The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) recently announced that conditionally-approved waters of Mount Hope Bay and the Kickemuit River will remain closed to shellfish harvesting
Continuing to celebrate their 25th year of presenting folk and world music concerts to Aquidneck Island and East Bay communities, Common Fence Music will kick off its winter and spring 2018 season with shows featuring Latin artists.
High school seniors have until Feb. 12 to apply for college scholarships of up to $80,000 through the Carter Roger Williams Initiative at the Rhode Island Foundation.
As part of the 240th anniversary of the Battle of Rhode Island, the Portsmouth Historical Society, in conjunction with the Portsmouth Free Public Library, will host noted author Christian McBurney for a lecture on the famous battle.
On Tuesday morning, a 22-year-old former student was arrested at Portsmouth High School after allegedly trying to gain forceful entry and assaulting a teacher. Many parents turned to social media Tuesday, questioning why the high school did not initiate a lockdown.
Assault charges topped Portsmouth police reports from Jan. 29-30. Featured below are the reports provided by the Portsmouth Police Department.
Simple assault charges topped Portsmouth police reports from Jan. 26-29. Featured below are the reports provided by the Portsmouth Police Department.
Joseph R. Steele, age 85, previously of Portsmouth, RI, died Saturday, January 27, 2018 at Village House Nursing Home of Newport, RI, surrounded by his loving family.
A 22-year-old former Portsmouth High School student was arrested Tuesday after attempting to enter the Portsmouth High School new gym and punching a teacher in the face. Police also found a knife in his possession.
Parents were notified Tuesday morning via email about an intruder inside the Portsmouth High School new gym and the assault of a teacher.
A historic home on Bristol Ferry Road will be transformed into condominiums, according to The Newport Daily News.
Meet Sir Nacho, our adoptable dog of the week. Sir Nacho, a terrier, American pit bull mix, is currently available for adoption at the Potter League for Animals.
Arthur Charles Emerson Perry, known as “Boots” during his youth and “Ace” during his military career, passed away on Friday, January 26, 2018. He was a member of St. John’s Masonic Lodge.
Terri Cortvriend, chairperson of the Portsmouth School Committee, recently announced she is running as a Democrat in the 2018 elections to represent Rhode Island House District 72. District 72 includes portions of Middletown and Portsmouth.
Common Fence Point will host a Mardi Gras party in February. Check below for details about this upcoming event.
On Thursday, Feb. 1, the town of Portsmouth will convert its Transfer Station residential waste drop-off program to a new pay-as-you-throw (PAYT) waste reduction program. Find out more details about this program below.
Global Connections to Employment (GCE) has selected Allison Ashmore of Portsmouth as the 2017 “Employee of the Year” from a pool of approximately 1,700 employees from locations across the nation.