Tiverton native's musical talent on display in Navy Band

NEW YORK - Musician 3rd Class Kyle Beltram, a Tiverton native and 2007 graduate of the University of Massachusetts Amherst, serves as a flute instrumentalist with Navy Band Northeast. Beltram has …

Residents to resume charge against planned Dunkin’ Donuts

A controversial proposal to build a new, free-standing Dunkin’ Donuts in Gooding Plaza is back before the Bristol Zoning Board of Review next Wednesday, when residents are expected to resume …
Opinion
Letter: The deck was stacked in the schools' favor

To the editor: In the May 24th 2017 issue of the Barrington Times I asked if all of us would be better represented by eliminating the yearly town financial meeting in its present venue so that …

More Local News

Boyle leaves East Providence for Pawtucket position

EAST PROVIDENCE — Jeanne Boyle is leaving her position as Planning Department director for the city to take over as the new director of commerce in Pawtucket. Her last day is supposed to be June 21. …

VIDEO: Memorial Day already underway in Bristol

Members of the Bristol VFW officially kicked off Bristol's celebration of Memorial Day with the dedication of an "Honor Chair" in Town Hall, followed by a flag folding demonstration for students at …

Ethics Commission fines former East Providence councilman Rose

EAST PROVIDENCE — The State Ethics Commission adjudicated against former city councilor Tommy Rose in regard to a complaint filed alleging improper conduct while in office. He was admonished by …

Man charged with hitting police officer with car

A Warren man has been charged with hitting a Cranston police officer with his car early Saturday morning. Ralph Delullo, 27, of 20 Hanley Farm Road, was charged with felony assault with a …

Barrington Land Conservation Trust to host bees

It all began with a non-pollinating cucumber. When Liying Peng noticed the cucumbers in her organic garden off Sowams Road were not producing, she took matters into her owns hands…literally. …
Business
House Hunt: Open houses planned in East Bay this weekend

The following open houses are scheduled in towns around the East Bay this weelend: Barrington 1 Briarfield Road — Sunday, May 28, 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Colonial, 4, 2.5, $689,000. …

Obituaries
Luis Miguel Araujo, 40, Warren

Luis Miguel Araujo, 40, of Riverview Street, Warren, passed away on May 21, 2017. Born in Villa Franca, St. Michael, Azores, he was the son of the late Jose Esperito Santo Araujo and Maria Sofia …

Carl E. Harper, 78, Warren

Joseph C. Bellas, 86, formerly of Barrington

Dr. John Champlin Lathrop, 89, formerly of Barrington

Gladys S. Vermette, 97, Bristol

Brian Daniels, 35, Bristol

Sports
Tigers approach playoffs among division leaders

By Nick Friend Tiverton has turned their season around in a big way, after stumbling out of the gate with a 0-3 start; Since then the Tigers have since gone 11-1 with one of the best record in …

Huskies hope bats return for playoffs

Bristol’s golden girl headed to next Games

Drizzly softball game called with Portsmouth up, 8-3

Mt. Hope student among state’s ‘Golden Dozen’

Opinion
Speak-Out: Mosquito moats, ‘Greedy’ school partners, and more

I’d like to find out who can help us here on St. Theresa Street. We have MOSQUITO MOATS all on St. Theresa’s, extended out to Butterworth off Metacom Avenue. And it is horrible. …

Letter: Thanks for helping 'Stamp Out Hunger'

Letter: A true coincidence in a Barrington neighborhood

Letter: Beauty business is entrepreneurial incubator

Letter: Funding issues put old cemetery at risk

Things to do
Bristol Memorial Day ceremonies, parade to remember fallen heroes

Residents are invited to pay tribute to the sacrifices made by military members in the defense of freedom as Bristol pays tribute to fallen soldiers for Memorial Day this weekend. The main event …

Tough Kids Challenge returns to Westport June 4

Stones That Speak: Cemetery lecture in Portsmouth Saturday

Warren podcasters reach milestone

Touch-a-Truck is this Saturday at Glen Park 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.