Tuesday May 14
Middletown Man Faces Multiple Domestic Charges
Middletown Man Faces Multiple Domestic Charges Alfonso A. Toppa, 40, of 2 Wilson Road, Middletown, was arrested on Saturday, May 11 at 12:14 a.m. and charged with domestic simple assault, domestic vandalism and domestic refusal to relinquish a telephone.
Mon May 13, 2013
LIVE: Portsmouth Town Council Meeting of May 13, 2013
The Portsmouth Town Council took up a number of issues on May 13, 2013. Featured here is a live account of the meeting.
Sun May 12, 2013
Middletown Man Wins 5K, Donates Prize Money to Heather Abbott
The rain cleared shortly before the scheduled start of the Newport Public Educaiton Foundation's ninth 5K Run For Education.
Sat May 11, 2013
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Fri May 10, 2013
Conn. man pleads guilty to 2011 RI murder
A 26-year-old Connecticut man has been sentenced to life in prison for the March 2011 kidnapping and murder of a female co-worker in Rhode Island.
Great Spots for Mother's Day Brunch
Have you found a spot to take your Mom out for a meal on Sunday on her day? Patch readers voted last year for the best places to take Mom for a traditional Mother's Day brunch.
Middletown Residents Petition Town To Repair 'Unacceptable' Road
Twenty five residents of J.H. Dwyer Drive are petitioning the town of Middletown to make repairs on the roadway that they say is an unacceptable condition.
Thu May 09, 2013
Tell Us: Will You Avoid a Sakonnet River Bridge With Tolls?
Bridge tolls on the Sakonnet River Bridge are not expected to begin until this summer, but area residents are already changing their daily routes to avoid these extra fees.
Critter Glitter Jewelry Sale at the Potter League
Potter League Hosts Annual Critter Glitter Sale Sequin Sample Jewelry Sale Raises Important Funds for the Animals The Potter League for Animals is holding a Critter Glitter fashion jewelry sale Saturday, May 4 through Sunday, May 12 at the Potter League at 87 Oliphant Lane in Middletown.
Wed May 08, 2013
Newport Water Found in Violation of Safety Standards
The Newport Water Division, which provides water to customers in Newport and Middletown and wholesale to Portsmouth and Naval Station Newport, announced that its drinking water has exceeded the permitted level of trihalomethanes.
The Providence Journal
R.I. to receive federal relief for Sandy recovery
Rhode Island will receive nearly $4.5 million in federal relief funds to help historic sites and wildlife refuges recover from Superstorm Sandy.
Potter League's Heart and Sole Walk for Animals
The Potter League for Animals is holding their 24th annual Heart & Sole Walk for the Animals on Sunday, June 2, at Glen Park in Portsmouth.
Tue May 07, 2013
Cicilline Announces Congressional Art Competition Winners
Teegan Kilcoyne of the Met School East Bay Campus took top honors, Charlie Shea of Middletown High School placed second, and Kalyn Carley of Barrington Christian Academy came in third.
GoLocalProv Ranks MHS Best On Island
Out of the three public high schools on Aquidneck Island, Middletown best serves its students, according the 2013 GoLocalProv report released Tuesday.
Middletown Fire To Buy New Rescue Boat
The Middletown Town Council voted to replace the town's failing fire rescue boat at a cost of $79,474 during Monday night's meeting.
Middletown Surveillance Business to Provide System For Schools
Portsmouth school officials were quick to examine Portsmouth's own security only days after last December's shooting in Newtown, CT.
Mon May 06, 2013
Police Arrest Three After Traffic Stop, Find Crack Cocaine in Car
Middletown police found crack cocaine and arrested everyone in the car after officers made a traffic stop on Sunday around 9:00 p.m. The car was pulled over on West Main Road because its registration sticker was not visible, said police.
The Providence Journal
Portsmouth schools to get new safety system
The Newport Daily News reports the system will utilize cameras and a computer cloud that will allow teachers to upload photos or videos of any perceived threat to their classroom.
Middletown Company Helps Pizza Shop Recover After Fire
"Bored," was the one word West Main Pizza co-owner Gary Rahilly used when asked how he was doing after a fire closed his Portsmouth pizza business.