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The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM), in partnership with The Light Foundation, is offering a Youth Wild Turkey Hunt in Rhode Island this spring and it is open to youths ages … more
We at the Bristol Historical & Preservation Society believe that history can help advance our town’s economic development and provide solutions to current problems. To that end, last … more
To the editor: I have been a professional driver for over 40 years, operating in 45 states. Only one thing gets drivers to slow down, strict consistent enforcement. Unless it costs them money, … more
Recently there has been discussion about commercial rents in Bristol, and as one who has been on both sides of the structure as landlord and tenant, I feel both qualified and compelled to add to the … more
The Bristol County Water Authority’s decision to raise rates 10 percent and abandon the current reservoir system makes little sense to me. The plan to dismantle the dams at Schoolhouse Road and … more
Rumors once existed, heard by those who lived then, saying that before the Child Street dam was built in Warren, there was only a ditch, stretching north between Child Street, along Serpentine Road, … more
Mr. Leon Urban's letter in the Warren Times last week rang so true in its discussion of the "Real Kiki" and not the one we've grown accustomed to seeing for the past few decades … more
Few weapons will prove as potent in our defense against this latest virus as information — places to avoid, health precautions to take, anything to help weather the storm until it … more
After reading a recent article, “Bank’s ATM lights up historic district opposition,” it appears to me and other concerned business owners in the downtown “historic … more
To the editor: Two armed men wearing hoodies and masks broke into a Florida home and began viciously beating a man in front of his wife and 11-year-old daughter. His wife, eight months pregnant, … 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.