouldn’t subsidize proposed biomass plant

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