Rendering of new Rhode Island Veterans Home

RI leaders update plans for new veterans home

Nearly two years after Rhode Island voters approved funding for a new veterans home, state leaders say the planning phase of the project has reached a milestone.

Mugshot courtesy of the Portsmouth Police Department

Driver charged in fatal pedestrian crash

An 83-year-old woman was walking along Sea Meadow Court in Portsmouth Sunday when she was struck by a car that had crossed into the oncoming travel lane.