East Bay Chamber honors three entrepreneurs

Three of the East Bay’s most successful entrepreneurs were honored Thursday night when the East Bay Chamber of Commerce held its annual Awards Dinner at the Ramada Banquet and Conference Center …
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Off the Market: Home sold around East Bay

The following homes have changed hands in recent days in towns across the East Bay: Barrington 12 Manning Drive — $ 320,000 64 Massasoit Ave. — $378,000 34 Fessenden Road …

Local author's second novel 'infused with heart and soul'

Author Eva Pasco (aka Patricia Salerno; her nom de plume is a tribute to her mother, Eva, and father, Pasco) claims she embodies the characters she likes to write about in her preferred genre of …

Gallery: Looff Carousel 'Spooktakular'

EAST PROVIDENCE — The Halloween Spooktackular at the Crescent Park Carousel took place early evening Saturday, Oct. 15, in Riverside. Events included face painting, children's crafts and a mini …

Barrington women plan Yoga Pants Parade past letter writer's house

Knapton Street in Barrington will play host to a "Yoga Pants Parade" on Sunday afternoon. Why Knapton Street? Well, that's where Alan Sorrentino lives, and he's the resident who recently wrote a …

Eagle pride shines bright on homecoming

School spirit was on display at Barrington High School's homecoming event on Friday night at Victory Field. Students from all four classes enjoyed a parade of floats and later crowned a king and …

‘Extraordinary’ life of service

Frederico “Fred” Pacheco wore many hats in his 79 years. He was an immigrant who brought his family to the U.S. from the Azores; a businessman who owned his own travel agency; a Rotarian; …

Westport tree cutting aims to help stressed forest

Some trees will be cut at Old Harbor Wildlife Refuge in hopes of improving the health of others, the Westport Land Conservation Trust (WLCT) says. “Forests in Westport have had trouble with …

Bristol Warren School Committee candidates make their pitch

Six candidates vying for half as many seats on the Bristol Warren Regional School Committee made their case Tuesday night, when the Rhode Island League of Women Voters, East Bay Newspapers and Full …
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Letter: The price is not right with middle school bond

To the editor: You may be familiar with the game show ”The Price is Right”. In it, contestants guess the price of an item for sale. You automatically lose if you guess an amount over …

Can promissory notes be used in Medicaid planning?

Vote approve on Question 2: Ethics

Letter: Free speech, and free to wear what you want

Letter: Male chauvinistic thoughts don't belong in newspaper

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First Warren washes, then Warren Walkabout

David Podsnap was up to his neck in chores Monday. With a store (Podsnappery/Galactic Theatre) to run, a new album to finish recording and appointments to make, he was full out. But Warren Walkabout …

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'Beowulf' rocks the house at Trinity

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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.