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Portsmouth Students Among Lowest Users of Illegal Drugs in State
Students in Portsmouth schools are among the lowest users of illegal drugs in Rhode Island, according to a special report released for all of the state's communities on Monday, Dec. 9. The data was compiled by the Department of Epidemiology in the Brown University School of Public Health for the Rhode Island State Epidemiology and Outcomes ... (more)
3 hrs ago
Middletown Bakery Takes Home First Prize at Newport Mansions Gingerbread Competition
A Middletown bakery took home first prize at the Newport Mansions gingerbread competition, held at The Breakers in Newport.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
What Grade Would You Give Portsmouth for First Snow Response?
Portsmouth saw the first snowfall of the 2013-2014 winter season on Tuesday. Most areas reported receiving a couple of inches of snow in their backyard.
Special Bridge Funding Update Takes Place Wednesday
A Special Forum on bridge funding and tolls to take place in Portsmouth this Wednesday.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
DUI Charges, Deer Accidents Top Recent Police Reports
Police made the following arrests recently. Tiverton Mark W. Lesieur, 21, of 194 Judson St., Tiverton, was arrested on Dec. 2 at 11:57 a.m. at a Judson St. residence.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Middletown Bakery Wins Newport Mansions' Gingerbread Competition
A $1,000 prize has been awarded to Fatulli's Gourmet Bakery and Deli of Middletown for winning in the first annual Newport Mansions Gingerbread Mansion competition at The Breakers.
Monday Essentials: Santa Visits, Dickens Christmas Feast
Don't forget to look for Santa Claus in Portsmouth this Monday and Tuesday! Click the link for his scheduled stops.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Bristol Agrees to Rumble Over Recycling
The Bristol Town Council agreed to participate in a recycling competition with Portsmouth, Middletown and Newport on Wednesday night, Dec. 4. Those three towns have already signed on.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
5 Live Music Musts: December 6, 2013
Two great shows are in store this weekend at Sandywoods , an intimate listening space in Tiverton, RI.
Police ID Victim of Fatal Car Crash
An elderly woman died Wednesday afternoon after a single car crash on Bristol Ferry Road.
Christmas Lights, Cord Cause House Fire in Portsmouth
Portsmouth firefighters battled a blaze at a Wapping Road home early Thursday morning.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Portsmouth Woman To Raise Funds for Philippines' Relief Worker
It's the season for giving. Give a gift that will really matter. AS la stagione per donare i regali.
The Providence Journal
Woman, 80, seriously injured as car strikes pole in Portsmouth
An 80-year-old woman with severe injuries received care from bystanders after her car struck a utility pole near 283 Bristol Ferry Road just before noon on Wednesday..
Santa Claus Visits; Christmas Party Kicks Off Thursday
A little elf told us a certain giant red man has begun his visits in Portsmouth.
Latham Park Erosion Protection Plan OKd
A Latham Park protection and beautification plan got the nod it needed from the Barrington Town Council on Monday evening, Dec. 2. The vote was unanimous.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Family affair: Lees Market being sold to another family business
Lees Market, a family-owned grocery store and landmark in the town's Central Village, has been sold to another family-owned business, Clements' Marketplace in Portsmouth, R.I. Albert E. Lees III - the third Albert Lees to own the market after his father and grandfather - said he has no children to pass the store on to and he wanted to make sure the ... (more)
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Don't Miss: Newport Skating Center's Grand Opening + Tree Lighting
This Friday, The Newport Skating Center celebrates its Grand Opening and 33rd Annual Tree Lighting, from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. The evening, and holiday season, kicks off with the lighting of a 30-foot Blue Spruce, donated by the Marshall family of Portsmouth.
Outdoor Stage, Reusable Bags, Latham Park on Town Council Agenda
A proposal for an outdoor stage near Veterans Memorial Park, a report on reusable bags, and a conceptual plan for improvements at Latham Park are among the items on the agenda for tonight's meeting of the Barrington Town Council.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
The Providence Journal
Thunderstorms developing in Rhode Island, says National Weather Service
Strong thunderstorms with possible pea-sized hail are developing in parts of Rhode Island, according to the National Weather Service.
Middletown Police Make 3 Thanksgiving DUI Arrests
Philip Ventura, 21 249 Old Mill Lane, Portsmouth was arrested around 1:48 a.m. on a first offense driving under the influence charge.