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.Read More
The Portsmouth Water District’s annual Consumer Confidence Report (CCR) was mailed to district water customers on June 23 and 26.
The Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) center in Middletown, the only DMV center on Aquidneck Island, will close in July. Please plan ahead.
The town honored retiring Portsmouth Police Lt. Anthony Cambrola and 2 Portsmouth Award recipients, Caroline “Bunny” Miller and Robert Dyl Jr.
The town of Portsmouth will present the Portsmouth Award to 2 local residents at the next Portsmouth Town Council meeting Monday night.
To allow applicants additional time, the DEM has extended the deadline for its 2017 Bay and Watershed Restoration Grant applications.
The Portsmouth Water and Fire District has hired Jessica C. Lynch, a Portsmouth native, as its new general manager and chief engineer.
The House of Representatives recently passed Rep. Dennis M. Canario’s legislation, which would create a marijuana study commission.
Former Rep. Raymond E. Gallison Jr., whose former district included Portsmouth, was sentenced Friday to serve more than 4 years in federal prison.