A second coyote spotted with a leg trap on Aquidneck Island has died after being shot while trying to access a chicken coop, according to DEM.
The Arbor Day Foundation recently named the town of Portsmouth as its “2016 Tree City USA,” announced the town of Portsmouth.
House Majority Leader K. Joseph Shekarchi has reintroduced legislation that would require pet groomers to be licensed with the state.
Stop by Portsmouth Town Hall next weekend to receive a free tree seedling (while supplies last). The free seedling giveaway is held each year in Portsmouth.
The legislation, if passed, would prohibit surveillance on state roadways unless specifically authorized by statute or court order.
DEM recently lifted the emergency shellfishing closure for areas of Rhode Island Sound, lower Narragansett Bay, and lower Sakonnet River.
Two discussion items requested by the Portsmouth Concerned Citizens’ group top the Town Council agenda for its next meeting on Monday, March 27.
Rep. Dennis M. Canario has introduced legislation that would fine drivers for using the far-left lane on 3-lane highways when not passing a vehicle.
The House of Representatives has passed legislation introduced by Majority Whip John G. that would allow for self-sealing tire technology in automobiles.
The town of Portsmouth recently announced its schedule for spring and summer recreational programs, including karate, sailing, tennis and more.
Quahog Week, which made its debut last year, returns Monday, March 20, and continues to March 25, celebrating the state’s shellfish industry.
Just in time for dog licensing, the Rhode Island Veterinary Medical Association (RIVMA) will hold rabies clinics. The schedule can be found here.
The town of Portsmouth and Vision Government Solutions recently completed its valuations for the 2016 real estate market.
The Portsmouth Town Council will discuss changing the name of upper Melville Pond and hear a presentation from Rail Explorers at its next meeting.
Attorney General Peter Kilmartin and others held a press conference Thursday to announce their opposition to legalizing marijuana.
Former House Finance Chairman Raymond E. Gallison, Jr., 64, of Bristol, pleaded guilty Thursday in U.S. District Court to federal charges.
Local residents and visitors stopped into Town Hall Tuesday to view the 1638 ‘Portsmouth Compact’ on display as part of Portsmouth Founders Day.