House Hunt: Open houses planned in East Bay this weekend

The following open houses are scheduled in towns around the East Bay this weekend:Barrington 15 6th St. — Sunday, May 29, 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Colonial, 4 bed, 3.5 baths, $619,000. …
Portsmouth wreath-laying honors veterans

PORTSMOUTH — Joan Paquette said she never realized how important it was to pay tribute to veterans who made the ultimate sacrifice until her own brother put on a uniform.

Warren plans Memorial Day observances

Warren will recognize Memorial Day this Sunday and Monday with a full slate of ceremonies. They include:Sunday, May 29Veterans and dignitaries will meet at 9 a.m. at the Vietnam Memorial, corner of …

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Boat House Restaurant makes ‘Best Al Fresco’ list

Tiverton's Boat House Restaurant has been named to OpenTable’s 2016 list of “100 Best Al Fresco Dining Restaurants in America.” The waterfront restaurant, overlooking the upper end of the …

Knights bounce Townies from boys' tennis playoffs

EAST PROVIDENCE — A sweep of doubles, including the match-winning point from the third spot, propelled the Providence Country Day School squad past East Providence High School, 4-1, in the opening …

Little Compton: Memorial Day Commons parade

Little Compton groups will parade twice around The Commons on Monday, Memorial Day. The parade forms at 9:30 a.m. at Veterans Field, 8 Meetinghouse Lane, and steps off at 10 a.m. All public …

Portsmouth VFW hosts Memorial Day ceremony Monday

PORTSMOUTH — It’s time once again to honor those soldiers who made the ultimate sacrifice. VFW Alvaro E. Vieira Post 5390 will observe Memorial Day with a ceremony scheduled for …

Barrington science teams compete at nationals

Students from Barrington High School and Middle School recently returned from the Science Olympiad Nationals in Wisconsin, where they celebrated a number of strong performances. The local high …

4th of July Royalty to be Crowned Saturday

The annual Miss/Little Miss Fourth of July Pageant is on Saturday, May 28, at 7 p.m. at the Mt. Hope High School Performing Arts Center on Chestnut Street. The mistress of ceremonies for the event …

Community help needed to feed East Bay

Serving as many as 1,500 families fresh fruits and vegetables locally sourced and brought to market in an environmentally sensitive way takes more than the employees at the East Bay Food Pantry can …

Tiverton’s Dupont shines in college hammer throw

Tresley Dupont of Tiverton capped a phenomenal collegiate season and career with an 8th place finish at the NCAA Division II hammer throw National Championships held Thursday in Bradenton, …
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East Bay Homes - May 2016

The guide to buying and selling a home in the East Bay.

Opinion
Speak-Out: Remember for whom you work

I’m calling up about Bristol. ALL THEY DO IS RAISE OUR TAXES. Our taxes are gonna go quite high this coming August, or whenever we get our new tax bills. It’s not fair for the Bristol …

Letter: Community continues to support living museum

Violet: Yakety yak! Will you just get on with it?

‘Satisfying’ political career coming to end

Letter: Barrington student survey results should concern you

Things to Do
Barrington Memorial Day events to include Blue Star marker dedication

There will be a parade. There will be Memorial Day services. And there will be a special dedication of a Blue Star Memorial Marker at Police Cove Park. This year, the Memorial Day events in …

Westport to offer Memorial Day salute Monday

Memorial Day ceremonies to ‘pay homage’ to fallen vets

'Oh, what a beautiful play!' at Trinity

Westport Touch-a-Truck returns but to new location

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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.