Barrington Christian Academy graduates Class of 2018

Earlier this month at Barrington Christian Academy, friends, family, and faculty joined to witness the commencement exercises for the Class of 2018.   After a week of challenging work and …
Barrington Christian Academy students display their artwork
The students at Barrington Christian Academy celebrated the arts during their annual Arts Festival. The performing arts were on … Read More
Barrington School Committee member resigns
Barrington School Committee member Gina Pine announced her resignation during Thursday night's meeting. Ms. Pine, an Independent, … Read More
Council: No new stop signs on Maple Avenue
The plan to add two stop signs at the intersection of West Street on Maple Avenue was rejected by the town council during the June 4 … Read More
Warren bans plastic grocery bags
Disposable plastic grocery bags are no longer welcome in Warren, after the Warren Town Council voted 4-1 Tuesday, with Chris Stanley … Read More
School committee chairwoman wins leadership award
Kate Brody, chairwoman of the Barrington School Committee, was awarded the 2018 Howard Kay Award at the Rhode Island Association of … Read More
Did your street make the list?
Carlton Street, Cottage Street and Mayfield Drive are three of the 14 local roads that will be repaved this summer.  Town … Read More
Vocal ensemble raising funds for Stoneman Douglas Victims Fund
The great 19th Century Russian author Leo Tolstoy once said "Music is the shorthand of emotion." Tolstoy himself may be long gone, and … Read More
Warren to hire Fire Prevention Officer
The Town of Warren will soon hire its first full-time Fire Prevention Officer, a position long sought by former Warren Fire Chief Al … Read More
Halsey Herreshoff gets his own Bristol park
Hope and Walley streets and just south of the location of the former Herreshoff Manufacturing Company that once employed more than 400 … Read More
Obituaries
Angelina Cioe, 98, of Barrington

Angelina Cioe, 98, of Whipple Avenue, died peacefully on Saturday, June 16, 2018 surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late Anthony H. Cioe Sr. Born in Providence, a daughter of …

Barbara 'Boo' Humphrey Sage, 84, of Barrington

Anna-Lisa Beckman Madeira, of Barrington

Opinion
Letter: Support ‘Right to Treat’ bills To the editor: My friend recently described her graduation from a prestigious MBA program years ago. She said,“At the commencement they said, ‘You have your degree, and it can never be taken …
Letter: On riding RIPTA To the editor: Not having to worry about the pitfalls of a personal vehicle feels like a luxury when I ride RIPTA. Being able to ride the bus 35 miles from Providence to Point Judith for a couple …
Letter: Senate needs to vote on animal abuse bill To the editor: As a Rhode Island veterinarian, Barrington resident, and voter, I’m anxiously waiting for the Rhode Island Senate to finally give a vote to H.7456, a commonsense measure to …
Sports
Barrington loses to Prout, 5-1, in D-II Championship The Barrington softball team lost to Prout 5-1 in the Division II championship at RIC on Wednesday night. Prout pitcher Vanessa Oatley no hit the Eagles in game one on Monday and was nearly as good …
Barrington native named All-American in sailing Lindsey Kloc, a 2015 Barrington High School graduate and member of the Varsity Sailing Team at Hobart and William Smith Colleges, competed at the ICSA College Sailing National Championships held May …
Annual Challenger Jamboree in Portsmouth brings smiles to all PORTSMOUTH — For the 12th straight year, children with developmental ad and physical disabilities from around Rhode Island and beyond descended upon Glen Park Sunday for a day full of …

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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.