Featured home: Bristol condo is modern and convenient

Located in the Belvedere at Bristol condominuims is a stunning, renovated, historic cariage house with an open floor plan perfect for entertaining. Located in the heart of historic Bristol, the …

Bristol Police: Assault with dangerous weapon, domestic violence, and more

The Bristol Police Department responded to the following calls between March 13 and March 19: Monday, March 13 Police assisted with a “disorderly juvenile” who would not get in his …
Opinion
Editorial: Coast Guard cuts — Dumb idea

In a sea of preposterous proposals to surface lately, the notion of cutting the Coast Guard, in part to help pay for a border wall, is in a league of its own. President Tump has proposed just that …

Latest News

Lions salute eight for service to Tiverton

The Tiverton Lions Club honored eight citizens — teachers, a police offer, firefighter and the recently retired senior center director — at its annual Community Recognition Night Saturday at …

Rabid cat lived in Rehoboth, not Barrington

A Barrington family wants to set the record straight about a rabid cat. Last week, the Barrington Times reported that a Lorraine Street resident's cat had tested positive for rabies, a deadly …

Barrington budget: Manager requesting 4 more firefighters

The town manager is proposing the addition of four new firefighter positions in his proposed municipal budget. The new positions will cost taxpayers about $270,000, but the manager is quick to add …

Local novel adds mysticism to historic events

In 1912, “the unsinkable ship” was making its maiden voyage across the Atlantic when it struck an iceberg and sank, dooming 1,500 people to icy, watery graves. Could the tragedy have …

Coastal shellfishing ban lifted Friday

The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) has announced that effective today, Friday, March 24, it has lifted the emergency shellfishing closure for areas of Rhode Island Sound, …
Business
Off the Market: Homes sold around East Bay

The following homes have changed hands recently in towns around the East Bay: Barrington 68 Bowden Ave. — $345,000 260 Maple Ave. — $383,800 56 Elm Lane — …

Obituaries
Silvana deSousa (Silveira) Cordeiro, 87, Bristol

Silvana deSousa (Silveira) Cordeiro, 87, of Bristol, died Wednesday  March 22, 2017 at Silver Creek Manor in Bristol. She was the wife of the late Jose Almeida Cordeiro. Silvana was born in …

Elsie DiSano, 94, Bristol

Manny Carreiro, formerly of Bristol

Dana A. Kent, 67, Westport

Filomena Fatima Botelho, 63, Bristol

Joseph E. Botelho, 60, Riverside

Sports
Nayatt 5K promises 'This race is no joke!'

It is that time of the year to dust off your running sneakers after a long winter and get ready for the Nayatt 5K. The 11th annual race is set for Saturday, April 1. This year's event has …

Barrington native earns college hoops honors

Tiverton's St. Theresa girls win state CYO hoops title

Portsmouth’s Cole Swider named Gatorade Player of Year

Eagles open 3-0 lead, hold on for Division II championship

Opinion
Letter: Council’s mooring fee increase is counterproductive

To the editor, I was surprised and disappointed at the recent action by the Town Council to raise the mooring fees for the non-profit sailing schools in town. I regard the schools as one of …

Letter: Barrington Middle School land offers reason to worry

Editorial: Coast Guard cuts — Dumb idea

Letter: We could have a middle school, and spent less!

Letter: Tiverton committee’s ban on public comment is un-American

Things to do
Prominent historic architect invites you to lunch

Learn about one of the most prominent local architects who designed some of the most prominent historical buildings in the area. The Bristol Historical and Preservation Society will host a brown …

Young actors visit 'Neverland' with Elvis, Swift and friends

2nd annual 'Quahog Week' kicks off March 20

Irish charmer is a joyful, musical coming-of-age story

Busy season at hand for South Coast bluebirds

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A lifelong Portsmouth resident, Jim graduated from Portsmouth High School in 1982 and earned a journalism degree from the University of Rhode Island in 1986. He's worked two different stints at East Bay Newspapers, for a total of 18 years with the company so far. When not running all over town bringing you the news from Portsmouth, Jim listens to lots and lots and lots of music, watches obscure silent films from the '20s and usually has three books going at once. He also loves to cook crazy New Orleans dishes for his wife of 25 years, Michelle, and their two sons, Jake and Max.