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4 New Houses Foreclosed In The Portsmouth Area
PORTSMOUTH, RI — Do you feel like reasonably priced homes are pretty tough to find in your community? . A tour of the latest foreclosures in the Portsmouth area might be just the place to start!
Milk & Honey opens in Portsmouth
PORTSMOUTH, R.I. — Milk & Honey, a cheese, charcuterie, and specialty foods shop, recently moved from Tiverton to Portsmouth. The shop, located in the Old Almy Village at 1016 East Main Road, is open Thursday to Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., and on Sunday from noon to 5 p.m.
Newport County may have a chance of seeing Northern Lights tonight
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has put a moderate geomagnetic storm watch in effect for Saturday, March 23. This means there could be a chance to see the Aurora Borealis, otherwise known as the Northern Lights.
Cyberstalking charge tops police reports, March 21
A cyberstalking charge topped Portsmouth police reports on March 21. Featured below are the reports provided by the Portsmouth Police Department. This content is for Select (Monthly) , Select (Weekly) and Select (Annual) members only.
Portsmouth’s first female deputy police chief to retire
PORTSMOUTH, R.I. — Portsmouth’s first female deputy police chief, Maryanne D. Perry, will retire in April, according to town documents. Perry, a 20-year veteran of the Portsmouth Police Department, was appointed in April 2018 as Portsmouth’s first female deputy police chief after the retirement of D
Kraft releases statement, says he is 'truly sorry'
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft commented for the first time since he was officially charged with two misdemeanor counts of first-degree solicitation.
'The depravity is beyond comprehension': R.I. man to serve 260 years in prison for child molestation
PROVIDENCE — A federal judge on Friday sentenced a 45-year-old Warwick, R.I. man to 260 years in prison for violently molesting two young girls for years while filming those acts and then posting the videos on the internet.
Tiverton-Little Compton: 5 Local Foreclosures Up For Sale
TIVERTON-LITTLE COMPTON, RI — Do you feel like affordable homes are pretty tough to find in your community? Don't rule out the foreclosures on the market. They could be just the thing!
New Fall River waterfront restaurant gets OK from city
Kevin P. O'Connor Herald News Staff Reporter @HNKPO — FALL RIVER – So first there will be grilled bratwurst and beer by the shore where you can watch boats glide by. And, someday, hot chocolate or Irish coffee by the skating rink that will be by the shore. The skaters will glide, too.
This week at the R.I. General Assembly
STATE HOUSE — Here are the highlights from news and events that took place in the General Assembly this week. House OKs Bennett bill to allow students sunscreen in schools. The House passed legislation (2019-H 5118) sponsored by Rep. David A. Bennett, D-Warwick, to allow students and anyone else in
Former New Bedford School Department supervisor charged with drug trafficking
NEW BEDFORD — A retired School Department employee has been charged with trafficking oxycodone in a criminal complaint issued this week, court records say. Antonio F. Braz, 70, of 45 Pamela Drive, New Bedford, the retired New Bedford School Department maintenance supervisor, is charged with traffick
Meet Sammi, adoptable cat of the week
PORTSMOUTH, R.I. — Meet Sammi, a domestic shorthair cat, who is currently available for adoption at the Potter League for Animals. Sammi is female and about 6 years old. From the Potter League:
Mass. Most Wanted: March 23, 2019
DEDHAM - Police say a man stole cash and credit cards from an office at Dedham Health and Athletic Complex. Surveillance cameras then captured him buying gift cards at the CVS in Roslindale. Police say he walks with a distinct limp, with his right foot pointing out as he walks.
Raynham man and former Quincy cop sentenced to state prison for armed police standoff
RAYNHAM — A 53-year-old Raynham man and former Quincy police officer has been sentenced to state prison after pleading guilty to charges connected to a January 2017 armed standoff at his home.
Bristol PD arrest man for larceny from vehicles
BRISTOL, R.I. (WLNE) - Police arrested a man Thursday afternoon for stealing several items from 3 vehicles. Richard Smith, 21, of Swansea, Mass was arrested by Bristol Police Detectives after admitting in an interview with detectives to theft from vehicles in Bristol and another community.
Two months after gas outage, resident says frustrations linger in Newport County
NEWPORT, R.I. (WPRI) -- It's been two months since a gas outage left more than 10,000 National Grid customers without heat on Aquidneck Island, yet some impacted residents say they're still waiting on reimbursements from the utility company.
3 East Greenwich Area Foreclosures To Check Out
EAST GREENWICH, RI — Have a lower price point, but still need to buy a house nearby? Why not look at foreclosed properties in the area? You might just find a diamond in the rough!
Middletown student to perform on New York City, London stages
MIDDLETOWN — From her chorus classroom at Gaudet Middle School and the venues used by the Newport Children’s Theatre, Antonia Moisiades is used to being on stage, but none quite like Carnegie Hall and the Royal Festival Hall in London, where she will be performing this summer.
5 New Homes Foreclosed In The Cranston Area
CRANSTON, RI — Are you hoping to buy a new home, but don't have a lot to spend? Don't lose hope yet. A tour of the most recently foreclosed homes in the Cranston area might be your best bet!
Recall poll results: Most unsurprised and unhappy with results, but still think it was worth it
FALL RIVER — The city’s recall election results were certified Friday afternoon, marking Jasiel Correia II’s recall from the position of mayor and immediate re-election as mayor.