The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) recently announced the following closures of shellfishing areas. 
DEM announces emergency closure of upper Narragansett Bay to shellfishing
All waters of Upper Narragansett Bay bounded by the DEM range marker on Conimicut Point, from the center of the tower at
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Man allegedly assaults woman, drives drunk with 3-year-old in vehicle
Police arrested and charged a man with driving under the influence after an alleged hit and run near Raytheon.
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Stitchery, a knitting and sewing education studio in Portsmouth, will host the well-known author, teacher and lecturer Stephanie Pearl-McPhee, also known as “The Yarn Harlot,
Knitting celebrity to visit Portsmouth
Stitchery, a knitting and sewing education studio in Portsmouth, will host the well-known author, teacher and lecturer Stephanie Pearl-McPhee, also
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Looking for a new job or career? Or just extra money before the holidays? The following organizations, including the Portsmouth School District and The Hinckley Co., are hiring for the following jobs.
NOW HIRING: Boys Town, Dollar General
Looking for a new job or career? The following organizations, including Boys Town and Dollar General, are hiring for the
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The town of Portsmouth is currently accepting applications for police officers. Find out more here. 
New zoning ordinances, fire chief top council agenda
The Portsmouth Town Council will discuss liquor license transfers, adding a new ordinance for a future "farm brewery," and approve
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The town of Portsmouth is accepting applications for a new fire chief due to the retirement of Portsmouth Fire Chief Michael Cranson. 
Portsmouth to recruit lateral firefighters
The town of Portsmouth is accepting applications from individuals that are career firefighters in the state of Rhode Island. Find
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