The House of Representatives has passed legislation that would allow children below the age of 18 to accompany adults into the voting booth.
Local businesses and organizations are starting to announce Memorial Day closings. Check here to see what’s open and closed.
Portsmouth town officials will begin work on the Town Hall elevator. If you need to visit Town Hall and require an elevator, please call ahead.
The Portsmouth Town Council approved 2 top agenda items Monday night, creating new stop signs in Island Park and passing a resolution for gun-free schools.
Bills on fining drivers for using the left lane and establishing a legislative marijuana commission were passed out of House Committee on Judiciary.
The Portsmouth Town Council will present proclamations for several retirements and discuss a resolution for gun-free schools at its next meeting.
Coinciding with Armed Forces Day, a special dedication ceremony for the new Portsmouth Veterans Honor Roll was held Saturday morning at Town Hall.
Governor Gina Raimondo visited the Portsmouth senior center early Wednesday afternoon to meet with residents and to present a citation.
The Portsmouth Zoning Board will hold a hearing Thursday on a special use permit, which, if approved, would result in a new auto parts store in Portsmouth.
The town of Portsmouth will hold a dedication ceremony for the Portsmouth Veterans Honor Roll this weekend. Find out more by clicking link or visiting PortsmouthPress.com.
Governor Gina Raimondo will visit the Portsmouth Multi-Purpose Senior Center on Bristol Ferry Road on Wednesday, May 17. Find out more information here.
The DEM recently announced $6.4 million in matching grants to help communities reduce flooding, control stormwater, and strengthen climate resilience.
As part of continued efforts to support a strong shellfish industry in Rhode Island, the DEM will conduct a quahog transplant this week.
Learn more about the future Mt. Hope Park at a public workshop scheduled for this week.
The Town Council tentative budget for fiscal year July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018, is available to view here.
Despite the rain Saturday, a couple Portsmouth residents stopped by the future Mt. Hope Park for its public viewing. Featured here are photos of the park.
Rep. Dennis M. Canario has introduced legislation (2017-H 6151) that would exempt the sales tax on the trade-in value of noncommercial pickup trucks.