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.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Local Businesses To Celebrate Small Business Saturday
Small Business Saturday is a day dedicated to supporting small businesses across the country.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
What's Open and Closed on Thanksgiving in Portsmouth
This Thanksgiving, when the cranberry sauce turns a little runny or the bird turns a bit too black for Uncle Buck, where do you turn for help? Luckily, we have the rundown on where to grab that last-minute can of cranberries or bandages when things get a little too rough at the family's Wii football game.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Portsmouth Teachers Settle New Contract Deal
The Portsmouth School Committee is expected to approve a new, three-year contract for Portsmouth teachers at its meeting Tuesday night, reports The Portsmouth Times .
Elves for Elderly' seeks donations for fourth year
SANTA'S HELPER: Maxine Hutchins, founder of "Elves for Elders," dressed the part and stopped by the Warwick Mall on Friday afternoon to speak with shoppers about the program and to encourage folks to donate.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Big Blue Bug lights up for holidays
The honored guests for the lighting were Heather Abbott, the Newport woman who lost a leg as a result of the bombing.
Korean sculptor turns architectural drawing into full-scale apartment building
Korean sculptor Do Ho Suh used a 3-D printer to create a translucent full-scale fabric facsimile of an apartment building he lived in in Portsmouth, R.I., that surrounds and a similarly printed smaller traditional Korean one he once lived in, in a piece titled "Home Within Home Within Home Within Home Within Home" The piece delves into the concept ... (more)
Woman Survives Rollover Crash in Portsmouth
A Portsmouth woman is lucky to be alive after the truck she was operating struck a telephone pole and rolled over Friday afternoon.