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PORTSMOUTH — Something sinister is brewing over at Portsmouth High School, where a small team of actors and technical crew are working tirelessly to put on a production of Edward … more
When the chill of February arrives in Bristol, Coggeshall Farm Museum comes out of hibernation just in time for a time-honored tradition: maple sugaring.For decades, Coggeshall has continued to … more
‘Play with the Past’ at the historical society The Bristol Historical and Preservation Society will hold its annual “Play with the Past” event on Monday, Feb. 18, from 10 a.m. … more
          On Thursday, Feb. 7 at 7 p.m. in the Rogers Free Library, David Taylor, PhD, Professor of Marine Biology at Roger Williams University, will … more
PORTSMOUTH — It’s dodgeball time! The fifth annual Project Purple Dodgeball tournament will be held at 6 p.m. in the Portsmouth High School field house. The student group … more
Up until now, Wacom has dominated the drawing tablet industry. Professionals and hobbyists alike have been stuck with only one option. But thats starting to change. Companies like Apple, Huion, … more
TIVERTON — “All About Roger Williams: A Presentation by John McNiff” at the Tiverton Public Library that had been scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 30, has been postponed until an as-yet unknown … more
PORTSMOUTH — Learn about the advent of mass transit in Portsmouth when Town Historian Jim Garman presents a lecture about Aquidneck Island trolleys at 6 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 28. The … more
Registration is now open for the 26th anniversary Buzzards Bay Swim on Saturday, June 22.  The swim welcomes swimmers of all abilities and fitness levels ages 11 and up. Over 300 swimmers … more
The Preservation Society of Newport County presents Bill Cunningham: Facades, an exhibition organized by the New York Historical Society, in the second floor exhibition galleries at Rosecliff, … 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.