The Latest from Portsmouth

Meet Olivia Seymour, the new children’s librarian in Portsmouth

PORTSMOUTH — Olivia Seymour, the new children’s librarian at the Portsmouth Free Public Library, is a big believer in the power of literature. “I think books are a great way …
Portsmouth construction company owner charged with wage theft, check fraud
PORTSMOUTH — A Portsmouth man was arraigned in Newport County District Court Tuesday on charges stemming from his failure … Read More
Portsmouth Town Council provisionally OKs $69.07M budget
PORTSMOUTH — The Town Council Monday night voted unanimously to provisionally approve Town Administrator Richard Rainer Jr.’s … Read More
Portsmouth’s bats strike when it matters most against Westerly
PORTSMOUTH — The Portsmouth High School girls’ varsity softball team scored five runs in the last two innings to defeat … Read More
Man with toddler in car charged with DUI, assault in Portsmouth
PORTSMOUTH — A 37-year-old Middletown man who was pulled over with a toddler-aged child in his vehicle was subsequently charged … Read More
Portsmouth High students honored with Civic Leadership Award
PORTSMOUTH — R.I. Secretary of State Nellie M. Gorbea has honored Katherine Damon and Gavin Bicho from Portsmouth High School with … Read More
Sunday brush fire burns 55 acres in Tiverton 
TIVERTON — Firefighters from Tiverton and surrounding towns battled a raging brush fire for four hours Sunday in the woods off … Read More
Obituaries
Kenneth H. Lyons, 97, Portsmouth Kenneth H. Lyons, 97, former USS Wasp Commanding Officer and President, Newport Historical Society and Newport Rotary, died April 6, 2021. He was a retired U.S. Navy Captain, Certified Financial …
Pamela M. Clayton, 78, Portsmouth Pamela M. Claytor, 78, of Portsmouth, RI, passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 15, 2021, surrounded by her loving family.  Born in Providence on Nov. 4, 1942, Pamela was the eldest …
Sports
Portsmouth knocked out of playoffs by La Salle in semifinals (photos)

PROVIDENCE — The Portsmouth Patriots varsity football team’s impressive season came to end Friday night at the hands of La Salle Academy, whose offense proved to be too strong as the …

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