Updated… PORTSMOUTH, R.I. — A half dozen Portsmouth residents reported hearing sounds described as ‘explosions’ Thursday morning and early afternoon. Portsmouth Press is looking into the source of the ‘explosion’ sound. The Newport Daily News reports the state Bomb Squad is disposing of an ‘old ordnance.’ The sound, according to several residents, appeared to come […]
Clean Ocean Access will host its first cleanup of 2017 at Weaver Cove in Portsmouth this weekend. A previous cleanup was rescheduled due to snow.
A Portsmouth resident sent us the following photo with the caption “Best use of all this snow.” Do you agree? Tell us in the comment section below.
Snow is falling heavily in Portsmouth, but that’s not reducing the long line at the Portsmouth Transfer Station Saturday.
Prudence Island Historical Society Board member Joe Bains will present a lecture entitled “Prudence Island: A Fine Summer Resort.”
If you attended the 2017 Newport Polar Bear Plunge on Easton’s Beach, you might have been filmed by this drone overhead. Here’s the video.
The local TV show Portsmouth This Week filmed a special edition at Portsmouth’s Dive for the Dogs on New Year’s Day in Island Park. Watch the video here.
If you were among the more than 200 people at the 2017 Polar Dive for the Dogs, you might have seen the drone flying above. Here’s the video footage.
Visitors and residents of Prudence Island plunged into the icy waters on New Year’s Day at the Prudence Island Lighthouse, known locally as Sandy Point Lighthouse.
The cause of a power outage Sunday evening in Portsmouth, in an area from School House Lane to Trinity Cemetery, has been identified.
More than 1,000 National Grid customers lost power Sunday night on the island’s eastern side from School House Lane to Trinity Cemetery in Portsmouth.
More than 200 people visited the Island Park seawall on Park Avenue Sunday, Jan. 1, to either watch or take part in the 2017 Polar Dive for the Dogs.
You can kick off 2017 by helping out a great local cause with the following new year fundraisers, which will benefit the Portsmouth Dog Park.
Portsmouth residents and visitors will have not one, but 3 polar plunges to choose from for kicking off 2017 with an icy splash.
A Dog Park Preview Day scheduled for this weekend in Portsmouth is being postponed due to cold temperatures, according to organizers.
The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) will complete its winter season trout stocking this week by stocking fish in a Portsmouth pond.