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Portsmouth shut out by visiting North Kingstown in soccer

PORTSMOUTH — Led by Ellie Bishop’s four goals, the visiting North Kingstown Skippers shut out Portsmouth High in a Division I varsity soccer matchup on Friday, Sept. 17. The …
Opinion
Letter: Vote ‘yes’ Nov. 2 on Portsmouth school facilities bond

To the editor: I support the Portsmouth schools facilities bond even though I don’t have children. I have enjoyed living in Portsmouth for the past 68 years. I live in a neighborhood of …

Editorial: The virus masks the best education possible

Letter: Editorial on mask wearing for children had it right

Letter: Mighty doctors rightly admonished us simpletons

LC Rebublicans: Thank you for a successful summer

Legal Notices
Little Compton Legal Notices – April 16, 2020

These Legal Notices were published in the Sakonnet Times on April 16, 2020.

Obituaries
Waclawa Olczykowska, 88, Tiverton Waclawa (Warda) Olczykowska, “Vatcha”, age 88, of Tiverton, quietly passed away on Wednesday, September 15, 2021 at the home she shared with her daughter, Joanna Krystman and son-in-law, …
Faith Ellen Peckham, 83, Tiverton Faith Ellen Peckham, 83, of Tiverton, Rhode Island, died peacefully in her sleep on September 16, 2021. She was born in Fall River, Massachusetts to the late John and Mabel (Little) Mercer and was …
Marjorie G. Chace, 69, Tiverton Marjorie G. (Findlay) Chace, age 69, of Tiverton, passed away on Sunday, November 24th.  Born in Irvine, Ayrshire, Scotland, she was the daughter of the late Hugh M. Findlay and Mary S. …

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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.