The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing Sandy Point Beach in Portsmouth for swimming because of high bacteria counts.
Health Department reopens Portsmouth beach to swimming
The Rhode Island Department of Health recommended the closing of Sandy Point Beach on Wednesday due to high bacteria levels. 
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Driving under the influence (DUI) charges topped Portsmouth police reports from Aug. 7-8. Featured below are the reports provided by the Portsmouth Police Department.
DUI charges tops police reports, Aug. 11-14
Driving under the influence (DUI) charges topped Portsmouth police reports from Aug. 11-14. Featured below are the reports provided by
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‘Find Your Money’ this weekend in Portsmouth
Does the state owe you money? Rhode Island General Treasurer Seth Magaziner will host a "Find Your Money" this weekend
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Obituary: Daniel W. Harris Jr, 88, of Portsmouth
Daniel W. Harris Jr, 88, of Portsmouth, Rhode Island, passed away on August 12, 2018 at Newport Hospital.
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Portsmouth police issued a warning to thieves Wednesday after pulling large red lifeguard chairs out of local waters.
Police warn those dumping lifeguard chairs
Police issued a warning Wednesday after pulling lifeguard chairs out of local waters, stating those dumping chairs "will be prosecuted." 
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Newport Beach Club acquired for $10.2 million
Miami-based GenX Capital Partners and Maine developer Patrick Tinsman recently completed their acquisition of Newport Beach Club for $10.225 million.
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Portsmouth Community Theater, Historical Society win 5 awards
Portsmouth took away five trophies at the 2018 Rhode Island Motif Theater Awards held at the McVinney Auditorium in Providence
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Obituary: William Beaudry Jr., 80, of Prudence Island
William Beaudry Jr., 80, of Prudence Island, Rhode Island, passed away peacefully at home on August 10, 2018.
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