Thursday, February 11, 2016
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Jim McGaw

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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 16 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 and lots of music and usually has three books going at once. He also loves to cook for his wife of 20-plus years, Michelle, and their two sons, Jake and Max.
PORTSMOUTH — You’ll soon have an additional shop in town where you can go for fresh quahogs, bluefish, lobster and more. The Town Council, sitting as the Board of License Commissioners Wednesday night, unanimously granted a new victualler license to Samantha’s...
PORTSMOUTH — Nearly 100 seventh- and eighth-graders put their experiments on display for St. Philomena School’s annual science fair recently. Topics ranged how different musical genres impact one’s ability to study, acid rain and everything in between. Dan Baker, the school’s...
PORTSMOUTH — Here are some highlights from the Portsmouth police reports from over the past week. Tuesday, Feb. 2 Neil H. Cain, 22, of 24 Islington Ave., was charged around 2 a.m. with driving while intoxicated (first offense). Mr. Cain’s vehicle was...
PORTSMOUTH — Parents need to get more involved and put pressure on their respective school committees to dump Common Core and its related PARCC test, opponents of the assessment program were told at a forum last week. The event at the...
PORTSMOUTH — Forget about town business tonight and curl up in front of a fire instead. Due to today’s snowstorm, the regular Town Council meeting that had been scheduled for tonight, Feb. 8, has been canceled. The meeting was re-scheduled to Wednesday,...
PORTSMOUTH — While most of you were watching the Denver Broncos defeat the Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50, a different sort of victory was quietly being celebrated on the Sakonnet River Bridge. Workers from Aetna Bridge Company dismantled the toll...
WESTPORT — It’s not every day you see young girls dancing to a voiceover that references fish fossils, blood cells and losing babies. But that’s what’s happening at Erin Rae’s School of Dance in Westport, where a competitive dance squad is...
PORTSMOUTH — Here are some highlights from the Portsmouth police reports from over the past week. Friday, Jan. 29 Eric J. Moreira, 37, of 1278 West Main Road, was arrested shortly after 2 p.m. for domestic assault. The charge stems from an...
PORTSMOUTH — Twenty-four teams armed with rubber balls, creative names and a will to win took to the hardcourt Friday night to see who would be crowned the winner of the second annual Project Purple Dodgeball Tournament. When the dust...
PORTSMOUTH — The Portsmouth High School boys’ varsity basketball team had a great night beyond the arc Thursday night as it dominated Tolman High School at home, 83-47. The Patriots took 23 three-point attempts and hit 15 of them. The win improved...
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