Barrington EMTs administer Narcan twice in one day

Barrington's first responders used Narcan to revive two individuals in separate incidents on Saturday, July 15. According to Barrington police, there was an emergency call at about 3 p.m. for a …
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Artists design their guns for peace

For so many Americans, gun violence has become a top-of-mind issue, but one about which we feel helpless to effect change. For Boris Bally, a metalsmith and 10-year resident of Barrington, the …

Providence Country Day School lists third trimester honors

EAST PROVIDENCE — The Providence Country Day School has announced its honor roll of students for the third and final trimester of the 2016-17 term. Students are listed alphabetically by hometown. Rhode Island8, …

Barrington defeats Rumford 12-2 for District 2 Championship

Needing to complete a two game sweep of Rumford, the Barrington bats came alive in the forth inning. Down 2-0, Barrington exploded with everyone contributing to the fourth inning rally. JC …

Barrington 9-10 All Stars defeat Newport, 9-0

The Barrington 9-10 Minors All Star team is one game away from the District 2 finals. Barrington shut out Newport 9-0 in an elimination bracket game on Tuesday night, and is scheduled to play …

Jeweler: ‘I believe in the arts in Bristol’

The ongoing revitalization of the Wood Street neighborhood takes another step forward Friday with the opening of a new jewelry gallery that brings a unique style to the Bristol arts scene. Kendall …
Business
Featured Home: Historic Rumford Victorian has modern amenities

Attractive, immaculate ans spacious, this well-built and cared for 1882 Victorian in the popular Rumford neighborhood in East Providence, has many updates while maintaining its period detail. The …

Obituaries
Service Saturday for Mildred Shaw Wildes Livecchi, Little Compton

If you knew Mildred Shaw Wildes Livecchi  (June 11, 1923 - December 1, 2016), please join family and friends in a celebration of her life at the United Congregational Church, Little Compton, on …

Richard L. Melies, 81 of Barrington

John Henry Pinto Jr., 81, Bristol

Gerald Anthony Mederos, 57, Bristol

Domenic M. Castigliego, 89, Bristol

Thomas Andrews Jr., 58, Warren

Sports
Barrington Juniors All Stars win, force a deciding game

The Barrington Juniors All Star team was scheduled to play in the District 2 Championship game on Tuesday, July 18, after the local team defeated Rumford 11-4 in a must-win game on Monday …

Portsmouth 11s All-Stars win in grand fashion, advance to states

Barrington's 10U Majors All Stars win district title

Register now for Aug. 20 Common Fence Point road race

Riverside wins District 2 Major Baseball All-Star championship

Opinion
Letter: We're going to make seniors work for the town?

To the editor: And so, now the citizens of this town want to reduce retirees to second class citizens, who have paid their fair share to support this town for far more years then some of you ever …

Commentary: Gerry fought the battle to the end, with gusto

Letter: ‘Nope, I own a farm!’ — a sad response to cruelty

Letter: Animal atrocities — despite the outrage, little has changed

Letter: Kilmartin continues tradition of AG obfuscation

Things to do
Firefighters will douse each other, not flames

Bristol firefighters will be dousing each other instead of flames this weekend as the annual Firemen’s Field Day is scheduled Sunday. The annual firemen’s muster — scheduled for …

Eastern Rhode Island 4-H Fair this weekend in Portsmouth

St. Anthony’s Feast kicks off tonight in Portsmouth

East Providence Heritage Fest 2017: 'A Townie Homecoming'

Memorial plaques unveiled as OLMC prepares for feast

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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.