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.
The town of Portsmouth is looking to hire a part-time recreation director. Interested in applying? View the requirements and how to apply below.
The Portsmouth Democrats recently celebrated at their annual cookout. Featured here are photos from the event held at the Common Fence Point Community Hall.
The Portsmouth Town Council will hold its Prudence Island meeting this weekend at Union Church on Prudence Island. View the agenda here.
Escobar Farm in Portsmouth has been named Rhode Island’s 2017 Outstanding Dairy Farm by the Rhode Island Green Pastures Committee.
The Portsmouth Town Council will hold a swearing-in ceremony for the promotion of firefighters on Monday at Town Hall, 2200 East Main Road.
Should the town hire garbage collectors for curbside trash pickup? Or would a PAYT program work better? What do you think? Tell us here or email Sandy@PortsmouthPress.com
Rep. Dennis M. Canario is calling on the governor to create a special commission run by the State Police to restructure DCYF.
Residents are urged to avoid contact with Lawton Valley Reservoir in Portsmouth due to blue-green algae (or cyanobacteria) bloom in the pond.