The town of Portsmouth is asking residents to complete a short survey about plastic bags as part of its discussion on the potential ban of bags in town.
The Portsmouth Town Council will discuss, and potentially vote, to award the Transfer Station contract to a new bidder at Monday’s council meeting.
The town of Portsmouth will open its Town Hall doors this year for Halloween trick-or-treating on Tuesday, Oct. 31. Costumes are encouraged!
The DOT will restrict boat travel through the Sakonnet River channel for approximately one month, starting Monday, Oct. 23.
The Portsmouth Senior Center will hold a dinner dance in October at the center. The deadline to purchase tickets is Friday, Oct. 13.
Portsmouth residents react with anger and frustration after the Portsmouth Town Council nearly doubles the Transfer Station sticker fee, the price to dispose of trash and recycling.
The Town Council voted Tuesday to keep the current Transfer Station operations. Do you agree with the decision? Tell us in the poll below, comment, or email a Letter to the Editor to Sandy@PortsmouthPress.com.
Several government offices and organizations in Portsmouth, Rhode Island, will close for the fall holiday on Monday, Oct. 9.
The town of Portsmouth recently broke ground on construction for its new police station, which is scheduled to be completed by 2018.
The Town Council will hold its next regularly scheduled meeting at the Portsmouth Middle School to discuss trash options.
DEM is stocking ponds with some 10,000 trout in advance of Columbus Day weekend. However, some local ponds should be avoided due to algae blooms.
The Portsmouth Water and Fire District will flush water mains from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. next week. View the complete schedule here.
DEM recently awarded $178,849 in grants to help towns and businesses, including a Portsmouth business, invest in boat pump-out facilities.
The 19-member special legislative commission to study the effects of legalizing recreational marijuana in Rhode Island recently appointed its members.
The town of Portsmouth is set to break ground on its new police station at a ceremony scheduled for next week behind the current police station.
An update about the future Portsmouth Police Station and a request to the state to install crosswalks top the Portsmouth Town Council’s agenda for Sept. 25.