Barrington neighbors at odds over security cameras

A house is being built on the edge of Hundred Acre Cove in Barrington, and police said some neighbors have been mired in an ongoing dispute with the people building the house.  Most recently, …
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Prudence water board to host workshop on tax levy on Saturday

PRUDENCE ISLAND — The board of the Prudence Island Water District will hold its second public information workshop on Saturday, July 29, on its intention to levy a property tax when it …

Rare war horses trot into Bristol next weekend

Rare war horses that now dazzle audiences all over the world will be coming to Bristol as a part of their annual summer tour. The Royal Lipizzan Stallions of Austria are a rare breed of horse …

Unruly resident, Salary controversy, Historic preservation, and More: East Bay top stories

Take a look at some of the top stories from around the East Bay this week. Click the headlines for a look at the full story. Police remove man from Warren Town Council meeting Police removed a …

Barrington All Stars open state tourney with win

The Barrington Little League Juniors All Star team got off to a great start in the first round of the state tournament by defeating a very experienced Cranston West team 3-0 on …

Featured home: Space, luxury, lots of outdoor options in Portsmouth

At the end of Glen Road in Portsmouth is a lovely home in an established neighborhood on the Sakonnet River bordering "The Glen." The owner has meticulously refurbished and maintained this bright …
Business
Is Portsmouth's Island Park trending upward?

PORTSMOUTH — Island Park is in Mike Macfarlane’s blood. His grandparents met at the old dance hall at Cashman’s Amusement Park before the 1938 Hurricane blew it all …

Obituaries
Jane B. Jovin, Bristol

Jane B. (Sumoski) Jovin, 95, of Dawn Hill Avenue, Bristol, died Monday, July 24, 2017 at Rhode Island Hospital. She was the wife of the late Raymond Jovin. Mrs. Jovin was a payroll clerk for many …

John Abenate, 90, Warren

Antone P. DeMenezes, 89, Tiverton

Service Saturday for Mildred Shaw Wildes Livecchi, Little Compton

Richard L. Melies, 81 of Barrington

John Henry Pinto Jr., 81, Bristol

Sports
South Kingstown sends Riverside home from state All-Star tourney

JOHNSTON — Riverside's first-ever venture to the 11-12 Major Baseball Division State All-Star Tournament, unfortunately, was a brief one as the locals suffered their second one-sided loss in as many days …

Riverside Stars fall in Major Baseball state tourney opener

City players Forcier, Leopold win prestigious golf titles

Pickleball among fastest growing games in Bristol, country

Barrington defeats Rumford 12-2 for District 2 Championship

Opinion
Letter: Doctor gives back to community with free clinic

To the editor, Are you frustrated with our health care system? Do you have questions about what to do with your personal medical problems? Do you need help, someone to talk to who knows what …

Letter: Good samaritans come to aid of fallen woman

Letter: In memory of Richard V. Simpson, a town treasure

Letter: School cuts might still be coming to Barrington

Stand-off at the State House

Things to do
A glossy, sticky teriyaki fish made on top of the stove

I’ve spent the last month using and seeking out recipes that don’t require the use of the oven. I’m not a huge griller, so the top of the stove is my preference when the …

Register now for Aug. 20 Common Fence Point road race

Firefighters will douse each other, not flames

Eastern Rhode Island 4-H Fair this weekend in Portsmouth

St. Anthony’s Feast kicks off tonight 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.