TThe General Assembly recently approved legislation introduced by Sen. V. Susan Sosnowski (D-Dist. 37, South Kingstown, New Shoreham) and House Majority Whip John G. Edwards (D-Dist. 70, Portsmouth, Tiverton) that would require each public institution of postsecondary education to establish a plan for addressing the mental health needs of its students.
House passes bill to replace tire jack and spare
The House of Representatives has passed legislation introduced by Majority Whip John G. Edwards (D-Dist. 70, Portsmouth, Tiverton) that would
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The fourth consecutive Nor'Easter on Wednesday will bring more plowable snow to Portsmouth. Find out how much below. 
Winter storm to bring plowable snow
A major snowstorm will bring plowable snow Monday evening into Tuesday to the Portsmouth area. Find out how much here. 
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The town of Portsmouth is seeking proposals to replace the town's telephone system. Find out more about the request below. 
Applications open for Glen Farm April vacation camp
Applications are now open for the Portsmouth Recreation Department's Glen Farm April vacation camp, which will be held at the
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The Senate approved two bills on Thursday to prevent gun violence and mass shootings, a ban on bump stocks and other rapid-fire gun modifications and “red flag” legislation that allows courts to disarm individuals who are believed by law enforcement to represent a violent threat to themselves or others.
Senator bill to include behavioral counseling as primary care
Sen.  James A. Seveney (D-Dist. 11, Portsmouth, Bristol, Tiverton) has introduced legislation that would require health insurers to include behavioral
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Those eyes! Meet Fajita, a domestic shorthair mix, who is currently available for adoption at the Potter League for Animals. 
Meet Fajita, adoptable cat of the week
Those eyes! Meet Fajita, a domestic shorthair mix, who is currently available for adoption at the Potter League for Animals. 
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Helen (Woehrle) Alvernes, 92, of Tiverton, RI, died on Monday, March 5, 2018, at home in Tiverton, RI.
Obituary: Helen (Woehrle) Alvernes, 92, of Tiverton
Helen (Woehrle) Alvernes, 92, of Tiverton, RI, died on Monday, March 5, 2018, at home in Tiverton, RI.
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School officials send parents emails about stun gun, threat
Portsmouth school officials sent parents two separate emails Thursday regarding the confiscation of a stun gun at Portsmouth High School
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Ana C. Riley, the superintendent of Portsmouth schools, has been named a finalist by New Bedford school officials in their search for a new school superintendent, reports SouthCoastToday.com. 
Portsmouth superintendent named job finalist
Ana C. Riley, the superintendent of Portsmouth schools, has been named a finalist by New Bedford school officials in their
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Portsmouth Police RI
Portsmouth Police RIPMpFri, 21 Sep 2018 12:24:56 -040024Friday 28, 2017 2:40 -04:00Sep
Chief Lee had a great visit to Hog Island today!
Portsmouth Rhode Island Firefighters
Portsmouth Rhode Island FirefightersPMpSun, 23 Sep 2018 14:35:15 -040035Sunday 28, 2017 2:40 -04:00Sep
TL-1 out helping RIEMA.