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.
Rep seeks removal of archaic state laws
Like any state that’s been around for 350 years, Rhode Island has amassed a lot of outdated, obsolete or downright
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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.
Crank phone charges tops police reports, Jan. 23-24
Crank phone call charges topped Portsmouth police reports from Jan. 23-24. Featured below are the reports provided by the Portsmouth Police
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The Portsmouth Purple Dodge Ball Tournament, an annual event as part of the THP Project Purple Initiative, will take place Thursday. Find more out about this event here. 
Project Purple Dodgeball Tournament to take place Thursday
The Portsmouth Purple Dodge Ball Tournament, an annual event as part of the THP Project Purple Initiative, will take place Thursday.
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In a major win for consumers, the General Assembly recently passed legislation (2018-H 7443, 2018-S 2607) that distinguishes penalties for licensed contractors, who fail to comply with Contractors’ Registration and License Board (CRLB) orders. 
Rep. Canario introduces bill to exempt disabled, seniors from ID fees
Rep. Dennis M. Canario (D-Dist. 71, Portsmouth, Little Compton, Tiverton) has introduced legislation (2018-H 7216) that would exempt disabled citizens
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Meet Sam, our adoptable dog of the week. Sam, a shepherd mix, is currently available for adoption at the Potter League for Animals. 
Meet Sam, adoptable dog of the week
Meet Sam, our adoptable dog of the week. Sam, a shepherd mix, is currently available for adoption at the Potter League for
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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.
Simple assault charges top police reports, Jan. 19-22
Simple assault charges topped Portsmouth police reports from Jan. 19-22. Featured below are the reports provided by the Portsmouth Police
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At this time, the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) does not expect the shutdown of the federal government to have an immediate impact on local WIC services.
Federal shutdown not expected to impact WIC
At this time, the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) does not expect the shutdown of the federal government to
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Portsmouth Police RI
Portsmouth Police RIPMpMon, 20 Aug 2018 16:12:27 -040012Monday 28, 2017 2:40 -04:00Aug
The Portsmouth Police Department, during a 4 hour period this morning, have issued 25 motorists a traffic violation summons for failure to stop at a crosswalk for a pedestrian. The Portsmouth Police utilized police officers wearing civilian clothes to enter the crosswalk on Turnpike Avenue, near the Portsmouth High School, and attempted to cross the street. Please keep all our pedestrians safe! Remember to yield to pedestrians crossing in our crosswalks especially now that school starts next week!
Portsmouth Fire Department Rhode Island
Portsmouth Fire Department Rhode IslandAMpMon, 13 Aug 2018 09:25:42 -040025Monday 28, 2017 2:40 -04:00Aug
Elections are coming up soon, make sure your voice is heard! You can come by the station until 4pm today to register or go online to vote.ri.gov!