Portsmouth solar farm case could head to Supreme Court

Attorneys for Portsmouth Solar are considering taking their case to the Rhode Island Supreme Court, after a Rhode Island Superior Court judge last Friday threw out a June 2017 Portsmouth Zoning Board …
Prosecutors seek life without parole for Warren murder suspect

Prosecutors are seeking life without the possibility of parole for Warren resident Owen Morris, 21, who is accused of brutally murdering his former chiropractor nearly seven months ago. Mr. …

Seven decades later, Portsmouth veteran receives his medals

More than seven decades after his service ended, a United States Navy veteran from Portsmouth was finally honored Friday for his heroism in the Pacific Theater during World War II.Raymond Custy, 93, …

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Health officials issue Ritz cracker products recall

PROVIDENCE — The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is advising consumers that Mondelez Global is recalling certain Ritz Cracker Sandwiches and Ritz Bits product. These products contain …

Charities to get last of pilfered payments

A group of charities that have waited for more than six years to receive funds pilfered from the estate of a Barrington man by a disgraced state legislator will soon receive the last of their …

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 …

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.
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Enjoy a car-free bike ride in Portsmouth this Saturday

PORTSMOUTH — In what’s being billed as a first for Aquidneck Island, bicycle enthusiasts will have a chance to wheel around Middle Road and pass six local farms along the way on …

‘Conservation Days'events this weekend in Portsmouth

Community dinner in Tiverton will explore common connections

‘Smart Island’ forum in Newport on April 5

A light, flaky pastry for Easter dessert

Opinion
Letter: Arlene needs to clarify her column

To the editor: Dear Arlene, your Barrington Times article about immigration needs some clarification. To state that Melania Trump came into this country twice illegally is inaccurate at …

Letter: Support ‘Right to Treat’ bills

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

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