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Downtown Warren will turn into a big party Friday night, and as revelers pour in for the 31st annual Warren Holiday Festival, there’s good news: The weather is expected to be beautiful. Even … more
The Masqueraders don’t usually host double features when they stage their fall and spring productions at Mt. Hope High School. But they’re breaking tradition this year, showing two short … more
PORTSMOUTH — In the first production held in the newly renovated Portsmouth High School Kate Grana Auditorium, PHS student thespians will present “She Kills Monsters” by Qui … more
Westport Camping Grounds, now closed and soon to be acquired by the Town of Westport, announces an "everything must go" going-out-of-business estate sale. The public is invited one day only, this … more
A bad forecast — as in, the blustery, wet weather we've been seeing all week in the East Bay — is not what Jean Helger-Bento, owner of Pachet Brook Farm, wants to see in these early … more
The Westport River Watershed Alliance will welcome visitors to the River Center, their recently completed headquarters at the Head of Westport, on Saturday, October 19 from 1 to 3 p.m. The open house … more
How reading makes the reader a better person will be the topic at the Bosworth Lecture Series on Thursday, Oct 10 at 7 p.m. at the Rogers Free Library. The event is free and open to the public. … more
"It's the first time it's ever been done anywhere, and the first community art-making event in Rhode Island that the Rhode Island State Council on the arts has funded," said organizer Sally … more
PORTSMOUTH — Members of the Common Fence Point Improvement Association invite the community to join them from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. this Saturday, Sept. 28, for an official ribbon-cutting … more
"I've always liked hanging out in graveyards," admits Joan Quinn, dressed in a full-length hooded black cape and clutching a lantern while standing in front of the old State House on the Town Common … 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.