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Should Portsmouth ban plastic bags and make Aquidneck Island completely plastic free? Tell us in the poll here.
People are advised to avoid contact with St. Mary’s Pond in Portsmouth because of blue-green algae (or cyanobacteria) blooms in that pond. Blue-green algae can produce toxins that can harm humans and animals.
Calling hours will be Tuesday, April 25 from 1pm-4pm at Connors Funeral Home, 55 West Main Road, Portsmouth, RI.
Meet Reese, a tortoiseshell, domestic shorthair mix, who is currently available for adoption at the Potter League for Animals.
Atria Aquidneck Place will compete in the Newport Winter Festival’s 22nd annual Chili Cook-Off presented by Samuel Adams.
Updated… PORTSMOUTH, R.I. — A half dozen Portsmouth residents reported hearing sounds described as ‘explosions’ Thursday morning and early afternoon. Portsmouth Press is looking into…
PORTSMOUTH, R.I. — Disease surveillance systems at the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) have detected an increase in viral respiratory and gastrointestinal illness over…
Snow is falling heavily in Portsmouth, but that’s not reducing the long line at the Portsmouth Transfer Station Saturday.
Susan Coggeshall King of Portsmouth, died peacefully at home after a long illness on Nov. 13, 2016 supported by the love of family, friends, and caregivers.
From a Gathering of Fiddlers and Fishermen to a Portuguese dinner and dance, there’s plenty to do in and around Portsmouth this weekend.
Parents are urged to check their child’s Halloween candy after a Portsmouth child finds a 2-inch-long sewing needle inside a piece of Air Heads candy.
Portsmouth police are accepting early orders for T-shirts to raise funds for the Holiday Drive to benefit the local community.
A Gather of Fiddlers and Fishermen will once again return this weekend to Portsmouth with doors opening at 6:30 p.m. in Common Fence Point.
American Legion Post 18, American Legion Auxiliary Unit 18, and the VFW Post 5390 held a Veterans Day Ceremony on Friday, Nov. 11, at Portsmouth Town Hall.
Constant A. Williams, 88, of Middletown, a longtime Raytheon employee, died Wednesday, November 9, 2016 at Charlton Memorial Hospital of Fall River, MA.
Republican Kenneth J. Mendonca defeated his Democrat opponent Linda Dill Finn in the state Representative race for District 72, according to the Board of Elections Thursday.