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Eagles remain undefeated after 2-1 win over Clippers

Trailing 0-1 at halftime, the Barrington High School boys soccer team scored two second half goals and held off Cumberland for a 2-1 victory last Wednesday night at Victory Field.  The win …

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Portsmouth to explore improving Stone Bridge, Teddy’s Beach
PORTSMOUTH — It’s time the town stepped up and made the eyesore that is the Stone Bridge abutment disappear, says local resident … Read More
Westport volleyball team beats Avon and West Bridgewater
  The Westport volleyball team beat Avon, 3-0, on Wednesday and West Bridgewater, 3-0,  on Thursday, in back to back home games … Read More
Parents’ pleas heard — busing changes on the way in Barrington
Changes are coming to the school busing situation in Barrington. Late last week, Barrington School Committee Chairwoman Gina Bae … Read More
Portsmouth man charged with domestic assault
PORTSMOUTH — A 51-year-old Portsmouth man was arrested Saturday, Sept. 25, after he allegedly struck a woman in the face at his … Read More
An ancient craft, now made here
Handmade of suede, intricately woven fabric, or leather in a variety of colors from the sedate Sequoia Brown to the eye-popping Yia … Read More
Sacred beings, a vanishing art form, and a fine artist
“It ends with me,” said Jade Gotauco of her family’s long legacy in scrimshaw, an art form that involves engravings … Read More
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Obituaries
Janet Ellen Damaso, 71, of Warren Janet Ellen (Mattes) Damaso, 71, of Warren, R.I., passed away peacefully on Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021, at Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, surrounded by her family. She was the wife of Frank J. …
Tony Thompson, Little Compton Tony (Carlton Woodruff) Thompson died, surrounded by family, Monday night, September 20. After outrunning the condition for years, idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis finally, and quite suddenly, caught up …
Ruth Manchester, Tiverton Ruth Hathaway Manchester, lifelong resident of Tiverton, Rhode Island passed away peacefully at “Marshwinds”, the home her father built for a growing family, on June 26th, 2020. She was …
Sports
Portsmouth High gets its first win in boys’ soccer (photos) PORTSMOUTH — The Portsmouth High School boys’ varsity soccer team notches its first victory of the season on Wednesday, Sept. 22, with a 1-0 win over Moses Brown at home. The …
Booster Day is this Saturday in Barrington Members of Barrington High School sports teams will be going door-to-door on Saturday morning, Sept. 25, as part of the annual Barrington Booster Day event. The Barrington Booster Club provides …
Injuries plague Tiverton field hockey as they lose to South Kingstown, 3-1 The Tiverton field hockey team lost to South Kingstown, 3-1, in a Division II home game on Tuesday afternoon. The Tigers have been plagued by injuries this season and have now lost two in a row and …
Levesque saves 16 in Mt. Hope girls soccer, 6-0, loss to Cumberland  Mt. Hope goalkeeper Logan Levesque made 16 saves in the Huskies, 6-0, loss to first place Cumberland on Tuesday night.  “ Logan was fantastic in net,” said head coach Kerri …
Opinion
Letter: Vote ‘yes’ on Portsmouth school bond question

To the editor: I’m writing to urge all my Portsmouth constituents to vote in favor of the school bond coming up for referendum on Nov. 2. With the opportunity for a 40-percent state …

Letter: Thanks to all those who possibly saved my life

To the editor: I have been sailing on the Sakonnet River for about 35 years. I’ve always made it home on my own. On Sept. 15 at about 5 p.m., a powerful gust tipped my sailboat over right in …

Letter: Butts Hill ‘crown jewel’ of Revolutionary War earthworks

To the editor: In recent weeks I have very much enjoyed the series of excellent and informative articles by the Butts Hill Fort Restoration (BHFR) Committee of the Portsmouth Historical Society, …

Letter: White privilege does not filter our view

White Privilege may filter Stephan Brigidi’s view of the world, but it is presumptuous for him to use the word “our” to describe what is not a universal condition. …

Letter: School committee, our students deserve better

As any parent of school age children can tell you, the past 18 months have been incredibly difficult for our students. They have juggled distance learning, social distancing, masks, reduced …

Letter: The retirement generation deserves better than this

There is one group of Americans we have not heard much from or much about during the past year and a half. That group comprises seniors who are not in nursing homes, who are healthy and productive, …

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