The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recently announced that the flu is “widespread” in Rhode Island, triggering the state’s requirement for unvaccinated healthcare workers in hospitals and many other types of healthcare facilities to wear masks during direct patient contact.
The Portsmouth Town Council and School Committee will hold a joint meeting on Monday, Jan. 7. View the agenda here.
Portsmouth Democratic Town Committee, at their monthly meeting on Jan. 3, passed a resolution supporting the Rhode Island House and Senate “Reproductive Health Care Act” (RHCA) bills, which prohibit the state from interfering in a woman’s reproductive decision-making.
Meet Mischief, a domestic shorthair cat, who is currently available for adoption at the Potter League for Animals.
Jack Frederick Appleby, 84, formerly of Portsmouth, RI, died on Monday, December 31, 2018, at the St. Elizabeth Manor in Bristol.
The Portsmouth Department of Public Works (DPW) will pick up discarded Christmas trees using the following schedule, which begins on Monday, Jan. 7.
The Reform Caucus, made up of conservative, moderate, and progressive Democrats, announced their push for changes in the House rules for a more open and transparent legislative process.
All boys and girls ages 9 to 14 are invited to participate in the local level of competition for the 2019 Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship.
Rep. Terri Cortvriend (D-Dist. 72, Portsmouth, Middletown) was formally sworn into office Tuesday, Jan. 1, as the 2019-20 session of the Rhode Island General Assembly convened.
Disorderly conduct charges topped Portsmouth police reports on Jan. 1. Featured below are the reports provided by the Portsmouth Police Department.
Janet (McLeish) Perry, age 67, of Middletown, RI, passed away at home on Friday, December 28, 2018, surrounded by her family and friends.
Driving under the influence (DUI) charges topped Portsmouth police reports from Dec. 28-30. Featured below are the reports provided by the Portsmouth Police Department.
It was one for the history books – literally! More than 200 Portsmouth residents gathered on New Year’s Day along Park Avenue to watch and partake in 2019’s unseasonably warm Portsmouth Polar Dive.
Portsmouth Press wishes you and your family a happy New Year!
Meet Brie, our adoptable dog of the week. Brie, a retriever and Labrador mix, is currently available for adoption at the Potter League for Animals.
The Rhode Island General Assembly will convene on Tuesday, Jan. 1, at 4 p.m. as members of the Senate and House of Representatives are sworn into office.