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 … Read More
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 … Read More
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 … Read More
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. Read More
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 … Read More
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 … Read More
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 … Read More
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 … Read More
Red flag bill, bump stocks ban now law
PROVIDENCE — Following passage by the General Assembly the previous day, Gov. Gina M. Raimondo on Friday signed into law two bills … Read More
Obituaries
Christopher Clement, 49, Portsmouth

Christopher Clement, 49, of Portsmouth, R.I., died suddenly on June 5, 2018. 

Patricia A. Owen, 78, of Prudence Island

Margaret Crosson Dunn, 93, Portsmouth

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Portsmouth downs Chariho in girls’ lacrosse matchup PORTSMOUTH — The Portsmouth High School varsity girls’ lacrosse team defeated Chariho on Saturday, 13-8. The win improved the Patriots’ Division II record to 6-6, while the …
Portsmouth boys take 5th in Eastern Division track championship PORTSMOUTH — Competing on its home turf on Wednesday, May 9, the Portsmouth High School boys’ outdoor track team placed fifth in the 2018 Eastern Division …
Portsmouth girls place 3rd in Eastern Division championship PORTSMOUTH — The lady Patriots finished in third place among 13 teams competing in Monday’s Eastern Division outdoor track and field championship held at Portsmouth High …

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