Bristol arrests: Weapons violation, domestic assault and more

The Bristol Police Department made the following arrests last week: Joseph N. Paquette, 46, of 673 Metacom Ave., Apt. 43, Bristol, was charged with domestic vandalism, domestic disorderly conduct …
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Town set to celebrate Tiverton Days

TIVERTON — All 15,580 residents of Tiverton — that's the census figure for the total town population — and their friends and family and others from elsewhere, are invited to celebrate "Tiverton Days" over the weekend of July 28-30.

West Place Animal Sanctuary open for tours Aug. 5

TIVERTON — West Place Animal Sanctuary is a home of last resort for an array of creatures including unwanted or injured farm animals, wild geese, ducks and other birds and animals. Some of the …

State Police arrest East Providence man on drug charges

SCITUATE — The State Police have arrested an East Providence man for possessing large quantities of fentanyl pills and cocaine with the intent to deliver. In a statement issued Wednesday …

'Teach a man to fish, he eats for a lifetime'

If an old adage is true, a couple dozen new amateur quahoggers will be eating well for the rest of their lives. About 35 residents from around Rhode Island and Massachusetts gathered by the shore …

Photo contest captures one day in Warren

More than 30 photographers spread out across Warren last month, capturing the town in all its varied glory — from bucolic Touisset to the town beach, to its eclectic merchants and diverse …
Business
Is Portsmouth's Island Park trending upward?

PORTSMOUTH — Island Park is in Mike Macfarlane’s blood. His grandparents met at the old dance hall at Cashman’s Amusement Park before the 1938 Hurricane blew it all …

Obituaries
Alice M. Cirillo, 92, Bristol

Mrs. Alice M. (Coyne) Cirillo, 92, formerly of Franklin Street, Bristol, died Tuesday, July 25, 2017 at St. Elizabeth’s Manor, 1 Dawn Hill Road, Bristol. She was the wife of the late Jerry M. …

Alice Lillian Marabello, 98, Bristol

John Henry Pinto Jr., 81, Bristol

Pasquale S. Pezzullo, 88 Bristol

Robert L. Thornsbury, 82, Tiverton

Gisela Waltraud Ryan, MD, 85, formerly of Barrington

Sports
Barrington All Stars eliminated from district tourney

The Barrington 9-10 Minors All Star team's run through the District 2 tournament came to an end on Friday night in Rumford.  Playing in the elimination bracket finals, Barrington trailed …

Bridge run gives racers chance to cross historic Mt. Hope Bridge

South Kingstown sends Riverside home from state All-Star tourney

Riverside Stars fall in Major Baseball state tourney opener

Barrington All Stars open state tourney with win

Opinion
Editorial: The big swat

They trapped a mosquito with Triple E virus in Tiverton last week and the response was inevitable. ‘Bring in the air strikes. Nuke ’em all!’ Spray the whole area — …

Letter: Making private budget emails public an abuse of office

Letter: Emails show budget committee manipulation

Letter: July — So much to hear, so many memorable sights

Here's why 'Crimetown' happened

Things to do
Lipizzan Stallions return to Bristol

It's been many years since their last visit, but Lipizzan Stallions will be pulling into Bristol on August 2 in preparation for a series of four performances next weekend, August 5 and 6.They belong …

Driving skills brought to life for area teens

Rare war horses trot into Bristol next weekend

A glossy, sticky teriyaki fish made on top of the stove

Register now for Aug. 20 Common Fence Point road race

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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.