Fund drive to help create Tiverton Stone Bridge waterfront park

TIVERTON — They’ve already got much of the money they need to transform the former waterfront gas station property at Stone Bridge, and now a group is working to raise the final …

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 …
Opinion
Staying eligible for Medicaid after the death of a spouse

The Family Caregiver Alliance has reported that spousal caregivers over age 66 who experience caregiving-related stress have a 63 percent higher mortality rate than non-caregivers of the same age. …

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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 …

House Hunt: Open houses in East Bay this weekend

The following open houses are scheduled in towns around the East Bay this weekend: Barrington 69 Lamson Road — Sunday, March 26, 12-2 p.m. Contemporary, 3, 2, $969,000. Residential …

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 …
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
Boorish behavior in the police department

At a press conference last week, North Providence Mayor Charles Lombardi did not have one of his finer moments. For that matter, neither did some of the top brass in his police department, namely …

Editorial: Coast Guard cuts — Dumb idea

Letter: Council’s mooring fee increase is counterproductive

Letter: Barrington Middle School land offers reason to worry

Editorial: Coast Guard cuts — Dumb idea

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.