Striper Marina tournament will celebrate 25 years

The 25th annual Striper Marina Striped Bass Tournament will be held next week, from Thursday, May 31 through Sunday, June 3. Striper Marina has raised nearly $150,000 over the past 24 years with …
Huskies baseball clobbers Tiverton and Barrington, hoping for deep playoff run
The Mt. Hope baseball team clobbered Tiverton and Barrington in their last two games, moving them ahead of Smithfield for sole … Read More
Feds hope to spur investment in Warren, Bristol
Warren and Bristol have been named quality opportunity zones by the federal government, a designation that officials believe will make … Read More
'Best Buddies' builds bridges and friendship in Bristol Warren
Cayden Sumner and Logan Selman are truly Best Buddies. They’ve known each other since grade school and now, as Kickemuit Middle … Read More
Warren police: Man charged with felony assault on elderly
p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 24.0px Palatino} Monday, May 14 A Norbert Street resident called police after the … Read More
Driver hits house in Warren
A Warren man sustained minor injuries when he lost control of his car Friday morning, grazed a stone wall and struck the front of a … Read More
Warren medical marijuana plan delayed a month
Two brothers who hope to establish Warren’s first commercial medical marijuana growing operation will have to wait until late June … Read More
Warren Democrats endorse four for town council
The Warren Democratic Town Committee has announced its 2018 slate of candidates for Warren Town Council, endorsing four candidates in … Read More
Warren police: Man with light saber yells at cars
Monday, May 7A caller complained about a car filled trash and an expired inspection sticker on Franklin Street.A woman asked for and … Read More
Thompson won’t run for re-election to Warren council
Warren Town Council member Steve Thompson, who has served two terms since his election in 2014, will not run for re-election this … Read More
Obituaries
Theresa Braun, 68, Warren

Theresa “Terry” Braun, 68, of Warren, passed away at home on Saturday, May 19, 2018, surrounded by her loving family. Terry was a graduate of Warren High School.  She dedicated her life to …

Ronald Curria, 71, Warren

Catherine A. Drysdale, 92, Warren

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Be a good citizen: Make that call All are innocent until proven guilty. But from all appearances it looks like a good citizen may have saved unknown victims from what authorities paint as a deviant sexual predator, when police …
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Huskies baseball clobbers Narragansett 15-5, makes it to the prom on time Mt. Hope baseball players made it to the prom on time after dispatching second place Narragansett 15-5, in five innings on Friday afternoon. Charlie Amarante, Nick Simeone and Cam Santerre all got …
Huskies softball team improving despite rough start The Mt. Hope softball team has gotten off to a rough start this Spring. The team has an 0-3 record in just their second year in Division II. The Lady Huskies moved up a division after winning the …
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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.