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Portsmouth High girls set record, earn All-American honors

PORTSMOUTH — Four members of the Portsmouth High School girls’ track team earned All-American honors when they set a new Rhode Island record in the distance medley relay. Nikki …
Opinion
Letter: Wild places, wildlife shoved aside in bid for solar profit

To the editor: The best places for solar array installations are on the roofs of big box stores, in industrial park areas, or in abandoned parking lots — that is, on land we’ve already dug up, …

Letter: Take care — ’Tis the time that turtles cross the road

Editorial: Heavy handed solar plan

Letter: Round Pond Association should re-think bicycle ban

Letter: Using parking to attack Westport Harbor residents uncalled for

Legal Notices
Tiverton and Little Compton Legal Notices – April 18, 2019

These Legal Notices were published in the Sakonnet Times on April 18, 2019.

Obituaries
David A. Cordeiro, 67, formerly of Little Compton David A. Cordeiro of Land O’ Lakes, Florida, formerly of Little Compton and Fall River, passed away in May, 2019, at home. He was in his 67th year., Born in Fall River, he was the son of the …
Helen E. Collins, 93, Little Compton Helen E. (Shurtleff) Collins, 93, of Little Compton, passed away on Sunday, June 9, 2019, at Southpointe Rehabilitation & Skilled Care Center. She was the wife of the late Malcolm S. Collins. Mrs. …
Shannon Grace Marks, Little Compton Shannon Grace Marks was born on March 22, 1987 in Providence and was raised in Little Compton. She passed away peacefully on May 31, 2019, from complications due to brain cancer. Her beloved …

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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.