The General Assembly passed a bill that would create a 19-member special legislative commission to study the effects of legalizing recreational marijuana.
The Portsmouth Water District’s annual Consumer Confidence Report (CCR) was mailed to district water customers on June 23 and 26.
The Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) center in Middletown, the only DMV center on Aquidneck Island, will close in July. Please plan ahead.
The town honored retiring Portsmouth Police Lt. Anthony Cambrola and 2 Portsmouth Award recipients, Caroline “Bunny” Miller and Robert Dyl Jr.
The town of Portsmouth will present the Portsmouth Award to 2 local residents at the next Portsmouth Town Council meeting Monday night.
To allow applicants additional time, the DEM has extended the deadline for its 2017 Bay and Watershed Restoration Grant applications.
The Portsmouth Water and Fire District has hired Jessica C. Lynch, a Portsmouth native, as its new general manager and chief engineer.
The House of Representatives recently passed Rep. Dennis M. Canario’s legislation, which would create a marijuana study commission.
Former Rep. Raymond E. Gallison Jr., whose former district included Portsmouth, was sentenced Friday to serve more than 4 years in federal prison.
The 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.
A push for write-in candidates fell short Wednesday in the uncontested contests for Portsmouth Water and Fire District clerk and water commissioner.
Does a traffic light belong at Linden Lane and East Main Road (the entrance of the Gardner Seveney Sports Complex)? Tell us in the comment section below.
The Portsmouth Water and Fire District will hold its election on Wednesday, June 14, at the district’s offices on East Main Road.
The DEM is urging residents to inspect their vehicles and equipment to be sure they are not transporting gypsy moth caterpillars to and from other areas.
The DEM is asking the public to report sightings of wild turkey hens – both with brood and without – to help with research efforts.
Access to prime shellfishing areas has been expanded under the Department of Environmental Management (DEM) annual shellfish harvesting reclassification.
The town of Portsmouth announced Tuesday the following upcoming tax sale, which will be held in June at Town Hall in Portsmouth.