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Warren police logs: Man falls asleep at wheel, faces DUI

Monday, June 29 An officer went to a Ridgeway Drive home to deliver a summons, but was unsuccessful. The party came to the window and looked out at the officer, but refused to answer the door …
Birds of Barrington
Stan Chamberlain made the most of his time during the state's stay-at-home order. Confined to his house and surrounding property, … Read More
Portsmouth woman arrested after alleged Fourth of July stabbing
PORTSMOUTH — A 37-year-old local woman was arrested Saturday, July 4, after she allegedly stabbed a man inside a Common Fence Point … Read More
SUV stolen from Barrington home; police say Conn. gang to blame
Barrington police believe there may be a connection between a series of larcenies, and an SUV that was stolen in town last week. … Read More
Tiverton breaks ground on sewer extension job
TIVERTON — The Tiverton Wastewater District has broken ground on construction for the town's sewer expansion project. "We are … Read More
Committee ratifies new school bus contract in East Providence
EAST PROVIDENCE — Following a roughly one-hour period of discussion, the School Committee at a special session held Tuesday night, … Read More
Police: Two people pass out in church parking lot after using drugs
Barrington police responded to the parking lot at Holy Angels Church on Maple Avenue at about 4:30 p.m. on Sunday, June 28, for a … Read More
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Obituaries
Edwin M. 'Ted' Egge, 55, of Barrington Edwin M. “Ted” Egge, 55, of Washington Road, Barrington, died unexpectedly on Thursday, July 2, 2020 at Rhode Island Hospital. He was the beloved husband of Dina M. (Croce) Egge. Born …
Albert E. Corscadden, 76, Little Compton Albert E. Corscadden 76, of Little Compton, also known as "Tim" and affectionately called Johnny by his close friends, passed away on July 7, 2020. He was the husband of Marguerite L. (Gleeson) …
Sports
Barrington throwers named 'Virtual All-Americans' Four Barrington residents recently competed in the National Scholastic Athletics Foundation/athleticNET Virtual Qualifying series and Virtual National Championships. There were three virtual …
Are you ready for the Barrington Olympics? The International Olympic Committee may have canceled this year's Summer Games, but Barrington will be holding its own "Virtual Olympics" later this month. The BAY Team has planned a series of …
Riverside Post 10 Juniors expect to vie in one-off summer baseball competition EAST PROVIDENCE — Some good news has apparently emerged from what has been a rather bleak period for local youth sports due to the COVID-19 pandemic as the Riverside Post 10 Junior American …
Opinion
Letter: We're losing our insects, and that's cause for alarm To the editor: Last night we visited a neighbor's field where, about five years ago, we saw a magical display of thousands of fireflies. Since then their numbers have been decreasing: last night …
Letter: Cutting school budget does not make sense To the editor: In response to Mr. Rimoshytus, I absolutely disagree that cutting the school budget would make any sense given the uncertainties and costs of reopening the schools. We do not yet …
Letter: The reality of slavery in Barrington To the editor: The State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations is considering dropping the “and Providence Plantations” part of its name. I grew up in Barrington, an almost …
Legal Notices
Bristol Legal Notices – May 7, 2020 These Legal Notices were published in the Bristol Phoenix on May 7, 2020.
Warren Legal Notices – May 6, 2020 These Legal Notices were published in the Warren Times-Gazette on May 6, 2020.

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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.