Barrington police release video of lawn sign larceny suspects

The Barrington Police Department is asking for the public's assistance in identifying the suspects involved in the theft of a "Hate Has No Home Here" lawn sign earlier this month. The police …
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Ready-to-eat food, delivered to your door

September is possibly one of the busiest months of the year for people, especially those with families. With juggling school, work, and after school activities, finding time to make balanced, healthy …

'Mr. Terupt’ author visits Westport sixth graders

Westport Elementary School sixth graders experienced a personal connection to their summer reading when author Rob Buyea paid a visit on Friday, Sept. 15. The author of the “Mr. Terupt” book …

Tiverton Police: Possible bear sighting; noisy goats

Monday, Sept. 11 At 11:55 a.m., a Little Compton resident driving in the area of South Lake Road called to report he may have seen a bear at the Little Compton line. At 6:36 p.m., a John Duggan Road caller complained about "goats making a lot of noise" at a nearby house.

Benatar concert in East Providence cancelled over wind concerns

EAST PROVIDENCE — Waterfront Productions announced at 4:45 p.m. today the Pat Benatar-Neil Giraldo concert scheduled for this evening, September 22, at Bold Point Park has been cancelled due to …
Obituaries
Anna M. DiSalvo, 94, of Barrington

Anna M. (Serio) DiSalvo, 94, of Barrington, died Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017 at the Grace Barker Nursing Home in Warren. She was the wife of the late Alfred B. “GREB” DiSalvo. Anna was …

John K. Fitzgerald, 53, Little Compton

Chester R. Wilkie Jr., 84, Little Compton

Edward J. Francis, 89, Portsmouth

Donalda Medeiros, 101, Tiverton

Bernard Vincent Scola, of Barrington

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Tickets on sale for Portsmouth High Athletics Hall of Fame dinner

PORTSMOUTH — Portsmouth High School’s sports “pioneers” will be honored in a special ceremony Oct. 14, and advance tickets are now on sale. The Portsmouth Athletic …

Like fire trucks? They'll all be in Warren Sunday

Paul Cuffe: Following His Footsteps, 200 years later

Fiddle n Folk Festival set for Sept. 16

Let them eat zucchini bread

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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.