Barrington freshman football team preps for championship game
The Barrington High School freshman football team will play for the Division I state championship on Sunday afternoon. The Eagles … Read More
Bristol fourth-graders send Christmas love to terminally ill boy
The fourth-graders at Guiteras Elementary School in Bristol got together to help make Jacob Thompson’s early Christmas a little … Read More
Plea for safer sidewalks in Barrington answered by DOT
This week, officials at Barrington Middle School issued this reminder to students: Please bike safely. Approximately 300 students … Read More
More Local News
Barrington gas station employee allegedly embezzled $1,500
The owner of a Barrington gas station told police that an ex-employee had stolen more than $1,500 from the business.  The … Read More
New video: Barrington High School goes Primetime
Bright lights, video cameras and J. Peterman at the podium — that's what greeted a team of Barrington High School students when they … Read More
AVTECH event draws business leaders to Warren
Business leaders from across Rhode Island met at Warren’s AVTECH Wednesday evening to talk about the state of business in the … Read More
Tiverton casino: Full court press
By Bruce Burdett With daily glances at the calendar and weather forecast, swarms of workers are going all out in the woods of … Read More
There's a hot, new place for art in Bristol (video)
A once popular upscale restaurant well-known to Bristol residents, the Hotpoint now stands as an artist cooperative retail store that … Read More
Junior Varsity cheerleaders win, headed to regionals
The Barrington Pop Warner Junior Varsity cheerleading team captured first place in the RISMA cheer competition on Oct. 28 and will … Read More
Obituaries
Miriam Weest Scott, 94, Little Compton

Miriam Weest Scott passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017, in her studio in Little Compton. Her daughters and faithful friends were with her through her last months and days. Born on October 6, …

Irene T. Saviano, 87, of Bristol

Dorothy Gladding Huse, 90, of Florida

George Schweitzer, 84, of Warwick, formerly Tiverton and Portsmouth

Dorothy (Henrique) Barcellos, 87, Portsmouth

Patricia Gibson Conaway, Little Compton

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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.