The Portsmouth Town Council will discuss and possibly vote on limiting public comment time at its next meeting on Monday, Feb. 11.
Paul B. Northrup, 76 of Tiverton, Rhode Island, passed away February 6, 2019 with his family by his side. He was the first Town Administrator of Tiverton.
Citing 180 motor vehicle accidents on East Main Road last year, roughly one accident every other day, the Portsmouth Town Council will discuss and vote Monday on two resolutions directed at the state Department of Transporation (DOT). The resolutions urge the DOT to maintain funding for East Main Road projects and reject proposed cuts to bike and road safety projects.
The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is glad to recognize the Potter League for Animals, Rhode Island’s animal shelter network, and State Veterinarian Scott Marshall, DVM, for their responsiveness keeping more than 100 pets safe during the recent gas outage on Aquidneck Island.
William J. Conley, Jr., Chairman of the Senate Committee on Finance, has appointed several members of the committee as subcommittee chairpersons.
Naval installations within the continental United States will conduct exercise training known as Exercise Citadel Shield-Solid Curtain 2019 (CS/SC19) starting on Monday.
The Portsmouth Town Council recently approved a Community Banner Program in selected areas of town to enhance civic pride, boost community identity, and support local businesses. However, several local residents are voicing objects.
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (DOT) recently presented an amendment to the State Transportation Improvement Plan that includes a 33% cut to the Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) over four years.
Rep. Terri Cortvriend has been appointed to the House Small Business Committee by House Speaker Nicholas A. Mattiello.
House Majority Whip John G. Edwards (D-Dist. 70, Portsmouth, Tiverton) has made his 800th blood donation to the Rhode Island Blood Center.
Several town offices are closed today in recognition of the federal holiday, Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Due to inquiries about the physical status of the Coggeshall School facility, the town has scheduled a Non-Mandatory Pre-Proposal Open House for all prospective bidders.
The town of Portsmouth will “go purple” for the annual THP Project Purple Initiative from Jan. 22 to 27. Here’s how you can participate!
Due to the interest in the proposed Community Banner Program, the town of Portsmouth will hold a public forum.
The Rhode Island Ethics Commission found no “probable cause” in relation with a complaint filed against former Town Councilor David Gleason. Read the commission’s findings here.
Committee removals, appointments, and a name change top the Portsmouth Town Council agenda this week. View the agenda here.