The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) began the process of removing the old Sakonnet River Bridge on Wednesday, March 1, 2017.

RIDOT begins demolition of old Sakonnet River Bridge

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) began the process of removing the old Sakonnet River Bridge on Wednesday, March 1, 2017.

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The town of Portsmouth has issued a request for proposals (RFP) for Prudence Island solid waste disposal services. The deadline to apply is April 24.

Council approves $300K grant to save local tree farm

The council approved a grant to help purchase a 22.6-acres tree farm, which will be transformed into public hiking trails, community gardens, and more.

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Driving under the influence (DUI) charges and a crack cocaine possession charge topped Portsmouth police reports this week.

Tiverton mom charged with DUI; Crack cocaine found in cigarette box

Driving under the influence (DUI) charges and a crack cocaine possession charge topped Portsmouth police reports this week.

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Celebrate St. Patrick's Day a day early with Mary King and her harp at the Portsmouth Free Public Library.

Register now for 'Humor and the Harp' with Mary King

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day a day early with Mary King and her harp at the Portsmouth Free Public Library. Register now before this event fills up!

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The 1638 'Portsmouth Compact' will go on display for one day at Town Hall as part of Portsmouth Founders Day.

1638 'Portsmouth Compact' to be displayed at Town Hall

The 1638 'Portsmouth Compact' will go on display for one day at Town Hall as part of Portsmouth Founders Day.

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Forgotten Farms - newportFILM w/ Aquidneck Land Trust

Forgotten Farms - newportFILM w/ Aquidneck Land Trust

Join us for a March screening of... FORGOTTEN FARMS Supported by Aquidneck Land Trust Tuesday, March 7 Portsmouth Abbey School Auditorium 285 Corys Lane, Portsmouth, RI 6:00 PM Pre-film wine & cheese reception with filmmakers. Cheese donated by Rhody Fresh.

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