America’s Cup HOF inducts new members

The America’s Cup Hall of Fame represented Bristol at a black-tie dinner at the New York Yacht Club On Friday, Oct. 21,  for the purpose of inducting into membership The Earl of Dunraven …
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Man charged with statutory rape at Bristol Town Beach

While conducting a routine patrol at the Town Beach, a Bristol officer came upon a suspicious scene that has resulted in multiple statutory rape charges. Officer Tyler Carreiro was patrolling the …

School committee candidates forum planned Nov. 3

The Bristol Phoenix is convening a moderated forum with the Bristol Warren Regional School Committee (BWRSC) candidates on Thursday, Nov. 3 at 7 p.m. All six Bristol-based candidates for the …

Soccer, volleyball, football teams host critical games

The Mt. Hope High School football, girls soccer and girls volleyball teams welcome in rivals this week as their seasons head toward a close and the games grow in importance. Football — The …

Barrington field hockey advances to semifinals

The Barrington High School field hockey team defeated Cumberland 2-0 in a Division I quarterfinal playoff game on Tuesday, Oct. 25. The Eagles and Clippers were knotted 0-0 at half-time, but …

Off the Market: Homes sold around East Bay

The following homes have changed hands in recent days in towns around the East Bay: Barrington 7 Zephyr Lane — $220,000 25 Fairway Drive — $427,500 Bristol 28 Andrews Court …

Warren 'Great Neighborhood' celebration is Friday

There’s a neighborhood celebration Friday and without any hyperbole, it should be great. Downtown Warren was recently named a “Great Neighborhood” by the American Planning Association, and …

Teixeira, Contente face off for Bristol Town Administrator

After a cordial beginning during which Antonio Teixeira presented Steven Contente with a 20-year service coin for his time as a Bristol Police officer, the candidates for Town Administrator got down …

Bristol man held after gunpoint rape

A Bristol man is being held at the ACI after allegedly raping a woman at gunpoint in Bristol last week. Raymond O. Correia, 33, of 418 Metacom Ave., Bristol, was charged with first degree sexual …
Donald R. Perry, 81, Westport

Donald R. Perry, 81, of Westport, died Wednesday, October 26, 2016, at Somerset Ridge Center.  He was the husband of Geraldine I. (Hardy) Perry. Born in Fall River, son of the late Frank R. and …

Margaret Annette 'Judy' Schantz, 92, Barrington

Joseph Moretti, 93, Barrington

Beverly J. Malin, 87, Barrington

Joan L. Best Cole, of Barrington

Joan B. Cain, 79, Barrington

Dennis Scott Warren, 61, of Tiverton

Gary G. Sylvia, 59, Warren

Florence Allen, 86, Bristol

Ward L. Sears, 75, Bristol

Speak out
Back to School 2016

A LIFE focus section with all the information you need to know before your child goes back to school.

Speak-out: Shame on insane clowns, politicians who ignore them

I’d like to make a comment concerning the hotel they want to put on Gooding Avenue. Well, have they noticed the traffic in the town of Bristol? It’s bumper-to-bumper Metacom Avenue; …

Letter: Help downtown Bristol stay in Bloom

Letter: DEM was right to deny hotel plan

Reversing another curse

Halloween's fun for kids of all ages

Police Report
Barrington police stop wrong-way driver on Wampanoag Trail

Barrington police responded to a possible DUI incident at 11:40 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 23. An officer spotted a car driving south in the northbound lane of the Wampanoag Trail. The officer was able …

Passenger charged with hitting driver in Portsmouth

Police trace death threats back to local teenagers

Warren police logs: Gorilla(?) in the streets

Chief: Support for new Portsmouth police station seems strong

Things to Do
Halloween parade in Portsmouth on Monday

PORTSMOUTH — Common Fence Point will host its fourth annual Halloween celebration from 5-7 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 31. The family-friendly event is free, and everyone in Portsmouth is …

Combat chilly weather with this colorful tomato/egg dish

Portsmouth police, firefighters host open house on Sunday

First Warren washes, then Warren Walkabout

East Bay Restaurant Week is Nov. 11-20

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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.