The Rhode Island Defense Economy Planning Commission will meet at Middletown Town Hall next week with the administrators of all three Aquidneck Island communities to discuss the realignment of unused U.S. Navy properties on the island.
Rhode Island’s Department of Health (DOH) and Department of Environmental Management (DEM) are lifting blue-green algae health advisories.
The master plan for Mount Hope Park, developed by the Mount Hope Park Steering Committee, the town of Portsmouth, Aquidneck Land Trust (ALT), and the Horsley Witten Project Team, is now available to view.
The town of Portsmouth has released the results of its Single-use Plastic Bag Survey. According to the results, approximately two thirds (66.3%) of the 678 survey respondents approve of banning single-use plastic bags.
The town of Portsmouth is seeking offers for the “deconstruction, salvage and/or recycling, and removal of two blighted buildings” at Glen Farm.
Governor Gina Raimondo will join the Aquidneck Island Planning Commission (AIPC) and partners to host the Newport County “Resiliency Roundtable.”
A group of 15 young public office holders recently sent a letter to Congress about Tax Cuts and Jobs Act’s negative impact on younger Americans.
The Rhode Island DOT will delay channel restrictions under the old Sakonnet River Bridge, according to a press release shared by Portsmouth police.
The town of Portsmouth is currently hiring for the following positions. The deadline to apply for either position is Nov. 24.
The town will hold an e-waste collection this weekend at Portsmouth High School. Find out more about the collection by clicking the article link.
Former Town Councilor Judi Staven died last week at age 65 after a brief hospitalization, according to The Newport Daily News.
Several organizations and town offices will close before the Veterans Day holiday on Saturday. Find out what offices are closing early below.
The town of Portsmouth will host a seasonal flu vaccine clinic in November. Walk-ins are welcome to visit and receive a vaccine.
Portsmouth police arrested the town’s former recreation director Saturday on charges of embezzlement after officials noticed irregular beach fee reports.
The town of Portsmouth will host a workshop to discuss the rules and regulations concerning plastic bags, including a potential ban, in November.
Prudence Island researchers will use a $500K federal grant to lead a nationwide study on salt marsh resilience against the effects of climate change.
The town of Portsmouth is currently hiring for the following positions. However, deadlines are quickly approaching to apply.