They'll be diving for the dogs in Portsmouth on Jan. 1

PORTSMOUTH — The New Year’s Day polar plunge in Island Park is going to the dogs. All the money that’s raised for the annual dive, set for noon on Sunday, Jan. 1 across from …
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Portsmouth to pick up, recycle Christmas trees

PORTSMOUTH — After you’ve taken down all the lights and ornaments from your Christmas tree, let somebody else do the heavy lifting. The Department of Public Works (DPW) will pick …

Barrington native is President-elect Trump's press secretary

Barrington native and Portsmouth Abbey graduate Sean Spicer was named press secretary to President-elect Donald Trump. The announcement was made on Thursday, Dec. 22. Mr. Spicer had been serving …

Sign, sign, everywhere a RhodeWorks sign

PORTSMOUTH — They started sprouting up a couple of months ago: large blue road signs reminding drivers of the R.I. Department of Transportation’s (RIDOT) RhodeWorks project.

Portsmouth Middle School Glee Club spreads musical cheer

PORTSMOUTH — The Portsmouth Middle School Glee Club took its show on the road today as members performed a holiday program for an appreciative audience at Hathaway Elementary School. Club …

Hoping for a White Christmas in the East Bay? Keep dreaming

Residents in the East Bay hoping for a white Christmas are likely to be disappointed as temperatures are expected to remain above freezing this weekend. Christmas Eve won't be a dry day, but it …

Off the Market: Homes sold around East Bay

The following homes have changed hands in recent days in towns around the East Bay: Barrington 18 Robbins Drive — $540,000 61 Adams Point Road — $430,000 57 3rd St. — …
Obituaries
Alfred J. Archambault, Waxahachie, Texas

Alfred James “Fredie, A.J.” Archambault of Waxahachie, Texas, passed away, Thursday December 15, 2016 at Baylor Hospital in Waxahachie. Memorial service will be held on Monday, December 26, 2016 …

Caitlin E. Fennessey Burnett, 34, Little Compton

Harriet Hubbard, 78, Prudence Island

Andrew E. Singleton, 43, Portsmouth

Reverend Dom Damian Kearney

Angelina Rose Bisbano, 94, formerly of Bristol

Lucas M. Bandoni, 19, Tiverton

Virginia Pease Roberts, 94, Portsmouth

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Enjoying ‘lobster’ on a cod budget

The New Year brings cold weather, quiet after the holiday revelry, and cutting back. After splurging on holiday presents, it’s time to tighten our budgets a little. This recipe for Mock Lobster …

Caroling by horseback in Portsmouth this Sunday

Portsmouth's Glen Manor hosts free open house on Sunday

Island Park history topic of illustrated lecture Dec. 15

Bake sale benefits Portsmouth Veterans Honor Roll Project

Opinion
Letter: Vote yes on Question 7

To the editor: There isn’t a need more basic than having a place to call home. Unfortunately, too many Rhode Islanders struggle to find a home or apartment that they can reasonably afford, …

Editorial: Vote YES on 6

Letter: Make a commitment to end domestic violence

Editorial: Face facts — Climate Change is real

Ambitious plan for the future of our bridges 

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