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Your Tiverton-Little Compton Beach Passes for Summer 2013
With beach season right around the corner, whether you're a tourist, summer person or year-round resident, now's the time to get your parking passes and head to the coast.
Thu May 23, 2013
Portsmouth Files Restraining Order Against Bridge Toll Construction
The town of Portsmouth filed a restraining order in U.S. District Court on Thursday against the implementation of bridge tolls, only a day after the Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority announced construction of a toll system.
Police Release Name of Elderly Woman Killed in Crash
Authorities have released the name of the woman who was pronounced dead after a head-on vehicle crash on May 13 on West Main Road.
Newport Prohibits Feeding Wild Animals
In an attempt to control the coyote population, Newport has joined Middletown and Portsmouth to prohibit feeding wild animals.
Bristol Firefighters Help Knock Down Two-Alarm Fire
Firefighters from three area communities extinguished a fire at a seven-unit condominium complex in Portsmouth Wednesday night.
Wed May 22, 2013
Toll System To Be Installed on Sakonnet River Bridge By Weekend
An open-road toll system will be installed on the new Sakonnet River Bridge by this Memorial Day weekend, reports ABC6.com . Despite pending legislation against the bridge's transfer, a lawsuit filed by the town of Portsmouth and widespread local opposition to tolls , the Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority plans to install an open-road toll ... (more)
Portsmouth's 375th Delegation Lands in England
Day 1 -Saturday, 18 May : We arrived in Portsmouth this morning before noon after a 6 1/2 hour flight overnight to London and then a van provided by the Portsmouth City Council for the 1 1/2 hour trip to Portsmouth.
NEH Grant to Study Portsmouth Author's Novel
A Portsmouth resident's 1993 hypertext novel will be studied under a National Endowment for the Humanities grant awarded to the Electronic Literature Organization , the group announced on their Web site last Friday.
Portsmouth Volunteer Fire Department Donates Final Ambulance
For 77 years, Portsmouth's Volunteer Fire Department has supplied the town with state-of-the-art medical rescue equipment, but with a final donation last week that burden will now be on the taxpayers.
Portsmouth 375th Delegation Attends Lord Mayor Making Ceremony
Today was our big official day, which started at 9:30 AM in the Portsmouth Guild Hall for the Lord Mayor "Making" Ceremony, a public event with several hundred people in attendance.
Lightning Flashes Across Rhode Island
A severe thunderstorm brought quite the light show to parts of Rhode Island last night just before 8 p.m. Frequent lightning streaks, like the one seen in the above video, were visible for more than an hour yesterday.
The Week in RI: Mayhem in School
Saturday May 11 Vehicle Crashes Into Little Compton General Store A vehicle reportedly crashed into a wall next to the front entrance of Wilbur's General Store in Little Compton on Friday.
Mon May 20, 2013
Where Are You Spending Your Summer?
For some, the thrill of going to theme parks near or far with their family is the best way to spend the summer.
Sun May 19, 2013
Tell Us: Did School Officials Do a Good Job Evacuating PHS?
Portsmouth High School students received early dismissal from school Wednesday after the school was evacuated for a bomb threat .
The Week in RI: Mayhem in School
Saturday, May 11 Vehicle Crashes Into Little Compton General Store A vehicle reportedly crashed into a wall next to the front entrance of Wilbur's General Store in Little Compton on Friday.
Fri May 17, 2013
Rescue Crews Save 5 From Sinking Boat in Sakonnet
Five people were rescued on Monday evening after their boat began taking on water in the Sakonnet River.
Thu May 16, 2013
Driver in Cumberland Farms Rollover Charged With DUI
Jay Catalan, 50, 34 Hillside Road, Portsmouth, was arrested, and charged with driving under the influence and refusal to submit to a chemical test after his truck landed on its side at Cumberland Farms Monday.
Wed May 15, 2013
Portsmouth High School Evacuated After Bomb Threat
Portsmouth High School was evacuated at 1:15 p.m. today after a note warning of an explosive device was found in the school, Superintendent Lynn Krizic confirmed.
Portsmouth To Seek Ferry Services From Bristol to Prudence, Hog
The Portsmouth Town Council will seek requests for proposals to provide ferry services to Prudence Island, as well as Hog Island.
Tue May 14, 2013
Man Allegedly Jumps in Front of Cruiser, Swears at Cops
Portsmouth police made the following arrests recently. Man allegedly jumps in front of police cruiser Three were arrested after a vehicle was stopped in Common Fence Point on May 12 at 12:30 a.m. Bristol police first attempted to stop a motor vehicle for traveling at a high speed.