Police: Woman hit Portsmouth man in head with car mirror

PORTSMOUTH — Here are some highlights from the Portsmouth Police reports from over the past week.
Custom home in Bristol has space, luxuries and more

New to the market is a stunning custom-built home in the Harding Estates neighborhood of Bristol. This 3,737-square-foot home at 5 Patricia Ann Drive, is a unique blend of building styles — …

House Hunt: Open houses planned around East Bay

The following open houses are scheduled this weekend in towns around the East Bay: Barrington 31 Ferry Lane — Sunday, Aug. 21, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Colonial, 3, 1.5, $489,000. esidential …

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Renovated Central Avenue Park in East Providence draws a crowd

EAST PROVIDENCE — When residents gather in the center of East Providence for the 25th Annual Neighborhood Day Celebration on Saturday, Aug. 20, they'll find an upgraded and renovated Onna …

Off the Market: Homes sold around East Bay

The following homes have changed hands recently in towns around the East Bay: Barrington 12 John St. — $390,000 6 Vermont Ave. — $325,000 3 Elton Road — $438,500 8 …

Featured home: New England charm for the modern family

In the much sought after Lawrence Farm in Portsmouth is a great family home that has never been on the market before. Set on a beautiful 29,000 square-foot lot, the four-bedroom, two-and-a-half …

House Hunt: Open house in East Bay this weekend

The following open houses are scheduled in tows across the East Bay this weekend: Barrington 13 Anoka Ave. — Sunday, Aug. 14, 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Colonial, 4, 2.5, $499,000. Residential …

Local girls part of second-best-in-nation soccer team

Warren resident Kaelen McKenna just got back from a great business trip — she and her teammates placed second in their division in a national soccer tournament held the last week of July in …

‘Disgusted’ volunteers bring food, offers of help to Westport animal disaster site

Evidence that Westport’s animal disaster has touched hearts near and far could be seen time and again at the busy command center just in from 465 American Legion Highway. During three hours …
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J/Fest to bring big fleet to the bay

A fleet of 75 boats is expected to compete when the Bristol Yacht Club hosts the first New England J/Fest Regatta on Saturday and Sunday, August 13-14. Sponsored by East Coast Yacht Sales and …

Local women compete in national lacrosse event

A cool Little Compton Church Fair helps break records

Gallery: Rumford Stars edge Tiverton in Junior Baseball tourney

Tiverton girls dominant in winning District 2 softball title

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Bake fresh tautog in a colorful herb butter

By Lynda Regolrego@eastbaynewspapers.comI went to the Mount Hope Farmers’ Market and got some beautiful tautog (blackfish). It reminds me of visiting my aunt and uncle on Cape Cod when I was …

Ducks prep for Saturday derby: At stake: Dinner for two, anywhere on the planet

A cool summer meal for the dog days of August

Little Compton-based ‘Passing Season’ debuts Aug. 10

Westport set to celebrate: Fair promises five days of food, tunes, fun

Justin Katz totally misjudged ability to cut budget

To the editor: We now know something about Messrs. Justin Katz and Jeffrey Caron and Ms. Nancy Driggs. They do not like to be criticized. Not them. Their way of responding to criticism is to …

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Councilor Perry seeks retribution by charter change

Letter: A united front addressing autism

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