The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) recently announced the following closures of shellfishing areas. 
Quahog transplant set for Narragansett Bay Thursday
As part of continued efforts to support a strong shellfish industry in Rhode Island, the DEM will conduct a quahog
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Team Grayson Blood Drive
Portsmouth Fire Department to host 3rd annual Team Grayson Blood Drive
The Portsmouth Fire Department will host its 3rd annual Team Grayson Blood Drive this May in Portsmouth. Find out when
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Luna, a white and orange domestic shorthair mix, is currently available for adoption at the Potter League for Animals in Middletown.
Meet Luna, adoptable cat of the week
Luna, a white and orange domestic shorthair mix, is currently available for adoption at the Potter League for Animals in
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The master plan for Mount Hope Park, developed by the Mount Hope Park Steering Committee, the town of Portsmouth, Aquidneck Land Trust (ALT), and the Horsley Witten Project Team, is now available to view.  
Learn more about Mt. Hope Park at public workshop (Venue change)
Learn more about the future Mt. Hope Park at a public workshop scheduled for this week.
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The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) does not anticipate widespread defoliation of trees by gypsy moth caterpillars in Rhode Island this year, as occurred in 2016 and 2017, announced DEM recently. There will still be some localized areas, however, where tree defoliation may be severe.
Large caterpillar populations expected this spring
Moderate to high concentrations of gypsy moth caterpillars are expected this spring across the state, according to the DEM.
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After searching through the remains of a fire that damaged three homes early Wednesday, officials discovered one set of human remains.
Portsmouth police officer arrested, suspended with pay
A Portsmouth police officer has been suspended with pay after being arrested by State Police and charged with domestic, simple
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