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Portsmouth stuns Barrington, 79-61, in D-1 quarterfinals

BARRINGTON — They kicked off into high gear and never looked back. The Portsmouth High School boys’ varsity basketball team rolled over Barrington in the Division I …
Kids get jazzed up at Greenvale Vineyards in Portsmouth (photos)
PORTSMOUTH — Young children danced, sang along, and learned about one of America’s supreme art forms during last week’s Jazz … Read More
DEM hears objections, support on SouthCoast cable route
PORTSMOUTH — Nearly three dozen people on both sides of the offshore wind debate offered their two cents to the R.I. Department of … Read More
Portsmouth man charged with assaulting elderly woman
PORTSMOUTH — A 44-year-old man was arrested Sunday for allegedly assaulting a 76-year-old Portsmouth woman. Officers received … Read More
Conheeny’s hot shooting propels Portsmouth in OT victory
PORTSMOUTH — Adam Conheeny scored four 3-pointers in the final two and a half minutes of regulation — including one that tied … Read More
Portsmouth girls beat Scituate in preliminary playoff game
PORTSMOUTH — A win’s a win. The Portsmouth High girls’ basketball team edged Scituate, 57-53, at home Thursday night in … Read More
Portsmouth to state: Time to fix Stone Bridge — for real
PORTSMOUTH — The town hasn’t given up on the run-down Stone Bridge abutment just yet. The Town Council on Feb. 12 voted 6-0 … Read More
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Sean Gray smashes Portsmouth High record in 3,000 meters

PORTSMOUTH — Sean Gray’s only a sophomore, but he’s already proven himself to be one of the best runners in Portsmouth High School’s history. On Saturday during the …

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