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Intruder, 16, charged after entering Tiverton High School

A 16-year-old boy was arrested Wednesday after police said he entered Tiverton High School without authorization and later scuffled with officers who had detained and brought him to the police …
Tiverton could dump donation bins
Donation bins — the large metal containers that can often be found stuffed to overflow with toys, clothing and other castoffs in … Read More
Portsmouth High girls are tops in 4-team gymnastics meet
PORTSMOUTH — The Portsmouth High School gymnastics team continued its impressive season by winning a four-team meet at Strive … Read More
Portsmouth indoor track team takes 2nd in divisional championships
PORTSMOUTH — Landon Roderigues won two events as Portsmouth High’s boys’ indoor track team took second place in the Southern … Read More
'World's shortest' St. Patrick's Day parade returns
Save Saturday, March 18 on your calendar — this could only take a few minutes. The "World's Shortest St. Patrick's Day Parade" is … Read More
Two offshore wind forums scheduled in Portsmouth
PORTSMOUTH — The CFP Arts Wellness Community Hall, 933 Anthony Road, is the site for two upcoming information forums on the … Read More
Mock trial team is undefeated and looking for more
Tiverton High School’s mock trial team has already accomplished great things this school year, but they have aspirations of more. … Read More
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Tiverton marks Veterans' Day Friday

Tiverton will mark Veterans' Day Friday, Nov. 11, with an 11 am ceremony at the World War I monument at Grinnell's Beach.  Following is a speech that will be read at the ceremony by Tiverton …

Off-shore wind forum set for Nov. 16 in Portsmouth

PORTSMOUTH — The Portsmouth Planning Department, along with URI’s Coastal Resources Center and Rhode Island Sea Grant, will host a forum on Wednesday, Nov. 16, to discuss the science and …

Last call for Portsmouth High Athletic Hall of Fame tix

The Portsmouth High School Athletic Hall of Fame will hold its annual induction ceremony this Saturday, Oct. 8, at the Green Valley Country Club, 371 Union St. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. with a cash …
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Obituaries
Joan DeBella Joan (Knox) DeBella, of Mansfield CT, beloved wife of Donald J. DeBella, passed away on January 30, 2023, surrounded by family. She was born in Providence, RI on May 19, 1938, daughter of the late Rob
RoseMarie Smith RoseMarie Smith died peacefully on February 1st, 2023 surrounded by family at the Sullivan County nursing Home in Unity, NH. She was 78. She was born on March 12, 1944 to Rose Mildred Ballou Smith &
James Durkin 59, formerly of Barrington, died unexpectedly on Friday January 27, 2023 in Studio City, CA. Born in Schenectady, NY, a son of William T. Durkin of Barrington and the late Anne M. (Deakin) Durkin,
Sports
Portsmouth boys’ indoor track team makes school history PORTSMOUTH — With wins over Prout and Chariho Friday night, the Portsmouth High School boys’ indoor track team made school history by posting its first undefeated regular season in …
Portsmouth edges Barrington in girls’ basketball, 49-46 PORTSMOUTH — Portsmouth High senior Emily Maiato scored 17 points in leading the Patriots to a 49-46 victory over Barrington in a Division I contest at home Monday night. The win improved …
Portsmouth High boys’ indoor track team still undefeated PORTSMOUTH — The Portsmouth High boys’ indoor track and field team picked up two more wins on Thursday, Jan. 12, to remain undefeated with a 7-0 record. The Patriots beat Narragansett, …
Portsmouth High senior sits atop state’s volleyball elite PORTSMOUTH — Morgan Casey, the 6-foot-tall senior middle hitter who led the Portsmouth Patriots to a 13-7 record and a berth in the Division 1A semifinals this past season, has been named …
Opinion
Letter: Have we forgotten to listen to our nation's noble truths?

A retiring Episcopal priest moved to a city where a younger friend led another congregation.  He told his friend that every Sunday he would sit in a back pew reading the newspaper, …

Letter: Disillusioned with Tiverton Zoning Board decision

I came away from the Zoning Board of Review meeting on Jan. 4, 2023, disappointed and disillusioned. My understanding was that the members were charged with providing an unbiased, fact-based review …

Letter: Time to replace Tiverton Town Solicitor

It is time to remove Tiverton’s town solicitor. One need only look at the hearing before the Zoning Board on Wednesday night. The subject of the hearing was the appeal by Seasons to overturn …

Commentary: Study land routes for massive Mayflower Wind cables

Editor’s note: This letter was sent to the chief officer of the Environment Branch for Renewable Energy at the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management in Sterling, Va. It was titled: “An open …

Letter: Shame on Abbott for his Christmas stunt

To the editor: News Item…Gov. Greg Abbott sends bus loads of migrants to V.P.’s home during record cold snap… Would someone please attempt to explain to me why sending …

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