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Warren bans plastic grocery bags

Disposable plastic grocery bags are no longer welcome in Warren, after the Warren Town Council voted 4-1 Tuesday, with Chris Stanley opposed, to ban their use here. The new law will take effect in …
Long-forgotten tanks slow Warren street project
There is a mystery — and two large holes — under Water Street that will cost the Town of Warren $38,000 to fill. Technically, … Read More
Warren council denies oversized fireworks tent
Saying they want to protect the pocketbooks of local business owners, the Warren Town Council on Tuesday night unanimously rejected … Read More
Warren police logs: Man indicted on sexual assault charge
Monday, June 4A mother and daughter came in to police headquarters to report harassment.A Wood Street woman told police that her … Read More
Police Report
Warren police logs: Woman charged with pointing gun at man
Monday, May 28 A Warren woman Mildred Adams was charged with felony assault and disorderly conduct. and police have a arrest … Read More
Warren man faces additional child porn charges
A Warren man arrested last month on child pornography and child enticement charges has been charged with more pornography and child … Read More
Warren police: Drunk driver found driving on rims of tires
Monday, May 21 The caretaker of a resident at Kickemuit Village told police that his client had been given a fraudulent check. A … Read More
Obituaries
Frederic L. Rockefeller, 96, Bay Pond, NY Frederic Lincoln Rockefeller, 96, passed away peacefully at his home at Bay Pond, NY, surrounded by family on June 7. He was the beloved husband of June Rockefeller, who predeceased him by just five …
Frederic Lincoln Rockefeller, 96, formerly of Barrington Frederic Lincoln Rockefeller, 96, passed away peacefully at his home at Bay Pond, NY, surrounded by family on June 7. He was the beloved husband of June Rockefeller, who predeceased him by just five …
Janet B. Rockefeller, 83, Bay Pond, NY Janet Buffinton Rockefeller, 91, known as June, passed away peacefully at her home at Bay Pond, NY, surrounded by family on June 2. She was the beloved wife of Frederic L. Rockefeller, with whom she …

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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.