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Flag Day and Fourth festivities kick off in Bristol

A collection of shots from the various activities occurring in Bristol in anticipation of the 239th July Fourth Celebration.
Grays and Tunnelmen split vintage baseball game in Bristol
The Providence Grays hosted the Lisbon Tunnelmen on the Bristol Town Common this past Saturday, part of a storied tradition of vintage … Read More
Senior class of 50 graduates from St. Mary Academy-Bay View
St. Mary Academy-Bay View celebrated its 148th commencement as 50 young women from across Rhode Island and Southeast Massachusetts … Read More
Celebrate Juneteenth in Bristol with a free, family-friendly event
The Bristol Middle Passage Port Marker Project will be holding a free event marking the national Juneteenth holiday, June 19, from 11 … Read More
Post 10 squads ready for start of 2024 Legion Baseball league slates
EAST PROVIDENCE — The respective Riverside Post 10 teams, sponsored in part by the ATC (Athletes turned Champion) performance center … Read More
Jackson places fourth in dash, triple jump at state meet
The Mt. Hope girls track team placed 12 with 24.20 points during the RI state track championships at Conley Stadium on Saturday. … Read More
Knapman, Browne power Huskies past Toll Gate 12-5, head to semis
Charlie Knapman and Ben Browne each scored 3 goals as the Mt. Hope lacrosse team pounded Toll Gate 12-5 in the Division 3 … Read More
Paul Borges Bristol|Paul Vincent Borges, 77, of Bristol, passed away on Friday, June 14, 2024, at Rhode Island Hospital surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of the late Marie (Benevides) Borges for
Frank Joslin III Frank R. "Richard" Joslin, III, 68, of Portsmouth, RI, formerly of Tiverton, RI, passed away on June 11, 2024 in the Charlton Memorial Hospital. Born in Baltimore, MD, he was the son of the late Fra
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Editorial: A safer bike path for all

Among the flurry of bills being passed out of the Rhode Island General Assembly is a new law with big impact for the communities along the East Bay Bike Path. The “e-bikes bill” creates a …

Letter: In defense of daffodils

Letter: The good old days

Letter: A poem about Flag Day

Letter: A fun little game for Bristolians

Letter: Agreed that Rogers Library as a gem

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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.