Cowardly threats no match for Fourth spirit

Posted 6/30/16

The stripes are on the road, flags and bunting are on buildings all over town, and music fills the air every night from Independence Park. Bristol’s biggest party is underway, and with the Fourth …

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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.