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It’s always a good idea to shop locally, and it might mean more this year than ever before. The pandemic has disrupted everything — every person, every organization, every business. By … more
To the editor: Now more than ever, it is imperative that we support the businesses here in our community. Usually at this time of year, we all read about a well known “Shop Small” … more
Most folks in town know South Lake Drive, and many will remember the first time they discovered it. Lightly marked and somewhat hidden, it feels almost mysterious, and a new driver might wonder if … more
The League of Women Voters of R.I. (LWVRI), its Board, local Leagues and our members acknowledge how during these extraordinary times, Rhode Island’s election was well-run and secure. The … more
To the editor: Where is the Barrington Republican Party? We are hiding in plain sight for anyone that wants to participate and strike a balance against one-party rule in our town and … more
To the editor: I have been honored over the past 2 years to serve the Town of Barrington as a member of the Town Council. It is a community made up of hardworking residents that believe strongly … more
To the editor: If the town had done as last week’s editorial suggested, instead of listening to the town manager, residents would have died. It’s a simple fact, and, if you read to the … more
To the editor: Over the past few months, while witnessing local Black Lives Matter protests and long-overdue conversations about race, I’ve observed that much of the debate surrounds public … more
To the editor: Thanks so much to everyone for all their support in this year's town council election. I really appreciate all the kind words and overall support so many people have given over the … more
To the editor: Based on your coverage of October's Black Lives Matter vigil (October 28, 2020), some of your readers may be under the mistaken impression that Barrington's Jewish community stands … more
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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.