The town of Portsmouth will hold its annual rabies clinic next weekend at the Portsmouth Fire Department, 2300 East Main Road.
The House of Representatives has passed legislation introduced by Majority Whip John G. Edwards (D-Dist. 70, Portsmouth, Tiverton) that would update the law to allow for self-sealing tire technology in automobiles.
Applications are now open for the Portsmouth Recreation Department’s Glen Farm April vacation camp, which will be held at the newly renovated Leonard Brown House.
Sen. James A. Seveney (D-Dist. 11, Portsmouth, Bristol, Tiverton) has introduced legislation that would require health insurers to include behavioral health counseling as a primary care visit.
A new licensing system that provides more options for buying hunting and fishing licenses was launched this month by the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM).
The Portsmouth, RI Democratic Town Committee, at their monthly meeting on March 1, passed a resolution supporting several bills in the General Assembly that take up aspects of gun safety.
The Town of Portsmouth is seeking individuals for the following summer employment positions within the Recreation Department.
With the support and co-sponsorship of House Speaker Nicholas A. Mattiello, Rep. Dennis M. Canario has filed legislation (2018-H 7688) that would create a means for courts to disarm people whose behavior is believed by authorities to pose a serious threat to others or themselves.
The town of Portsmouth will hold a public hearing Monday, Feb. 26, to discuss a proposed ordinance to ban single-use plastic bags.
It was 1946 when Rhode Island first passed a law making it illegal to pay a woman less than a man for the same work. Seventy-two years later, women working full time in Rhode Island still make only 86 cents to the dollar that her male counterpart makes.
The town of Portsmouth is looking to hire a new records clerk. The deadline to apply is fast approaching! Find out how to apply below.
The town of Portsmouth is hiring a new finance director to oversee all activities related to accounting, financial and reporting for the town’s Finance Department.
The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) recently awarded more than $3.75 million in grants to help communities and local organizations protect valuable green space throughout the state.
Members of the Portsmouth High School Student Council will speak before the Town Council on Monday, Feb. 12, to request a new sign at the high school’s Turnpike Avenue entrance.
The following health inspections were performed at Portsmouth businesses and schools in January 2018, according to the Rhode Island Department of Health.
Rep. Dennis M. Canario (D-Dist. 71, Portsmouth, Little Compton, Tiverton) is praising the actions of Portsmouth High School teacher Risha Pellegrino and School Resource Officer Maddie Pirri in their handling of an intruder at Portsmouth High School this week.
The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) recently announced that conditionally-approved waters of Mount Hope Bay and the Kickemuit River will remain closed to shellfish harvesting