South Kingstown sends Riverside home from state All-Star tourney

JOHNSTON — Riverside's first-ever venture to the 11-12 Major Baseball Division State All-Star Tournament, unfortunately, was a brief one as the locals suffered their second one-sided loss in as many days …
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Bristol Police: Reckless driving, stolen meds, oil spill and more

The Bristol Police Department responded to the following calls between July 10 and July 16: Monday, July 10 A resident on Bourne Street called police to discuss a complaint with a …

Forty years later, who killed Lyla Poitras?

TIVERTON — Forty years have now passed since Lyla J. Poitras vanished from her Tiverton house sometime late on June 27, 1977. Just over two weeks later, crews cutting grass along William …

BREAKING: Sean Spicer resigns from Trump cabinet

Barrington native and Portsmouth Abbey graduate Sean Spicer has reportedly resigned his position as press secretary to President Donald Trump. Mr. Spicer reportedly submitted his resignation …

House hunt: Open houses planned this weekend in East Bay

The following open houses are scheduled this weekend in towns around the East Bay: Barrington 11 Ridgewood Road — Sunday, July 23, 12-2 p.m. Colonial, 5, 3, $824,900. Mott & Chace …

Barrington resident helps track ospreys at Allin's Cove

Barrington resident David Winsor has been keeping an eye on the ospreys in Allin's Cove for years.  Initially, he was a "casual observer" of the platforms that had been installed in the cove …
Business
Off the Market: Homes sold in East Bay

The following homes have changed hands recently in towns around the East Bay: Barrington 2 Hoffman Lane — $3,850,000 330 Washington Road — $965,000 20 West St. — …

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
City players Forcier, Leopold win prestigious golf titles

East Providence was the hub of golf, locally and regionally, over the last few weeks as a player with local ties captured the state’s top amateur prize while another took home the title as one …

Pickleball among fastest growing games in Bristol, country

Barrington defeats Rumford 12-2 for District 2 Championship

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

Barrington Juniors All Stars win, force a deciding game

Opinion
Letter: In memory of Richard V. Simpson, a town treasure

Richard V. Simpson died on July 4, 2017 as he prepared to participate in Bristol’s famous Fourth of July Parade. The timing of his death at age 81 was an amazing coincidence, because he wrote …

Letter: School cuts might still be coming to Barrington

Stand-off at the State House

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

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

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

I’ve spent the last month using and seeking out recipes that don’t require the use of the oven. I’m not a huge griller, so the top of the stove is my preference when the …

Register now for Aug. 20 Common Fence Point road race

Firefighters will douse each other, not flames

Eastern Rhode Island 4-H Fair this weekend in Portsmouth

St. Anthony’s Feast kicks off tonight in Portsmouth

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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.