Benefit in Portsmouth Saturday in memory of Nathan Bruno

PORTSMOUTH — Whatever the situation, you could always count on Nathan Bruno to make you laugh, his friends say. “He was the funniest kid ever,” said Addie Conheeny, who was …
Medical marijuana law gets first test in Warren
Warren’s new medical marijuana law gets its first test Wednesday night, when two brothers appear before the Warren Zoning Board of … Read More
Change order for middle school project will cost $884,312
The first change order submitted for the Barrington Middle School construction project is estimated to cost nearly $900,000. School … Read More
Beaming with pride at Barrington Middle School
Current Barrington Middle School students will forever be a part of the new middle school building. Late last week and early this … Read More
Police: Teenager at beach charged with underage possession
Barrington police responded to Spinnaker Drive at about 1:15 a.m. on Tuesday, June 12, for a report of youths being loud on a nearby … Read More
Mets win Majors championship in Barrington
The 365 Sports Mets won the Barrington Little League Majors Division Championship on Friday, June 15. The Mets defeated the Mangia … Read More
East Bay girls win state championship
The East Bay Girls Lacrosse 7/8 Blue team won the RIYLL State Championship on June 17, defeating South County 13-8. Reilly Curran … Read More
Plan calls for restaurant with drive-through in Barrington
Barrington officials recently received a plan that calls for a new restaurant with a drive-through lane. The plan was submitted to … Read More
Warren police: Boaters assist after sailboat loses power
p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 24.0px Palatino} Monday, June 11 A sign was reported stolen from a Vernon Street … Read More
Barrington Christian Academy graduates Class of 2018
Earlier this month at Barrington Christian Academy, friends, family, and faculty joined to witness the commencement exercises for the … Read More
Obituaries
Frank P. Guarniere, 91, Warren

Frank P. Guarniere, 91, of Warren, RI, formerly of Somerset, MA, passed away on June 18, 2018 at Charlton Memorial Hospital. Frank was born in Fall River, MA, the son of the late Frank and …

Karen Lee Edler, 49, of Las Vegas

Nancy Doering Field, 102, of Providence

Opinion
Letter: Border policy is 'monstrous and unconscionable' To the editor: My parents were war refugees in their own country. My mother was one of eight children, and her family had to flee their home to escape invading forces. They had to travel over 200 …
Letter: Voting belongs at a polling place, not an FTM To the editor:  This is about the FTM, "the forgot to mention meeting," about the $800,000 more needed.  Anyone with a modicum of intellectual abilities knows that this kind of …
Letter: Please end the crisis at the southern border To the editor: The Mission and Justice Team of the Barrington Congregational Church, UCC, would like to share some of the pastoral letter issued by the National Leadership of the United Church of …
Sports
Barrington loses to Prout, 5-1, in D-II Championship The Barrington softball team lost to Prout 5-1 in the Division II championship at RIC on Wednesday night. Prout pitcher Vanessa Oatley no hit the Eagles in game one on Monday and was nearly as good …
Barrington native named All-American in sailing Lindsey Kloc, a 2015 Barrington High School graduate and member of the Varsity Sailing Team at Hobart and William Smith Colleges, competed at the ICSA College Sailing National Championships held May …
Annual Challenger Jamboree in Portsmouth brings smiles to all PORTSMOUTH — For the 12th straight year, children with developmental ad and physical disabilities from around Rhode Island and beyond descended upon Glen Park Sunday for a day full of …

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Jim McGaw

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.